Covid lockdown Scotland: Woman hugs mother, 90, as care home restrictions ease

The first of many! Delighted daughter hugs her 90-year-old mother indoors for first time in three months as Covid restrictions ease Mary Cook, 90, and daughter Fiona Scott hugged for first time in three months  Care home residents in Scotland now allowed two designated visitors a week Ms Scott visited her mother at Queen’s House in … Read more

Oprah’s explosive interview with Harry and Meghan was taped at a ‘friend’s home’

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex chose an outdoor setting with ‘touches of the English countryside’ for their bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey, experts have revealed.  Prince Harry, 36, and Meghan Markle, 39, filmed the 90-minute TV special in a beautiful garden at an unknown property in Santa Barbara, California, near their $14.5 million mansion.   … Read more

Lily Collins, Kate Hudson and Anya Taylor-Joy attend the Golden Globes from home

The 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards were finally held on Sunday night, two months after they were originally scheduled.   And while some stars walked the red carpet, others appeared virtually, swapping the red carpet for their living room carpets as the Hollywood stars put on a glamorous appearance from home.  Lily Collins, 31, Kate Hudson, … Read more

Home need a revamp? We explain how to fund it with a remortgage

Home improvements are high on the agenda for UK property owners this year – which makes sense since we have been spending so much time around the house.  According to a UK study commissioned by online mortgage broker Habito, 62 per cent of homeowners want to carry out renovations this year. Of these, 37 per … Read more

Jodie Foster joyously kisses wife Alexandra Hedison as she accepts Best Supporting Actress from home

She stars as a hard hitting defense attorney in the riveting legal drama The Mauritanian, which hit theaters earlier this month. And Jodie Foster earned the award for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for the role during the 78th Golden Globes ceremony on Sunday evening. As she graciously accepted her honor, the 58-year-old planted a … Read more

Pensioner takes on housing giant over its leasehold ‘con’ when he bought £328k home

Pensioner takes on leasehold ‘con’ housing giant after sales team failed to tell him he wouldn’t own freehold of £328,000 home – in landmark case that could affect thousands Terry Dodd claims he was ‘conned’ into buying £327,750 home by Morris Homes  Mr Dodd claims the Morris Homes sales team failed to reveal it was a … Read more

Pensioner takes on housing giant over its leasehold ‘con’ when he bought £328k home

Pensioner takes on housing giant over its leasehold ‘con’ after sales team failed to tell him he would not own the freehold when he bought £328,000 home Terry Dodd claims he was ‘conned’ into buying £327,750 home by Morris Homes  Mr Dodd claims the Morris Homes sales team failed to reveal it was a leasehold … Read more

We can all be eco-warriors: Do your bit to combat climate change with these easy steps 

We can all be eco-warriors: Do your bit to combat climate change with these easy steps Nigel Colborn reveals Britain will host this year’s UN Climate Summit  He says it’s timely for all of us to run a carbon health check in our gardens  Expert shares the importance of having fertile soil and self-sustaining lawns By Nigel … Read more

Builders say cutting VAT on home repairs could boost economy

Builders claim cutting VAT on home repairs could give economy a £51bn boost By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:52 GMT, 28 February 2021 | Updated: 21:52 GMT, 28 February 2021 Cutting VAT on home repairs could give the economy a £51billion boost, builders have claimed.  The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) and … Read more

Fall back in love with lunch: Fragrant chicken broth with brown rice, mushrooms, lime & coriander

Fall back in love with lunch: Fragrant chicken broth with brown rice, mushrooms, lime & coriander By Bill Granger Published: 00:01 GMT, 28 February 2021 | Updated: 00:01 GMT, 28 February 2021 I first tasted this variation of the rice bowl, piled high with herbs and sitting in broth, 15 years ago in LA. It … Read more