Ireland’s Level 5 coronavirus lockdown is extended for ANOTHER six weeks

Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin last night extended the country’s coronavirus lockdown for another six weeks until at least April 5 as he appealed to a ‘completely fed up’ nation not to drop its guard against Covid.   In a live TV address to the nation from Government buildings, the Taoiseach confirmed Level 5 measures inflicting huge … Read more

Unemployment rises to 5.1 per cent as ‘furlough extended’

Unemployment has risen again to a five-year high of 5.1 per cent as Rishi Sunak prepares to extend the huge furlough scheme for months more. Official figures showed that in the three months to December the rate went up by 0.1 per cent compared to the equivalent period to November. The increase – hitting younger … Read more

Boris hints massive furlough could be extended AGAIN to June

Boris Johnson gave a strong hint that the massive furlough scheme could be extended again today as he unveiled an ultra-cautious ‘roadmap’ for easing lockdown.  The PM insisted the government will ‘continue to do whatever it takes to protect jobs’ for the ‘duration of the pandemic’, despite already having spent more than £280billion on the … Read more

Holland sees its first snowstorm for a DECADE, causing school lockdown closures to be extended

The Netherlands has been hit by its first major snowstorm in a decade, forcing vaccination centres, schools and Covid testing sites to be closed. Storm Darcy has has swept across northern Europe, blanketing the UK, Holland and Germany in snow, bringing icy temperatures and major disruption. The Netherlands issued a ‘code red’ emergency after Sunday’s … Read more

Woman reveals her extended family bizarrely think she is HIDING a lottery win

A British mother has revealed her extended family have cut all contact with her after accusing  her of hiding a lottery win and not sharing the winnings. The woman, who lives in the North West of England, took to Mumsnet to share the bizarre story, and asked other parents for advice about how to ‘deal with’ … Read more

Woman reveals her extended family bizarrely think she is HIDING a lottery win

A British mother has revealed her extended family have cut all contact with her after accusing  her of hiding a lottery win and not sharing the winnings. The woman, who lives in the North West of England, took to Mumsnet to share the bizarre story, and asked other parents for advice about how to ‘deal with’ … Read more

Covid UK: Welsh lockdown is extended by three weeks

Welsh lockdown rules  Wales’ Alert Level 4 means that people must stay at home except for limited purposes. These include:  Buying food and medicine; Exercise, alone or with members of your household or support bubble;   For work purposes where it is cannot reasonably be done from home;  Providing care to a vulnerable person; Visiting a … Read more

Trump’s YouTube ban is extended indefinitely and Rudy Giuliani slapped with new restrictions

YouTube has indefinitely suspended Donald Trump from its platform and also barred his lawyer Rudy Giuliani from being able to monetize his content. The Google-owned social media behemoth imposed a temporary ban on Trump’s channel two weeks ago, depriving his 3 million subscribers of content ‘in light of the ongoing potential for violence.’ It joined … Read more

Stamp duty holiday could be extended beyond March

Stamp duty holiday could be extended beyond March due to England’s new national lockdown, say property experts Extending the tax break will be on Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s mind, they say  Doing this would ‘keep demand alive’ in housing market during lockdown  It would also take pressure off buyers trying to complete by 31 March deadline  … Read more

EastEnders star Natalie Cassidy is ‘set to take an extended break from the soap’

EastEnders star Natalie Cassidy is ‘set to take an extended break from the soap as her character Sonia Fowler makes temporary exit’ By Roxy Simons For Mailonline Published: 21:26 GMT, 29 December 2020 | Updated: 21:29 GMT, 29 December 2020 EastEnders star Natalie Cassidy is reportedly set to take an extended break from the soap, … Read more