Group of 17 former gymnasts sue crisis-hit British Gymnastics for ‘decades of systemic abuse’

Group of 17 former gymnasts sue crisis-hit British Gymnastics for ‘decades of systemic abuse’ including allegations of gaslighting, body shaming and bullying The alleged victims are suing for ‘negligence and breach of duty’   They claim they were subjected to ‘persistent abuse’ by coaches that has caused them ‘serious and continuing psychological and physical damage’ The … Read more

Secret medals of CIA spy that he had to keep hidden in a picture frame for decades go up for auction

The secret medals of a CIA spy who managed to smuggle a Soviet MiG fighter jet into the US during the Cold War have been put up for action after they were hidden in a picture frame for decades.   CIA officer Jim Fees masterminded the covert acquisition of the MiG-23MS Flogger fighter jet in September … Read more

Blue-chips hit by biggest boardroom exodus for two decades

Blue-chips hit by biggest boardroom exodus for two decades: 45 top-flight executives quit Footsie firms By Matt Oliver For The Daily Mail Published: 21:55 GMT, 30 December 2020 | Updated: 21:55 GMT, 30 December 2020 Departing chief executives included Imperial Brands boss Alison Cooper (pictured) Britain’s blue-chip companies have experienced their biggest exodus of top … Read more

Mother-of-four reveals she’s eaten Christmas dinner every day for two decades

A mother who claims she has eaten a roast dinner every night for 20 years said she is able to keep her size 10 figure because the hearty meal is healthier than a takeaway.   Jayne Winteringham, 65, from Bristol, first began tucking into roasts with all the trimmings in around 2000, after deciding they’re a … Read more

Cobweb-covered pram and dusty toys are found in farmhouse that has been silent for decades

House of the forgotten feud: Cobweb-covered pram and dusty toys are found in farmhouse that has been silent for decades ‘since row within warring family’ The eerie  farmhouse located on the outskirts of Fleetwood, Lancs, looks like it has been abandoned for years All the furniture and decoration are typical of the post war era fashions, … Read more

‘Spy cops’ inquiry hears how Piers Corbyn was a surveillance target for almost two decades

Anti-shutdown protester Piers Corbyn was targeted by Scotland Yard’s undercover police for nearly two decades, a public inquiry heard yesterday. The older brother of former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was the main organiser for squatting groups in London between 1972 and 1982. Mr Corbyn, 73, helped to organise the All London Squatters Federation, the Squatters … Read more

International Space Station hails two decades of continuous human presence in low-Earth orbit

The first astronauts arrived on the International Space Station 20 years ago today, marking the start of two decades of continuous human presence in low-Earth orbit. NASA’s Bill Shepherd and Russian cosmonauts Yuri Gidzenko and Sergei Krikalev were the first on the station after arriving on a Soyuz capsule from Kazakhstan.  Construction of the £75 … Read more

Youth unemployment is set to hit the highest level in four decades

Covid jobs crisis hits young people and ethnic minorities the hardest: More than one fifth of BAME workers and 19% of 18-24 year olds who were furloughed are now unemployed, report reveals One in five furloughed 18 to 24-year-olds  have already been thrown out of work Resolution Foundation says it’s the worst jobs crisis for … Read more

Russell Crowe’s ex-wife Danielle Spencer looks decades younger than 51

What’s her secret? Russell Crowe’s ex-wife Danielle Spencer looks decades younger than 51 as she attends an event in Sydney’s Double Bay By Jo Scrimshire For Daily Mail Australia Published: 22:03 BST, 21 October 2020 | Updated: 22:04 BST, 21 October 2020 She was married to Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe from 2003 to 2018. But Danielle Spencer … Read more