Jamaica-born public school boy British Army’s first black officer

The discovery of a war plaque has rewritten history books to reveal Walter Tull was not the first black British Army officer.  Experts believed that Tull, an ex-Tottenham Hotspur footballer, was the first black man to be commissioned and also killed fighting in the Great War in 1918. But a plaque honouring Lieutenant Euan Lucie-Smith, of the … Read more Jamaica-born public school boy British Army’s first black officer

Dutch King Willem-Alexander makes a public apology for holiday during lockdown

The king of the Netherlands has apologised for going on holiday to Greece during a partial lockdown in the country.  King Willem-Alexander said Wednesday the Dutch royal family regretted going on holiday despite a partial coronavirus lockdown in the Netherlands, admitting ‘it hurts to have betrayed’ people’s trust. The Dutch king and queen cut short … Read more Dutch King Willem-Alexander makes a public apology for holiday during lockdown

Dutch King Willem-Alexander makes a public apology for holiday during lockdown

The king of the Netherlands has apologised for going on holiday to Greece during a partial lockdown in the country.  King Willem-Alexander said Wednesday the Dutch royal family regretted going on holiday despite a partial coronavirus lockdown in the Netherlands, admitting ‘it hurts to have betrayed’ people’s trust. The Dutch king and queen cut short … Read more Dutch King Willem-Alexander makes a public apology for holiday during lockdown

Huawei Mate 40 series prices leaked ahead of public launch

Huawei seems to be all set with the launch of the new Mate 40 and Mate 40 Pro. Yesterday, we told you the Chinese mobile OEM is almost ready. We know the phones are ready as they’ve already been sighted on AnTuTu with high scores. A Geekbench listing also revealed the Kirin 9000 SoC and … Read more Huawei Mate 40 series prices leaked ahead of public launch

Simon Cowell, 61, is seen in public for FIRST TIME since undergoing surgery

Simon Cowell has been seen in public for the first time since breaking his back, 10 weeks ago, as he stepped out with his partner and son.  The music mogul, 61, looked happy and healthy as he emerged with Lauren Silverman, 43, and Eric, six, during a grocery run in Los Angeles on Sunday.  He … Read more Simon Cowell, 61, is seen in public for FIRST TIME since undergoing surgery

Simon Cowell, 61, is seen in public for FIRST TIME since undergoing surgery

Simon Cowell, 61, looks happy and healthy as he is seen in public for FIRST TIME since undergoing surgery on his broken back following electric bike accident The music mogul, 61, looked happy and healthy as he emerged with Lauren Silverman, 43, and Eric, six, during a grocery run in Los Angeles on Sunday  He … Read more Simon Cowell, 61, is seen in public for FIRST TIME since undergoing surgery

Italy orders bars to shut from 6pm and ‘public spaces’ to close after 9pm amid rising covid cases

Italy has imposed new restrictions on bars and restaurants aimed at halting the spread of coronavirus after days of record infection numbers. Restaurants and bars are restricted to table service only after 6pm, three hours earlier than the previous measures allowed, but can maintain the current midnight closing time.   Italian mayors can also close public … Read more Italy orders bars to shut from 6pm and ‘public spaces’ to close after 9pm amid rising covid cases

Census will ask public to provide details about their sexual orientation and gender identity

Census will ask public to provide details about their sexual orientation and gender identity for first time in bid to compile reliable data on Britain’s LGBT population Questions will be voluntary and for people aged 16 and over, ONS said  ONS deputy national statistician said decision makes are ‘operating in a vacuum’  Chief executive of … Read more Census will ask public to provide details about their sexual orientation and gender identity

Why won’t councils re-open our public loos? ‘Covid-says-no’ attitude leaving many stranded at home

A few weeks back, a friend of mine was almost caught short on the way to work. OK, it wasn’t a friend, it was me. When I say almost, I mean I very nearly didn’t make it. Of course, this isn’t a subject I’m thrilled to write about. But over the past few months, we’ve … Read more Why won’t councils re-open our public loos? ‘Covid-says-no’ attitude leaving many stranded at home

Queen should get anti-Covid jab to persuade public to trust vaccination when it becomes available

The Queen could promote coronavirus vaccine to convince people that it is safe , Government adviser says Professor Heidi Larson said the Queen, 94, should get the anti-Covid vaccine  She fears people’s concerns about vaccine safety are not being addressed The vaccine misinformation expert said Queen’s example build public trust By Clare Mccarthy For Mailonline … Read more Queen should get anti-Covid jab to persuade public to trust vaccination when it becomes available