Cash splash: Families the big winners in NSW budget

The Berejiklian government will continue its cash splash as the state recovers from its pandemic-induced recession, with targeted measures for families including $100 vouchers for preschoolers to learn to swim. NSW will embark on its largest school building program in the state’s history, with $2.1 billion over four years for 44 new and upgraded schools, while health infrastucture funding will

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Families can finally book their summer holidays abroad, Grant Shapps indicates

FAMILIES can finally book their summer holidays abroad, Grant Shapps declared last night. The Transport Secretary said that he was “not advising against” planning a getaway. ? Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates… It came as a government expert further boosted holiday hopes by pointing out that the number of variants of concern are not rising across

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Families could get $6,000 check in second round of stimulus payments as $600-a-week unemployment bonus may be axed – The Sun

AS President Trump looks set to end weekly $600 unemployment payments, Americans are hoping for another round of stimulus checks. Trump's economic adviser Larry Kudlow this week vowed to end the weekly $600 unemployment checks rolled out amid the coronavirus pandemic, branding them a disincentive to work. But if the $3trillion coronavirus relief bill passed by House Democrats makes it

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Terrified families flee as cliff collapse threatens to send 20 homes ‘falling into the sea’ in Kent – The Sun

TERRIFIED families have been evacuated from their homes after a cliff edge collapsed on the Kent coast today. Emergency services were called to Eastchurch last night as the eroding cliff threatened to throw around twenty houses into the sea. Residents said they heard the ground "groaning" before a "great big lump" of road fell away on Friday evening, BBC News reports.

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Huge rise in families rescuing pets during coronavirus crisis as charity warns 'a dog is for life not just for lockdown'

BRITS have been rushing out to adopt abandoned pets during the coronavirus crisis – but one charity has warned: "A dog is for life, not just for lockdown." Battersea Dogs & Cats Home has seen a huge spike in the number of families rescuing pets with millions stuck at home during the killer bug outbreak. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live

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Thousands of furious families ripped off in toy unicorn scam advertised through Facebook – The Sun

THOUSANDS of families have been ripped off by a toy unicorn scam advertised through Facebook. Excited kids expecting a ride-on motorised unicorn are sent a puny inflatable by fraudsters. Families pay around £30 for “Jodie” — said to feature 100 unique sounds and movable ears. The toy is advertised at 40 per cent off and paid for via PayPal. Orders

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Thousands of families are facing summer holiday travel chaos

Thousands of families are facing summer holiday travel chaos after British Airways announced plans to vote on strike action Three unions representing 40,000 staff rejected a pay deal after joining forces  British Airline Pilots’ Association yesterday announced it would hold strike ballot BA pilots paid average basic salary of £150,000 a year, as well as an hourly rate Thousands of families

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