'Love and caring is all we need. Happy new year to every one and let's hope next year is the best year for every one. I just want to thank the NHS for helping my husband hopefully recover this. Fingers crossed x.' … [Read more...] about Mark Wright is forced to self-isolate after his teammates test positive for coronavirus as he spends his birthday in quarantine at home
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Other names on the list were unfamiliar, regular people who had spent years languishing in prison, as well as politically connected friends and allies like those Trump has pardoned in the past. … [Read more...] about Kodak Black thanks Donald Trump for gun fraud pardon – but rapper still faces 30 years’ jail on sex assault charge
Elephant is at the Pleasance Courtyard until 30 August. Peter Brush Currently residing in that hotbed of comedy talent the “rhubarb triangle” in West Yorkshire, Peter Brush won’t win any awards for performing. With an almost apologetic delivery, he’s more representative of Edinburgh’s many newcomers than the confident lot on the rest of this list. But don’t be fooled – Brush is probably the best gag-writer of them all. The title of his show – Older Than the Oldest Dog That Ever Lived – is a micro-example of the sorts of unique observations and connections that standups crave. Once the audience cottons on to the fact that he can deliver the goods, that awkward demeanour comes into its own, adding to the comedic effect because it’s so at odds with his ability. … [Read more...] about Class of 2015: who are the Edinburgh fringe’s funniest newcomers?
"I didn't like school. Every time I learned something new, it pushed some old stuff out of my brain. I was voted most likely to be a mental patient, a hillbilly or a chimpanzee. Come to think of it, during our class reunion, I won awards for Most Weight Gained, Most Hair Lost, Most Improved Odour and Person Who Travelled The Least Distance To Be Here." … [Read more...] about SEX, DRUGS & DONUTS
A spokesman said: “We’re seeing more interest in holidays from an age group that wasn’t coming through before, with the over-50s starting to book, we assume, on the back of the positive vaccine news. … [Read more...] about Brits should avoid booking foreign holidays until 2022, warns Scottish NHS chief