Monday, 6th February 2023
<To guardian.ng
Search

Fines for house parties introduced in England as restrictions tighten

British Home secretary Priti Patel announces £800 house party fine, which will double for each repeat offence to a maximum level of £6,400. These fines will apply to those who attend "illegal gatherings of more than 15 people in homes".

Related

30 Sep
The Bank of England has launched a £65 billion emergency bond-buying programme, in an effort to calm the markets and avert a financial crisis. The "unprecedented" support comes amid mounting criticism of the government's plan to slash taxes.
12 Oct
The UK's central bank says it is widening a debt purchase scheme to stem a collapse in the government bond market. Britain's central bank said its aim was to ward off a "material risk to UK financial stability."
16 Oct
The Bank of England has expanded its emergency purchases of government bonds to calm financial markets riled by a government plan to cut taxes. As a crucial deadline looms, everyone is asking: will it work?
28 Oct
Paul Pelosi was attacked and needed hospital treatment after an assailant broke into their San Francisco home. Reports claim the suspect was looking for US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who was in Washington at the time.
9 Nov
Results from races for more than 400 congressional seats will come in when election polls close on Tuesday. Can't stay on top of them all? Then keep a close eye on Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
20 Nov
Germany's conservative opposition has held up a landmark welfare reform to provide basic income to some categories of people drawing unemployment benefits. The bill was blocked in the Bundesrat, Germany's upper house.
17 Nov
China is sticking to a zero-Covid strategy to stamp out virus clusters, but harsh lockdowns have battered the economy. The government mouthpiece has called on Beijing to stay the course.
18 Nov
The veteran politician's announcement comes in the wake of Democrats losing control of the House to Republicans. The Democrats are expected to hold leadership elections later this month.
27 Nov
Mishaal Al Kuwari was eagerly awaiting the start of the World Cup opening game between his national team Qatar and Ecuador with mixed feelings.
23 Nov
England begin their World Cup campaign with a powerful 6-2 win against Iran, as their opponents refrain from singing the national anthem amid the mass protests back home. Deprived of Sadio Mané, Senegal suffer a 2-0 defeat against the Netherlands, while Gareth Bale rescues a point for Wales who draw 1-1 with Team USA.
23 Nov
Workers at Foxconn, the largest supplier for Apple's iPhone, were attacked after protesting living conditions. The company is working within a closed-loop system, in line with China's restrictive COVID-19 measures.
29 Nov
Marcus Rashford speaks about Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Manchester United as well as England's preparations for their upcoming World Cup match against Wales.