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BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Keira Knightley gives us Christmas… with a twist

Keira Knightley and the ensemble from Silent Night — the most astonishing Christmas movie ever made — are preparing to complete post-production on the film, work that was interrupted by the pandemic. An unfinished version was shown privately to distributors at a series of Covid-secure screenings in Soho, London, this week, one of which I … Read more BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Keira Knightley gives us Christmas… with a twist

Big Brother’s Memphis Garrett is accused of calling co-star David Alexander the N-wordcontestant

Memphis Garrett has come under fire again just a week after he was seen mocking fellow Big Brother All Stars contestant Ian Terry for being on the autism spectrum. This week fans pointed out that Garrett seemed to call co-star David Alexander the N-word when he was talking to Cody Calafiore during Wednesday’s live feed of … Read more Big Brother’s Memphis Garrett is accused of calling co-star David Alexander the N-wordcontestant

UK records 3,395 new Covid-19 cases as outbreak grows again

Coronavirus cases, hospital admissions and deaths are all on the rise, government figures revealed today as Boris Johnson threatened the nation with tougher lockdown measures unless the outbreak is halted and Britain ‘flattens the hump of the camel’. Another 3,395 Covid-19 infections were recorded today, meaning the rolling seven-day average number of cases has risen … Read more UK records 3,395 new Covid-19 cases as outbreak grows again

England and Wales post 21 new Covid-19 deaths in early toll

England and Wales today posted 21 more Covid-19 deaths while Scotland and Northern Ireland recorded none in the preliminary toll amid growing fears the UK is in the midst of a second wave which could trigger ministers into imposing another blanket lockdown.  Government officials have yet to confirm the final daily figure, which takes into … Read more England and Wales post 21 new Covid-19 deaths in early toll

Is Britain REALLY suffering from a ‘second hump’ of Covid-19?

Boris Johnson today urged the nation to be tough to ‘flatten the second hump’ in Covid-19 cases, saying it is the only way to save Christmas. But top experts have insisted the current spike in cases is nowhere near the scale of what was seen during the darkest days of the crisis in March and … Read more Is Britain REALLY suffering from a ‘second hump’ of Covid-19?

Blustering Boris Johnson urges Britons to ‘flatten the second hump of the camel’

Desperate Boris Johnson today pleaded for Britons to ‘save Christmas’ by obeying his ‘Rule of Six’ – warning that lockdown will only get stricter if the country does not ‘flatten the hump of the camel’. The PM begged the public to keep faith with his draconian rules despite the testing system descending into a shambles, … Read more Blustering Boris Johnson urges Britons to ‘flatten the second hump of the camel’

Artists share some of the most outrageous times people have haggled with them

The customer’s not always right! Professionals reveal VERY cheeky messages from clients who want things for free Artists have revealed the most shameless requests they’ve had from customers Bored Panda compiled some of most toe-curling interactions artists have had  One conversation saw a potential client claim a nail technician ‘isn’t even good’  Another included someone … Read more Artists share some of the most outrageous times people have haggled with them

Boris Johnson’s plan to ‘save Christmas’: PM says UK must be tough NOW to ‘flatten the second hump’

The Prime Minister has urged the country to be tough and stick to his new coronavirus restrictions in order to flatten the Covid-19 infection rate and save Christmas. Boris Johnson said fresh rules could be imposed on the country if people don’t obey the new ‘rule of six’ and halt the pandemic in its tracks.  His … Read more Boris Johnson’s plan to ‘save Christmas’: PM says UK must be tough NOW to ‘flatten the second hump’

Libby Purves and Kate Spicer debate whether we should cancel Christmas to stop Covid

Libby Purves said she does not think Covid should get in the way of Christmas  NO  By Libby Purves   Ebenezer Scrooge woke after three ghosts, as nightmarish as any virus, gave him a lesson in forgiveness and family. Dancing in his nightgown on Christmas Day he cried: ‘I am as light as a feather, I … Read more Libby Purves and Kate Spicer debate whether we should cancel Christmas to stop Covid

Parents, 30 and 35, are charged with murder of three-month-old girl

Parents, 30 and 35, are charged with murder of three-month-old girl after she died from severe head injury Eleanor Easey died before Christmas after suffering injuries at home in Norfolk A post-mortem showed she was malnourished and had many historic fractures  Christopher and Carly Easey are in custody and will appear in court tomorrow By … Read more Parents, 30 and 35, are charged with murder of three-month-old girl

High Street’s gone mad for mother-and-daughter dressing. So brace yourself for the MINI MES

Prepare to see double this season as the trend for ‘mini-me’ dressing hits its peak on the High Street.  Autumn/winter ranges are full of matchy-matchy mother-and-daughter outfits. While we may only just be thinking of mothballing our summer wardrobes, the fashion industry is already concentrating on what we’ll be buying this winter (Christmas in particular) … Read more High Street’s gone mad for mother-and-daughter dressing. So brace yourself for the MINI MES

Plug is pulled on lights switching-on ceremonies ALREADY due to Covid-19 crisis 

Christmas really is cancelled! Plug is pulled on lights switching-on ceremonies ALREADY due to Covid-19 crisis Some councils have already scrapped plans to hold Christmas light switch-ons The cancellations were made over concerns about large gatherings of people Winter Wonderland was also cancelled earlier this month over Covid concerns By Sam Baker For Mailonline Published: … Read more Plug is pulled on lights switching-on ceremonies ALREADY due to Covid-19 crisis 

Will ‘rule of six’ ruin the Queen’s Christmas? Traditional royal celebrations may be scrapped

Will ‘rule of six’ ruin the Queen’s Christmas? Traditional royal celebrations at Sandringham may be scrapped due to Covid regulations The Queen, Charles and senior Royals will be unlikely to walk to church in public   ‘Rule of six’ also means she may have to choose who she spends the period with Boris Johnson was unable … Read more Will ‘rule of six’ ruin the Queen’s Christmas? Traditional royal celebrations may be scrapped