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Finance

‘Out of touch!’ Pension Credit claim delays slammed as Britons wait for £3,300 support

Pension Credit is designed to help low income pensioners with a valuable financial top up, but it has been significantly underclaimed. Consequently, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) took action with its Pension Credit Awareness Day, designed to draw attention to eligibility.  Pension Credit claims saw a 275 percent increase following the Government’s efforts […]

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Entertainment

Elvis filmmakers slammed as ‘idiots’ by King’s family for ‘betraying’ star and his parents

Elvis’ mother Gladys died at 46 in 1958 of a heart attack, having been in ill health for some time. But in the movie, the main reason for her fatal demise is attributed to alcoholism – which is believed to have contributed to her liver failure. Yet Billy, her nephew, claimed: “It betrays Aunt Gladys by […]

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Automotive

BMW driver slammed as police tow away car for blocking driveway

Taking to Facebook, West Yorkshire Police posted a photo which showed a silver BMW car parked halfway across someone’s driveway in Garforth, Leeds. After officers could not locate the driver, they removed the car. The post read: “Officers attended at an address in Garforth this morning where a vehicle had parked across a drive to […]

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World

‘Victim-blaming!’ Amnesty International slammed for criticising Ukraine over urban combat

The press release, which was published on Thursday, said that Ukraine had “violated international humanitarian law”. It added Ukraine’s military forces had been “launching strikes from within populated residential areas” and using “hospitals for military purposes”. It also said they had been setting up bases “in schools in towns and villages in Donbas and in […]

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Showbiz

‘Makes it about him!’ Richard Madeley slammed for ‘chuckling’ in emotional grief interview

@ThatGreatDane1 echoed this, writing: “Richard Madeley is incapable of holding an interview without switching it to himself!! #GMB from Piers Morgan to Richard Madeley FFS poor show.” “I’m finding Richard Madeley’s chuckling quite awkward during this piece on grief #GMB,” @Speedqueenie posted. Some praised Richard Coles for his words advice, with @Dolly_Darren tweeting: “Wise words […]

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Business

The Beatles and Rolling Stones slammed ‘c**p’ Britpop band

Decades after The Beatles had split up they were still very much involved in the music industry. And by the time the 1990s rolled around the UK was ruled by Britpop. But the likes of Paul McCartney and George Harrison had a fight on their hands. As Oasis exploded into the mainstream comparisons were naturally […]

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Showbiz

‘Woke nonsense’ Countryfile slammed by viewers over format shake-up ‘Dullest episode ever’

User Glassey added: “Not watched #Countryfile for quite some time. That Hadrians Wall art looks absolutely blooming fantastic!” (sic) Elsewhere in the episode, Charlotte made an amazing discovery at the Roman Fort of Vindolanda where she met the chemist trying to chart the changes beneath the surface. Matt also discovered about the rich multicultural history […]

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Sports

Chelsea slammed for ‘nonsensical’ deal as £60m marquee deal dubbed ‘panic buy’

Arsenal icon Martin Keown has dubbed Chelsea’s latest summer signing Marc Cucurella as “nonsensical” after the Spaniard completed a deal to move to Stamford Bridge on Friday. The fee for the full-back could reportedly reach over £60million, prompting Keown to question the thought process behind spending so much on the former Brighton defender. “Chelsea have […]

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Science

Ofgem slammed over ‘inhumane’ plan to raise energy bills every 3 months: ‘Not the answer!’

Earlier today, Ofgem announced the move that could lead to energy bills rising significantly every three months, instead of six. Over the past year, Ofgem has raised the price cap on household energy bills several times, rising from £1,277 last August to £1,971 in April 2022. According to the latest estimates, the price cap could […]

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Finance

Ofgem move to alter Britain’s energy price cap slammed by campaigners

Fuel poverty campaigners on Thursday hit out at a decision to pass on rises in wholesale gas and electricity prices to British households much faster, after Ofgem confirmed the energy price cap would be altered every three months instead of twice a year. The energy regulator insisted the changes were required to prevent another large-scale crisis in […]