How Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey decided to ban Trump permanently

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was reluctant to ban President Donald Trump’s account, and only acted after his team said that Trump’s tweets were inspiring calls for violence among his supporters on Parler, according to a new report. As well, anxious Twitter employees compared the situation to IBM’s work for the Nazis during World War II, … Read more How Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey decided to ban Trump permanently

Coronavirus Brazil: Travel ban strands UK in South America

Brazilians intent on reaching Britain have said the new travel restrictions banning all arrivals from South America and Portugal won’t stop them making it to the UK. It comes as Britons have been left stuck abroad after all flights were cancelled amid growing concerns about a mutant coronavirus strain which has emerged in Brazil. The … Read more Coronavirus Brazil: Travel ban strands UK in South America

Car repossessions to restart from February after Covid-19 ban ends

Drivers who fall behind on car finance payments can have their vehicles repossessed by lenders from February as FCA ban ends Repossession ban has been in place during the pandemic to protect consumers Exceptional financial hardship caused by Covid-19 has seen repossessions on homes, cars and other products restricted FCA has proposed for motor repossessions to … Read more Car repossessions to restart from February after Covid-19 ban ends

Parler exec sees Tim Cook as a possible ally after he offered to lift App Store ban

An executive at the beleaguered social media app Parler has said that Apple CEO Tim Cook is a possible ‘ally’ after he offered to allow the app back on iPhones if it purges certain content. Amy Peikoff, Parler’s chief policy officer, on Thursday highlighted Cook’s recent remarks saying that the app had been suspended, not … Read more Parler exec sees Tim Cook as a possible ally after he offered to lift App Store ban

UK is set to ban all travellers who have been in South America

The UK is set to ban all travellers from South America amid fears over the coronavirus super-strain that emerged in Brazil. Ministers are signing off on barring direct flights from the huge area, as well as parts of central America, in an effort to prevent the mutant version getting into Britain. It is understood any … Read more UK is set to ban all travellers who have been in South America

Ministers are set to ban flights from Brazil and surrounding countries

No10 looks set to finally ban flights from Brazil today, days after scientists sounded the alarm about a new Covid super-strain. Boris Johnson and ministers on the Covid-O committee will today consider suspending all travel from the whole of South America to tackle the variant.  This could include other countries such as Argentina, Uruguay and … Read more Ministers are set to ban flights from Brazil and surrounding countries

Ministers set to ban Brazil flights DAYS after new Covid super-strain emerged

Ministers faced accusations of failing to protect the UK today as they prepare to ban flights from Brazil days after a new Covid super-strain emerged – and new rules requiring arrivals to have tested negative were delayed. Boris Johnson admitted yesterday that he is ‘concerned’ about the latest mutant – which the Government has known … Read more Ministers set to ban Brazil flights DAYS after new Covid super-strain emerged

Carillion bosses face a 15-year ban from managing firms

Carillion bosses face a 15-year ban from managing firms as new Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng makes a bold move Carillion went bust in January 2018 after racking up heavy debts  Those facing legal action include the former chairman and two chief executives The case could see them banned from managing firms between 2 and 15 years … Read more Carillion bosses face a 15-year ban from managing firms