Parkrun is great for your pocket… and soul, says Lee Boyce

I’m going to start with two clichés: firstly, sometimes, the best things in life are free. Not often, but sometimes. Secondly, absence really does makes the heart fonder.   A case in point is Parkrun. Every Saturday morning, people gather at various locations in Britain at just before 9am to chat, potentially make friends and then … Read more

Sam Kerr stars as the Matildas beat Great Britain to make their first ever Olympics semi final 

Sam Kerr stars in thrilling comeback as the Matildas beat Great Britain to make their first ever Olympics semi-final By Andrew Prentice For Daily Mail Australia Published: 07:39 EDT, 30 July 2021 | Updated: 07:57 EDT, 30 July 2021 The Matildas have booked a place in the Olympics semi-finals after a pulsating 4-3 comeback win over … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Great Britain complete comeback from 21-0 down to win Rugby Sevens clash

Great Britain complete astonishing comeback from 21-0 down to beat the United States in the Rugby Sevens to advance to the semi-finals where they will play New Zealand Great Britain had it all to do when they found themselves 21-0 down against USA  Lindsay Hague scored an important try for Team GB just before half-time … Read more

Surfer knocked from his board by great white shark at popular WA beach off Rottnest Island

Huge great white shark knocks a surfer off his board in a frightening collision near a popular beach – but lives to tell the tale Man was knocked off his surfboard by three metre Great White Shark off WA Surfer was not injured and managed to swim ashore before alerting authorities Salmon Beach off popular … Read more

Shoppers call the Breville Hot Water Dispenser ‘great for people with arthritis’ – and it’s on sale

This hot water dispenser from Breville is proving to be the ideal solution for anyone who struggles to lift a kettle – including the elderly and those with arthritis By Emily Knott For Mailonline Published: 11:26 BST, 14 July 2021 | Updated: 12:05 BST, 14 July 2021 Products featured in this Mail Best article are … Read more

Can the Three Lions tame the great Danes? Your armchair guide to the team standing in England’s way

So can England tame the great Danes? Your armchair guide to the team standing between Three Lions and the Euros final  By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 22:29 BST, 6 July 2021 | Updated: 22:29 BST, 6 July 2021 1) Since their very first friendly match in 1911, England and Denmark have played each other 21 … Read more

Victorian Great Western Railway train carriage left to rot for nearly 100 years goes up for auction

Branch line! Victorian Great Western Railway train carriage left to rot under trees in field for nearly 100 years goes up for auction for £10,000 The Great Western Railway First Class carriage has now gone up for auction with Charterhouse for £100,000 Carriage was towed behind a family’s traction engine for use as their living quarters in the … Read more

Why football memorabilia is a great investment goal

The Euro 2020 football tournament has kicked off and no matter how teams perform, investors can still be winners by collecting related memorabilia By Toby Walne, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:52 BST, 12 June 2021 | Updated: 21:52 BST, 12 June 2021 Lasting memories: Items that invoke past moments of football glory and heartache … Read more

Roger McGough pens tribute to Great British Spring Clean heroes with poem dedicated to Lord Nelson

Poet Roger McGough pens a tribute to the Mail’s Great British Spring Clean heroes… with a verse that imagines Admiral Lord Nelson coming down from his Trafalgar Square column to help wage war on rubbish Poet and broadcaster Roger McGough, 83, wrote verse for nation’s litter pickers He is a fan of Mail-backed Great British … Read more

Great British boltholes: A review of The Devonshire Arms, Sheffield

The tiny village of Middle Handley is just 15 miles from Chatsworth House, one of Britain’s grandest stately homes, and it once formed part of the Chatsworth Estate, the seat of the Duke of Devonshire since the 16th Century. Now it is linked by name only thanks to the village’s popular pub, The Devonshire Arms. … Read more