French socialite who sued Yorks over Swiss chalet is left furious as Fergie buys £5m Mayfair flats

A French socialite and property owner who was owed millions by the Duke of York has been left fuming after discovering that Prince Andrew’s former wife has bought a £5million house in Mayfair. Isabelle de Rouvre, 74, was owed £6.8million from the sale of a Swiss chalet back in 2014 – but agreed to receive …

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Intimate women's health expert Dr Shirin Lakhani's top tips on how to care for your vulva

There is a huge market in feminine care out there but you don’t need to use specialised products to clean your vulva and vagina, according to an expert. Dr Shirin Lakhani, founder of Elite Aesthetics in London, explains that vaginas are self-cleaning, and so you don’t need to use anything else to assist in the …

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Senate pulls all-nighter with junk food, naps in marathon vote-a-rama for $740B reconciliation bill

Senate pulls all-nighter with junk food, naps and a marathon vote-a-rama for $740billion reconciliation bill: Democrats might score a win for Biden despite criticism from Bernie Sanders and flood of Republican opposition Senate Democrats have finally reached an agreement on a reconciliation bill It is a budgetary process that allows the party in power to …

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Jacob Rees-Mogg launches probe into 'flexitime' deals for civil servants working part-time hours

Jacob Rees-Mogg has vowed to crack down on ‘flexitime’ working arrangements in the civil service whereby government employees can work around five hours less  than the national weekly average, often remotely and with full-time pay. The minister for government efficiency demanded an official Whitehall-wide review of the arrangement, which he said is likely wasting taxpayers’ …

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Daredevil Kate Middleton beams as she joins GB crew in high speed sailing race in new video

Daredevil Kate Middleton beams as she joins Sir Ben Ainslie and Great Britain crew in high speed sailing race in new video footage shared by the royals Kate Middleton, 40, recently joined the Great Britain SailGP team in Plymouth  New video shows duchess taking part in a ‘friendly’ race with New Zealand team Sporty royal …

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Rural audiences slam BBC's Countryfile, Chris Packham's Springwatch and The Archers

Rural audiences have slammed the BBC’s premier countryside programming for failing to ‘represent rural issues’.  In a poll, Countryside Alliance members see Countryfile, Springwatch and Autumnwatch and The Archers as not adequately representing them.  The shows by Chris Packham – who is against fox hunting, badger culling and countryside sports – were seen as particularly …

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Single mother who chooses 'gentle parenting' and never punishes her kids says they don't misbehave

A single mother-of-three has explained why she has never punishes or rewards her children – and why she never will. Hannah Canavan, 33, a home education coach from South London, decided to adopt a gentle approach to parenting after working in a pupil referral unit for troubled children. She says people think her children ‘misbehave’ …

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Jodee Mundy OAM reveals lung cancer diagnosis after doctors told her being breathless was normal

Jodee Mundy was told her breathlessness was a normal symptom of pregnancy weeks before she was diagnosed with lung cancer and gave birth to daughter Evie at 35 weeks  A first-time-mum says she was told her extreme breathlessness was a ‘normal symptom of pregnancy’ weeks before she was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer.  Melbourne artist …

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Pfizer in talks on $5 billion acquisition: media

A man walks past the Pfizer logo on the drug maker’s headquarters in New York. American drugmaker Pfizer is close to a deal to purchase Global Blood Therapeutics, which manufactures a recently approved drug against sickle-cell anemia, for $5 billion, the Wall Street Journal has reported. Pfizer, one of the top makers of COVID-19 vaccines, …

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