ALEX BRUMMER: Royal Mail flop Rico Back is returned to sender

The Skype dismissal of Rico Back as chief executive of the Royal Mail should not come as a shock. The very notion of the chief executive of one of the nation’s biggest front line employers sitting it out in Switzerland while postal workers have been on the battleground in the Covid-19 epidemic was unacceptable. Royal … Read more ALEX BRUMMER: Royal Mail flop Rico Back is returned to sender

Katy Perry says it’s ‘commendable’ that fiance Orlando Bloom is still with her after lockdown 

Katy Perry jokes it’s ‘commendable’ that fiance Orlando Bloom is still with her after the stress of lockdown By Dailymail.com Reporter Published: 22:53 BST, 15 May 2020 | Updated: 23:02 BST, 15 May 2020 Katy Perry thinks it is ‘commendable’ that her fiancé Orlando Bloom is still with her after they spent lockdown together.  The … Read more Katy Perry says it’s ‘commendable’ that fiance Orlando Bloom is still with her after lockdown 

Coronavirus UK: Welsh Assembly shows Labour’s weak approach

For a moment, imagine you live in a country where Labour won the last General Election and is now masterminding a national response to the coronavirus pandemic. That scenario is certainly in the minds of opponents of Boris Johnson, who have spent the past two months complaining relentlessly about the Government’s handling of this unprecedented … Read more Coronavirus UK: Welsh Assembly shows Labour’s weak approach

BMA says teachers’ unions are ‘absolutely right’ to claim it is unsafe for schools to open on June 1

The British Medical Association has said teachers’ unions are ‘absolutely right’ to say it is unsafe for schools to open on June 1 – as The Children’s Commissioner led a chorus of influential voices urging unions to co-operate with plans. The UK’s largest doctors’ union warned the number of coronavirus cases was still too high … Read more BMA says teachers’ unions are ‘absolutely right’ to claim it is unsafe for schools to open on June 1

Why the familiar much-loved in-flight magazine could soon disappear as from airlines

Farewell in-flight magazines, it’s been nice reading you: A familiar much-loved part of the travelling experience could soon disappear as airlines try to show they’re squeaky-clean… Many airlines have suspended or removed their in-flight magazines  The modern in-flight magazine was first offered in 1952 by Pan Am  Only one UK airline doesn’t offer a magazine … Read more Why the familiar much-loved in-flight magazine could soon disappear as from airlines

BRUNNER INVESTMENT TRUST: Paying rising dividends for 47 years 

BRUNNER INVESTMENT TRUST: Global ‘one-stop shop’ founded in 1927 has paid rising dividends for 47 years By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:51 BST, 15 May 2020 | Updated: 21:51 BST, 15 May 2020 WHAT IS IT? The Brunner Investment Trust, run by Allianz Global Investors, calls itself a ‘one-stop shop’ for investors … Read more BRUNNER INVESTMENT TRUST: Paying rising dividends for 47 years 

People not concerned about climate change only wear a mask 30% of the time during the coronavirus

A survey finds your stance on climate change determines your decision to wear a mask during the coronavirus pandemic. Approximately 54 percent of individuals who are climate-concerned ‘always’ wear masks in public, while only 30 percent of those who responded ‘not too concerned’ or ‘not concerned at all’ strap on the gear. The trend was … Read more People not concerned about climate change only wear a mask 30% of the time during the coronavirus

Ariana Grande and new beau Dalton Gomez take a spin around town in a Tesla

Ariana Grande and new beau Dalton Gomez keep their masks on as they take a spin around town in a Tesla By Kelby Vera and Glenn Garner For Dailymail.com Published: 22:21 BST, 15 May 2020 | Updated: 22:32 BST, 15 May 2020 Ariana Grande and beau Dalton Gomez enjoyed a quick break from quarantine Friday. … Read more Ariana Grande and new beau Dalton Gomez take a spin around town in a Tesla

Children’s Commissioner says let’s get schools open

Children’s Commissioner says let’s get schools open as she leads a chorus of influential voices urging teachers’ unions to co-operate with plans to reopen schools for the sake of pupils Anne Longfield called on union leaders to work with ministers to get pupils back Former Labour education secretary has also criticised trade union intransigence A … Read more Children’s Commissioner says let’s get schools open

NHS boss reveals patient numbers for Covid-19 have dropped by 10,000 in just a few weeks

Hospital admissions for coronavirus have halved since the pandemic’s peak, the head of the NHS reveals today. Writing exclusively in the Daily Mail, Simon Stevens says the fall in demand means the sick should not delay in seeking help for other illnesses. Hospital staff are treating just over 9,000 patients a day in England – down … Read more NHS boss reveals patient numbers for Covid-19 have dropped by 10,000 in just a few weeks