Pubs ARE being sacrificed to keep schools open, top scientist says

Pubs and restaurants are ‘bearing the brunt’ of local lockdown rules because there is no proof that anywhere else is more closely linked to the virus spreading and officials don’t want to close schools again, one expert said today. Professor Mark Woolhouse, an Edinburgh University epidemiologist and member of SAGE sub-group SPI-M, told MPs it … Read more Pubs ARE being sacrificed to keep schools open, top scientist says

Borrowers face ‘lender lottery’ as 323,000 payment freezes end soon

Hundreds of thousands of people still on breaks from their mortgages and unsecured debts face a potential ‘lender lottery’ from next month as blanket protections are removed. Banking body UK Finance said financially vulnerable people benefiting from 323,700 payment holidays across mortgages, credit cards and personal loans will be offered help ‘tailored to their individual … Read more Borrowers face ‘lender lottery’ as 323,000 payment freezes end soon

Cambridge experts claim South West and East are only two regions where outbreaks are not plateauing

Coronavirus outbreaks are surging in the East of England and South West— but are plateauing everywhere else in England, top scientists have claimed. The two English regions have so far dodged tougher Covid-19 measures, but Cambridge University academics say that, although still small, their number of infections are rising faster than in any other region.  … Read more Cambridge experts claim South West and East are only two regions where outbreaks are not plateauing

Man smashes bottles from Tesco booze aisle after being asked to wear a mask in the Drogheda store

‘A very sad day watching all that whiskey and wine go to waste!’ Man smashes countless bottles from Tesco booze aisle after being asked to wear a mask in the Drogheda store Graham McCormack, 33, was filmed vandalising a Tesco in Drogheda yesterday Mr McCormack was charged with criminal damage and will appear in court … Read more Man smashes bottles from Tesco booze aisle after being asked to wear a mask in the Drogheda store

The Rooneys’ dream £20m ‘Morrisons’ mansion is built on Manchester Airport’s flight path

Wayne and Coleen Rooney‘s £20m new dream home is right under the flight-path of Britain’s third busiest airport, MailOnline can reveal. Despite its idyllic location in the Cheshire countryside, the six-bedroom mansion is barely three miles from the runway of Manchester Airport and aircraft noise will be a constant feature. Even in the surrounding fields … Read more The Rooneys’ dream £20m ‘Morrisons’ mansion is built on Manchester Airport’s flight path

Gregg Wallace displays his slimmed down physique in a Bavarian costume

Gregg Wallace displays his slimmed down physique in a Bavarian costume… after marking his 56th birthday with a shirtless snap By Rebecca Lawrence For Mailonline Published: 09:04 BST, 22 October 2020 | Updated: 09:04 BST, 22 October 2020 He has lost four stone in recent months after overhauling his diet and exercise regime.  And Gregg … Read more Gregg Wallace displays his slimmed down physique in a Bavarian costume

Covid-19 vaccines may not stop people from getting sick and dying, scientist warns

Covid-19 vaccines may not prevent people from getting severely sick or dying, it was claimed today. Trials of hundreds of thousands of volunteers are investigating whether experimental Covid-19 jabs stop a person from picking up the infection. But Professor Peter Doshi, the associate editor of the British Medical Journal, points out scientists are not waiting … Read more Covid-19 vaccines may not stop people from getting sick and dying, scientist warns

Boris Johnson ‘HAD to call grandstanding Andy Burnham’s bluff’

When Boris Johnson threatened to abandon talks with Andy Burnham on a Covid rescue package, Manchester’s mayor figured he was bluffing. Having come to power on a pledge to ‘level up’ the North, the Prime Minister wouldn’t dare face him down over a £5million gap in their positions, would he? Johnson, who craves being loved … Read more Boris Johnson ‘HAD to call grandstanding Andy Burnham’s bluff’

Activist scales Big Ben scaffolding to unfurl giant banner

Activist with muddled message scales Big Ben: Protester climbs scaffolding to unfurl banner with BLM, LGBT, All Lives Matter and other slogans on it… while police try to coax him down By Mark Duell for MailOnline Published: 08:30 BST, 22 October 2020 | Updated: 08:48 BST, 22 October 2020 An activist began scaling the scaffolding … Read more Activist scales Big Ben scaffolding to unfurl giant banner