BBC ‘wants to create Britain’s answer to The Simpsons’ in bid to end dominance of US cartoons

BBC ‘wants to create Britain’s answer to The Simpsons’ in bid to end dominance of US cartoons and win back viewers from Disney+ and Netflix American cartoons ‘prevent British children from absorbing their own culture’ Claims were made by BBC children’s and education executive Patricia Hidalgo She is leading investment drive developing animations for children aged  7 … Read more

Digital ‘Covid certificates’ being considered by Boris Johnson in bid to open up bars and theatres

A mobile phone app could serve as a Covid ‘passport’ to enter pubs and theatres under plans being considered by Boris Johnson. The Prime Minister is examining proposals that would allow business, hospitals or schools to demand proof that someone has been vaccinated – or has tested negative for the virus. One idea would see the … Read more

Teresa Giudice gets accused of making up cheating rumor in desperate bid to stay relevant on RHONJ

Teresa Giudice gets accused of making up cheating rumor in desperate bid to stay relevant on RHONJ By Paul Chavez For Dailymail.com Published: 02:29 GMT, 23 February 2021 | Updated: 02:29 GMT, 23 February 2021 Teresa Giudice has been accused of making up a cheating rumor because she’s afraid of being fired from The Real … Read more

Euro 2020: British bid to stage all of Euro 2020 boosted by return of 10,000 fans to Wembley

British efforts to stage the entirety of this summer’s Euro 2020 tournament have been boosted by news that large venues such as Wembley will be permitted to host 10,000 fans from May 17. As announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the Commons on Monday afternoon, spectators will be allowed back into sporting events from … Read more

Ministers bid to save 800 Vauxhall jobs at Ellesmere Port

Ministers enter intensive meetings in bid to save 800 jobs at Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant in Cheshire By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:50 GMT, 21 February 2021 | Updated: 21:50 GMT, 21 February 2021 Ministers have entered intensive meetings in a bid to save 800 jobs at Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant in … Read more

Catalan separatists increase majority in regional elections three years after bid to break away

Catalan separatist parties have boosted their parliamentary majority in a regional election three years after a failed bid to break away from Spain. Sunday’s vote was overshadowed by the Covid-19 pandemic with a low turnout as Spain continues to grapple with the third wave of infections. The vote in the wealthy northeastern region was held … Read more

Justin King says Sazka Lottery bid ‘could revive high streets’

Former Sainsbury’s boss Justin King says Czech firm Sazka’s Lottery bid ‘could revive high streets’ By Alex Lawson, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:50 GMT, 13 February 2021 | Updated: 21:50 GMT, 13 February 2021 Former Sainsbury’s boss Justin King has said the Czech firm vying to run the National Lottery could help to revive … Read more

Rolls-Royce’s air-speed record bid to pave way for flying taxis

Rolls-Royce planning to use attempt on world all-electric air-speed record as launchpad to develop flying taxis By Alex Lawson, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:50 GMT, 13 February 2021 | Updated: 21:50 GMT, 13 February 2021 Rolls-Royce is planning to use its attempt on the world all-electric air-speed record this year as a launchpad to … Read more

Germany will shut border with Austria and Czech Republic in bid to keep out UK mutant Covid variant 

Germany will shut its borders with Austria and the Czech Republic from Sunday in a bid to keep out the more infectious mutated UK variant of Covid-19. The country’s southern state of Bavaria, which borders with Austria and the Czech Republic, has already detected variants of the virus in more than 10 percent of confirmed … Read more

Robert Jenrick warns City of London they will damage its ‘rich history’ with bid to topple statues

By James Robinson for MailOnline  William Beckford  William Beckford – often referred to as Alderman Beckford to distinguish him from his novelist son of the same name – was a well-known political figure in the 18th century. A vastly wealthy man, he twice served as the Lord Mayor of London in 1762 and 1769. But … Read more