Animal rights activists should be banned from sitting on an animal sentience committee, say Peers 

Animal rights activists should be banned from sitting on an animal sentience committee to stop ‘vocal lunatics’ hijacking the bill, say Peers Amendment specifying the ban is planned for the Animal Welfare Sentience Bill It aims to avoid Government laws being sabotaged by animal rights groupsCritics have warned the Bill is poorly designed and the Bill … Read more

Frustrated mum locked in ‘petty’ feud with neighbour who ‘intentionally parks his car close to hers

Frustrated mum locked in ‘petty’ feud with neighbour who ‘intentionally parks his car close to hers with just an inch gap’ despite there being plenty of room on the street says she feels trapped in her own home Tracey Featherstone from Hull has been sucked into a feud with her neighbour She claims he is parking … Read more

Millions of Britons are taking their cats on holiday after lockdown

Millions of Britons are taking their cats on holiday after lockdown brought pet-owners closer to their moggies More pet-owners are taking their cats on holiday after bonding during lockdownThirty-three per cent of adults aged 18 to 34 are now taking their cats on holidayThe poll of 2,000 pet-owners suggests 6.3million dogs are going on stay-cations … Read more

Anger over plans to chop down a 600-year-old tree… because it is damaging 20-year-old house 

Anger flares over plans to chop down a 600-year-old tree… because its roots are damaging a 20-year-old house The 50ft tree, is last remaining from ancient wood that stood near PeterboroughContractors were blocked from felling it last month by resident Richard ElmerInurers ruled that damage caused by the tree required £75,000 of repairs  By Andrew … Read more

Boris Johnson’s efforts to privatise Channel 4 are in jeopardy due to ‘serious reservations’

Boris Johnson’s efforts to privatise Channel 4 are in jeopardy because senior mandarins in the Civil Service have ‘serious reservations’ PM’s bid to privatise Channel 4 is jeopardised by opposition from in Civil ServiceSome senior mandarins are understood to have expressed ‘serious reservations’Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden decided channel doesn’t have a viable futureNo 10 was told … Read more

MAIL ON SUNDAY COMMENT: Extradition to America: shameful, unfair and oppressive

MAIL ON SUNDAY COMMENT: Extradition to America: shameful, unfair and oppressive By Mail on Sunday Comment Published: 18:41 EDT, 31 July 2021 | Updated: 18:41 EDT, 31 July 2021 Many countries, including highly civilised democracies such as Switzerland, simply do not allow extradition of their citizens.  They think they should punish their own people in … Read more

Concierge company run by Conservative chairman ‘profited from giving access to Prince Charles’

The chairman of the Conservative party, who is also the nephew of the Duchess of Cornwall, profited from giving his concierge company’s wealthy clients access to Prince Charles, it has been alleged. Ben Elliot, 45, introduced super-rich clients from his company Quintessentially to the Prince of Wales after they paid his company tens of thousands … Read more