The Labour MP Yvette Cooper, the chair of the home office select committee, has consistently pressed the government over the lack of border controls. “If we had our time back again, and were thinking about January, February and the measures that could have been brought in and would have made a difference in helping to limit the scale of the pandemic in the first wave, border measures clearly should have been part of dealing with the crisis,” she said. … [Read more...] about Summer holidays cancelled? UK faces big decision on border
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The series proved to be a massive hit in Denmark in 2020 and now fans in the UK will get the chance to discover the ins and outs of the high-profile case. … [Read more...] about Is BBC crime drama The Investigation based on a true story?
It sounded like a familiar Hollywood tale of misogyny, of abusive men and victimised women, but even that wasn't the whole truth. Biographers, friends and family members have since revealed how Ball also had a very dark side — delightfully bubbly on screen, she was a 'very tough broad' in real life, one prone to violence and terrorising everyone from her studio minions to the Hollywood superstars who came on her TV shows. … [Read more...] about I hate Lucy! On screen, she was America’s sweetheart. But off it, Lucille Ball was a violent monster and her husband a philandering alcoholic. As a new film tells their story, TOM LEONARD looks back on her turbulent life
Coronavirus: Politicians who've tested positive Abdelmadjid Tebboune Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune was flown to Germany hospital for treatment after contracting the virus. The 74-year-old looked haggard and spent in his public appearance 47 days after testing positive. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus digest: Hong Kong declares first lockdown amid mounting cases