Campaigner applies for public footpath to be opened through Sarah Beeny’s Somerset farm

A campaigner has applied for a public footpath to be opened through Sarah Beeny’s former dairy farm in Somerset in a bid to convince the TV presenter to join her fight against ‘nightmare’ ramblers reopening byways on private land.  Ann Scott, 72, who lives over 200 miles away in Norfolk, submitted the claim which will … Read more

Pub in Leicestershire applies to register as a CHURCH in order to get around Tier 3 lockdown rules

A pub has applied to become a place of worship in a bid to reopen despite being under Tier 3 lockdown restrictions. At present The New Baron of Hinckley in Hinckley, Leicestershire, can only open for takeaways and deliveries. But places of worship are allowed to open for services and private prayer across all three … Read more

University student, 19, accidentally applies for £3 maintenance loan

University student, 19, accidentally applies for £3 maintenance loan instead of £3,000 – then gets it in three £1 instalments Shadna Ismail thought she had requested a £3,000 loan from Student Finance Instead, it appeared she had asked for £3 in instalments three of 99p and £1.02 Mistake rectified after she contacted Student Finance England about … Read more

Harry and Meghan’s favourite haunt Soho Farmhouse applies to make campsite a permanent fixture

A luxury country retreat, said to be a favourite haunt among A-list celebrities, including Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, wants to make its Covid-friendly ‘glamping site’ a permanent fixture, according to new plans. The trendy Soho Farmhouse in the Cotswolds wants to allow its celebrity visitors, as well as those on a tighter budget, to … Read more

Businessman applies to trademark ‘I Can’t Breathe’ and ‘Black Lives Matter’

A British businessman has been slammed after applying to trademark the phrases ‘Black Lives Matter’ and ‘I Can’t Breathe’. Georgios Demetriou, 57, from Manchester, made applications on June 6 to trademark the phrases associated with the protest movement following the killing of George Floyd in the US.  Demetriou is the founder of License to Thrill, which has operated … Read more

Boris Johnson’s father Stanley applies to become FRENCH citizen

Boris Johnson’s father Stanley applies to become FRENCH citizen in bid to keep family’s strong ties with Europe, daughter Rachel reveals in new book Stanley Johnson will become a French citizen, his daughter Rachel has revealed  Her book Rake’s Progress: My Political Midlife Crisis was published last week In it, she says her father Stanley, … Read more

ALEX BRUMMER: Andrew Bailey applies the balm in parliament

ALEX BRUMMER: Andrew Bailey applies the balm in first appearance before the Treasury Select Committee as Bank boss By Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail Published: 21:50 GMT, 4 March 2020 | Updated: 22:07 GMT, 4 March 2020 Never waste a good crisis. Andrew Bailey’s first appearance before the Treasury Select Committee as anointed Governor … Read more