UK: New report shows survival of the fittest and most agile will make or break retailers as lockdown eases

A new report published in the Journal of Business Research, led by the University of Bristol, has highlighted the top priorities to help both physical and online stores satisfy fast-changing customer needs and expectations, while also meeting stringent government regulations. Lead author Dr Read More …

90 attacks on phone masts reported during UK’s lockdown

Around 90 attacks targeting the UK’s telecommunications infrastructure have been reported during the coronavirus lockdown. The incidents, which surged over the Easter weekend, are believed to be motivated by conspiracy theories linking COVID-19 to the deployment of 5G masts. Derbyshire Read More …

UK: Terror suspects could face indefinite curbs under new legislation

Court orders restricting the movements of suspected terrorists could be renewed indefinitely under new legislation unveiled by the government. The bill would lower the standard of proof to impose the orders, known as TPims, and remove the current two-year limit Read More …

Peshawar: Blast injures two traffic wardens, one shopkeeper

At least three people including two traffic police officers on Monday have sustained severe wounds in a blast on Peshawar’s Ashraf Road. According to Additional Inspector General of Police (AIG) Shafqat Malik, 2kg improvised explosive device (IED) was placed along Read More …