No 10 aide on when health bosses told PM ice rinks might have to be used as mortuaries for Covid

It was the moment when Rishi Sunak finally lost his battle with Matt Hancock and Michael Gove to avert a crippling second national lockdown. The all-powerful Covid Quad committee, which has taken all the key strategic decisions during the pandemic, met in the Cabinet Office on Friday amid doomsday predictions from the Government’s SAGE committee … Read more No 10 aide on when health bosses told PM ice rinks might have to be used as mortuaries for Covid

West End set for £2bn Christmas sales slump

Retailers, hotels and restaurants in London’s West End braced for £2bn slump in sales over Christmas season By Harriet Dennys, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:51 GMT, 31 October 2020 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 31 October 2020 Retailers, hotels and restaurants in London’s West End are braced for a £2billion slump in sales over the … Read more West End set for £2bn Christmas sales slump

Lockdown announcement comes amid claims of fierce arguments behind the scenes over economic impact

Boris Johnson finally arrived at the Downing Street podium yesterday, his press conference had been delayed four times over three hours. The Prime Minister had been forced to telescope two days of preparations for the expected Monday announcement into one afternoon following a leak to yesterday’s papers – and amid claims of chaos and infighting … Read more Lockdown announcement comes amid claims of fierce arguments behind the scenes over economic impact

Lockdown announcement comes amid claims of fierce arguments behind the scenes over economic impact

Boris Johnson finally arrived at the Downing Street podium yesterday, his press conference had been delayed four times over three hours. The Prime Minister had been forced to telescope two days of preparations for the expected Monday announcement into one afternoon following a leak to yesterday’s papers – and amid claims of chaos and infighting … Read more Lockdown announcement comes amid claims of fierce arguments behind the scenes over economic impact

Ocado tie delivers as Marks & Spencer clothing slumps

Marks & Spencer set to reveal first signs of boost from its Ocado tie-up after major collapse in clothing sales By Alex Lawson, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:51 GMT, 31 October 2020 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 31 October 2020 Marks & Spencer is set to reveal the first signs of a boost from its … Read more Ocado tie delivers as Marks & Spencer clothing slumps

Vanessa Bryant celebrates Halloween with her daughters in Star Wars and Madeline costumes

Holidays without a loved one are never easy, a tragic reality the Bryant family is learning all too well.  Despite the immeasurable loss of husband Kobe and daughter Gianna, 14, in late January, Vanessa Bryant is determined to make the most of festive occasions for her other three daughters.  On Saturday the 38-year-old shared a … Read more Vanessa Bryant celebrates Halloween with her daughters in Star Wars and Madeline costumes

Holly Smith’s tricks to transform your finances

Savvy Shopping  Holly Smith reckons it would just take her just a few seconds to save the average family £20 to £30 on their weekly shop. Here she tells readers of The Mail on Sunday how to do it:  Slash your supermarket spend – by going shopping on a full stomach Don’t buy pre-prepared or … Read more Holly Smith’s tricks to transform your finances

Imogen Anthony reflects on her ‘rollercoaster’ year since split from Kyle Sandilands 

‘I was broken’: Imogen Anthony reflects on her ‘rollercoaster’ year since devastating split from ex-boyfriend Kyle Sandilands By Louise Starkey For Daily Mail Australia Published: 23:18 GMT, 31 October 2020 | Updated: 23:29 GMT, 31 October 2020 It has been a year since Imogen Anthony and Kyle Sandilands publicly ended their eight-year relationship.  And Imogen, … Read more Imogen Anthony reflects on her ‘rollercoaster’ year since split from Kyle Sandilands 

MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Splash out on water companies

There was a time, in the summer, when life seemed gradually to be returning to normal. The pandemic was still with us but it appeared to be receding. Back then, having fun was not just allowed but actively encouraged.  Today, the picture is very different. Restrictions have been tightened across the country, there is worse … Read more MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Splash out on water companies

Kate Hudson and Octavia Spencer film late in the night on the set of Truth Be Told

Kate Hudson and Octavia Spencer film late into the night for the second season of crime series Truth Be Told By Dan Heching For Dailymail.com Published: 23:21 GMT, 31 October 2020 | Updated: 23:21 GMT, 31 October 2020 It was announced in the middle of the month that she’d be joining the cast of Truth … Read more Kate Hudson and Octavia Spencer film late in the night on the set of Truth Be Told