MANZOOR MOGHAL: I’ve lost count of the times I’ve spoken to my community about Covid

For anyone who’s paid attention to Britain’s South Asian community and its response to the Covid crisis, Thursday’s dramatic announcement of new restrictions in northern England will have come as no surprise. The areas affected, including Blackburn, Oldham, Bradford and Manchester, have large populations with roots in the Indian subcontinent. And while West Yorkshire Tory … Read more

Black Lives Matter UK to announce how it will spend £1million of crowdfunded donations

Black Lives Matter UK to announce how it will spend £1million of crowdfunded donations – as it is revealed Met Police spent £1.5million policing the group’s protests  Black Lives Matter UK is to announce on Tuesday how it will spend the £1 million Their GoFundMe crowdfunding campaign, started June 2, raised £1.17 million  The Met … Read more

Don’t buy into the superfood hype… but eating right CAN reduce your risk of dementia

As a nutritionist, perhaps I’m more acutely aware than most of the often overblown claims made for ‘brain boosting’ foods and supplements. Take oily fish: fantastic, tasty, super-healthy, it almost goes without saying. But browse online and you’ll find no end of articles claiming that eating salmon, mackerel and sardines helps ‘support brain function’ amid … Read more

Prince William enjoys a nostalgic family break to island where he holidayed with Charles and Diana

They’ve captured the mood of the nation over the past few difficult months with their low-key appearances and thoughtful comments. And when it comes to their summer break, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge seem to have done it again – choosing a staycation at one of William’s favourite family destinations, to help the UK’s travel … Read more

Liz Truss is warned she faces Tory rebellion unless she guarantees protection for British farmers

Liz Truss is warned she faces a ‘brick wall’ of Tory rebellion unless she guarantees protection for British farmers in post-Brexit trade deal with the US International Trade Secretary was warned to expect a fresh revolt from Tory MPs Urged to guarantee ‘in law’ not to sell out UK’s food production standards  Comes after Ms Truss unveiled … Read more

Ali Smith, Frances Cha, Vaseem Khan and Elin Hilderbrand: This week’s brand new fiction

From Ali Smith’s final seasonal quartet instalment to If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha, a new series by Vaseem Khan and Elin Hilderbrand’s latest, this week’s best new fiction By Max Davidson and Gwendolyn Smith and Hephzibah Anderson and John Williams Published: 22:01 BST, 1 August 2020 | Updated: 22:01 BST, 1 August … Read more