Soon-to-be Lord Botham speaks out on ‘jealous’ carping over his peerage

Sir Ian Botham was a few days shy of his 44th wedding anniversary when he received a late-night call from the Prime Minister’s office offering him a peerage. He thought someone was winding him up. ‘The call came totally and utterly out of the blue,’ he says. ‘I was with Kath in Melbourne in late … Read more Soon-to-be Lord Botham speaks out on ‘jealous’ carping over his peerage

Mick Fanning and fiancée Breeana Randall share gorgeous new pictures of their son Xander Dean 

Surfing legend Mick Fanning, 39, and his model fiancée Breeana Randall, 27,  welcomed their first child Xander Dean on Monday. And on the weekend, the couple shared several gorgeous new pictures of the adorable newborn.   The doting new parents each posted a touching black and white image to their Instagram pages which showed their midwife … Read more Mick Fanning and fiancée Breeana Randall share gorgeous new pictures of their son Xander Dean 

Average HS2 worker costs the taxpayer £94,824 a year

Each person working on the HS2 rail project costs the taxpayer almost £100,000 on average, it has emerged. And the chief executive of the troubled high-speed link leads the charge – taking home more than four times the Prime Minister last year with £659,416. The astonishing figures were revealed in HS2’s annual report, which also … Read more Average HS2 worker costs the taxpayer £94,824 a year

Thunderstorms sweep Britain as three-day deluge begins

Thunderstorms and torrential downpours are set to sweep across the UK in a three-day deluge, hampering Britons’ plans for weekend staycations and causing wide-spread travel disruption.  The Met Office has issued a yellow thunderstorm warning for vast swathes of England and Wales on both Saturday and Sunday – just as thousands of holidaymakers rushed back … Read more Thunderstorms sweep Britain as three-day deluge begins

Pink cars grow more popular among UK drivers joining the likes of Paris Hilton and Nicki Minaj

Pink cars grow more popular among UK drivers joining the likes of Paris Hilton and Nicki Minaj as blue and silver vehicles become less attractive Total of 22,728 pink cars were registered with the DVLA in March 2020  Figures obtained by RAC show blue and silver vehicles becoming less attractive  RAC put the change down … Read more Pink cars grow more popular among UK drivers joining the likes of Paris Hilton and Nicki Minaj

Clueless reboot focusing on Cher’s friend Dionne in development at Peacock

A Clueless reboot is now one step closer to coming to series for NBCUniversal’s new Peacock streaming service. The new Clueless show, based on the 1995 movie, will change its focus. Producers will be pulling back from the original protagonist Cher Horowitz, played by Alicia Silverstone, in favor of her friend Dionne, who was played … Read more Clueless reboot focusing on Cher’s friend Dionne in development at Peacock

Jeremy Meeks dons a patterned face mask as he cuts a low-key figure while jetting into Miami

Jeremy Meeks dons a patterned face mask as he cuts a low-key figure in black gym shorts and long-sleeved top while jetting into Miami By Olivia Wheeler For Mailonline Published: 08:42 BST, 15 August 2020 | Updated: 08:42 BST, 15 August 2020 He has recently been spotted enjoying several cosy dinners with fashion designer Jessica Rich. And Jeremy … Read more Jeremy Meeks dons a patterned face mask as he cuts a low-key figure while jetting into Miami

Actress Pia Miller cuts a casual figure as she visits a hair salon in Paddington

Pia Miller cuts a casual figure in a baggy green sweatshirt and boyfriend jeans as she visits a Sydney hair salon By Alisha Buaya For Daily Mail Australia Published: 08:31 BST, 15 August 2020 | Updated: 08:32 BST, 15 August 2020 She’s the brunette beauty who left Home and Away in 2017. And on Saturday, … Read more Actress Pia Miller cuts a casual figure as she visits a hair salon in Paddington

What aircraft gunner Paul Newman said after nuclear attacks on Japan ended the war 75 years ago

The most terrible conflict in human history ended 75 years ago today with the surrender of Japan on August 15, 1945. In a radio address to his nation, Emperor Hirohito announced his decision to accept the Potsdam Declaration bringing World War II to a close — at an estimated cost of up to 60 million … Read more What aircraft gunner Paul Newman said after nuclear attacks on Japan ended the war 75 years ago

Spring will be a ‘new dawn’ for Britain, says deputy chief medical officer

Spring will be a ‘new dawn’ for Britain and people should be able to live safely without fear of the coronavirus, says top government adviser Jonathan Van Tam Deputy chief medical officer said a working vaccine could transform daily life He said he hoped people could ‘live fairly safely’ by Easter next year  Though admitting … Read more Spring will be a ‘new dawn’ for Britain, says deputy chief medical officer