Weekly trivia: how did ‘Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club' get its name?

WEEKLY TRIVIA: HOW DID ‘SGT. PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB' GET ITS NAME?

With ‘normal' news on hold at the moment, it's to the past that we have to turn for ‘take your mind off the virus' material. In that...

Word of the week: Experts

WORD OF THE WEEK: EXPERTS

Definition: A person who has special skill or knowledge in some particular field. An authority. Derivation: The UK government ordered...

 
 
 
Chicken Caesar Salad recipe

CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD RECIPE

When I think of finger food, caesar salad is not my first port of call. Vol au vents, perhaps, or a devilled egg, even sticky cocktail...

How to make the perfect Pimms

HOW TO MAKE THE PERFECT PIMMS

“If Bloody Marys are fair game at 10am then I see no reason why Pimm's isn't as well!” declares Pritesh Mody, when I ask him, what...

 
 
 
We're still counting the cost of the Northern Rock bailouts

WE'RE STILL COUNTING THE COST OF THE NORTHERN ROCK BAILOUTS

Loans, grants, mortgage payment holidays: there is a cornucopia of help on offer for anyone struck down financially by the coronavirus...

No place but home: how Covid will change the property market

NO PLACE BUT HOME: HOW COVID WILL CHANGE THE PROPERTY MARKET

It took a trip to the Land of Oz to make Dorothy value her home. For the rest of us, it took a global pandemic. During the past two...

 
 
 

VILLAGE THRILLS: 10 FILMS THAT WILL PUT YOU OFF RURAL LIVING

As the lock down begins to ease and the Spring and early Summer weather beckons, many will be tempted to take a bucolic jaunt into...

From Hamilton to Hiddleston: the best theatre to watch online

FROM HAMILTON TO HIDDLESTON: THE BEST THEATRE TO WATCH ONLINE

With Britain's theatres closed until at least late autumn, enthusiasts have had to rely on the internet - and streaming archive recordings...

 
 
 
Far from the madding crowd: six remote staycations to try this summer

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD: SIX REMOTE STAYCATIONS TO TRY THIS SUMMER

Swap South Cornwall...for Abersoch, North Wales Beach and coast at Abersoch on Lleyn Peninsula in Wales Wales has closed its doors...

Taking an investment risk can be rewarding

TAKING AN INVESTMENT RISK CAN BE REWARDING

What's your appetite for investment risks? For many retail investors the answer is not much at all: according to investment platform...

 
 
 
Why are US shares performing so well when the economy isn't?

WHY ARE US SHARES PERFORMING SO WELL WHEN THE ECONOMY ISN'T?

A staggering 20 million Americans lost their jobs in April and yet the US stock market had its best month for decades, with the S&P...

How to lose weight and cut your Covid risk

HOW TO LOSE WEIGHT AND CUT YOUR COVID RISK

Obesity is one of the major modifiable risk factors for admission to hospital in the event of a SARS-Cov 2 infection. This has been...

 
 
 
Home school club: who coined the word ‘pandemonium'?

HOME SCHOOL CLUB: WHO COINED THE WORD ‘PANDEMONIUM'?

This week we've got Beethoven making his own coffee, train conductors travelling outside their trains, and a fun experiment you can...

The best restaurant delivery services to try this weekend

THE BEST RESTAURANT DELIVERY SERVICES TO TRY THIS WEEKEND

Even those of us who adore cooking are missing restaurants, which is why so many of us are embracing Demi-dining out in lockdown with...

 
 
 
The best coffee machines to kickstart your morning

THE BEST COFFEE MACHINES TO KICKSTART YOUR MORNING

If you're a coffee lover and can't comprehend mornings without a strong cup, now might be the perfect time to invest in a machine that...

Traffic-free streets are a utopia worth striving for

TRAFFIC-FREE STREETS ARE A UTOPIA WORTH STRIVING FOR

Strolling along the busy Marylebone Road yesterday I was reminded of that touching scene in The Shawshank Redemption, the one where...

