Loved the TV series? Our critic reveals the best books that have proved popular on screen

Loved the TV series? Our critic reveals the best books that have proved popular on screen Christopher Stevens rounded-up a selection of this year’s best TV books Kate Brown delves into Chernobyl in fascinating read Manual For Survival Another must-read is Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett By Christopher Stevens for Daily Mail Published: 22:02 … Read more Loved the TV series? Our critic reveals the best books that have proved popular on screen

More than 5,000 asylum-seeking children are living in UK after arriving here ALONE

More than 5,000 asylum-seeking children are living in UK after arriving here ALONE, new figures reveal The number of claimants is nearly double that of the level four years ago Nine in ten were male and 85 per cent said they were aged between 16 and 18 Last year three in five child asylum seekers … Read more More than 5,000 asylum-seeking children are living in UK after arriving here ALONE

World’s biggest cyber crook unmasked as Russian former intelligence agent

Maksim Yakubets, 32, has been named the world’s biggest cyber criminal after he allegedly ran the world’s most harmful cyber-crime group Evil Corp A Russian hacker accused of cheating UK victims out of hundreds of millions of pounds has been named as the world’s biggest cyber-criminal. Former intelligence agent Maksim Yakubets, 32, splashed out on … Read more World’s biggest cyber crook unmasked as Russian former intelligence agent

Our critics select the best novels to put under the tree 

LITERARY FICTION  ANTHONY CUMMINS OLIGARCHY by Scarlett Thomas (Canongate £14.99) OLIGARCHY by Scarlett Thomas (Canongate £14.99) Nothing I’d previously read by Scarlett Thomas prepared me for the wall-to-wall joy of Oligarchy — a wickedly well-turned black comedy centred on an Instagram-fuelled wave of anorexia among teenage girls at a Home Counties boarding school favoured by … Read more Our critics select the best novels to put under the tree 

DOUGLAS MURRAY: Why ARE we so lax about terror in our midst?

With a notorious reputation for whipping up anti-British Islamist hate, you could be forgiven for thinking that Anjem Choudary is like every other frothing-at-the-mouth Jihadi extremist. But he’s not, as I learnt in 2009 when an invitation to debate him turned into a tense stand-off on a central London street in broad daylight. As you’ll … Read more DOUGLAS MURRAY: Why ARE we so lax about terror in our midst?

Jeffrey Epstein book claims he and Ghislaine Maxwell were ‘Mossad spies’

A new book about Jeffrey Epstein’s crimes makes the far-fetched claim that he and Ghislaine Maxwell were in fact spies working for Israel’s Mossad and that they lured prominent Western politicians and businessmen into sleeping with underage girls in order to blackmail them.  The claim is made in Epstein: Dead Men Tell No Tales, a … Read more Jeffrey Epstein book claims he and Ghislaine Maxwell were ‘Mossad spies’

Mother’s heartbreak after her teenage son suffered accidental overdose of prescription drug Tramadol

A mother whose teenager died after taking a prescription drug to get high is now working with schools to warn pupils of the dangers of abusing everyday medicines. Kim Webster, 48, from Herne Bay, Kent, lost her son William Horley, aged 17 on 23 July, 2018. He suffered an accidental overdose of painkiller Tramadol, during … Read more Mother’s heartbreak after her teenage son suffered accidental overdose of prescription drug Tramadol

Our selection of brilliant military histories: When Churchill was labelled a traitor

TO WAR WITH THE WALKERS by Annabel Venning (Hodder £20, 336 pp) WAR BOOKS OF THE YEAR  TO WAR WITH THE WALKERS   by Annabel Venning (Hodder £20, 336 pp) Wars are fought not by politicians and generals, but by ordinary people called on to do extraordinary things. Like the brothers and sisters of the middle-class … Read more Our selection of brilliant military histories: When Churchill was labelled a traitor

Madonna has blood drawn, mixed with ozone gas and put back in with IV drip

Madonna has blood drawn, mixed with ozone gas and put back in with IV drip during Madame X Tour ‘rehab’… after canceling shows for health issues The 61-year-old is receiving help from osteopath Jean Michel Ete and had ozone mixed with her blood in a treatment known as autohemotherapy Her twin daughters Stella and Estere, … Read more Madonna has blood drawn, mixed with ozone gas and put back in with IV drip

The eye of the fire: Inside a terrifying blaze that ‘exploded’ near Sydney

The eye of the fire: Inside a terrifying blaze that ‘exploded’ overnight forcing firefighters to flee for their lives – as hundreds of infernos tear through towns across the east coast Emergency warnings were issued for seven major bushfires burning in NSW on Thursday afternoon  Firefighters have had a long night battling blazes from the … Read more The eye of the fire: Inside a terrifying blaze that ‘exploded’ near Sydney

Apple may finally kill off its Lightning cables and replace them with wireless charging by 2021

Apple may be cutting the cord on charging by going completely wireless in 2021, analyst says Ming-Chi Kuo says Apple may make its transition away from the Lightning port The change has been expected for several years now but hasn’t materialized Kuo says the move will give users a ‘completely wireless’ experience  By James Pero … Read more Apple may finally kill off its Lightning cables and replace them with wireless charging by 2021

New economy class seat with deployable padded wings for passengers to lean on unveiled

Is this the invention that will FINALLY make flying economy class comfortable? New seat with deployable padded wings for passengers to lean on unveiled The seat allows passengers to rotate and lean on a cushioned surface, which provides greater lateral support  The wings can be deployed separately to create private bays for families or small … Read more New economy class seat with deployable padded wings for passengers to lean on unveiled

Delta Airlines crew member boarded flight at Heathrow nearly seven times aviation alcohol limit

Delta Airlines cabin crew member, 27, is ordered to pay more than $900 fine after she boarded a flight at Heathrow nearly SEVEN times over the aviation alcohol limit  Lemara Thompson admitted being over legal limit while on duty as cabin crew Officers called to control post at Heathrow after reports she smelled of alcohol … Read more Delta Airlines crew member boarded flight at Heathrow nearly seven times aviation alcohol limit