ALEX BRUMMER: Britain fires up output but Covid has left nasty scars

Soon after lockdown, as economic output plunged in Britain and the rest of the world, an economist friend told me he refused to buy into parallels with the Great Depression and other historic disasters. His argument was that Britain and the other Western democracies had learned from the past and the unprecedented fiscal and monetary … Read more ALEX BRUMMER: Britain fires up output but Covid has left nasty scars

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez ‘buy $40million estate on Miami’s Star Island’

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have reportedly purchased a mansion worth an eye-watering $40million on Star Island in Miami.  The singer, 51, and the basketball player, 45, could soon be neighbours with the world’s social elite; including celebrities, business tycoons and billionaires, after snapping up a property in the ultra-exclusive postcode. The couple splashed out … Read more Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez ‘buy $40million estate on Miami’s Star Island’

ALEX MICHAEL recaps The Bachelor: Bella gets lucky with Locky

‘So did you get lucky with Locky? Your face screams “yes!”‘ they asked. Sorry to say ladies, Bella and Locky didn’t just get lucky on Wednesday’s The Bachelor, they steered a sail boat sideways – that’s like fifth base or some s**t.  And yet all Bella could muster was ‘a lady never tells’. That’s funny, … Read more ALEX MICHAEL recaps The Bachelor: Bella gets lucky with Locky

Dr Alex George returns to the NHS frontline three weeks after his brother’s tragic death

Dr Alex George has returned to work on the NHS frontline three weeks after his brother’s tragic death. The former Love Islander 30, shared a selfie to Instagram on Thursday showing him at a hospital in his scrubs, writing that it was ‘good to be home’. Alex announced last month that he had lost his … Read more Dr Alex George returns to the NHS frontline three weeks after his brother’s tragic death

ALEX BRUMMER: ‘Woke’ Unilever finds itself under fire on two fronts

Unilever’s green problem: One of Britain’s most ‘woke’ companies finds itself under fire on two fronts, says ALEX BRUMMER By Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail Published: 21:50 BST, 13 August 2020 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 13 August 2020 Anglo-Dutch Unilever is among Britain’s most ‘woke’ companies. It was no accident that in 2018, former … Read more ALEX BRUMMER: ‘Woke’ Unilever finds itself under fire on two fronts

ALEX MICHAEL recaps The Bachelor premiere

It’s the moment that the last 350,000 eighteen-year-olds without Netflix have been waiting for. The Bachelor premiere. The ‘main event’ of the reality TV schedule. Sure, it’s still absolute trash – they all are – but this is the one that draws out the ‘classier’ bogans.   Case in point is the Bachelor himself, Locky Gilbert, the … Read more ALEX MICHAEL recaps The Bachelor premiere

ALEX BRUMMER: March of the tech titans

March of the tech titans: Compared to newcomers like Just Eat, the Silicon Valley giants don’t look overvalued at all, says ALEX BRUMMER By Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail Published: 21:50 BST, 12 August 2020 | Updated: 22:18 BST, 12 August 2020 The biggest winners from the pandemic have proved to be companies with … Read more ALEX BRUMMER: March of the tech titans

ALEX BRUMMER: Averting a jobs tragedy

ALEX BRUMMER: Yet more spending will be necessary to tackle the Covid-19 growth and jobs catastrophe By Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail Published: 22:01 BST, 11 August 2020 | Updated: 22:01 BST, 11 August 2020 Disentangling the latest jobless figures is a nightmare.  But it goes without saying that, as furlough is phased out … Read more ALEX BRUMMER: Averting a jobs tragedy

Dr Alex George seeks comfort in mystery brunette after brother’s death

Dr Alex George has sought comfort in a mystery brunette after the tragic death of his younger brother Llyr aged 20. Llyr passed away last month following a battle with mental illness and the grieving Love Island star, 29, said his ‘life has changed immeasurably’.  The Love Island star, 29, who arrived back in London … Read more Dr Alex George seeks comfort in mystery brunette after brother’s death

ALEX BRUMMER: Alert over pledge to keep smart chip pioneer Arm in UK

ALEX BRUMMER: Pledge to keep Arm in the UK in doubt as Softbank tries to offload smart chip pioneer to Nvidia By Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail Published: 21:50 BST, 10 August 2020 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 10 August 2020 Business Secretary Alok Sharma and the City referee the Takeover Panel need to keep … Read more ALEX BRUMMER: Alert over pledge to keep smart chip pioneer Arm in UK