Caravan and camping tips for beginners including best UK spots, gear and advice

Murray points out that today’s camping equipment is high quality and user-friendly, with easy to erect tents and beds. And he says you shouldn’t feel you have to stay somewhere close to home so you can come back if it rains. “Just take wet weather gear and if it’s pouring, go somewhere on a day […]

New car sales rise in UK after coronavirus lockdown restrictions

Car dealership groups have already been forced to cut thousands of jobs, with Lookers making 1,500 redundancies in June, Pendragon cutting 1,800 and Jardine Motors cutting 500. Another dealer, Inchcape, has said it will cut head office roles, although it has not yet provided numbers.

New UK obesity plan fails to address underlying problems

It has taken decades to persuade those in power in the UK that obesity cannot be ignored. The seminal Foresight report, which described the junk food environment we live in, was published in 2007, but there had been many earlier warnings. Covid-19 has now done what the soaring rates of type 2 diabetes and NHS […]

Lack of special border measures before UK coronavirus lockdown was ‘serious mistake’

The MPs say that it is understandable the government did not want to restrict flights but add the failure to consider imposing stricter requirements on those arriving – such as mandatory self-isolation, increased screening, targeted testing or enforceable quarantine – was “a serious error”.

Most popular seaside destinations as 20 million Brits holiday in the UK this summer

Colwyn Bay, Wales – from £80 per night Bridlington, Yorkshire – from £69 per night Minehead, Somerset – from £133 per night Bognor Regis, West Sussex – from £180 per night Morecambe, Lancashire – from £40 per night Lowestoft, Suffolk – from £92 per night Tenby, Wales – from £89 per night Southend-on-Sea, Essex – […]

The UK’s private debt crisis will make this recession so much worse

The UK has long fixated on public debt while ignoring our slow-burning crisis of private debt – and this crisis is no exception. When we talk about “how to pay for the crisis”, we are almost always talking about the rise in public borrowing. But this simply isn’t the issue. The costs of government borrowing […]

Which? names Richer Sounds and Toolstation as UK’s best-rated shops

The hi-fi and TV specialist was founded by influential business guru Julian Richer, who has promised to hand his business to his employees through a trust model similar to that of John Lewis when he dies. It has 53 stores and made an operating profit of £9m on sales of £186m last year. It donates […]

UK government gets green light to use personal data from citizens’ mobile phones to help fight coronavirus – but privacy experts brand the move ‘extremely concerning’ and warn it could lead to invasive surveillance

It is similar to SARS, which infected 8,000 people and killed nearly 800 in an outbreak in Asia in 2003, in that it is a type of coronavirus which infects humans’ lungs. It is less deadly than SARS, however, which killed around one in 10 people, compared to approximately one in 50 for COVID-19.

Coronavirus: Is the UK in a better position than we think?

Why? He said it was showing the country was able to identify where the virus was, and he could see signs that different parts of society were “pulling together and saying ‘we are going to get on top of this’.”

New Mexico Hatch Green Chiles: Now At Gelson’s In Newport Beach

The Gelson’s Kitchen also offers pre-prepped chile, to-go items, including Hatch Chile Cornbread, Hatch Egg Salad, Hatch Chile/Grilled Corn/Heirloom Tomato Salad and Hatch Macaroni & Cheese, the newly added Hatch Shrimp and Cheese Quesadilla, and from the meat department: Hatch Chile Chicken Sausage; Hatch Chile Bratwursts; and Hatch Chile Chicken Chorizo.