Police officer shot dead at Corydon police station

  A police officer has been shot dead at Croydon Police Station in south London by a 23-year-old man who was detained by officers. The officer was treated at the scene by paramedics after the incident at 02:15 BST, who later succumbed to his gunshot wounds at the hospital. The 23-year-old culprit was rushed to…

Job Support Scheme to replace furlough in November

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces a new six-month Job support scheme to replace furlough, help for self-employed and business loans which begins in November, will see the government pay part of workers’ wages who have lost hours because of the coronavirus pandemic. The worker must do at least one-third of normal hours, and the government will…

Maid who stood up to  a millionaire in Singapore after four years

Parti Liyani, an Indonesian domestic helper who earned £345  ( S$600)  a month working for an extremely  wealthy Singaporean family was accused of stealing from them, after they reported her to police triggering what could become a high profile High Court case that would grip the country with its accusations of pilfered luxury bags, a…

Raid on Dark Web nets 179 arrests In the US and Europe

179 people were arrested across Europe and the US, and 500 kg (1, 102 lb) of drugs including fentanyl, Oxycodone, methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine, ecstasy, MDMA and 64 guns were confiscated with over £5m ($6.5m) in cash seized in a co-ordinated raid on dark web marketplaces signalling the end of “golden age” of these underground marketplaces…

Xbox has acquires Bethesda for £5.85bn

Microsoft who owns Xbox has acquired Bethesda, the games company behind super hits game titles including Doom, Fallout, Skyrim, and Wolfenstein, for £5.85bn ( $7.5bn) by paying the parent company ZeniMax Media.  Xbox has said that the publisher’s franchises would be added to its Game Pass subscription package for consoles and PCs which would help…

New era for Prostate cancer treatment

New Precision medicine for treating advanced prostate cancer has been called a “breakthrough” by a leading cancer charity. Olaparib and Ipatasertib have the potential to become the first precision medicines for advanced prostate cancer, according to research presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology’s Virtual Congress 2020. These medicines allow doctors to select the…

Over £215m returned to government by UK employers

According to HMRC figures,  more than £215, 756, 121 to the government in Furlough scheme payments they did not need or took in error covering 80, 433 employer’s worker’s salaries have returned cash they were given to help cover workers’ salaries. The money returned is a tiny part of the $35.4bn claimed under the scheme…

HSBC moved  scam £62 million

    Britain’s biggest bank HSBC allowed fraudsters to transfer millions of dollars around the world despite learning their scam, leaked secret files reveal.  HSBC moved the money through its US business to HSBC accounts in Hong Kong in 2013 and 2014. Its role in the $80m ( £62m) fraud is detailed in a leak…

Three and half decades of Super Mario Bros

Pint-sized Mario and his brother Luigi make their debut in September 1985, 35 years ago, in the first-ever “Super Mario Bros”.  The mustached plumbers would have sold a staggering 373 million games across the world. Mario, wearing red overalls with an unfortunate habit of losing his love interest to a spiky over-sized turtle, has become…