Captain Tom Moore, 99, completes 100th lap of garden and raises £13m for NHS

“Captain Tom, he has served his country in the past and he’s serving his country now, both raising that money for the NHS, for which I know NHS charities are going to be incredibly proud and grateful, but also cheering us all up.

Cosy UK cottages with log fires and countryside views for an idyllic autumn breaks

3. Two Bays and Orme View, Snowdonia This cosy home offers up heaps of opportunity to take in your surroundings whether you’re making the most of the nearby walking hotspots, relaxing in the garden, or curling up with a book in the conservatory offering sea views.

10 remote Shepherd’s Hut stays in the UK ideal for idyllic retreats off the grid

The Happy Hare offers an idyllic camping break from the outdoor seating area and fire pit to the hot tub. Inside the hut expect modern and sleek interiors, including a double bed and a kitchenette with everything you need for a hearty post-countryside-walk meal.

Pizza Express will shut 73 of its 449 restaurants – one in six of its UK sites – with 1,100 jobs under threat as cost saving plans are approved by creditors

‘As a proud member of the UK high street, we remain committed to the role Costa plays in supporting the economic recovery of the country, but today I want to say a huge thank you to all of our team members that are affected by this announcement and we will be supporting you throughout this […]

‘The world is your oyster’: Captain Sir Tom Moore’s inspirational message to graduating teen soldiers

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UK local lockdown list: Latest as Bolton sees spike in coronavirus cases

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Tory MP’s ‘Selfish C**t’ Tweet to Breitbart UK Editor Over COVID-19 Mask Rule Draws Fire

​UK COVID-19 regulations mean passengers over the age of 11 on railway and London Underground trains must now wear a protective face mask unless they are exempt. Those who refuse face a fine of up to £3,200. Delingpole refused to incriminate himself when asked if he was wearing a mask on the train, although he […]

Captain Sir Tom Moore put a ‘do not resuscitate’ sign on his hospital door after a bad fall last year

Referring to his accident last year, when he shattered his right hip and broke a rib after hitting his head on dishwasher at home he said: “I have always felt that if somebody is gravely ill and near to death to bring them back for them to die a very unpleasant death, why do that? […]

We R past the peak: Boris Johnson says UK is on ‘downward slope’ but must be careful not to ‘slap straight into a second BIGGER mountain’ as he pledges to reveal lockdown exit ‘road map’ next week built around keeping down R infection rate

In a reference to his own struggle against the disease – which he previously admitted could have gone ‘either way’ – Mr Johnson said the government’s main aim was always to ‘save lives’.  ’I was very, very lucky,’ he said. ‘I had wonderful carers, wonderful treatment, and, let’s be frank, tragically, thousands of people have been […]

Holiday in Cornwall: our insider’s guide to the best beaches, where to stay, cheap eats and the best things to see and do

Cornish beer The county is nationally renowned for its beer with both St Austell Brewery and Sharp’s Brewery in Rock producing some of the UK’s favourite drinks – St Austell with Tribute and Sharp’s with Doombar. No trip to Cornwall is complete with a pint of both.