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Orgasms and conspiracy theories: The bizarre phone app that was backed by new BBC boss Tim Davie

It’s a trendy app providing educational videos on subjects ranging from the female orgasm to the idea that reality might be a computer ‘simulation’.  But now it has emerged that one of its directors was new BBC boss Tim Davie.  His involvement with the Up­time app – an ‘unpaid’ role but one that entitled him […]

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Rishi Sunak ‘is considering raising fuel duty by as much as 5p’ to pay nation’s Covid bill

Rishi Sunak is considering raising fuel duty by as much as 5p to pay the nation’s coronavirus bill, a Treasury source has claimed. The Chancellor is looking at axing a ten year freeze on the tax in his autumn Budget, which would see fuel prices rise by 2p immediately in line with inflation. But a […]

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Inside den of Adelaide man, 62, accused of stashing child abuse porn

A 62-year-old man has been accused of funding the production of child porn in the Philippines after his squalid den was raided in Adelaide. A haul of child porn was allegedly found inside the home when the Australian Federal Police raided it on July 16.  Police seized a laptop, USB, several DVDs and CDs, a […]

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Victoria’s coronavirus cases tumble as just 70 new cases are recorded

Victoria has recorded just 70 new coronavirus cases overnight, the lowest daily total in two months – as a man who knew he had COVID-19 was intercepted trying to enter Queensland on a flight from Melbourne. An additional five deaths from the respiratory illness have also been reported in Victoria – the fewest in the state […]

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Boris Johnson took part in training course on sexual harassment and bullying, No 10 confirms 

Boris Johnson took part in training on sexual harassment and bullying last week, No 10 has confirmed. The Prime Minister listened to the two-hour online course along with other MPs and peers on Thursday. One participant told Sky News: ‘I was quite surprised to see the Prime Minister taking part, given everything he has to […]

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Heaven scent? New research reveals how armpit aroma can be cue for passion 

Ladies, you can put away the perfume and seductive lingerie.  For the only signal a man needs to tell if a woman is in the mood for a passionate encounter is to pay attention to their natural smells, a study shows.  Scientists found males are able to detect subtle changes in the armpit aroma of […]

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Can BA fly high again? Airline burning through £20m of cash every day

As auctioneer Oliver Barker took to his rostrum for the first major live art sale in London since lockdown, the excitement was electric despite the absence of real live bidders. At the Sotheby’s Rembrandt To Richter evening event at the end of July, Barker was presiding over a livestreamed, socially distant sale of 65 works […]