RUTH SUNDERLAND: Divisive, vindictive… let’s give this idea for tax grabs on property short shrift

The pandemic has left a chasm in the national finances, and it rests on the slender shoulders of Rishi Sunak to ensure our Covid debts are not insupportable. But he should resist siren calls to attempt this through tax grabs on property and other wealth. If the Chancellor is as astute as I believe him … Read more RUTH SUNDERLAND: Divisive, vindictive… let’s give this idea for tax grabs on property short shrift

Steve Martin and Martin Short are seen on the NYC set of Only Murders In The Building

Martin Short is narrowly hit by a car as he films upcoming comedy series Only Murders In The Building with Steve Martin in NYC By Sam Joseph Semon For Dailymail.com Published: 20:02 GMT, 17 January 2021 | Updated: 20:02 GMT, 17 January 2021 Martin Short was narrowly hit by a car as he filmed a … Read more Steve Martin and Martin Short are seen on the NYC set of Only Murders In The Building

Daily Telegraph co-owner Sir David Barclay dies ‘suddenly after a short illness’ aged 86,

Sir David Barclay has died aged 86 after a short illness Billionaire media mogul and co-owner of The Daily Telegraph Sir David Barclay has died aged 86 after a short illness. His newspaper reported last night that he passed away on Sunday.  Together with his identical twin Sir Frederick Barclay, Sir David built a business … Read more Daily Telegraph co-owner Sir David Barclay dies ‘suddenly after a short illness’ aged 86,

RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: These restrictions are two cups of tea short of a picnic!

Think yourselves lucky I’m here today. I could have been up before North London magistrates, charged with resisting arrest, if not attempted murder. At the weekend, having been confined to barracks since September recovering from a gammy leg, I took my physio’s advice and attempted a walk in the local park. My first faltering steps … Read more RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: These restrictions are two cups of tea short of a picnic!

Death by chocolate… or a delicious slice of revenge? Our latest short story by P.D. JAMES

In yesterday’s first part of P.D. James’s ingenious short story MR MILLCROFT’S BIRTHDAY, an elderly man set out to blackmail his mean-spirited children into moving him to a more luxurious accommodation by telling them a tale of murder… but is it true — and will it work?  You remember that one-pound box of soft-centred Belgian … Read more Death by chocolate… or a delicious slice of revenge? Our latest short story by P.D. JAMES

Woman suggests ‘short women’ are attractive to men because they look easier to CONTROL

An American writer has infuriated Twitter users after she proclaimed that one of the main reasons men are attracted to short women is because they seem to be easier to dominate and control. Feminista Jones made the bold claims on Twitter this week, phrasing her tweets in a way that seemed to mock short women … Read more Woman suggests ‘short women’ are attractive to men because they look easier to CONTROL

Justin Bieber rocks ‘short shorts’ on Instagram… before posing wife Hailey in matching pair 

Justin Bieber proudly rocks ‘short shorts’ on Instagram… before posing for a loved up shot with wife Hailey in a matching pair By Carly Johnson For Dailymail.com Published: 02:04 GMT, 4 January 2021 | Updated: 02:04 GMT, 4 January 2021 Justin Bieber has no problem stepping out his comfort zone when it comes to style. … Read more Justin Bieber rocks ‘short shorts’ on Instagram… before posing wife Hailey in matching pair 

Gerry Marsden dies age 78: You’ll Never Walk Alone singer passes away following short illness

Gerry Marsden dies age 78: You’ll Never Walk Alone singer and Gerry And The Pacemakers front-man passes away following short illness By Andrew Bullock For Mailonline Published: 17:14 GMT, 3 January 2021 | Updated: 17:14 GMT, 3 January 2021 Gerry Marsden has died age 78 following a short illness. The Gerry And The Pacemakers front-man … Read more Gerry Marsden dies age 78: You’ll Never Walk Alone singer passes away following short illness

The Wanted’s Tom Parker reveals he’s suffering from short term memory loss amid brain tumour battle

Tom Parker has revealed that he’s suffering with bad short term memory loss after having chemotherapy and radiotherapy amid his terminal brain tumour battle.  Speaking on Instagram Stories on Saturday, he explained that this can be a side effect of the treatments however he tried to stay upbeat joking that he’s able to recall ‘stupid’ … Read more The Wanted’s Tom Parker reveals he’s suffering from short term memory loss amid brain tumour battle

Lockdown-inspired short film shows fridge stuffed with toilet rolls and lemons

Panic-buying toilet roll was one of the defining aspects of the first lockdown.  Now, the national frenzy has been immortalised in a short film – which has been snapped up by 31 film festivals.  Aspiring director Kyriakos Georgiou, 28, made the film after quitting his job in 2019 to pursue his film-making ambitions, months before … Read more Lockdown-inspired short film shows fridge stuffed with toilet rolls and lemons