Campsites and holiday cottage bookings for summer 2021 soar

Under the Thatch holiday homes are mostly in Wales but high demand is being reported across the UK, particularly in coastal destinations. Host Unusual says bookings for beach houses and huts in 2021 are up 234% on previous years. Holidaycottages.co.uk has also seen a spike in demand for properties in Cornwall and Devon, where demand […]

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Boris Johnson’s camping holiday sounds a right Carrie on, jokes his ex-lover Petronella Wyatt

Alan Carr is a great friend, and one of the few times I have felt starstruck was when I went round to his house a few years ago,’ he recalls. ‘He was on the phone and told me to go into the front room.

Michelle Obama, AOC, John Kasich, Among Headliners at Democratic National Convention

More influential Democrats will speak on Wednesday, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (D), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Gov. Tony Evers (D-WI), former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-AZ), and former President Barack Obama.

TUI, EasyJet and Ryanair CANCEL all flights and holidays to Greece after it bans travellers from the UK until July 15 because of high coronavirus infection rate

The automatic 14-day quarantine requirement will remain only for ‘red-rated’ countries such as the US and Brazil. Travel between ‘green’ and ‘amber’ countries will be quarantine-free, but passengers will have to fill in a ‘locator form’ to trace their movements. 

Liverpool stun Barcelona: Where does Champions League ‘classic’ rank in competition’s great games?

Barcelona and Messi has achieved some magical things over the last 15 years. But this is right up there with the best of them. After a 4-0 pummelling in the Paris first leg, the Catalan club required all of their legendary firepower to overcome a strong PSG in the return.

What’s keeping Washington from a virus deal, explained

Meadows has been understaffed during the talks, which can slow down the complicated horse-trading such a sweeping bill requires. He also appeared to be the principal force behind Trump’s threats — and ultimate moves — to issue executive edicts on the payroll tax and unemployment insurance, steps that coincided with the rapid deterioration of the […]

Mr. Washington Goes to Anonymous

Today’s order of business was a panel about Anonymous, about hacktivism, about… the lulz. “Radical online activism is a new public-policy challenge, with groups such as Anonymous being described as everything from terrorist organizations to freedom fighters,” the Institution billed it.

US Soccer Federation May Soon Repeal Ban on Players Kneeling During National Anthem

“We, the National Football League, condemn racism and the systematic oppression of black people,” Goodell said. “We the National Football League admit we were wrong for not listening to NFL players earlier and encourage all to speak out and peacefully protest,” Goodell said. ​“We, the National Football League, believe black lives matter. I personally protest […]

How do they expect people to go back to work if they have to travel like this? Tory MPs’ fury as rail unions hold nation to ransom with refusal to return services to 85 per cent capacity

Queues for boarding at airports will need to be more than half a MILE long to ensure 6ft social distancing, warns Heathrow boss who says it simply ‘won’t work’ Plans to introduce post-lockdown social distancing at airports ‘won’t work’ and will lead to queues snaking for up to half a mile to board each large […]

Washington Post accused of ‘sounding like Antifa’s publicist’ with glowing feature on Portland protesters

Jeff Bezos’ newspaper then focused on a family who “was tear-gassed on their first night at the demonstrations,” by showing side-by-side photos of each family member appearing how they normally dress compared to their protest garb. All four members wore pink gas masks for the glamorous shots of their protest outfits.