More Russian oil going east squeezes Iranian crude sales to China | Oil and Gas News

More Russian oil going east squeezes Iranian crude sales to China |  Oil and Gas News

Iran’s crude exports to China have fallen sharply since the start of the Ukraine war as Beijing favored heavily discounted Russian barrels, leaving almost 40 million barrels of Iranian oil stored on tankers at sea in Asia and seeking buyers. US and European sanctions imposed over Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24 have pushed … Read more

Inside Google’s new Californian HQ with ‘dragon skin’ roof and space for 4,000 staff

The campus incorporates biophilic design principles, including greenery, natural daylight and views outside from every desk to improve the health and wellbeing of those inside the building

Google’s new hi-tech eco-headquarters covered in ‘dragon’s skin’ has opened to employees in California as the tech giant hopes to lure workers back to the office. The Bay View campus on the San Francisco Bay, in Mountain View, will house 4,000 employees across 42 acres, with a hotel for temporary workers and indoor courtyards designed … Read more

Woman, 22, barred from ladies toilets in M&S after staff mistook her for a man

Tay Beales (pictured), 22, accused the M&S of discrimination against the LGBTQ+ community and those with hidden disabilities, after the epilepsy sufferer was denied entry into both the disabled and women's toilets

Marks & Spencer has been forced to apologise after an over-zealous staff member refused to let a young woman use the ladies toilet because they thought she was a man. Tay Beales, 22, accused the retail giant of discrimination against the LGBTQ+ community and those with hidden disabilities, after the epilepsy sufferer was also denied … Read more

Johnny Depp’s hotshot attorney Camilla Vasquez is revealed to be ‘dating Brit realtor’

Johnny Depp and his attorney were all smiles as they walked into court in Virginia's Fairfax County on Wednesday but contrary to appearances have just formed a friendship rather than anything more, it's been reported

Johnny Depp’s hotshot attorney who is stealing the show during his blockbuster $50m defamation suit against Amber Heard is reported to be dating a British realtor. Contrary to feverish speculation that she is enjoying a special relationship with her client Depp, rising star lawyer Camille Vasquez, 37, has been in a serious relationship for several … Read more

Italian cafe fined £850 after customer called police because he was charged £1.70 for an espresso

Francesco Sanapo, owner of the award-winning cafe, protested against the fine in a lengthy video posted to Facebook

A cafe in Florence was slapped with a £850 fine after a customer called the police and complained he had been charged £1.70. The disbelieving customer argued the Ditta Artigianale cafe in the Tuscan city had charged him €2 after making his espresso, but had not displayed the price on a menu at the bar. … Read more

Multi-millionaire faces £530,000 bill after his £4m house was built too close to his neighbors

Alex MacPhail (pictured), 55, was sued by web entrepreneur neighbor Tom Gueterbock and his wife Helen, who claimed he had staged a 'land grab' when building his home with a cellar room extending under the boundary separating their homes

A multi-millionaire motivational speaker was left with a £530,000 court bill after he was accused of building his £4million house too close to his neighbors – with a basement which went underneath their home. Alex MacPhail, 55, was sued by web entrepreneur neighbor Tom Gueterbock and his wife Helen, who claimed he had staged a … Read more

Mars’s ‘healthier’ bars are more expensive despite being smaller

Mars is the first major confectionery business to launch high in fat, sugar and salt-compliant products ahead of the new junk food rules, with more sweet-makers expected to follow

Now they’re sticking FRUIT in a Mars bar! ‘Healthy’ version with 50 fewer calories and 30% less sugar contains date paste, nuts and raisins to dodge new junk food rules (and despite being SMALLER, will cost you 20p more!) Mars is producing a ‘healthier’ set of chocolate sweets to dodge new regulation The UK government … Read more

Tesla dumped by S&P ESG index as Musk calls label a ‘scam’ | Technology News

Tesla dumped by S&P ESG index as Musk calls label a 'scam' |  Technology News

The index provider cited concerns related to working conditions and the firm’s handling of a probe into deaths and injuries linked to its driver-assistance systems. The world’s most famous electric-vehicle maker has lost its spot on the ESG version of the S&P 500 Index. S&P Dow Jones Indices says that Tesla Inc.’s score on environmental, … Read more

Elite groupthink is driving Britain into a nightmare of inflation, idleness and rage

Elite groupthink is driving Britain into a nightmare of inflation, idleness and rage

To the experts, economists and other idiot scholars who inexplicably failed to see this storm coming, thanks for nothing. All of their acronyms, PhDs, fancy modeling and algorithms have proved useless: Britain and the world are plunging into the most terrifying economic, political and cultural crisis of the past 40 years. A bunch of intelligent … Read more

that’s what health officials are paying thousands of management consultants

that's what health officials are paying thousands of management consultants

Public health officials have admitted paying more than 2,500 management consultants up to £3,100-a-day during the height of the pandemic. Dame Jenny Harries, the head of the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), told MPs that they were still employing nearly 1,500 private contractors at an average day rate of £1,244 – roughly seven times higher … Read more