Beijing muscles in on the South China Sea filling it with hundreds of boats in an act of aggression

China has filled the disputed South China Sea with more than 200 boats lashed together in rows in an act of aggression designed to ‘squeeze out’ other countries in Asia, experts warn.  Beijing have claimed the Chinese vessels, first spotted earlier this month off the coast of the Philippines, are merely fishing boats sheltering from … Read more

Police did NOT ‘act inappropriately’ and were not ‘heavy-handed’ at Sarah Everard vigil

A review into the Metropolitan Police’s handling of a vigil in memory of Sarah Everard has backed officers and insisted they ‘did not act inappropriately or in a heavy-handed manner’.  The report by the Chief Inspector of Constabulary Sir Thomas Winsor found the force was justified in adopting the view the risks of transmitting COVID-19 at the … Read more

BREAKING: Police did NOT ‘act inappropriately’ and were not ‘heavy-handed’ at Sarah Everard vigil…

BREAKING: Police did NOT ‘act inappropriately’ and were not ‘heavy-handed’ at Sarah Everard vigil on Clapham Common, official review says Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary probed circumstances of the event They backed the police over their actions at the gathering despite criticism Shocking images of the vigil showed woman being restrained and arrested  By Dan … Read more

Chris Hemsworth’s wife Elsa Pataky reveals she was ‘dying’ to act in Carmen

Elsa Pataky reveals she was ‘dying’ to act in Carmen… and it was Natalie Portman’s Thor connection that helped her land the role By D. Lawrance and Mary Mrad For Daily Mail Australia Published: 14:17 GMT, 21 March 2021 | Updated: 14:17 GMT, 21 March 2021 She’s set to play Gabrielle in a modern day … Read more

Westlife set to become the first act to perform at Wembley Stadium in TWO YEARS

EXCLUSIVE ‘It’s a chance to bring people together!’ Westlife voice their delight as they announce they are set to become the first act to perform at Wembley Stadium in TWO YEARS By Ciara Farmer For Mailonline Published: 08:04 GMT, 19 March 2021 | Updated: 08:05 GMT, 19 March 2021 Westlife have announced they will hit … Read more

Firms ordered to act on diversity or face a crackdown by regulators

Top UK firms ordered to act on diversity or face a crackdown by regulators By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 22:01 GMT, 17 March 2021 | Updated: 22:01 GMT, 17 March 2021 FCA boss Nikhil Rathi (pictured) said firms with ‘premium’ listings in London must act to improve boardroom diversty Britain’s leading companies … Read more

Threat to nine in ten live events if Government doesn’t act

Industry experts warn nine in ten live events could be scrapped this summer without intervention by Government By Harriet Dennys, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:50 GMT, 6 March 2021 | Updated: 21:50 GMT, 6 March 2021 Nine in ten live events could be scrapped this summer without urgent intervention by the Government, industry experts … Read more

GRAHAM GRANT: Don’t be fooled by forgetful Nicola Sturgeon’s snake oil act

It was a slick performance by a politician fighting for her job – but Nicola Sturgeon’s top priority wasn’t impressing the committee. Much of her appearance was a pitch to the ordinary punter, which accounts for some of the more emotional moments. She spoke of Alex Salmond as her former ‘bestie’, a ‘revered’ man. But … Read more

Rishi’s juggling act: We give you the odds on today’s budget

Rishi Sunak faces a delicate balancing act when he delivers his second budget as Chancellor today.  He risks a backlash if he hikes taxes too quickly, but is also under pressure to indicate how he plans to plug the vast hole in the nation’s finances. It is expected that many Covid support measures, such as … Read more

Alicia Keys says she ‘put on act of being tough’ as young artist but now embraces ‘vulnerability’

Alicia Keys has said she used to ‘put on an act’ to appear ‘tough and not vulnerable’ as a younger artist. The singer, 40, reflected on becoming famous in the 2000s during an interview with The Telegraph, saying she built a ‘steel wall’ to ‘protect’ her emotions. However the mother-of-two explained that she’s now changed her thinking … Read more