Russia offers more than oil as Baring Emerging Europe trust shows

BARING EMERGING EUROPE: Russia can offer more than just its oil, if this trust is anything to go by By Sally Hamilton, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:48 BST, 2 November 2019 | Updated: 09:59 BST, 4 November 2019 When investors think about money-making opportunities in Russia they usually think about oil and oil alone.  … Read more

Time really IS money – yours for $2.4million, the world’s most expensive watch

HISTORY TIME TAMED  by Nicholas Foulkes (Simon & Schuster £25, 256 pp)  Ruth Belville had the most incredible job — she sold the time. Literally.  Three days a week, the ‘Clock Woman of London’ would travel to Greenwich, synchronise her watch with the time given by the Royal Observatory, then visit businesses all over London so that … Read more

WHAT BOOK would children’s and Gothic novelist Michelle Paver take to a desert island? 

WHAT BOOK would children’s and Gothic novelist Michelle Paver take to a desert island? Michelle Paver is currently reading Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting Of Hill House She would take SAS Survival Handbook by John Wiseman to a desert island The novelist revealed My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante left her cold By Daily Mail Reporter … Read more

Her husband died and Mary blossomed

BIOGRAPHY  MRS DELANY: A LIFE by Clarissa Campbell Orr (Yale £30, 448 pp) Nestled in the archives of the British Museum is a series of paper collages by an 18th-century artist. Though few people know her name, Mary Delany’s exquisite creations are some of the most original works in the museum’s collection. Mary Granville was … Read more

LITERARY FICTION – Oct 31, 2019

THE TOPEKA SCHOOL by Ben Lerner (Granta £16.99, 304 pp) THE TOPEKA SCHOOL by Ben Lerner (Granta £16.99, 304 pp) American auto-fiction star Ben Lerner’s third novel —which comes endorsed by the uber-cool likes of Sally Rooney and Maggie Nelson — is a potent, painful picking-apart of trauma; the beginnings of the age of information … Read more

CLASSIC CRIME – Oct 31, 2019

CLASSIC CRIME By Barry Turner for the Daily Mail Published: 22:02 GMT, 31 October 2019 | Updated: 22:02 GMT, 31 October 2019 A DANGEROUS ENGAGEMENT by Ashley Weaver (Allison & Busby £14.99, 350 pp) A DANGEROUS ENGAGEMENT by Ashley Weaver (Allison & Busby £14.99, 350 pp) A rich socialite with a talent for delving into … Read more

TEEN AND YOUNG ADULT | Daily Mail Online

TEEN AND YOUNG ADULT By Sally Morris for the Daily Mail Published: 22:02 GMT, 31 October 2019 | Updated: 22:02 GMT, 31 October 2019 DEEPLIGHT by Frances Hardinge (Macmillan £12.99, 448 pp)   DEEPLIGHT by Frances Hardinge (Macmillan £12.99, 448 pp) Decades ago, the Undersea Gods of Myriad rose up in rage and destroyed one another, … Read more

HISTORICAL | Daily Mail Online

HISTORICAL By Elizabeth Buchan For The Daily Mail Published: 22:02 GMT, 31 October 2019 | Updated: 22:02 GMT, 31 October 2019 THE EIGHTH LIFE (FOR BRILKA)  by Nino Haratischvili (Scribe £20, 944 pp)    ‘So we must try and make something of this,’ writes Niza at the beginning of this huge, sweeping, multi- award-winning historical family drama … Read more

MUST READS  – Oct 31, 2019

MUST READS By Jane Shilling for the Daily Mail Published: 22:01 GMT, 31 October 2019 | Updated: 22:01 GMT, 31 October 2019 THE ASTRONAUT SELECTION TEST BOOK by Tim Peake (Century £12.99, 256 pp) THE ASTRONAUT SELECTION TEST BOOK  by Tim Peake (Century £12.99, 256 pp) In 2008, Tim Peake applied to train as an … Read more

PICTURE THIS  – Oct 31, 2019

PICTURE THIS By Gerry Fallon For The Daily Mail Published: 22:01 GMT, 31 October 2019 | Updated: 22:01 GMT, 31 October 2019 THE ART OF LOOKING UP   by Catherine McCormack (White Lion Publishing £35, 240 pp) THE ART OF LOOKING UP by Catherine McCormack (White Lion Publishing £35, 240 pp) This book features 40 of … Read more

Shocking moment police officers use chainsaw to bust several drug dents and arrest drug dealers

Shocking footage reveals the moment a police officer uses a CHAINSAW to bust a drug den in Police Raids: Caught by Surprise – and finds bags of heroin in the process Newport Police perform organised raids to catch suspected drug dealers  They are armed with heavy gear and chainsaw and leave nothing to chance    Scene … Read more

The Mail’s 2019 Mumpreneur of the Year award

Luxury hotels for cats. Toddler-friendly sunscreen. Personalised jewellery. And legal eagles for hire. This year’s line-up of best entrants into the Mail’s annual Aphrodite ‘Mumpreneur’ Award, which is part of everywoman NatWest Awards — celebrating women who started a business while being a mum — stand out for the sheer brilliance of their ideas and … Read more