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Celebrities including Amanda Holden and Coleen Rooney post holiday pictures from paradise

As August arrives, any remaining hopes people had of a summer holiday abroad are all but dashed.  Those visiting Spain must now quarantine for 14 days upon their return and other European destinations seem likely to be added to the list.  As far as ordinary people are concerned, it just isn’t worth the risk. But […]

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Polish towns that declared themselves ‘LGBT free’ are denied funding by Brussels 

Polish towns that declared themselves ‘LGBT free zones’ in a backlash against gay rights are to be denied EU funds. Hardline president Andrzej Duda has just won five more years in power after a campaign that included attacks on the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community. Now six towns that declared themselves as ‘LGBT […]

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Social distancing observed as the hajj pilgrimage gets underway in Mecca amid coronavirus crisis 

Strict social distancing measures were in place during the third day of the hajj pilgrimage in Mecca amid the coronavirus pandemic. A limited number of Muslim pilgrims of Saudi Arabia residents gathered at the Great Mosque in Mecca to pray during one of the Islamic rituals of pilgrimage, the Tawaf Al-Ifadah. The symbolic ritual of ‘Stoning […]

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Calm before the storm! Britain struggles through barmy night after 100F heat but rain is on the way

It was calm before the storm this morning as rain was feared just 24 hours after sunseekers surged to beaches across Britain on what is the third hottest day ever recorded with temperatures hitting 100F. On what was comfortably also the hottest day of 2020 so far, temperatures soared to 37.8C at London Heathrow on Friday […]

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Victoria to report nearly 400 new COVID-19 cases and harsher coronavirus lockdown

Victoria is tipped to announce nearly 400 new coronavirus cases with harsher lockdowns potentially on the horizon.  The new figure will be announced later on Saturday after the state recorded 627 new cases the day before. New modelling shows COVID-19 cases are doubling every 16 days in the state with worrying predictions as many as 1,000 […]

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Pictured: Lawrence Fox is seen with new girlfriend for the first time

Laurence Fox’s infamous appearance on Question Time, when he sparked a furious row by accusing a mixed-race audience member of making a racist comment, is said to have left his acting career in jeopardy. But it did wonders for his love life. He’s been enjoying a passionate romance with journalist Madeline Grant, whom he met […]

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Coronavirus US: Priest criticizes ‘safety above sacraments’

A controversial Catholic priest in San Francisco criticized his parishioners for putting ‘safety’ over ‘sanctity’, skipping Mass to ‘avoid the remote possibility of dying from Covid’ and claimed the news reports about the global virus as ‘largely unreal.’ Father Joseph Illo also claimed that the media had exaggerated the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic to […]

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New docuseries claims DEA agent’s death ‘was partially conducted by a CIA agent’

Enrique ‘Kiki’ Camarena, 37, was working for the US government in Mexico when he was abducted, tortured and killed by cartel members in February 1985. The lead investigator in his death believes a CIA agent was involved in his murder  An explosive new Amazon docuseries claims that a CIA agent was involved in the torture […]