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

Dua Lipa joins David Walliams to rehearse for Elton John’s Oscar pre-party

Dua Lipa and David Walliams were spotted making their way to a London hotel to rehearse their participation in Sir Elton John’s Oscar pre-party on Thursday. With COVID-19 restrictions forcing Elton, 74, to switch from hosting his annual soirée in West Hollywood, the musician recruited the stars to help shoot a presentation to be shared … Read more

Australian celebrities flock to offer condolences to Russell Crowe after father John’s death

Several Australian celebrities have offered their condolences to Russell Crowe following the death of his 85-year-old father John Alexander Crowe.   The Hollywood actor, 56, announced the tragic news on Tuesday via Twitter.  Russell’s tribute to his late father prompted an outpouring of emotion, with a host of radio stars, TV personalities, comedians, and chefs paying tribute to … Read more

Papa John’s Founder says he’s been ‘working for 20 months’ to remove the N-word from his vocabulary

The founder and former CEO of Papa John’s Pizza has denied allegations he’s a racist while claiming he’s been working for the last ’20 months’ to eradicate the N-word from his vocabulary. John Schnatter resigned as CEO the pizza chain in 2018 after he blamed NFL players kneeling for the national anthem on dwindling sales … Read more

Facebook flags WSJ op-ed on ‘herd immunity’ by Johns Hopkins professor as ‘fake news’

The Wall Street Journal has claimed that Facebook fact-checkers relied on ‘opinion and not facts’ after an op-d written by Johns Hopkins professor Dr Marty Makary (pictured) was flagged last week. The Wall Street Journal has revealed that Facebook fact-checkers relied on ‘opinion and not facts’ when they flagged an op-ed that was written by … Read more

Massive spider feeds on bird caught in its web in John’s River, NSW 

Incredible moment a huge spider is caught feeding on a tiny bird after it got stuck in its web Red-browed finch found hanging upside down from sticky spider-web in garden Resident was outside in the garden when he came across the horrific sight He recorded his find and came back at night to find spider … Read more

Johns Hopkins doctor claims the US will reach herd immunity by April

Johns Hopkins professor Dr Marty Makary has made a bold claim: ‘We’ll have herd immunity by April,’ he wrote in a Wall Street Journal editorial.   Dr Makary estimates that the U.S. will have herd immunity by then, driven by the high, but underestimated, number of people who have been infected already and vaccination.  ‘Some medical … Read more

Johns Hopkins apologizes after retracting article claiming covid has not caused excess deaths  

Just how dire the coronavirus death toll is in the U.S. has been the subject of much debate – and Johns Hopkins University’s student newspaper found itself at the heart of the controversy last week.   The university’s News-Letter published an article that claimed there is ‘no evidence that COVID-19 created any excess deaths on November … Read more

Kate Garraway has been playing Elton John’s songs to husband Derek Draper in hospital

Kate Garraway has told how she has been playing her husband Derek Draper Sir Elton John’s songs while he continues his coronavirus recovery in hospital. The Good Morning Britain presenter, 53, said the songwriter has been so ‘personally kind’ to her during Derek’s battle with the disease, after he offered to help the couple when … Read more

Millionaire boss of Papa John’s pizza franchise is suspected of Eat Out to Help Out scam

A takeaway pizza boss under investigation for a suspected massive Eat Out to Help Out scam has suddenly added extra seating in his stores. Millionaire Raheel Choudhary, who owns 61 UK Papa John’s franchises, made the changes after the Mail exposed how he claimed taxpayers’ cash on thousands of eat-in meals despite most of his … Read more