X Factor ‘axing’ is met with delight and relief from TV fans after 17 years

TV fans could not contain their glee when it was reported on Wednesday evening that Simon Cowell had pulled the plug on The X Factor.  Insiders revealed that it the music mogul, 61, has accepted the UK’s version of the show ‘has become slightly stale’, so has reportedly decided to ‘shelve’ the programme for five years, … Read more

Next to return £29m in business rates relief as sales soar

Next to return £29m in business rates relief as sales soar after lockdown beyond pre-pandemic levels By Matt Oliver For The Daily Mail Published: 17:01 EDT, 21 July 2021 | Updated: 18:40 EDT, 21 July 2021 Next is handing back £29million in business rates relief after the easing of lockdown restrictions led to blowout sales. … Read more

This £20 leg pillow offers ‘remarkable relief’ for hips and knees

Shoppers say that sleeping with this £20 pillow between their legs offers ‘remarkable relief’ for hips and knees By Emily Knott For Mailonline Published: 16:39 BST, 17 May 2021 | Updated: 16:39 BST, 17 May 2021 Products featured in this Mail Best article are independently selected by our shopping writers. If you make a purchase … Read more

Government Debt Relief Order changes could help thousands more ‘freeze’ what they owe

Thousands of hard-up Britons could benefit from biggest changes to Debt Relief Orders in years… but they still face a £90 upfront fee DROs are aimed at those who struggle to pay any interest-bearing debts   They last for a year and protect borrowers from any enforcement action  However, the eligibility requirements have not been changed … Read more

Relief for trapped savers as M&G reopens property fund after 18 months

M&G has said it will reopen its property fund on 10 May – nearly 18 months after it was suspended – offering some relief to trapped savers.  The investment firm froze its £2.1billion Property Portfolio Fund in December 2019, fearing that Brexit had caused too much uncertainty and that it would not be able to … Read more

Co-op to repay £15.5m Covid furlough support but will keep £66m business rates relief

Co-op vows to repay £15.5m furlough cash it received during lockdown as its annual profits more than double to £77m – but it won’t hand back £66m business rates relief Supermarket chain confirmed it will repay Government’s £15.5m for furlough But they confirmed they would hold onto £66m it secured in business rates relief News … Read more

Line Of Duty’s Adrian Dunbar says it’s a big ‘relief’ to NOT be H

Adrian Dunbar has admitted it was a big ‘relief’ to discover his character wasn’t H at the end of series five. The Line Of Duty star, 62, who plays Superintendent Ted Hastings, added that it would have been ‘difficult to accept’ his character was a ‘baddie’ or ‘arch villain’. Speaking on the How To Fail … Read more

Relief as firms pay back £450m in furlough cash

Thousands of businesses repay nearly £450m in taxpayer money claimed for staff wages during pandemic By Helen Cahill, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:50 BST, 3 April 2021 | Updated: 22:12 BST, 3 April 2021 Thousand of businesses have repaid nearly £450million in taxpayer money claimed for staff wages during the pandemic, The Mail on … Read more

Comic Relief 2021: Keira Knightley, Joan Collins star in hilarious spoof parody of 2020

It was a star-studded night on Friday’s Comic Relief 2021 as the likes of Joan Collins, Keira Knightley and Carey Mulligan joined forces to star in a hilarious spoof parody of 2020. The famous faces appeared in a mock trailer for 2020: The Movie, a blockbuster film parody based on the real life coronavirus pandemic that devastated last … Read more