How Brussels has launched a spiteful war on our glorious snowdrops and rhododendrons

This should be peak season for Joe Sharman, a man known as ‘Mr Snowdrop’ and one of the biggest growers in the country. Woodlands and front gardens are now dotted with the shimmering white flowers that the poet Wordsworth called the ‘venturous harbinger of spring’. Mr Sharman, whose customers include the Queen, sells thousands of … Read more

How Brussels has launched a spiteful war on our glorious snowdrops and rhododendrons

This should be peak season for Joe Sharman, a man known as ‘Mr Snowdrop’ and one of the biggest growers in the country. Woodlands and front gardens are now dotted with the shimmering white flowers that the poet Wordsworth called the ‘venturous harbinger of spring’. Mr Sharman, whose customers include the Queen, sells thousands of … Read more

Exclusive for Mail on Sunday readers: Meet top British authors as you cruise the Danube 

Exclusive for Mail on Sunday readers: Meet top British authors as you cruise the Danube By Mail on Sunday Reporter Published: 22:01 GMT, 27 February 2021 | Updated: 22:01 GMT, 27 February 2021 Imagine mingling with some of your favourite authors while enjoying wonderful food and drink, and beautiful landscapes along the way!  Now you … Read more

Germany and France ‘WILL give AstraZeneca jab to over-65s’ in major U-turn

Germany and France look set to approve the AstraZeneca Covid jab for the over 65s in a major U-turn aimed at speeding up their stuttering vaccine drives. In an ignominious climb-down, health chiefs in both countries have now suggested they could update their policies for the Oxford University researched jab – after initially refusing to … Read more

Germany and France ‘WILL give AstraZeneca jab to over-65s’ in major U-turn

Germany and France look set to approve the AstraZeneca Covid jab for the over 65s in a major U-turn aimed at speeding up their stuttering vaccine drives. In an ignominious climb-down, health chiefs in both countries have now suggested they could update their policies for the Oxford University researched jab – after initially refusing to … Read more

Biden administration drops Trump’s objections to a global digital tax on US tech giants

Biden administration drops Trump’s objections to a ‘global digital tax’ on US tech giants, paving the way for a deal by summer Treasury Secretary Yellen told G20 on Friday that a global tax can go forward Plan would set a global minimum corporate tax rate and rules for multinationals Trump’s objections would have let Google, … Read more

Biden administration drops Trump’s objections to a global digital tax on US tech giants

Biden administration drops Trump’s objections to a ‘global digital tax’ on US tech giants, paving the way for a deal by summer Treasury Secretary Yellen told G20 on Friday that a global tax can go forward Plan would set a global minimum corporate tax rate and rules for multinationals Trump’s objections would have let Google, … Read more

Germany is losing the vaccine war… and the EU will pay the price, says GUY ADAMS

For somewhere supposedly on the front line of Germany’s battle against coronavirus, everything seems oddly quiet in Am Wehrhahn sports hall. Behind a small shopping centre, it is the only vaccination centre for Delmenhorst, a commuter town in Lower Saxony with almost 75,000 inhabitants, just outside the northern city of Bremen. Operated by the Red … Read more

Germany is losing the vaccine war… and the EU will pay the price, says GUY ADAMS

For somewhere supposedly on the front line of Germany’s battle against coronavirus, everything seems oddly quiet in Am Wehrhahn sports hall. Behind a small shopping centre, it is the only vaccination centre for Delmenhorst, a commuter town in Lower Saxony with almost 75,000 inhabitants, just outside the northern city of Bremen. Operated by the Red … Read more

Vaccine passports ‘WILL be here by summer’ say EU leaders as Britons’ hopes of beach holidays rise

EU leaders have agreed to introduce vaccine passports by the summer in a boost to Britons planning holidays on Europe’s beaches. Having suffered its deepest recession to date and still floundering on the rollout of its vaccination programme, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that ‘everyone agreed that we need a digital vaccination certificate’ programme during … Read more