U.K.’s 100-year-old Captain Tom, famous for COVID fundraising, hospitalized with virus

Tom Moore, the 100-year-old World War II veteran who captivated the British public in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic with his fundraising efforts, has been hospitalized with COVID-19, his daughter said Sunday. Hannah Ingram-Moore revealed in a statement on Twitter that her father, widely known as Captain Tom, has been admitted to Bedford […]

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Boris Johnson benefits from ‘vaccine dividend’ as poll puts PM back out in front | Politics | News

The Conservatives moved three points ahead of Labour as their successful mass Covid-19 inoculation programme continues to garner praise across the board and brings hope of an end to lockdown restrictions. The Opinium poll for the Observer puts the Tories on 41 percent, up four percentage points from two weeks ago, and Labour down three […]

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Virgo February horoscope 2021: What’s in store for Virgo in February?

Mercury retrograde is occurring in your sixth house of routine, and this is Virgo’s worst nightmare! Bex said: “Don’t be surprised if online calendars mysteriously don’t alert you to events, or important emails are missed. “Write all your appointments out on paper and put this somewhere visible on your desk, ensuring that all your apps […]

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Man Utd star Marcus Rashford must be backed after being racially abused | Football | Sport

“Online harms laws” first discussed in December are designed to give the government wide-ranging powers to act against the internet companies themselves in a bid to stop the spread of all harmful content online from child sex abuse to terrorist activity. But the recent abuse suffered by high-profile black sports people in particular have made […]

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Labour expenses exposed: Angela Rayner claimed £1,600 on 23 first-class rail tickets | Politics | News

Deputy leader Angela Rayner claimed £30,952.98 including £1,600 on 23 first-class rail tickets between London and her Manchester constituency since last March while Shadow Foreign Secretary Lisa Nandy claimed £23,083.44 on expenses, including £8,883.35 on non-office rent and £475.67 in council tax and £20 on hand-sanitiser. Shadow Business Minister Lucy Powell submitted an expenses claim […]

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Anti-vaccination protests temporarily shut down Dodger Stadium mega vaccination site

Hundreds of cars were backed up at Los Angeles’ Dodger Stadium on Saturday after the coronavirus vaccination super site temporarily shut down after a few dozen anti-vaccination protesters, the mayor’s office confirmed on Sunday. The site shut down for about 55 minutes, but no appointments were canceled, said Andrea Garcia from Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office. […]

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Meghan Markle says change on Archie’s birth certificate ‘dictated by Palace’ – statement | Royal | News

Yesterday it emerged Meghan’s first names, “Rachel Meghan” had been removed from her son Archie’s birth certificate a month after he was born. Instead, her name reads “Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Sussex”. A spokesperson for the Sussexes has just issued a statement denying that Meghan was behind the change. In a statement to […]

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Inheritance Tax: Britons pay £1.2billion more than necessary to HMRC – take action | Personal Finance | Finance

Inheritance tax is payable on the value of an estate of a person who has passed away, above a particular threshold. This IHT threshold is usually set at £325,000, although it can differ according to circumstance. Needless to say, Inheritance Tax is not particularly popular with Britons, some of whom have described the levy as a “death tax” […]

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