Critically ill baby resuscitated dockside after being rescued from migrant boat off Gran Canaria

Shocking moment critically ill baby is resuscitated on the dockside as six children and four adults are hospitalised with hypothermia after being rescued from migrant boat off Gran Canaria Spanish authorities rescue 52 African migrants from water south of Gran Canaria Ten people were rushed to hospital, including one child in a critical condition Five … Read more

Canary Island holidays: From Lanzarote to Tenerife and Gran Canaria, which is best for you?

Sunshine? Plenty. Average daily high temperatures are in the 20Cs throughout winter. Flight time? Four hours and 30 minutes — half the journey to Florida (and, anyway, you can’t go there due to travel restrictions). Are we welcome? Yes! The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office has just made the Canaries a ‘travel corridor’.  So there’s … Read more

Heartwarming moment boy, 11, finally gives his gran a cuddle after walking 1,700 miles

An 11-year-old boy was finally reunited with his grandmother after walking 1,700 miles to see her from Sicily. Romeo Cox finally embraced his grandmother Rosemary, 77,  on Sunday after embarking on a three-month journey from Palermo to London on June 20. The young boy, who was joined on his journey by his father Phil, 46, trekked through … Read more

Boy walks 1,700 miles for 93 days from Sicily to London to hug his gran

A boy of 11 spent 93 days walking 1,700 miles from Sicily to London with his father so he could give his grandmother a special lockdown cuddle.    Schoolboy Romeo Cox set off from Palermo on June 20 with his father Phil, 46, on a journey through Italy, Switzerland and France. The pair fought off a … Read more

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Judi Dench takes the Gran prize in Kenneth Branagh’s new film 

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Judi Dench takes the Gran prize in Kenneth Branagh’s new film By Baz Bamigboye for the Daily Mail Published: 01:46 BST, 4 September 2020 | Updated: 01:48 BST, 4 September 2020 Kenneth Branagh is shooting a semi-autobiographical film inspired by his early childhood growing up in Northern Ireland surrounded by a large extended … Read more

Open up the bank of Gran & Grandad: How to spread your wealth safely

Not everyone in the family will be feeling the financial pressures from Covid-19 – with under 10 per cent of those aged 70 and over saying they have been hit. Yet almost 40 per cent of people aged 30-59 have been affected, the Office for National Statistics has found. So how can parents and grandparents … Read more

Gran, 60, engaged to toyboy lover, 21, has DISOWNED her friends after they said she ‘needed therapy’

A grandmother-of-one whose fiancé is 39 years her junior has told how she ditched her pals after they disapproved of her younger beau. Pam Shasteen, 60, was devastated when her best friends labelled Jonathan Langevin, 21, ‘young enough to be her grandson’ and told Pam she ‘needed therapy.’ Since then the loved-up couple, from Tulsa, … Read more

CBeebies’ Jojo and Gran Gran praised for celebrating diversity 

Viewers have praised CBeebies show JoJo & Gran Gran – the first British-made animated TV show centered around the lives of a black family. The programme, which tells the story of a four-year-old girl’s adventures with her  grandmother, premiered in March and has since won legions of fans, with parents taking to Twitter to applaud … Read more

Dancing with gran after lockdown is ‘good for her health – and deepens family ties’ 

Dancing with your grandma for 15 minutes a week ‘promotes positive feelings and improves her state of mind’, study claims Scientists asked 16 dance therapy instructors to partner with their grandmother  Found a weekly 10-15 minute session had a dramatic impact on mental wellbeing Grandmothers in the project reported a better state of mind and … Read more