Films! Novels! Springsteen! The Obamas and Clintons seem to be having the time of their lives

Washington: Former presidents long slipped into a life soaked in sepia. They farmed on bucolic homesteads with graceful names. They golfed. Eventually, inking memoirs became standard post-presidency practice, sometimes because they needed money, odd as that seems today. “There is nothing more pathetic in life than a former president,” said John Quincy Adams, who went on to serve in the US House for almost two decades after the White House. “After the White House, what is there to do but […]

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Notice of UK paper’s loss in Meghan Markle lawsuit must appear on front page, judge rules

Fox News Flash top entertainment headlines for March 6 Fox News Flash top entertainment and celebrity headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking today in entertainment. Notice of a British newspaper’s loss in a court case involving Meghan Markle must appear on its front page — and be posted on its website for a full week, a U.K. judge has ruled, according to a report. The Duchess of Sussex and her husband Prince Harry in 2019 had sued Associated Newspapers Ltd. […]

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Silver Ferns claim Constellation Cup as Diamonds lose their shine

The global dominance of the Diamonds has been called into question after the Silver Ferns took out the Constellation Cup for the first time in nine years on Sunday. Facing another COVID-19 scare and three earthquakes this week, New Zealand became united in support of the Ferns, with the final game of the series attracting a sell-out crowd at Christchurch Stadium. The hosts rode the home support to a 45-43 victory that wrapped up a 3-1 series win. The Diamonds […]

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From smart mugs to Bluetooth trackers — treat mum to a cool gadget this Mother's Day

YOUR mum may say she is happy with chocolates or flowers for Mother’s Day – but does she really want a cool gadget? Your chance to treat her is next Sunday. So we have pulled together gizmos for germaphobe mums, DIY mums and a few for those who like a drink . . .  Zap Covid and charge Belkin Boost Charge UV sanitiser and wireless charger, £39.99 from Amazon – buy now Sanitise your smartphone – or charge it. Or clean other things, […]

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How a third of our recycling is sent straight to the incinerator

How a third of our recycling is sent straight to the incinerator: Councils are ‘highly incentivised’ to send waste to rubbish-burning power plants More than third of recycling is burned rather than reused despite complex rules In Southend-on-Sea in Essex, 45 per cent of recycling is sent to an incinerator  Councils are ‘highly incentivised’ to burn waste because of huge investments  Millions of tons of rubbish that is painstakingly sorted and put out for recycling by British households is being […]

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Almost 450 rapists and paedos avoid criminal records after apologising to victims

ALMOST 450 sex offenders — including rapists and paedophiles — escaped serious punishment last year after apologising to victims. They avoided getting criminal records after the police and the Crown Prosecution Service agreed to let them take part in community resolution. This involves the guilty party admitting the offence — and apologising or paying compensation to their victim. The slap-on-wrist punishments are meant to be used for low-level crimes.But campaigners last night said their use in hundreds of serious sexual […]

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The Wilds Season 1 Bloopers Show How Much Fun the Cast Had When the Cameras Turned Off

The Wilds characters might’ve had a difficult time getting along in the show, but after the cameras stopped rolling they were total goofballs. At least, that’s what it looks like thanks to some silly season one bloopers. Amazon dropped a behind-the-scenes look at the cast and crew’s experience filming, and it makes me wish I was there. Not stranded on an island, obviously, but hanging out with people like Mia Healey, Helena Howard, Sophia Taylor Ali, Jenna Clause, Shannon Berry, […]

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Taurus weekly horoscope: What your star sign has in store for March 7 – 13

TAURUS APR 21 – MAY 21 The start of the week is your time to decide who you are now, and who you want to become – ready for personal planet shifts later.  As Jupiter and Venus jazz up your success and celebrity zones yes, your name is ready to make its mark. But best of all are the small glances and gestures that prove you are loved.  Single?  An old mate can be recast as a new date. DESTINY […]

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Leo weekly horoscope: What your star sign has in store for March 7 – 13

LEO JULY 23 – AUG 23 Venus turns back time in passion so you can see a partner as though you’ve just met, and wipe away recent doubts. But beware of changing yourself for love – this time round.  If you’re a love-seeker, a red uniform, or red sports colours, can be your clue. Jupiter spins luck when people think and talk together – this can linkto words and/or pictures. DESTINY DAYS   Make health promises to yourself on Monday, and […]

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My dad walked out on us when I was 7 and took everything we owned, reveals Alex Scott

ALEX Scott was just seven years old when she first understood what it is to be a woman in a man’s world. It was the moment her father walked out on her and her mum Carol and older brother Ronnie. “I remember it very clearly,” says the football pro turned pundit and TV presenter. “We were all there together in our council flat. My dad said he was leaving. Then he said: ‘And if I’m going, I’m taking everything with […]

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