Man arrested after one of UK’s richest men, 83, was stabbed to death at his £2m Dorset mansion

One of Britain’s richest men has been found stabbed to death in his country mansion, it was revealed today. Hotelier Sir Richard Lexington Sutton, 83, was attacked inside his £2million home in north Dorset, last night. The Baronet – whose family wealth dates back to the Norman conquest and whose property empire is larger than … Read more

One of UK’s richest men, 83, is stabbed to death at his £2m Dorset country mansion

One of Britain’s richest men has been found stabbed to death in his country mansion, it was revealed today. Hotelier Sir Richard Lexington Sutton, 83, was attacked inside his £2million home in north Dorset, last night. A woman, believed to be his wife, also suffered knife injuries in the attack at the home, named Moorhill. … Read more

Covid-19 UK: UK’s Covid outbreak is now in a similar position as it was in JULY

Boris Johnson today faced fresh calls to speed up lockdown easing plans as even more data showed England’s coronavirus outbreak is still in retreat, with cases now at levels not seen since last summer. Experts tracking the spread of Covid claim the country is still in a similar position as it was in July, when … Read more

Where are the UK’s strongest – and weakest – local economies?

The Gloucestershire town of Tewkesbury is best-placed to recover from Covid-related challenges according to new research from financial services firm Raisin. This is due to a positive mixture of employability and business prosperity, with 80 per cent of residents in work and local businesses having seen a 10 per cent rise in growth since 2015.  … Read more

Kenneth Branagh transforms into Boris Johnson for TV drama series on UK’s Covid response

Sir Ken’s certainly growing into his new role as Boris! Kenneth Branagh transforms into the PM for TV drama series on UK’s Covid response called This Sceptred Isle Our exclusive picture show, Sir Ken, 60, has completely transformed to become PM Boris Johnson for the Sky Atlantic drama on the UK’s coronavirus response The series … Read more

UK’s vaccine rollout will serve as a ‘blueprint for future disease prevention’, NHS chief says

UK’s world-beating vaccine rollout will serve as a ‘blueprint for future disease prevention’, NHS chief says as bin men help doctors identify those in need Key success has been merging of services, said NHS chief Sir Simon Stevens  He touted collaboration between NHS, charities, faith groups and armed forces Sir Simon also said the coronavirus … Read more

UK’s Covid slump WORSE than thought last Spring but recovery has been faster

UK’s Covid slump was even WORSE than thought last Spring but the recovery has been faster fuelling hopes of strong bounceback The ONS says the UK’s downturn was even steeper than thought last Spring But the recovery has been faster since meaning recession was slightly smaller  The findings will fuel hopes of a strong bounceback … Read more

UK’s real Covid death toll hits 150,000, according to the Office for National Statistics

More than 150,000 coronavirus deaths have been recorded in Britain since the pandemic began, official figures revealed today. Announcing the grim milestone, the Office for National Statistics revealed 150,116 death certificates between the start of the pandemic and March 19 mentioned the virus. But other promising figures showed weekly Covid deaths fell below 1,000 in … Read more

France ‘won’t be added’ to UK’s ‘red list’ of travel bans and quarantine hotel rules

France ‘won’t be added’ to UK’s ‘red list’ of countries subject to travel bans and quarantine hotel rules after lorry drivers were ordered to take compulsory Covid tests France is not expected to be added to the UK’s ‘red list’ of travel ban countries   Lorry drivers coming to England must get tested for Covid-19 within … Read more

Emmanuel Macron insists France will match UK’s vaccination success

Jealous… moi? As Britain hits 30million milestone for first Covid jabs, Emmanuel Macron insists France will match our vaccination success ‘within weeks’ Macron claimed France will catch up with UK’s vaccine rollout ‘in a few weeks’  Just 11.7 per cent of French adults – 6.1 million – have received one or more jabs  In comparison, 57 … Read more