Daily Archives: September 3, 2020

Gene-edited babies: Current techniques not safe, say experts

Image copyright Getty Images Current scientific techniques are not yet safe or effective enough to be used to create gene-edited babies, an international committee says. The technology could one day prevent parents from passing on heritable diseases to children, but the committee says much more research is needed. The world’s …

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Andy Capp – 4th September 2020

Andy Capp has been a favourite part of the Daily Mirror since 1957. Enjoy the adventures of Andy Capp and wife Flo every day. See previous Andy Capp’s or visit his Facebook page.

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Jet2 prices must remain ‘enticing’ to holidaymakers

Prices must remain ‘enticing’ to attract cautious holidaymakers as more countries are added to the UK’s coronavirus quarantine list, Jet2’s owner said.  Dart Group said winter 2020-21 bookings have yet to match capacity cuts, although bookings for summer 2021 are ‘encouraging’.  Suffering: Travel firms have been affected by the number of …

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Ocado staff wait for home delivery of M&S Percy Pig sweets

Ocado staff will have to wait a bit longer for Marks & Spencer’s famous Percy Pig sweets to be delivered to their front door.  The online grocer has temporarily suspended deliveries to its staff as it works its way through a backlog of orders.  Waiting: The firm has said it has …

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Big battalion investors back Hut Group flotation

A roster of big-name investors has backed The Hut Group as it plans to list on the stock market for £4.5billion.  The Manchester-based online retailer, which owns websites such as Look Fantastic and nutrition brand Myprotein, confirmed that it will go ahead with its blockbuster listing in what could easily …

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Shares in troubled Capita jump as suitors eye firm

Shares in troubled Capita jumped after the Daily Mail revealed that private equity suitors were eyeing the firm.  City sources told this newspaper that CVC was weighing up a bid for the outsourcer, which collects the TV licence fee for the BBC and runs the charging system behind London’s congestion …

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