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Automotive

Drivers warned of spike in fuel thefts after red diesel change

In a survey conducted by Shell, two out of five fleet drivers have witnessed another driver commit some kind of fraud such as siphoning fuel from a company vehicle. A number of industries are already dealing with massive fuel changes in the last 12 months with the restrictions on red diesel. On April 1, 2022, […]

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World

Kashmir tensions between India and Pakistan spike after five

Two gunmen sprayed bullets toward a row of civilian homes in a remote village in Indian-controlled Kashmir, leaving at least four civilians dead and five others injured, police have said, with a subsequent explosion killing a child hours later. Police blamed militants fighting against Indian rule for decades for carrying out the attack at Dhangri […]

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Automotive

Searches for EVs spike alongside the most popular cars in 2022

The Ford Fiesta took the top spot as Britain’s most popular car on cinch, with searches for the vehicle spiking by 37 percent following Ford’s big announcement. In October, Ford confirmed it would end production of the iconic Fiesta model in 2023, after 47 years of manufacturing.  It is Britain’s most-owned car and one of […]

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Business

Mike Myers, 59, makes rare appearance with his son Spike, 11

Mike Myers had a special plus one on Wednesday. The Austin Powers star was seen hand in hand with his son, 11-year-old Spike Myers, at the New York City premiere of Mary McCartney’s Disney+ documentary, If These Walls Could Sing. Spike’s mother is Kelly Tisdale whom the actor wed in 2010. They also have kids Paulina, age […]

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Business

Documentary opens up Spike Milligan’s ‘treasure trove’ of scripts

A musical and a children’s play written by Spike Milligan are among unmade scripts within a vast archive to which film-makers have been given unprecedented access for a forthcoming documentary on the comic genius. Seb Barfield, the producer-director of Spike Milligan: The Unseen Archive, was astonished to find entire shows, sketches and poems among hundreds […]

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Canada

Beware kitten and puppy scams, as pandemic leads to spike in pet

It starts with a photo — a big, doe-eyed close-up — of a kitten or puppy. To many, the price seems impossibly low for that promise of fluffy affection. That’s how to hook a buyer, and unscrupulous scammers know it. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) has logged 247 reports of pet scams in 2022 so far […]

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Pets

BG veterinarians see spike in holiday-anxious pets with GI

Expert warn against rawhides, antlers, rope toys and more BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Some Bowling Green veterinarians say they’re seeing COVID pets who are already prone to anxiety struggling to calm down in a season so out of the ordinary. Owner and founder of All Creatures Animal Hospital Dr. Pat McGrath says, “Their owners are […]

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UK

Fears coastal communities becoming ‘ghost towns’ with spike in Airbnbs

They warn too many residential homes are being converted into properties used solely for short-term tourist rentals, driving up the cost of housing and crippling short-staffed businesses because working people can’t afford to live nearby. An amendment to the Government’s Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill has been signed by 25 Tory backbenchers including North Devon MP Selaine Saxby, […]

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Celebrities

Machine Gun Kelly’s Spike Suit Was The Real Winner At The American Music Awards

However, in typical MGK style, his look was a bit peculiar, as he hit the red carpet in his very best Pinhead cosplay. Can you see the difference? Yeah, me either. The one-of-a-kind Dolce & Gabbana suit was covered in spikes made of gunmetal, which made it hard for the singer to get close to […]

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Automotive

‘Beyond ridiculous’ fuel duty plans attacked as costs would spike

The Office for Budget Responsibility published its Economic and Fiscal Outlook report which included information about a potential fuel duty law change. It stated that there would be a planned 23 percent increase in the fuel duty rate in late March 2023, which would add £5.7billion to Government coffers next year, but hammer drivers. This […]