CONTEMPORARY  | Daily Mail Online

CONTEMPORARY By Sara Lawrence for the Daily Mail Published: 22:55 BST, 16 July 2020 | Updated: 23:41 BST, 16 July 2020 ONE YEAR OF UGLY by Caroline Mackenzie (Borough Press £12.99, 378 pp) ONE YEAR OF UGLY by Caroline Mackenzie (Borough Press £12.99, 378 pp) Fizzing with life, this is hilarious, poignant and so sharp and … Read more

LITERARY FICTION  | Daily Mail Online

LITERARY FICTION By Claire Allfree For The Daily Mail Published: 22:44 BST, 16 July 2020 | Updated: 23:41 BST, 16 July 2020 UTOPIA AVENUE by David Mitchell (Sceptre £20, 544 pp) UTOPIA AVENUE by David Mitchell (Sceptre £20, 544 pp) When not producing genre-busting novels that push up against the borders of realism and linear … Read more

Before-and-after photos via Amos Chapple show how Budapest has been rebuilt after WWII devastation 

Astonishing before-and-after pictures show how Budapest has been rebuilt 75 years after World War II devastation Soviet and Romanian troops laid siege to Budapest for 50 days from Boxing Day 1944 to February 13, 1945 The fighting was extremely heavy – and around 38,000 civilians in the city lost their lives These astonishing before-and-after photographs … Read more

Britons reveal the top 30 things they love most about staycations and it’s coastal walks that’s No1

Britons reveal the top 30 things they love the most about staycations – and it’s coastal walks that’s No1 followed by fish and chips and countryside strolls Also making the top 30 is strolling along a pier and drinking in a beer garden But buying a stick of rock at the seaside didn’t quite make … Read more

WHAT BOOK would comedian and presenter Julian Clary take to a desert island?

WHAT BOOK would comedian and presenter Julian Clary take to a desert island? Julian Clary is reading Babes In The Wood by Graham Bartlett and Peter James The comedian would take The Ultimate Insult by Maria Leach to a desert island Presenter said Mark Griffin’s All That Heaven Allows left him feeling cold By Daily Mail … Read more

Raise your glass to ’31 Days of German Riesling’ – this is the perfect time to taste for yourself 

Raise your glass to ’31 Days of German Riesling’ – and with a bundle of offers available nationwide, this is the perfect time to taste for yourself By Olly Smith Event for The Mail on Sunday Published: 22:00 BST, 16 July 2020 | Updated: 22:00 BST, 16 July 2020 Riesling, from its spiritual home in … Read more

CDC no longer publicly displays data on coronavirus hospitalizations

The Trump administration is facing accusations of a cover-up after it ordered hospitals to bypass the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and send data on hospitalized COVID-19 patients straight to a secretive database.    A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website that, up until yesterday, publicly displayed how many US hospital and ICU … Read more