Elton John’s half-brother denies breaking lockdown laws by organising unlicenced music event

Elton John’s half-brother who condemned Rocketman biopic denies breaking lockdown laws by claiming unlicenced music event with 200 revellers was a ‘spiritual gathering’, court hears Geoff Dwight, 54, denies helping organise an unlicensed music event in Wales It is alleged he helped organise the event attended by 200 people on August 29 His defence lawyer … Read more

Met Gala goes even MORE woke as event ‘will explore themes of American politics and identity’

The Met Gala is coming back. Actually, twice, and it is likely to be the wokest event in memory as the event’s fashion designers are set to explore themes including American politics and identity. The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced Monday that the annual high-wattage celebration of both fashion and celebrity – canceled last year … Read more

From Alaa Al Aswany to Ruth Hogan, Haruki Murakami and Rosalie Knecht: This week’s best new fiction 

From Alaa Al Aswany’s searing account to Madame Burova by Ruth Hogan, a semi-surreal collection by Haruki Murakami and Rosalie Knecht’s latest, this week’s best new fiction By Max Davidson and Eithne Farry and Anthony Gardner and John Williams Published: 22:01 BST, 10 April 2021 | Updated: 22:01 BST, 10 April 2021 The Republic Of … Read more

DEBORAH ROSS: Want to avoid a TV homicide? Don’t live beside the seaside! 

Intruder Channel 5, Monday-Thursday Rating: and also Rating: Trip Hazard: My Great British Adventure Channel 4, Friday Rating: The latest stripped-across-the-week thriller from Channel 5, Intruder, achieves one star, and also five stars, because it possesses the kind of one-star stupidness that, if properly embraced, can take you to a place of five-star wonder and … Read more

PIERS MORGAN: ‘We are going to CRUSH Boris into a mangled heap,’ chuckled Alan Duncan 

Friday, March 26 Thierry Henry, one of my all-time Arsenal footballing heroes, has quit social media to protest against the appalling abuse that is rapidly destroying the platforms. ‘There HAS to be some accountability,’ he said. ‘It is far too easy to create an account, use it to bully and harass without consequence and still … Read more

Kelly Rowland gives kids a helping hand as she distributes school supplies at Baby2Baby event in LA

Kelly Rowland gives kids a helping hand as she distributes school supplies at Baby2Baby charity event in LA By Rachel Mcgrath For Dailymail.com Published: 01:29 BST, 9 April 2021 | Updated: 01:42 BST, 9 April 2021 She’s a busy mom of two having welcomed her second son with husband Tim Weatherspoon in January. But on … Read more

Liverpool comedy club axes pilot event after anti-vaccine passport trolls bombard venue

A comedy club has axed its pilot event after anti-vaccine passport trolls bombarded the venue with ‘4,000 hate messages’ despite the trial not using jab certificates. The Hot Water Comedy Club in Liverpool said it was subjected to a ‘hate campaign’ online after reports suggested it was working with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media … Read more

PIERS MORGAN: My wife said: ‘It’s true, women only find you hot when they’re drunk’ 

Tuesday, March 16 The blame game has been raging furiously since my sudden departure from Good Morning Britain. But the real culprit may be Dylan Jones, long-time editor of GQ magazine. Three times, he’s given me awards. In 2003, I was GQ’s Newspaper Editor Of The Year for the Daily Mirror’s campaign against the Iraq … Read more