Hilary Mantel calls for skeleton of ‘Irish Giant’ to be returned to his homeland

Wolf Hall author Dame Hilary Mantel has called for the skeleton of the 18th Century ‘Irish Giant’ currently held by the Royal College of Surgeons to be repatriated after he asked to be buried at sea. Mantel wrote The Giant, O’Brien, a fictionalised account of 8ft 4in Charles Byrne, who suffered from acromegalic gigantism and … Read more

Morning rush hour has ‘fully returned’, says traffic report

Morning rush hour on our roads has ‘fully returned’ just as Britons prepare for second-wave lockdown, says traffic report Morning rush-hour traffic in recent weeks has risen to same levels as January The RAC said this has predominantly been caused by parents dropping their children off at school between 8am and 9am  Car volumes during … Read more

Cameron Daddo reveals the REAL reason family returned to Australia after 25 years in Los Angeles

Cameron Daddo and Alison Brahe returned to Australia in 2017, after chasing the Hollywood dream for 25 years. And the former Australian ‘golden couple’ have revealed why they decided to leave Los Angeles three years ago. Cameron, 55, told TV Week that while he and Alison, 50, struggled to make ends meet at times, the decision … Read more

Eight in 10 claims for asylum are rejected… but just 185 migrants have been returned since 2018

Deportations farce: Eight in 10 claims for asylum are rejected… but just 185 migrants have been returned since 2018 Only 20 per cent of 2,500 arrivals who’ve been assessed have been successful Roughly 2,000 should be deported but only 185 have been since October 2018 Record 416 migrants reached UK from France after 11 were … Read more

Just 5% of workers have returned to Business Secretary Alok Sharma’s office

Business Secretary Alok Sharma led calls this week urging firms to get workers back to their desks. But he faced accusations of hypocrisy last night after just 5 per cent of his own department’s 1,800 staff arrived at its central London HQ. Just 95 were seen entering the Whitehall building on Thursday morning, even though … Read more

Katie Price is ‘donating her Barbie car to charity after her ex Kris’ father returned the vehicle’

They experienced a turbulent relationship before breaking up for good earlier this year. And now Katie Price has apparently received a post-breakup gift from her ex Kris Boyson’s father, as he returned her pink Barbie car on Sunday that she previously ‘dumped’ on his driveway for an entire year. The personal trainer, 31, reportedly got … Read more