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Super Saturday descends into chaos as revellers seen ignoring social distancing rules

Jubilant Britons last night blew off some steam after three months of draconian lockdown measures as pubs lifted their shutters for the first time in 104 days on ‘Super Saturday’. With experts predicting Britons to sink 15million pints yesterday, Britons poured out of their homes and into pubs and bars to enjoy their first taste […]

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Rod Stewart and wife Penny Lancaster lead stars heading back to the pub

Celebrities have joined Britons across the country heading out to the bars after more than 100 days in lockdown. Leading the pack was Rod Stewart and his glamorous wife Penny Lancaster, along with model Lottie Moss and actor Ed Westwick enjoying their first night out in months. Many stars were quick to flood social media […]

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Meghan Markle ‘to produce film adaptation of political novel’ which may ruffle White House feathers

Meghan Markle is reportedly set to produce a film based on a politically-motivated novel, in a project that could ruffle feathers in the White House. The Duchess of Sussex, 38, is believed to have worked out a deal with the author of Election Year, Lloyd Scott. They are said to have drawn up non-disclosure agreements, […]

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Landmarks across the UK light up blue in tribute to coronavirus victims

Silence fell across the nation tonight as Britons remembered those who died during the coronavirus pandemic while monuments across the country were lit up in NHS blue. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was among those due to take part in country-wide event, with a candle planned to be lit at his official residence at 9pm, ahead […]

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A rousing message to the world from a young leader of the pro-democracy protesters defying China

As my plane took off, I looked down wistfully for one last time at the city I love so much, with its skyscrapers, its ferries and its fabulous fizzing energy. I was bidding farewell to Hong Kong. At the age of 26, I was leaving my home, my parents, my two brothers and my friends […]

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Lewis Hamilton to F1 drivers: ‘If you stay silent on racial injustice, you’re complicit in racism’

Lewis Hamilton has warned his fellow Formula 1 drivers that a failure to publicly demonstrate their opposition to racial injustice makes them ‘complicit’ in racism. Speaking ahead of today’s Austrian Grand Prix, the six-time world champion revealed that he had told fellow competitors that ‘silence is complicit’. Hamilton, the only black driver in F1 history, […]

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I’m staggered by the sexism and sleazy behaviour in Bridget Jones… says author Helen Fielding

The creator of Bridget Jones has admitted she finds it difficult to stomach the ‘shocking’ levels of sexism featured in the eponymous films – but is pleased by the progress made in the workplace. Helen Fielding recalled how she and her two children watched one of the hit Hollywood adaptations, which she co-wrote, starring Oscar-winner […]

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Crime kingpins on EncroChat phone network smashed by investigators called them ‘pack of hyenas’

Crime kingpins using the secret phone network smashed by law enforcement were terrified it could happen, fearing they would ‘come in hard and fast’ like a ‘pack of hyenas’. Gang bosses described the National Crime Agency as ‘b*******’ in frantic exchanges on EncroChat, branding their tactics as ‘sophisticated and relentless’ and having ‘intel on everything’. […]

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How are Prince Harry and Meghan Markle filling their days in a 12-bathroom Hollywood mansion?

Why is it that a couple so keen on wanting a new life seem so obsessed with the past? For that is the very strong impression that Harry and Meghan are giving the world. Just six months ago, the couple announced they yearned for a new beginning.  Ripping up the royal rule-book, they stood down as […]

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Johnny Depp fails to have his ex Amber Heard banned from court while he gives evidence

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard will come face each other in court after his bid to have her barred from his High Court showdown against The Sun newspaper was thrown out. The actor is taking libel action against publisher News Group Newspapers (NGN) and its executive editor Dan Wooton over allegations he was violent towards his ex-wife.   […]

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Lottie Moss joins Yazmin Oukhellou and Laura Anderson heading back to the pub

Celebrities have joined Britons across the country heading out to the bars after more than 100 days in lockdown. Leading the pack was model Lottie Moss who flaunted her slender pins in an all-black look as she headed out for the evening in a face mask, with other stars including Laura Anderson and Yazmin Oukhellou […]

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Female zookeeper, 55, is killed by Siberian tiger at Swiss zoo

A keeper at a zoo in Switzerland’s biggest city was killed by one of the park’s Siberian tigers today, prompting an investigation. Witnesses looked on in horror as a zookeeper was killed by a tiger Saturday afternoon, with Zoo Zurich saying that a 55-year-old woman had been attacked in the tiger enclosure, prompting staff members […]

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TALK OF THE TOWN: Raise a glass to the Royal ravers who went to the pub after weeks of lockdown!

They’ve been dubbed the king and queen of Royal ravers, so it was no surprise to see Lady Amelia Windsor and Cassius Taylor among the first to take advantage of pubs serving al fresco booze after weeks of lockdown.  The blue-blooded pair, who are 39th and 45th in line to the throne, were spotted enjoying […]

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