Sri Lankan president declares curfew to preempt protests

Sri Lanka has imposed a countrywide curfew until Monday morning, in addition to a state of emergency declared by the president, in an attempt to prevent more protests blaming the government for the worsening economic crisisBy KRISHAN FRANCIS Associated PressApril 2, 2022, 3:13 PM• 4 min readCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka imposed a countrywide…

P&O Ferries faces criminal probe over sackings

Image source, Getty ImagesP&O Ferries faces a probe into the controversial no-notice sackings of nearly 800 members of staff.The Insolvency Service has launched criminal and civil investigations into the circumstances around the redundancies.In a letter, it said it would consider “prompt and appropriate action” if the law was broken.Grant Shapps has also asked the service…