Paraglider in Berkshire celebrating release from lockdown breaks both legs in horror crash

Paraglider celebrating release from lockdown breaks both his legs in horror crash (but at least the paramedics find something to smile about) The gliding enthusiast crashed on Gallows Down, Combe, Berkshire, on May 15 Three fire engines and a coastguard helicopter were called out to help the pilot The paraglider norrowly avoided hitting the 350-year-old … Read more

Brits head out early to the parks and beaches with temperatures set to hit 70F

Britons woke up bright and early to hit parks and beaches across the country before temperatures soar to 70F in Britain’s first Sunday since lockdown restrictions were eased. While crowds of people were pictured enjoying Dorset’s picturesque coastline and Londoners took to the city’s green spaces, it appears most are heeding the stark warnings issued … Read more

THE PRUDENT INVESTOR: Why I long to take an axe to pension red tape

Doctors turning down overtime and taking early retirement because of insane pension regulations have grabbed attention in recent days. But as investors, we are all enmeshed in this tangled web. Chancellors, tax officials and Treasury bureaucrats, intent on preventing tax avoidance, have created a complex mess, with opaque rules and severe penalties awaiting those who … Read more

Zendaya, Dua Lipa and the Jonas Brothers honor class of 2020 in Graduate Together virtual special 

With the growing coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world, everyone’s had to adjust to a new normal. But the class of 2020, who’s missing their commencement amid stay-at-home orders, had help from a slew of celebs in celebrating during Graduate Together. The virtual star-studded special took place Saturday, featuring Zendaya, who spoke briefly from her backyard, … Read more

Boris Johnson and UK’s most senior civil servant Sir Mark Sedwill clash over route out of lockdown

‘Who’s in charge of this plan. Is it you?’ How Boris Johnson and UK’s most senior civil servant Sir Mark Sedwill clashed over route out of lockdown – as one adviser calls the planning a ‘sh**show’ Boris Johnson and Sir Mark Sedwill said to have had a ‘tense’ stand off last week The PM and … Read more

Shell  stung by £1.8bn hit to the books as its forced to write down the values of some assets

Oil giant Shell stung by £1.8bn hit to the books as it’s forced to write down the value of some assets Shell also trimmed back its forecast for quarterly oil production Oil and gas companies have had to write down the value of US shale assets  Shares in the oil firm  fell 1 per cent following the news … Read more

Keira Maguire trades nights out for a low-key life in lockdown

‘Feeling like a queen!’ Former Bachelor star Keira Maguire trades nights out for a low-key life in lockdown with wine in front of the heater By Kristy Johnson For Daily Mail Australia Published: 10:44 BST, 17 May 2020 | Updated: 10:44 BST, 17 May 2020 As a former Bachelor star and social media influencer, Keira … Read more

How to explore the world from home during coronavirus pandemic lockdown

The Armchair Traveller reveals how to explore the world from home: Revive the golden age of travel through vintage posters and virtually tour a Venetian palazzo Order a vintage travel poster promoting everywhere from Skegness to St Moritz Virtually tour Peggy Guggenheim’s former home, now a museum, in Venice Find inspiration for new adventures with Lonely … Read more

Shirtless Pierce Brosnan gives wife Keely Shaye Smith a kiss as they enjoy a beach day in Hawaii

Shirtless Pierce Brosnan, 67, gives wife Keely Shaye Smith, 56, a tender kiss as they enjoy a beach day in Hawaii By Ellie Phillips For Mailonline Published: 09:07 BST, 17 May 2020 | Updated: 10:29 BST, 17 May 2020 They’ve been happily married for 19 years. And, Pierce Brosnan, 67, gave wife Keely Shaye Smith, 56, … Read more

Neil Gaiman travels 11,000 miles from New Zealand to get ‘some space’ from wife 

Good Omens author Neil Gaiman has sparked outrage after he travelled 11,000 miles from New Zealand to the Isle of Skye so he and his wife could get ‘some space’. The fantasy writer, 59, took to his blog on Thursday to describe his trip halfway  around the world from Auckland after he and singer Amanda Palmer hit … Read more