Disney world EVACUATES hotels and prepares to shut parks as Hurricane Ian barrels towards Florida

Dozens of Floridians are refusing to leave red zones which are likely to be worst affected by the storms – and are under a mandatory evacuation. Florida Gov. DeSantis urged residents not to ‘put themselves in harms way’ as he said the state is expecting unprecedented storm surges and flooding to cause major damage from … Read more

Keir Starmer promises to launch publicly-owned UK energy company as he hails ‘Labour moment’ – politics live

Starmer says Labour would create new state energy company, Great British Energy Starmer talks about visiting an insulation scheme in Kirklees. Energy bills were next to nothing. And tenants were delighted. Why not? Their energy bills had been cut by £1,000. That is what levelling up should look like, he says. And he says Labour … Read more

Labour to set up new publicly-owned company to ‘harness green energy’

Labour will set up a new publicly-owned green energy company as a rival to foreign investors in the vital industry, Keir Starmer has announced. Great British Energy would “harness the power of Britain’s sun, wind, and waves to cut energy bills and deliver energy independence”, the Labour leader told the party’s conference. In a speech … Read more

‘Put in the hours and don’t be afraid to fail’, say Britain’s top black founders

When Tahlia Gray set about creating tights specifically for black women, “there was no blueprint”.  “I didn’t have a fashion background so finding a manufacturer, pricing, stock management, and dealing with buyers was all foreign to me,” Gray says. It was a leap into the unknown for Gray, who worked as a recruiter for investment … Read more

Best Oral-B electric toothbrush deals for Amazon Prime Day 2022

W hen it comes to oral hygiene, sometimes it helps to call in the professionals.  In this instance, we’re referring to Braun’s Oral B, the electric toothbrush pioneer founded in 1938, and which continues to be the purveyor of all things squeaky-clean-teeth related.  The Amazon two-day sales extravaganza is returning on October 11-12. Which means … Read more

Police investigate break-in, theft at historic Nova Scotia church – Halifax | Globalnews.ca

Police in Nova Scotia are investigating a break-in and theft at Église Sainte-Marie, a historic church on Highway 1 in Church Point, earlier this month. In a release, the RCMP said officers from Meteghan responded to a report of a break-in at the church on Sept. 18. Read more: Suspicious fire destroys 160-year-old church in … Read more

Mosebenzi Zwane expected in court on Wednesday over Vrede dairy farm scandal | News24

Former minister and known Gupta ally Mosebenzi Zwane is expected to appear in court on Wednesday, in connection with the alleged Vrede Dairy Project scandal. While former Free State premier Ace Magashule was vocal in support of the alleged scam, which reportedly saw hundreds of millions of rands earmarked for the empowerment of poor black … Read more