Kate Middleton’s mother turns down interview publicity to avoid being ‘insensitive’ to Prince Philip

Kate Middleton’s mother Carole has asked the publishers [of Good Housekeeping magazine] not to promote a cover interview with her over fears it will look ‘insensitive’ while Prince Philip is battling ill-health in hospital.  Carole Middleton, who runs party supply company Party Pieces, interviewed with the magazine in January but has reportedly asked its publishers … Read more

Events industry urges Rishi Sunak to help it ‘avoid collapse’ as 93% of workers see income plummet

The live events industry has launched a hard-hitting campaign highlighting the turmoil its workers are going through,  and urging the Government to act now and safeguard the sector’s future. The campaign, ‘The Government Can’t See Us, Can You?’ or #GovCantSeeUs, shows the devastation the coronavirus pandemic has wrought on the live events supply chain.  Professionals … Read more

10 tips to boost your credit score and avoid mortgage rejection

More than one in five aspiring homeowners blame bad credit for having their property purchases thwarted, citing this as the reason their mortgage application is turned down.  Having a bad credit history is the reason behind 22 per cent of mortgage rejections, according to a survey commissioned by mortgage broker, Haysto. The survey found that … Read more

Barber ‘tries to avoid breaching Covid rules’ by giving man haircut on the street

Moment ‘barber tries to avoid breaching Covid rules’ by giving man haircut on the street as salons remain closed during lockdown Footage from Forest Gate, East London, shows man getting hair cut in the street It was shared yesterday, a day after the PM announced roadmap out of lockdown Barbers, hairdressers and salons could reopen … Read more

Feelings of disgust may be a way for humans to avoid infections, study suggests

People of a sensitive disposition who are easily repulsed may have evolved this trait as a natural way of avoiding infections.  Scientists found people with a low threshold for feeling disgusted are less likely to be infected with bacteria or viruses.   This, researchers say, proves Charles Darwin’s 19th-century theory that disgust evolved as a self-defence … Read more

Cyber crooks targeting more victims but stealing small sums of cash to avoid detection, report warns

Sneaky cyber crooks are targeting more victims but stealing smaller sums of cash to avoid detection, report warns Online thieves are taking as little as £10 from thousands of accounts unnoticed Method dubbed ‘silent stealing’ and involves fewer risks than large amounts The UK has reached ‘epidemic levels’ with estimate cost at £190billion a year  By … Read more

Jet2 pilots are asked to avoid booking time off this summer

Jet2 pilots are asked to avoid booking time off this summer in a sign travel firms expect Britons to be able to take foreign breaks after lockdown Jet2 cancelled holidays until April after Government introduced new restrictions   Request to 1,000 UK pilots signals vaccine rollout could save summer holidays The scheme is entirely voluntary but … Read more

Moment revellers try to charge past police to avoid being fined £800

Shocking bodycam footage shows the moment police breaking up an illegal party are charged by teenagers trying to flee without paying £800 fines. Hampshire Police were investigating a house in Portsmouth after receiving reports of a gathering when they came across the group of lockdown rule-breakers. But as officers started to take attendees names and … Read more

Moment revellers try to charge past police to avoid being fined £800

Shocking bodycam footage shows the moment police breaking up an illegal party are charged by teenagers trying to flee without paying £800 fines. Hampshire Police were investigating a house in Portsmouth after receiving reports of a gathering when they came across the group of lockdown rule-breakers. But as officers started to take attendees names and … Read more

Michael Clarke’s exes Lara Bingle and Pip Edwards narrowly avoid each other at a pilates studio

Pip Edwards narrowly avoided an awkward run-in with Lara Worthington (née Bingle) on Monday. The two women – who both famously dated Michael Clarke – were spotted leaving the same pilates studio in Sydney within an hour of each other. Both Lara, 33, and Pip had closely booked private appointments at FluidForm Pilates, an upmarket pilates … Read more