Mammoth cost of mothballed hotel quarantine revealed

The cost of Victoria’s suspended hotel quarantine has been revealed, with the Andrews government entering into 12-month contracts with hotels, transport services and health providers worth $377 million to run a program that is currently housing zero returned travellers. The previously unreported figure, contained in the mid-year financial report tabled today in parliament, will increase pressure on the government to […]

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Portland protests have cost local businesses $23M so far

Immigrant-owned restaurant looted in Portland, Oregon Persian House restaurant owner Sara Houranpay shares her family’s story of immigration after their restaurant was broken into and looted by rioters. PORTLAND, Ore.  — Downtown businesses in Portland, Oregon, have sustained about $23 million in damages and lost customers because of violent nightly protests that have brought the city to its knees, authorities […]

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Sainsbury's doubles cost of plastic bags to 20p

Outrage as Sainsbury’s doubles cost of plastic bags to 20p in move dubbed ‘daylight robbery’ Sainsbury’s axed single-use bags after government brought in 5p charge in 2015 A 30p drawstring bag was added in September and now 20p plastic bag charge  Shoppers have criticised the 20p charge for ‘profiting from forgetfulness’  Supermarket has pledged to halve plastic packaging by 2025 […]

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Cut the cost of shopping online by singing up to delivery and reward schemes — plus play to win £50k on the Sun Savers Raffle – The Sun

WITH one pound in every fiver being spent online, the phrase “add to basket” is becoming more and more familiar. It can be a great way to save but delivery costs can stack up if you are not careful. Here are my tips to help drive them down. Pay monthly: This can help trim your weekly delivery bill. Sign up […]

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These New Crocs Cost $90 & Have GIANT Spikes On Them

Crocs is at it again. The rubber clog debuted another big-name collaboration, transforming its humble gardening shoe into a sartorial dream. The new Barneys New York XO Croc’s collection is probably the brand’s most fashion forward capsule yet. Teaming up with the luxury department store, Crocs has launched a capsule collection of ’80s New York punk inspired Classic Clogs. There […]

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Piers Morgan to pay TV licence for D-Day veteran who flirted with Melania Trump after BBC strips free handouts

PIERS Morgan has offered to pay the TV licence for a D-Day veteran who flirted with Melania Trump after BBC stripped back TV licence concessions for over-75s. The Good Morning Britain host said he was furious at the changes, which will hit the pockets of 3.7million pensioners. And he was disgusted to discover a recent GMB guest, Thomas Cuthbert, would […]

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