Isle of Man goes into 21-day ‘circuit-breaker’ lockdown due to rise in Covid cases

Isle of Man goes into 21-day ‘circuit-breaker’ lockdown due to rise in Covid cases linked to ferry crew member – a month after all restrictions were lifted including social distancing There have been 60 new Covid cases in the last two weeks linked to ferry worker It was announced the island will go into 21-day … Read more

Jacinda Ardern under fire for criticising worker for failing to isolate as Auckland enters lockdown

Jacinda Ardern has come under fire after publicly calling out a KFC worker for heading into work instead of self-isolating after coming into contact with Covid-19. The New Zealand prime minister has been praised for her handling of the pandemic, with the island nation suffering few cases, but there are now fears of a new … Read more

GBBO’s Paul Hollywood reveals he’s lost a stone after lockdown weight gain

Paul Hollywood has revealed he’s lost over a stone in weight after he piled on the pounds in the first lockdown. The Great British Bake Off host, 55, took action after noticing his weight creeping up and has since overhauled his lifestyle with exercise and a diet of boiled eggs, bread and soup.  In a … Read more

Will Mellor says his dad’s death during lockdown ‘absolutely crippled me’

Will Mellor has opened up about his father’s death during lockdown, revealing that the fact he couldn’t see his dad amid the restrictions ‘absolutely crippled me’.   The actor, 44, was left devastated when his father Bill passed away in April last year, with the star unable to even hug his dad due to Covid-19 restrictions. … Read more

High school sweethearts welcome TWO babies during lockdown 

High school sweethearts who rekindled their love in 2019 have had a whirlwind two years after moving in together, getting in engaged – and having two lockdown babies. Scott Gretton, 33, and Rachel Taylor, 32, from Hartlepool, County Durham, welcomed little Oscar days into the first lockdown on March 31 2020, followed by another little … Read more

Mayor of Enfield caught cycling with other councillors despite lockdown rules

The Mayor of Enfield has been caught cycling with two other councillors while proudly wearing his chain of office – despite lockdown rules banning exercise with multiple people outside of his household. Mayor Sabri Ozaydin was filmed with a large group of cyclists as they took a break outside a Costa Coffee shop on Sunday.  … Read more

Jeremy Clarkson, 60, captures his lockdown transformation as he shows off his fluffy silver beard

He battled Covid-19 over the Christmas period and feared for his life.  And Jeremy Clarkson appeared to be back on top form on Sunday as he showed off his new lockdown look which comprised of silver facial hair and course grey locks.  The Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? presenter, 60, unveiled his rugged transformation … Read more

Poldark and The Crown actor Richard Harrington became Deliveroo delivery rider during lockdown

Poldark and The Crown actor Richard Harrington became Deliveroo delivery rider when worked dried up in lockdown Richard Harrington was among many actors left out of work when productions shut down during the first coronavirus lockdown He signed up as a Deliveroo rider and said he was ‘thankful’ for the job, which kept him fit … Read more

Shoppers hit the streets and sunworshippers take to the sea despite Covid lockdown

It’s too nice to stay indoors! Shoppers hit the streets and sunworshippers take to the sea despite Covid lockdown as Spring arrives tomorrow with forecasters predicting a sizzling 73F by April UK has suffered coldest winter for three years according to Met Office but spring is now around the corner Surfers and swimmers were seen … Read more

IFS: Lockdown easing SHOULD speed up if Covid data remains positive

Lockdown easing SHOULD speed up if infection rates and vaccine drive data remain positive to save the economy, says boss of influential Institute for Fiscal Studies Paul Johnson, director of IFS, said ‘if we can do it quicker we absolutely should’ Mr Johnson said ‘no need to stick to a date if things go better … Read more