Pubs gear up for al fresco drinking as 75% of punters say they’ve struggled to secure seats

Britons will be back basking in a mini-heatwave next week as pub gardens are finally set to reopen – but only if you’ve managed to grab a seat. Pub-goers will be able to return to their favourite local for the first time in months from Monday as the country enters its second phase of lockdown easing, … Read more

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle secure first Netflix show about Invictus Games

Netflix today announced Prince Harry and Meghan Markle‘s first TV series for the network, which will be a documentary series about the Invictus Games. The programme, Heart of Invictus, will follow the competitors around the world on the road to the Games at The Hague which had been expected to take place in 2020 but … Read more

Expenses watchdog looks at leasing 650 ‘secure’ offices for MPs

Fears have been raised over the risk of spiralling costs after it emerged the expenses watchdog could lease 650 ‘secure’ constituency offices for MPs. The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (Ipsa) is looking at ‘centralising’ the process for managing constituency bases. The move – broadly backed by Commons Speaker Lindsay Hoyle – would be based on … Read more

Britain signs pact with India that will secure 1,500 new jobs in UK

Britain signs pact with India that will secure 1,500 new jobs in UK and smooth path to full free trade deal Britain has secured 1,500 new jobs thanks to an enhanced trade pact with India Mumbai-based Tata is set to increase funding in the UK to create the new jobs Pharmaceutical company Wockhardt will also create … Read more

Owners of motorhomes and campervans are failing to secure vehicles

With more Britons expecting to staycation this summer, expect to see plenty more motorhomes and campervans on our roads in 2021. Demand for these vehicles boomed in 2020, with restrictions on overseas travel resulting in a surge in sales as people looked to invest in different ways to enjoy time away from home. However, with … Read more

Report blames failure to secure US trade deal is blamed on Britain’s former ambassador Kim Darroch

Downing Street is studying a damning report that blames Britain’s former ambassador to Washington for Boris Johnson‘s failure to strike a post-Brexit trade deal with Joe Biden‘s government.  Lord Darroch, who quit his post after a series of explosive memos were published which found that he had called President Donald Trump ‘inept’, ‘insecure’ and ‘incompetent’, is … Read more

Holiday booking blitz: Britons race to secure trips to popular spots like Costa Del Sol and Menorca

Britons have raced to secure trips to popular spots like Costa Del Sol and Menorca in the hopes of reduced coronavirus restrictions by the summer, MailOnline can reveal. Reservations on rental cottages in the UK are 63 per cent higher than last year as others take the more cautious approach of planning a staycation amid … Read more

A mobile ‘bubble’? It’s just vantastic! Book early to secure the best campervans this summer

A mobile ‘bubble’? It’s just vantastic! Few holidays lend themselves to social distancing as well as campervan or motorhome adventures – and you can stay in some truly beautiful locations Rental firms say campervan bookings for summer are already up 40 per cent Choose a modern and roomy motorhome that comes with a hot shower Alternatively, … Read more

EU lags behind: Covid vaccine makers says bloc has been too slow to secure stocks

Coronavirus vaccine makers have blasted the EU for being too slow to secure stocks of the jab as pressure mounts on France and Germany to speed up immunisation. The founder of BioNTech Uğur Şahin warned a ‘gap’ had emerged after EU leaders bet on other vaccines’ approval rather than ordering from those already available. He told Der … Read more

Grand Tour’s Richard Hammond gets green light to build secure garage

Former Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond has been given the green light to build a secure garage to house his huge motor collection after thieves struck at his £2million country retreat.    The 50-year-old TV presenter had submitted plans to create a secure parking lot for around a dozen cars and motorbikes he owns at his six-bedroom castle in … Read more