Covid black hole in public finances ‘is less bad than feared’ thanks to vaccine surge

Rishi Sunak could have more wriggle room than feared in his Budget this week amid claims the stunning vaccine rollout has resulted in upgraded growth prospects. The Chancellor has been dropping heavy hints that he will raise taxes in his crucial financial package on Wednesday, stressing the need to fill the black hole left by … Read more

Covid black hole in public finances ‘is less bad than feared’ thanks to vaccine surge

Rishi Sunak could have more wriggle room than feared in his Budget this week amid claims the stunning vaccine rollout has resulted in upgraded growth prospects. The Chancellor has been dropping heavy hints that he will raise taxes in his crucial financial package on Wednesday, stressing the need to fill the black hole left by … Read more

Bad Spot, bad! Pranksters mounted a paintball GUN on a Boston Dynamics’ $75,000 robot dog

Forget ‘a bull in a china shop’ — tomorrow, members of the public will be able to take remote control of an armed, paintball-firing robotic dog in an art gallery. Quirky, chaos-loving, New York-based start-up MSCHF (pronounced ‘mischief’) are behind the campaign, which highlights the risk of such machines being misused. MSCHF mounted the compressed air … Read more

Married At First Sight: Coco Stedman reveals she used to have bad acne

Married At First Sight’s Coco Stedman reveals she used to have unsightly acne as she shares her skin transformation Do you have a story about a MAFS participant? Email [email protected]  By Abi Moustafa For Daily Mail Australia Published: 03:01 GMT, 23 February 2021 | Updated: 03:05 GMT, 23 February 2021 Coco Stedman ruffled plenty of … Read more

Bad news for spring weddings! Couples will only be allowed six guests when restrictions ease

Couples have been left in limbo once again following Boris Johnson’s announcement that unrestricted weddings are not set to occur before at least June 21.    Thousands of British couples were forced to postpone their special days due to the pandemic in 2020, but now ceremonies arranged for this year are set to still be massively impacted.  … Read more

Bad news for spring weddings! Couples will only be allowed six guests when restrictions ease

Boris Johnson has revealed that couples and suppliers must wait until March 8 to have weddings and receptions with up to just six people – with unrestricted big days not set to occur before June 21.  Thousands of British couples were forced to postpone their special days due to the pandemic in 2020, but now ceremonies … Read more

Nearly 7,000 Americans have had bad reactions to COVID vaccines – but fewer than 10% were ‘serious’

Thousands of Americans have experienced bad reactions after receiving coronavirus vaccines, a new report finds. Nearly 7,000 people had an ‘adverse event’ after being given either the Pfizer-BioNTech or the Moderna shot, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed on Friday.  However, fewer than 10 percent of patients had a reaction like anaphylatic … Read more

Rege-Jean Page tries out a Bad Bunny-inspired nickname for size in a new Saturday Night Live promo

Rege-Jean Page tries out a Bad Bunny-inspired nickname for size in a new Saturday Night Live promo with Melissa Villasenor By Brian Gallagher For Dailymail.com Published: 07:07 GMT, 19 February 2021 | Updated: 07:08 GMT, 19 February 2021 Rege-Jean Page tries out a new nickname for size in a new promo for Saturday Night Live, … Read more

When being too fit can be BAD for you

Can you ever be too fit? It may sound unlikely, but actually you can have too much of a good thing when it comes to exercise, especially if you are tall. And that may be particularly true when it comes to the risk of developing a common heart condition: atrial fibrillation (AF), which affects around … Read more

JOHN HUMPHRYS: Boris needs a court jester… to stop his policies being a bad joke 

Boris Johnson needs a fool. Indeed, all prime ministers need one — and let’s have no cheap cracks from those who suspect his problem is not an absence of fools but a surplus of them. Nor, God forbid, should we heed the sharp-tongued friend of mine who observed: ‘All Johnson has to do if he’s … Read more