Gwyneth Paltrow and Ciara discuss parenting in the pandemic and supporting other moms

Gwyneth Paltrow and Ciara have discussed have opened up about how it is important not to judge other mothers for their decisions. The Goop founder, 48, and the Grammy Award-winning singer, 35, appeared on the Coach Conversations YouTube channel to talk about motherhood. During the chat, the two women discussed what they’ve learned from their own mothers and … Read more

Owner of celebrity Turkish rooster is forced to cancel his world tour due to the pandemic 

Owner of celebrity Turkish rooster that crows until he faints is forced to cancel his world tour due to the pandemic Okan Gokbudak, 28, owns a celebrity rooster Bahtiyar who crows until he faints Gokbudak has had to cancel a planned world tour, including a trip to the UK ‘Unfortunately, I cannot travel due to the … Read more

Packaged current accounts: Was yours useless in the pandemic?

There were more than 25,000 complaints about packaged bank accounts last year as Britons were left with monthly fees for perks rendered useless by the pandemic. Customers of the likes of Halifax, NatWest and Nationwide Building Society are charged upwards of £10 a month for additional benefits like breakdown cover, travel and mobile phone insurance … Read more

Joe Jonas says time at home with his family amid pandemic shutdown was ‘amazing’

‘I’m so thankful and grateful’: Joe Jonas says time at home with his wife Sophie Turner and their baby daughter amid shutdown was ‘amazing’ By Reporter Published: 23:42 BST, 4 May 2021 | Updated: 23:42 BST, 4 May 2021 Joe Jonas opened up Tuesday about spending time with wife Sophie Turner and their baby … Read more

Personal loan rates on £10,000 hit record lows despite the pandemic

Those looking to borrow to fund home improvements might not be able to take advantage of an interest-free advance from Conservative Party HQ, but they can benefit from a recent fall in loan rates. Despite the ongoing pandemic, banks and other lenders have cut borrowing rates since January, with lower-value of loans of between £5,000 … Read more

Regions drive 5.7% surge in house prices as Britain’s pandemic property boom continues 

Where is house price inflation hitting hardest? Regions are the driving force behind the surge in values as the pandemic property boom continues Homes in Wales and the North West have led Britain’s pandemic property boom Two regions saw their strongest growth in a decade between March 2020-2021 Typical British house now costs £252,765 after … Read more

Pandemic drinking puts more than 100 people in hospital

Pandemic drinking puts more than 100 people in hospital with worst affected patients in their early 60s or early 70s NHS had 750,000 alcohol-related admissions between last April and December Figures show there were almost 20,000 admissions among those aged 90-plus  Drinkers in their 20s and 30s accounted for a relatively small number of cases  By … Read more

Rick Stein ‘nearly lost his business’ after restaurants left on verge of bankruptcy by pandemic

Rick Stein admits he ‘nearly lost the whole business’ after his restaurant empire was left on the verge of bankruptcy by Covid pandemic Chef and TV presenter, 74, was on the brink of bankruptcy at start of pandemic    Signature restaurants in Porthleven and Falmouth didn’t survive financial impact Business has already reported 30,000 bookings at … Read more

Prince Philip dies: From Covid pandemic to Megxit, the Duke of Edinburgh’s final year was tough

Prince Philip’s final year was marred by the bitter fallout from his ‘favourite prince’ Harry and Meghan Markle‘s decision to quit Royal family and air their grievances against the family in an interview with Oprah Winfrey.   The Duke of Edinburgh, who died today aged 99, was forced to contend with the news in January last … Read more

Almost 400,000 children sought help for mental health issues during pandemic

Almost 400,000 children sought help for mental health issues during Covid pandemic as referrals soared by 28% The number of children and teenagers referred for mental health help has risen 372,438 under-18s were referred in the last year, a rise of 80,226 In addition, 600,628 more treatment sessions were given to this age group  By … Read more