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New tax rules will see petrol and diesel drivers penalised in 2022

The vast amount of petrol and diesel drivers have been warned that by spring they will be financially penalised. Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) rates will rise for everyone from April 11 as part of new government rules for 2022. Close Brothers Motor Finance spokesman, Sean Kemple, said petrol and diesel...
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Man Utd chief John Murtough drafts new managerial plan amid fears over pricey Tottenham, repeats Joser Mourinho

Manchester United are ready to appoint a new manager before the end of the season as part of a change to their original plan, according to a report. United replaced Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with Ralf Rangnick in November but the German is only a stopgap option. Indeed, he will take on a consulting role at Old Trafford at the end of the campaign.
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Big warning against this new system used by burglars entering homes in the UK!

The lock worker warns of a terrible new method used by thieves to break into homes. Locksmith L&E Ltd, a Manchester-based locksmith company, says robbers will use it to damage and break locks to gain access to property. Manchester Evening News reports that manager Elizabeth Johns is urging people to keep an eye on the trend after an attempt is made to steal the property of one of their customers.
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Man Utd make U-turn on Ralf Rangnick decision as new manager lined up

Manchester United plan to ramp up their search for a new permanent manager in the wake of Ralf Rangnick's struggles since taking over as interim boss. The German was appointed on a temporary basis in early December, tasked with steadying the ship and turning things around before someone new takes the reins come the end of the season.

TV tonight: diamonds, drugs and explosions in gritty Irish crime drama

Here’s a gritty Irish crime drama to get stuck into over the next few weekends, starting with tonight’s double bill. Angeline Ball plays Irish Criminal Assets Bureau detective Emer Berry, who discovers that a bag of diamonds found during a local drugs bust is linked to a number of bombings. Cue an international investigation that leads the team to Belgium – specifically Antwerp, the diamond capital of the world. Hollie Richardson.

Transfer news: Napoli midfielder Ruiz on United's radar

Manchester United are in a good position to sign Napoli and Spain midfielder Fabian Ruiz, 25. (La Republica - in Italian), external. United continue to be in contact with Paris St-Germain boss Mauricio Pochettino over the manager role. (Le Parisien - in French), external. Meanwhile, the club have offered midfielder...

Legendary Manchester venue Band On The Wall announces reopening

Manchester’s historic Band On The Wall venue is set to reopen this spring after almost two years of redevelopment, it has been announced. The Swan Street establishment – previously shortlisted in NME‘s search for Britain’s Best Small Venue – closed back in August 2020, bringing forward some long-standing renovation plans as the hospitality industry faced various COVID-related issues.

Is Your Ice Cream Too Cold? Lessons in Fighting Friendly Fraud

In mid-December, a story went viral on Twitter across the pond about a customer being refunded by a food delivery service after complaining that the “four milkshakes, a cheesecake and an ice cream” they had ordered from a Manchester restaurant were “too cold”, as reported by Manchester Evening News. The restaurant owner turned to the media as he felt he had to speak up against the “spate of suspicious refunds” he had been experiencing, with seemingly legitimate customers ordering online through portals and apps to then claim bad food quality or bad service and demand their money back. This trend has been noted across the world and more often than not, these requests are satisfied, and it is the restaurant who’s footing the bill.