Stop us if you’ve heard this one before… A stand-up comic from San Francisco gets on a plane bound for South Florida to spend some time with her mother in Boynton Beach. Then, a global pandemic strikes. Now, what began as a two-week vacation gets stretched out into a year-long […]

It is still more than a month until people can go on holiday in England, while foreign travel won’t be allowed until at least 17 May. So how can you get your travel fix without breaking lockdown rules? We asked some seasoned travellers how they are exploring the world from […]

An international student at Coventry University reading in the library. Photo: OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images It has been two years since Nelson Nyandoro, a third year student at the University of Lincoln, has gone home. Coronavirus has thrown any plans of returning into disarray, and the Zimbabwe-born pharmacy undergrad is worried […]

It ought to make lockdown easier, knowing that the end is in sight. Instead, I feel temptation bubbling up inside more strongly than ever. A run of precociously sunny days hasn’t helped; or rather, it has helped enormously, reviving the spirits with that hormonal rush of vernal optimism that accompanies […]

Refinery 29 UK Brandy’s Black Cinderella Made The Impossible Possible In Hollywood I swear I heard several million Black people scream through my computer monitor when Disney+ announced that it will finally stream Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella starting 12th February. It may have another official title, but the Brandy-starring remake […]

FILE – In this Jan. 22, 2021, file photo, people under umbrellas on the square in front of the Old Opera in Frankfurt, Germany, on a rainy. Nearly a year to the day after Wuhan went into lockdown to contain a virus that had already escaped, President Joe Biden began […]

Italian tennis player Simone Bolelli, left, and Argentina’s Maximo Gonzalez are escorted to their training session in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. The number of players in hard quarantine swelled to 72 ahead of the Australian Open after a fifth positive coronavirus test was returned from the charter flights […]

John Pye, Associated Press Published 10:38 p.m. ET Jan. 17, 2021 | Updated 10:38 p.m. ET Jan. 17, 2021 The number of players in hard quarantine swelled to 72 ahead of the Australian Open after a fifth positive coronavirus test was returned from the charter flights bringing players, coaches, officials […]

© Provided by City AM In this 2-part series, City A.M. asked UK-focused fund managers what they make of post-Brexit trade arrangements, the impact of three lockdowns and the long-term outlook for the UK’s investment community. Yesterday, in part 1, the investment managers focused on the UK-EU deal and which […]

There have been plenty of depressing forecasts about the recession that will inevitably hit Britain as a result of the pandemic. But it turns out that we’re already in a recession of a slightly different description. A sex recession. According to sex toy retailer Mystery Vibe, which surveyed 10,000 people, […]

Each morning, as households across Britain stir themselves reluctantly for another day of home-schooling, I am one of a tiny sub-set of parents at the school gates. I watch my autistic son join his new bubble of 11 seven-year-olds, while also watching the faces of my fellow parents. Despite masks, […]

Another week, another set of rules by which we must live our lives. As a Londoner, I’ve moved from Tier 1, to Tier 2, to a national lockdown, back to Tier 2, to Tier 3, to Tier 4, and now back to another, stricter, national lockdown – all in the […]

Refinery 29 UK Why Are We So Obsessed With Morning Routines On TikTok? What’s the first thing you do when you wake up? I check my phone. Maybe you meditate, or have your caffeine fix. What comes after that? Do you have a set skincare routine? Do you put on […]