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Insurance giant delves 70 years back into archives to mark Platinum Jubilee

Belfast Telegraph 22 May 2022
Seventy years ago, the tech cover available included “wireless” (radio) and television installation insurance for households owning such items, Aviva said. Cover extended to accidental death or injury caused by these devices to any person not belonging to the household.

Derry Girls cameo ‘made Donna Traynor smile again’

Belfast Telegraph 22 May 2022
She joined the BBC in 1989, presenting radio news bulletins before later moving into television work ... The Belfast Telegraph reported she stepped down after being told her duties were changing, that she would no longer be the first-choice presenter for the Newsline programme and that she would be asked work on Radio Ulster shows.

My Cultural Life: Poet Jessica Traynor

Irish Independent 22 May 2022
Poet Jessica Traynor lives in Artane, her latest collection, Pit Lullabies, is published by Bloodaxe ... Writing this I realise we may be a sci fi/fantasy household.I’m looking forward to the radio premiere of my opera , composed by Elaine Agnew, which is coming soon on Lyric FM ... .

100 years ago in Spokane: The Valley’s second apple blossom festival became an ‘ingenious’ marketing tool for the area

The Spokesman-Review 21 May 2022
The blossoms “gave a pretty impression of a snow shower.” ... From the radio beat. Radio mania was sweeping the region, and the paper printed a handy guide to the basic principles of radio transmitting and receiving ... a gadget that you could plug into your household socket that would dispense with the necessity of outside aerials. .

Shireen Abu Akleh obituary: Trailblazing Palestinian journalist

The Irish Times 21 May 2022
Born. January 3rd, 1971. Died ... Al-Jazeera said that after graduating from college, she worked for several media outlets, including Voice of Palestine radio and the Amman Satellite Channel, before joining Al-Jazeera in 1997. She soon became a household name among Palestinians and Arabs across the Middle East, inspiring many to follow in her path ... .

Don’t ignore shoplifters, minister says, after watchdog urges ‘discretion’

AOL 19 May 2022
Mr Malthouse, a minister across the Home Office and Ministry of Justice, told LBC radio. “I’m afraid I find it a bit old-fashioned thinking ... Mr Malthouse told Times Radio the “cost-of-living problems people are facing are very difficult for households up and down the land – that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re going to turn to crime” ... But he added ... .

Mr Chris Armond’s legacy beyond measure

Jamaica Observer 14 May 2022
The power and charisma of his broadcast delivery made him a household name for fans of the sport and a wider radio audience ... At a time when radio was still ‘king’ of mass media, a very young Mr Armond — who was introduced to radio by another legendary broadcaster Mr Lindy ...

‘Golden era’ of cheap food is ending, says ex-Sainsbury’s boss

The Observer 13 May 2022
The UK’s “golden era” of cheap food is coming to an end, the former Sainsbury’s boss Justin King has warned, saying households should be prepared for higher grocery bills in the long term ... “The headline profit numbers are of course large in the context of any household budget,” King told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme.

Tesco customers 'are asking staff to stop scanning their food' when budget limit is hit ...

Sott 13 May 2022
Talking on BBC Radio 4 Today's show, John Allan, chairman of Tesco, said there is an "overwhelming need" for a windfall tax on energy companies after seeing the supermarket's customers "extremely stretched".

Spilling the tea over a cup of Laager Rooibos

Independent online (SA) 12 May 2022
Durban - African entrepreneur, philanthropist, radio presenter and media personality Mohale Motaung is to become a brand ambassador for household tea brand Laager Rooibos ... The Independent on Saturday .

‘It wears on your spirit’: As the U.S. marks 1 million COVID-19 deaths, a hard-hit ...

Yahoo Daily News 12 May 2022
SPARTA, Ga. – Titus Wilson last danced a year ago at the Thankful Baptist Church cemetery ... Timothy Wilson, a truck driver, was 52 ... She was 73. All three died of COVID-19 ... U.S ... Only some residents get the one weekly regional newspaper, and there is no local television or radio station. Fewer than half of all households have broadband, according to the U.S.

The Call For Windfall Taxes On Energy Firms Is Growing

Oil Price 10 May 2022
... with a windfall tax to ease the pressure on households suffering the most from the cost-of-living crisis.

Elocutionist Partha Ghosh passes away

The Times of India 08 May 2022
KOLKATA. Noted elocutionist Partha Ghosh breathed his last at a hospital in Howrah where he underwent a throat surgery a few days ago ... Mostly self-styled, Ghosh became a household name after he started hosting ‘Galpa Dadur Asar’ at the All India Radio ... .

Hungary's Orban calls EU's oil embargo against Russia "nuclear bomb"

Xinhua 06 May 2022
dollars) per liter, Orban told local public radio MR1. Household utility prices were fixed in Hungary to their 2014 level, while last year the Orban government put a limit on prices of petrol and diesel per liter at 480 forints ... (1 forint = 0.0028 U.S. dollars) ■. EXPLORE XINHUANET. News. In-depthSportsBusinessCultureWorldChina Regions ... .

Boris Johnson Takes Credit For Bus Pass After Being Told Pensioner Uses It To Keep Warm

Huffington Post 03 May 2022
Boris Johnson ... She’s 77-years-old. She’s losing weight,” Reid said ... Labour has called for a windfall tax on on oil and gas firms to provide more direct help for cash-strapped households and businesses. Keir Starmer, the Labour leader, told BBC Radio 4′s Today programme that price rises were the “single most pressing issue keeping people up at night” ... .

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