Grey squirrels could run up £37m tree bill

  Grey squirrels are expected to ruin government plans to plant 1.5 billion trees by 2050,The Times  reported. Vanessa Fawcett, campaign director of the Red Squirrel Survival Trust, said the bill for lost timber and replacing dead or damaged trees could reach as high as £37m. “If grey squirrel numbers continue unchecked, it is likely that the tree landscape of the UK will be fundamentally changed for future generations,” she said. Man vanishes after being paid 300 times his salary A man in Chile submitted his resignation and disappeared after his workplace accidentally paid him about 330 times his salary,Fox News reported. The worker, a dispatch assistant at a cold meats manufacturer, initially alerted his manager of the huge overpayment, and was asked to return the extra money. He initially agreed but then resigned and vanished. His bosses have filed a complaint against the worker, accusing him of misappropriating funds, but no arrests have been made so far.  Bid to preserve noughts a ..

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