UK’s coronavirus death toll could have topped 100,000 if we didn’t stay at home, study suggests 

More than 100,000 people could have died from coronavirus in Britain if ministers didn’t tell people to stay at home, research suggests. Dozens of countries have been forced to tell people to stay home and close shops in a bid to stop the Covid-19 pandemic.  Scientists in California have now estimated how stay-at-home policies curbed … Read more UK’s coronavirus death toll could have topped 100,000 if we didn’t stay at home, study suggests 

Christopher Steele criticises the UK’s ‘inadequate’ response to Russian political interference

‘Dirty dossier’ ex-MI6 officer Christopher Steele criticises the UK’s ‘inadequate’ response to Russian political interference designed to push parties to ‘extremes’ Mr Steele said UK had been too slow in countering threat of Russian disruption Said lax regulation of Russian money in British politics was particularly worrying Former spy’s intelligence consultancy was behind 2016 report … Read more Christopher Steele criticises the UK’s ‘inadequate’ response to Russian political interference

Bahamas, Belgium and Andorra are to be taken off UK’s quarantine-exemption list

More air bridges scrapped: Bahamas, Andorra and Belgium will be taken off UK’s quarantine-exemption list on Saturday meaning anyone visiting them must isolate for two weeks on return By Danyal Hussain For Mailonline Published: 20:14 BST, 6 August 2020 | Updated: 20:29 BST, 6 August 2020 The Bahamas, Andorra and Belgium will be taken off … Read more Bahamas, Belgium and Andorra are to be taken off UK’s quarantine-exemption list

Bahamas, Belgium and Andorra are to be taken off UK’s quarantine-exemption list

More air bridges scrapped: Bahamas, Andorra and Belgium will be taken off UK’s quarantine-exemption list on Saturday meaning anyone visiting them must isolate for two weeks on return By Danyal Hussain For Mailonline Published: 20:14 BST, 6 August 2020 | Updated: 20:22 BST, 6 August 2020 Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said people arriving in … Read more Bahamas, Belgium and Andorra are to be taken off UK’s quarantine-exemption list

The Queen’s English is named the UK’s most attractive accent

The Queen’s English is named the UK’s most attractive accent due to its association with ‘intelligence and charm’ – but the Cornish accent proved to be the biggest turn-off The Queen’s English has been named the most attractive accent in the UK Cornish was rated the least attractive, although it was associated with humour Spanish … Read more The Queen’s English is named the UK’s most attractive accent

Harry Styles’s old school becomes UK’s first to have a uniform-issue facemask

Harry Styles’s old school has become the first in the country to depart from government guidance and make face masks compulsory when classes resume. Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School in Cheshire unilaterally decided that ‘on the balance of probability’ students and staff would be safer wearing coverings. Navy blue reusable coverings costing three pounds will be … Read more Harry Styles’s old school becomes UK’s first to have a uniform-issue facemask

Harry Styles’s old school becomes UK’s first to have a uniform-issue facemask

Harry Styles’s old school has become the first in the country to depart from government guidance and make face masks compulsory when classes resume. Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School in Cheshire unilaterally decided that ‘on the balance of probability’ students and staff would be safer wearing coverings. Navy blue reusable coverings costing three pounds will be … Read more Harry Styles’s old school becomes UK’s first to have a uniform-issue facemask

The UK’s car tax-dodging hotspots named and shamed

A new study has revealed which UK cities have the most drivers dodging car tax. The Driver and Vehicle Licencing Agency (DVLA) reported a 4.6 per cent decline in cases where enforcement action has been taken against keepers of untaxed vehicles in 2019 – but some locations are still much worse than others. Belfast is … Read more The UK’s car tax-dodging hotspots named and shamed

Fears of a stampede to the UK’s beauty spots as ten-day ‘African heat flare’ on the way

Britons living in beauty spots across the country are bracing for a fresh stampede of revellers as a major ‘African heat flare’ is set to roast the country during a ten-day heatwave. Tourists are expected to flock back to beaches across the country as temperatures up to 91F (33C) sweep in from central Europe by … Read more Fears of a stampede to the UK’s beauty spots as ten-day ‘African heat flare’ on the way

Fears of a stampede to the UK’s beauty spots as ten-day ‘African heat flare’ on the way

Beauty spot residents are bracing for a fresh stampede of revellers as a major ‘African heat flare’ is set to roast Britain in a ten-day heatwave. Tourists are expected to flock back to beaches across the country as temperatures up to 91F (33C) sweep in from central Europe by the end of the week – … Read more Fears of a stampede to the UK’s beauty spots as ten-day ‘African heat flare’ on the way