P&O to offer Britons a series of staycation ‘escape’ trips that will go on sale later in March 

P&O cancels some of its cruises abroad this summer so it can offer Britons staycation trips for the first time The trips are being billed by the cruise line as ‘the ultimate summer escapes’  The cruises, which will sail from Southampton, will go on sale later in March  In normal times, all P&O’s sailings have … Read more

Europe’d Covid crisis: Vaccinated Britons could be allowed to jump Greek border queues

Vaccinated Britons could be allowed to jump Greek border check queues ahead of holidaymakers taking airport Covid tests this summer Britons who have been vaccinated could skip the queue at Greek border  Vaccine passport would allow visitors to bypass other people waiting for tests  Scheme could be up and running by May – the earliest … Read more

Huge surge in Britons investing in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin

Given cryptocurrencies like bitcoin can see their value swing by as much as 15 per cent in 48 hours, it might be sage advice to transfer any gains into something more concrete. Rich Whitehurst, 37, from Stoke-on-Trent, might have taken that advice literally. After quadrupling an investment of around £240 in around 60 days during … Read more

HEALTH NOTES: Britons have an average of seven fillings and DIY eye checks… on a phone app

HEALTH NOTES: Britons have an average of seven fillings and DIY eye checks… on a phone app By Mail on Sunday Reporter Published: 22:00 GMT, 27 February 2021 | Updated: 22:00 GMT, 27 February 2021 The average UK adult has had no fewer than seven fillings, according to new research.  It’s more than twice the number … Read more

One million Britons do not know who their biological father is

One in 50 people – about 1million in the UK – do not know who their biological father is, say experts Journalist Stacey Dooley interviews geneticist Turi King in DNA Family Secrets  The show looks into the reasons why people do not know their genetic lineage  Some reasons include adoption, sperm donation, and even paternity … Read more

Locked-down Britons are being warned to stick to Covid rules

Britons have been urged to stick to Covid lockdown rules as temperatures are set to soar to 57F (14C) today – and crowds prepare to gather in parks and beaches to enjoy the early Spring sunshine.     Police forces yesterday warned the public that they would be on patrol this weekend to ensure people were still … Read more

The holiday destinations Britons most want to visit this summer, and it’s SPAIN that’s No1

Spain may need plenty of cava in stock for June, July and August, because it’s the holiday destination Britons most want to visit for a post-lockdown summer getaway, according to data from a flight search site. Following the Prime Minister revealing his roadmap out of lockdown for England, Skyscanner delved into its databanks and kept … Read more

UK weather: Lockdown-weary Britons are set for 55F weekend in the Great Outdoors

Britain is set to enjoy a second pleasant weekend in a row with the country bathing in sunshine and temperatures up to 55F (13C) – likely to prompt a rush to the parks for exercise during the third coronavirus lockdown. The South and East of England will enjoy the best of the conditions with wall-to-wall … Read more

Vaccine passports ‘WILL be here by summer’ say EU leaders as Britons’ hopes of beach holidays rise

EU leaders have agreed to introduce vaccine passports by the summer in a boost to Britons planning holidays on Europe’s beaches. Having suffered its deepest recession to date and still floundering on the rollout of its vaccination programme, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that ‘everyone agreed that we need a digital vaccination certificate’ programme during … Read more

Queen intervenes in vaccine rollout to encourage Britons to get jabbed

The Queen has made a historic intervention in the coronavirus vaccination drive, suggesting it is selfish not to have the jab. In a video call with NHS officials in charge of the rollout, she encouraged those with doubts to ‘think about other people rather than themselves’. The 94-year-old monarch said her jab last month ‘didn’t … Read more