 
 
 
How to make the perfect toastie

HOW TO MAKE THE PERFECT TOASTIE

Are toasties the ultimate comfort food? For me, they have to be in the top three at the very least. Toasties mean late nights or early...

There's nothing more socially distanced than a game of cricket

THERE'S NOTHING MORE SOCIALLY DISTANCED THAN A GAME OF CRICKET

Sir Ian Botham is free to take up his rod and lure unsuspecting river trout to their doom. Kevin Pietersen, Nasser Hussain and Viv...

 
 
 
Weekly trivia: why was Mambo No.5 vetoed as a Democrat theme tune?

WEEKLY TRIVIA: WHY WAS MAMBO NO.5 VETOED AS A DEMOCRAT THEME TUNE?

With ‘normal' news on hold at the moment, it's to the past that we have to turn for ‘take your mind off the virus' material. In that...

Singles are worse off without Guardian Soulmates

SINGLES ARE WORSE OFF WITHOUT GUARDIAN SOULMATES

Back in 2012, when Tinder appeared in Britain, it had a seedily alluring air of sexual venality, but nobody I knew used it. With its...

 
 
 



Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning edge Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady in charity game

Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning edge Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady in charity game

Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning saw off long time rivals Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady by a shot in their rain interrupted charity match Read more ...

Timo Werner scores hat-trick as RB Leipzig demolish Mainz

Timo Werner scores hat-trick as RB Leipzig demolish Mainz

Reported Liverpool target Timo Werner scored a hat-trick this weekend as RB Leipzig brushed aside Bundesliga rivals Mainz in a 5-0 demolition. The German opened his account in... Read more ...

Bishops slam Boris Johnson for treating public 'as mugs' over Dominic Cummings

Bishops slam Boris Johnson for treating public 'as mugs' over Dominic Cummings

A number of senior Church of England members have spoken out against Boris Johnson, who defended his senior aide Dominic Cummings this evening after it was revealed he broke... Read more ...

New Zealand: Prime minister Jacinda Ardern unrattled as earthquake hits...

New Zealand: Prime minister Jacinda Ardern unrattled as earthquake hits during live TV interview

An earthquake that struck near New Zealand's capital had people diving for cover - but not prime minister Jacinda Ardern who continued with a live TV interview. Read more ...

Tom Brady splits his trousers after holing amazing shot from fairway and is...

Tom Brady splits his trousers after holing amazing shot from fairway and is forced to wear rain paints to cover up

TOM BRADY hilariously split his trousers after holing an amazing shot from the fairway. The NFL hero had been awful partnering Phil Mickelson in their mega-money charity match... Read more ...

Love Island star Arabella Chi rejected Niall Horan because he is 'too short'

Love Island star Arabella Chi rejected Niall Horan because he is 'too short'

The Love Island star claims the One Direction hunk 'slid into her DMs' - but she decided he was not her type on paper due to the two inch height difference between them Read more ...

Public Sector Modernization: Data, Analysis, Evidence, and Decision Making

Public Sector Modernization:  Data, Analysis, Evidence, and Decision Making

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Trump restricts travel from Brazil as coronavirus cases spike

Trump restricts travel from Brazil as coronavirus cases spike

The US will temporarily restrict travel from Brazil in order to slow the spread of COVID-19, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Sunday. Foreigners who were in... Read more ...

James Argent reveals he is a cocaine addict and has suffered two near-fatal...

James Argent reveals he is a cocaine addict and has suffered two near-fatal overdoses

TOWIE star James 'Arg' Argent has admitted he is a cocaine addict, and has been heavily using the drug for seven years. Read more ...

Phillip Schofield dresses up in a suit and tie for a family BBQ with wife Steph

Phillip Schofield dresses up in a suit and tie for a family BBQ with wife Steph

PHILLIP Schofield spent the weekend playing dress up with his family as he enjoyed a BBQ with his wife Steph and their twi daughters. Phillip, 58, came out as gay in February... Read more ...