Celebrate the end of home-schooling with a cheap & cheerful glass of champagne

PARENTS up and down the country will be sighing with relief as their kids go back to school tomorrow. So what better way to celebrate the end of home-schooling than with a glass of champagne? 7 Cheers to your favourite bubble!Credit: Getty Images – Getty But you do not need to spend a fortune on fizz, with the help of my savvy tips . . .   BARGAIN BUBBLES: Who says you have to opt for prosecco to raise a celebratory glass of fizz on the cheap?  I am a huge fan of Aldi’s Veuve Monsigny Champagne Brut, just £12.99. It is super-refreshing, tastes very similar to big-name brands and has even won several awards.  Meanwhile, Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut Champagne will set

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William ‘livid’ about Oprah interview as TV special could be ‘final nail’ in brothers’ relationship

Prince William is “livid” at Meghan and Harry’s Oprah interview which could be the “final nail” in the brothers’ relationship, reports say. The royal family is braced for the eagerly-anticipated interview on Sunday night, which could be “very damaging”, according to Vanity Fair. Harry has reportedly called the Queen ahead of the interview and been in touch with his father via email, the magazine reports. “I know he has spoken to the Queen and he has been in regular email contact with his father,” an insider told Vanity Fair. Follow the latest updates on Oprah’s interview with Meghan and Harry here “Depending on what he and Meghan say, this could be very damaging for family relations and possibly the nail

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Harry and Meghan Oprah interview – live: William ‘livid’ over TV special as couple ‘say they want to move on’

Prince William is reportedly “livid” at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey which could be the “final nail” in the brothers’ relationship. Ahead of its broadcast tonight in the US, Harry has spoken with the Queen and been in regular contact with Prince Charles. The interview will give viewers a first look inside the lives of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex since stepping down from their roles as senior members of the royal family. A friend of the couple says that the interview draws a line under a chapter of their lives and they want to “move on”. The two-hour special on CBS is expected to explore the rift between the couple and the royals.

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How to watch Oprah interview with Harry and Meghan and what time is it on?

For the first time since they stepped away from their duties as senior royals in March 2020, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will participate in the high-profile televised event produced by CBS. The interview, which has been described by the US network as an “intimate conversation”, is said to cover “wide-ranging” topics. Below is everything you need to know about Oprah Winfrey’s Harry and Meghan interview. When will Oprah Winfrey interview Prince Harry and Meghan Markle? Oprah with Meghan and Harry  will be broadcast in the US on 7 March. Independent Culture Newsletter The best in film, music TV & radio straight to your inbox every week Independent Culture Newsletter The best in film, music TV & radio straight

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Priti Patel orders review into lockdown killing of woman by husband

Priti Patel has ordered a review into the case of a woman who was killed by her husband during the UK’s first lockdown. The home secretary was “not satisfied” with Torfaen council’s conclusion that there were no “lessons to be learned” from the death of Ruth Williams. Ms Williams, 67, was strangled to death by Anthony Williams, 70, at their home in Cwmbran, South Wales, on March 28 last year. He was sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter diminished responsibility. A jury cleared him of murder after hearing evidence his mental state was “severely affected” by depression and anxiety. The trial judge said there was no evidence of any previous domestic violence and Torfaen council

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Record-breaking cyclist aiming to win Tour de France weeks after second smash left him with seven broken bones

A RECORD-breaking cyclist told how he is aiming to win the Tour de France just weeks after a second smash left him with seven broken bones. Josh Quigley, 28, plans to return to training within days after fighting back from horrific injuries including a shattered arm and a fractured spine and pelvis. 3 Josh is aiming to win the Tour de France We told how he was seriously hurt after falling off his bike at 40mph while on winter training in Dubai in January. And in December 2019, he was thrown 50ft into the air after a Cadillac hit him from behind in Texas, US, during one of his round-the-world bids — putting him in hospital with skull, foot, pelvis

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Vast majority of those affected by controversial NHS pay offer are women, Labour warns

The party said they would make up three out of four of those hit, as it accused the government of “turning its back” on women during the pandemic.  Boris Johnson has defended the offer to “heroic” NHS staff, suggesting his government had given “as much as we can”. But he appeared to hint towards a possible route for a U-turn, pointing out that the issue would now be considered by an independent review body. Nursing leaders and unions expressed outrage last week when it emerged that ministers had recommended a 1 per cent pay rise. Speaking on a visit to a vaccination centre in north London, the prime minister, who was hospitalised with Covid-19 last year, said he was “massively

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Biden news – Cuomo faces fresh allegations as Obama praises president on Covid-19 relief bill

Fighting Biden virus aid, GOP rekindles Obama-era strategy , and other top stories in politics from March 07, 2021. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is reportedly facing fresh allegations of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior. According to reports from The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post, two more women have come forward to accuse Mr Cuomo of misconduct. Karen Hinton, a former press aide, has said Mr Cuomo invited her to his hotel room after a work event in Los Angeles in 2000. She said the former governor embraced her as she tried to leave and pulled her towards him when she tried to move away. Ana Liss, a former aide to the governor, has further accused Mr Cuomo

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The hidden meaning behind Meghan Markle’s Oprah interview Armani dress

Now that multiple trailers have dropped for the landmark interview between the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and Oprah Winfrey, fans are unpicking every detail they can in anticipation – including Meghan’s outfit. For the occasion, the duchess, who is pregnant with her second child, wore a black belted silk dress from Armani that retails for $4,700 (£3,300). But the dress may have a hidden meaning behind it; as royal fans have noticed it features an embroidered lotus flower on the right-hand side. The lotus flower, which is a revered symbol in Hinduism and Hindu iconography, is known for representing spiritual enlightenment, growth and rebirth, all of which could be seen as relevant to Meghan’s new life in California with

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Steven Gerrard to Liverpool? ‘Zero’ chance in near future insists former Rangers chairman Dave King

SportFootballRangers Former Rangers chairman Dave King reckons there is zero chance Liverpool’s emotional tug will lure Steven Gerrard back to Anfield this summer. Sunday, 7th March 2021, 10:30 pm Former Rangers chairman Dave King with manager Steven Gerrard. The Ibrox boss has made himself a hero to the blue side of Glasgow after leading Gers to their first title in a decade. But there are concerns among fans that the former Reds player may soon be heading back to rejoin his first love on Merseyside. Rangers: Get the latest team news, match previews and reports Rangers: Get the latest team news, match previews and reports It follows reports that Anfield chiefs are lining up a move for their Champions League-winning

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