Numis profits leaps to 442%

  Numis, booming city broker triggers hefty bonuses for bankers and shareholders who include Lord Michael Spencer and Danish retail billionaire Andres Holch Povlsen. Numis  based near St Paul’s is moving to Gresham Street in the City. Their half year revenue jumped 83 per cen to £115million with profits up 442 per cent at £39million.…

Twitter launches tip jar

Twitter has launched a new “ tip jar” feature that lets people send money to others on social networks. The company says the feature is “an easy way to support the incredible voices that make up the conversation”. Twitter says the feature is “an easy way to support the incredible voices that make up the…

Chelsea meet Manchester City in the final at Istanbul

Chelsea                                     2-0          Real Madrid Werner (28’), Mount (85’) (Agg 3-1)   Chelsea will face Manchester City in the Champions League final in Istanbul after overcoming Real Madrid at Stamford Bridge, played behind closed doo0rs. Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy made two fine first-half saves from Karim Benzema, but they…

Lōpez Obrador Meican president apologises to Mayan people

Mexico’s president Andrės Manuel Lōpez Obrador has formally apologised to the indigenous Mayan people for abuses committed against them over the five centuries since the Spanish conquest. He focused on the 1847-1901 Caste War revolt in which around 250, 000 Mayan people are believed to have lost their lives. Mexico is due to hold legislative…

British mum dead after butt lift operation

Ronilza Johnson 46, from Britain, has died in hospital after a Brazilian botched bum lift operation which costt her £1, 194 believed to have been injected with polymethyl methacrylate – known as PMMA, the plastic compound resin which is also used to make shatterproof windows. It can cause blood clots or infections if accidentally injected…

Cost of Changing gender falls to £5

The fee to apply for a gender recognition certificate has been cut from £140 to £5, according to Liz Truss Equalities Minister who said she was making the process fairer, simpler, and more affordable as part of the efforts to ensure transgender people are free to live and prosper in modern Britain. Elizabeth Mary Truss, known…

Kind hearted Hero

Folajimi Olubunmi-Adewole (20) was going home after work, died trying to save a woman from the Thames has been nominated for a bravery award that has been given previously to Alexander I of Russia and Bran Stoker. Olubunmi-Adewole popularly known as Jimi was on his way from work at a restaurant on April 23, when…

Singh Purewal twins make Wembley Cup final

British Asian twins Amar and Arjun Singh Purewal set to play against one another at Wembley Stadium in FA Vase Final, Amar set to lead the line for Hebburn Town with Arjun set to captain Consett AFC, watched by the twin’s mum Kelly. The Sikh Punjabi from Sunderland have played alongside one another for much…