Private equity giant CVC scores £365m stake in rugby’s Six Nations

Private equity giant CVC scores £365m deal to take a 14% stake in rugby’s Six Nations By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 22:03 GMT, 11 March 2021 | Updated: 22:03 GMT, 11 March 2021 Private equity giant CVC has struck a deal to take a stake in the Six Nations.  The 14 per … Read more

Isaac Newton was a scientific genius who saved the nation’s economy – but he also ruined careers

BOOK OF THE WEEK LIFE AFTER GRAVITY: ISAAC NEWTON’S LONDON CAREER  by Patricia Fara (OUP £25, 288pp)  So who exactly was Sir Isaac Newton? Legend has it that he invented the catflap, although this is much argued over by historians. In his year as an MP, he spoke only once in the House of Commons, … Read more

Jurgen Klopp reveals Liverpool will REFUSE to let his stars play for red-list nations

‘We can’t let them go if they have to quarantine in a hotel… we pay, so we’re first priority’: Jurgen Klopp reveals Liverpool will REFUSE to let his stars play for red-list nations in a new club v country row Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool won’t release any players for international duty to countries currently on … Read more

ALEX BRUMMER: Hitting the nation’s wealth creators would be folly 

ALEX BRUMMER: Hitting the nation’s wealth creators would be folly By Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail Published: 22:30 GMT, 28 February 2021 | Updated: 22:31 GMT, 28 February 2021 No post-war British Chancellor has faced a more difficult challenge than the one confronting Rishi Sunak on Wednesday.  He knows he must release the ‘coiled … Read more

Six Nations: France vs Scotland is OFF after Les Bleus record new Covid-19 test

BREAKING NEWS: France’s Six Nations clash with Scotland is OFF after Les Bleus recorded a new Covid-19 positive test… meaning ELEVEN of their playing squad have now been infected in the last week The France squad are in isolation after a positive test was confirmed on Thursday And organisers have decided that the match on Sunday … Read more

Six Nations: France’s clash with Scotland is OFF after Les Bleus record new Covid-19 test

BREAKING NEWS: France’s Six Nations clash with Scotland is OFF after Les Bleus recorded a new Covid-19 positive test… meaning ELEVEN of their playing squad have now been infected in the last week The France squad are in isolation after a positive test was confirmed on Thursday And organisers have decided that the match on Sunday … Read more

Carol Vorderman throws her support behind Wales ahead of their Six Nations rugby tie against England

She’s never shied away from showing her support for the Dragons. And Carol Vorderman was every inch the proud Wales fan as she donned a jumper emblazoned with the famous red dragon ahead of their Six Nations tie against England on Monday. The former Countdown presenter, 60, jokingly asked her fans to guess which team … Read more

WTO chief calls on UK and other wealthy nations to send vaccines to poorer countries now

The UK and other wealthy nations should send Covid vaccines to poorer countries now rather than wait for a surplus, the World Trade Organization chief has said. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said it was ‘in the interest’ of richer countries to ensure the rollout of the vaccine worldwide is equal. It comes after Boris Johnson told global … Read more

France Six Nations squad goes into ISOLATION after staff member tests positive for Covid-19 

BREAKING NEWS: France Six Nations squad goes into ISOLATION after staff member tests positive for Covid-19 just days after they beat Ireland to top the table Entire France Six Nations squad in isolation after backroom staff member tested positive for Covid-19 It came just two days after they beat Ireland 15-13 to top Six Nations … Read more

Winger Anthony Watson defends ‘taking the knee’ ahead of England’s Six Nations clash

England rugby star Anthony Watson has defended taking the knee ahead of today’s Six Nations clash with Italy at Twickenham. But the 26-year-old winger insisted it was not a show of support for Black Lives Matter, whose views he branded ‘a bit extreme’. Watson was among 12 teammates who made the anti-racism gesture before last … Read more