New Zealand suffers first Covid-19 infection for two months

New Zealand suffers first Covid-19 infection for two months: Case of South African variant prompts Australia to suspend travel-bubble S.A. mutant strain found in 56-year-old woman who had returned from Europe  She tested positive after her mandatory ten day quarantine had ended New Zealand has suspended travel-bubble with Australia for 72 hours It is first … Read more New Zealand suffers first Covid-19 infection for two months

It’s a Sin receives outpouring of praise from viewers and celebs

Channel 4 and Russell T Davies debuted their new drama on Friday night, the five-part series It’s a Sin. Following a group of friends living in London throughout the eighties, the series weaves its way through a decade of hedonism and horror for the young gay men as the AIDS crisis seeps into their life … Read more It’s a Sin receives outpouring of praise from viewers and celebs

Lily James seen on set of new film after Dominic West scandal

Lily James was seen filming for her new movie What’s Love Got To Do With It? in London earlier this week, after she was pictured kissing and cuddling married actor Dominic West last October. The screen star, 31 – who has rarely been seen in public since the images of her and Dominic, 51, emerged … Read more Lily James seen on set of new film after Dominic West scandal

Prison is too soft on terrorists and they are not punished enough for radicalising inmates

Prison is too soft on terrorists and they are not punished enough for radicalising other inmates behind bars, QC warns Some inmates under influence of terrorists and there are attacks on officers QC amazed at the way terrorist prisoners were looked up to by other inmates MoJ says 29,000 prison officers trained to better spot signs … Read more Prison is too soft on terrorists and they are not punished enough for radicalising inmates

Parents feel squeeze as first-time buyer deposits rocket up to 25% to almost £60k 

Bank of Glum and Dad: Parents feel squeeze as first-time buyer deposits rocket up to 25% to almost £60k House prices reached record highs in November, with the average deposit for first-time buyers leaping to nearly £60,000 Previous research showed more than half of first-time buyers under 35 relied on money from their parents Soaring … Read more Parents feel squeeze as first-time buyer deposits rocket up to 25% to almost £60k 

SARAH VINE: We MUST help these children fulfil their hopes and dreams

As the mother of two children at inner-city London secondaries, I know how difficult life is for some pupils. Over the years, children of all shapes and sizes and from all types of backgrounds have sat at my kitchen table. Some have every advantage in life, others have very little. Some have parents who smother … Read more SARAH VINE: We MUST help these children fulfil their hopes and dreams

My lightbulb moment: Crisp innovator Nimisha Raja reveals the inspiration behind her business

My lightbulb moment: Crisp innovator Nimisha Raja reveals the inspiration behind her business Nimisha Raja, 57, founded Nim’s, the UK’s first range of natural air-dried crisps The fruit and veg dried crisps are now sold in Waitrose, M&S and Ocado  She wanted to create snacks that parents were happy to give their children By Liz Hoggard … Read more My lightbulb moment: Crisp innovator Nimisha Raja reveals the inspiration behind her business

Abbey Clancy wraps up in a padded jacket  and sports a face mask as she steps out to pick up flowers

Abbey Clancy cut a casually chic figure as she stepped out to buy flowers in London on Sunday.   The model, 34, was seen driving across London to two separate florists before returning home with a couple bunches of foliage in hand.    Abbey wore an all black ensemble of a knee length Prada padded coat, black jeans … Read more Abbey Clancy wraps up in a padded jacket  and sports a face mask as she steps out to pick up flowers

London transport needs Government support for at least…

Transport for London will need at least two YEARS more government support to be financially stable, official warns, despite already being handed £1.8BILLION bailout Transport for London received £1.8 billion Government bailout in November Commissioner Andy Byford says network will need subsidy for next two years Also said Crossrail’s Elizabeth line could open before the first half of … Read more London transport needs Government support for at least…

Man in his 30s is arrested after woman ‘who was known to him’ died after being stabbed

Man in his 30s is arrested after woman ‘who was known to him’ died after being stabbed at property in east London Woman in 30s or 40s found unresponsive by Met Police officers this morning  Police administered CPR before paramedics arrived but she died at the scene   Man, believed to be aged in 30s, arrested … Read more Man in his 30s is arrested after woman ‘who was known to him’ died after being stabbed