SARAH VINE: Vilified by the armies of woke… for being a woman By Sarah Vine for the Daily Mail Published: 22:37 GMT, 13 February 2021 | Updated: 12:01 GMT, 14 February 2021 Last week, the Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust proudly announced that, as part of a new policy designed to address ‘health inequalities’ for ‘marginalised and disadvantaged groups’, use of the word ‘mother’ is to be replaced by more ‘inclusive’ terminology. Thus its maternity services will henceforth be known as ‘perinatal’, pregnant women are to be referred to as ‘birthing parents’, breast-feeding is now ‘chest-feeding’ and breast milk is either ‘chestmilk’ or ‘milk from the feeding parent’. Of course, the ability to bear children is not what
ALL children back in school from March 8 and you can have a picnic in the park: Dominic Raab says education is the ‘top priority’ as government prepares lockdown loosening with pubs and restaurants ‘set for al fresco reopening in APRIL’ Boris Johnson is preparing to unveil a loosening of lockdown amid massive pressure from Tory backbenchers All children could be allowed back in classrooms from March 8 after the PM vowed to prioritise education Ban on picnics in park with own household and stopping to chat with a friend on a park bench could be lifted Pubs and restaurants could be permitted to reopen ‘al fresco’ from April under the premier’s new ‘road map’ By James Tapsfield, Political Editor
BA boss Sean Doyle in plea to Prime Minister: You MUST save our summer breaks, the UK cannot afford a second year with empty skies By Harriet Dennys, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:51 GMT, 13 February 2021 | Updated: 11:02 GMT, 14 February 2021 The boss of British Airways has urged Boris Johnson to commit to lifting the tough restrictions on international travel to save the summer holiday season. In a letter sent to the Prime Minister on Friday, BA’s chief executive, Sean Doyle, blasted the Government’s ‘uncertainty’ and ‘mixed messaging’ over whether summer holidays are possible this year. He urged Johnson to set out a timetable for restarting travel – now that around 15million Britons have been vaccinated. Appeal:
Man, 24, is stabbed to death on residential street near Reading as police launch murder probe Man, 24, dies after being stabbed in the chest in Caversham, near Reading today Victim died at the scene in Managua Close, police were called just before 1am Police remain at the scene and will be conducting house-to-house enquiries By Luke May For Mailonline Published: 07:58 GMT, 14 February 2021 | Updated: 11:02 GMT, 14 February 2021 A man has been stabbed to death in a residential street near Reading, prompting police to launch a murder investigation. Officers were called out to Managua Close in Caversham just before 1am this morning after a 24-year-old man was stabbed in the chest. He was pronounced dead
One in five beauty salons and hairdressers could fold by April without further support By Harriet Dennys, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:51 GMT, 13 February 2021 | Updated: 10:59 GMT, 14 February 2021 One in five beauty salons and hairdressers could fold by the spring without further support, a stark industry report has warned. Britain’s 74,880 hair and beauty businesses saw turnover collapse by up to 57 per cent in 2020 and will have lost an average of £41,000 due to Covid-19 by the end of this year, new analysis for the National Hair & Beauty Federation shows. It warns that 11 per cent will be ‘acutely vulnerable to failure’ if they remain closed until the end of March.
TALK OF THE TOWN: Tatler model Sabrina Percy becomes a life coach – at 31 By Alistair Foster, Joanna Bell And Sophie Cockerham For The Mail On Sunday Published: 00:43 GMT, 14 February 2021 | Updated: 10:51 GMT, 14 February 2021 You’ve got to admire the chutzpah of Tatler model Sabrina Percy, who has become a life coach – at 31. No doubt she can help clients by drawing on her experiences of being engaged to Franco Manca pizza heir Phineas Page and being a relative of the Duke of Northumberland. She is following in the footsteps of another well-heeled society girl, Anouk Winzenried, who became a life coach after interning for a year at a hotel in Mustique, where
Hollywood is accused of McCarthy-esque crusade against conservatives after actress Gina Carano’s firing from the Mandalorian Jonathan Chait weighed in on the controversy surrounding actress Gina Carano The New York Magazine writer said there’s no distinction between the Hollywood blacklist in the 1950s and Carano’s firing Disney on Wednesday announced it had fired Carano, a conservative actress She compared the current US political climate to the persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany in a social media post Chait, who is Jewish, said Carano’s post was not anti-Semitic by any reasonable definition’ He also bemoaned how the media had portrayed Carano’s social media posts ‘as though they were a series of petty crimes’ By Dailymail.com Reporter Published: 17:19 GMT, 13 February
Costa del Sol here we come? Spanish minister says Britons COULD go on holiday there this summer with ‘vaccine passports’ and they WON’T have to quarantine Tourism minister fuels hopes Brits could go on holiday with ‘vaccine passports’ Fernando Valdes said the prospects are still ‘open’ as jab rollout surges ahead He played down the idea that holidaymakers will have to quarantine on arrival By James Tapsfield, Political Editor For Mailonline Published: 09:37 GMT, 14 February 2021 | Updated: 09:40 GMT, 14 February 2021 Spain‘s tourism minister has fuelled hopes Britons could go on holiday this summer with ‘vaccine passports’. Fernando Valdes has reportedly raised the prospect that travel could resume within months due to the success of the UK’s rollout.
Military has put down nearly 1,200 combat dogs since 2002 with many classed as too dangerous to rehome, figures show 380 dogs, typically Belgian Malinois, killed by army vets between 2013 and 2019 Number more than double between 2002 and 2012 when 807 were put down Countless dogs deemed too ‘old and worn out’ or ‘too dangerous’ to rehome Others were killed for ‘failing to maintain standards’ or for ‘welfare reasons’ By Jemma Carr For Mailonline Published: 09:27 GMT, 14 February 2021 | Updated: 09:39 GMT, 14 February 2021 The army put down almost 1,200 combat dogs since 2002, with many classed as ‘too dangerous’ to rehome, figures show. Some 380 dogs – typically Belgian Malinois – were killed by army vets
Labour shadow minister says ‘Mx’ should be used as gender-neutral alternative to Mr and Mrs in latest ‘woke’ challenge for Sir Keir Starmer Alex Sobel, shadow Culture, Media and Sport Minister, wants Mx on documents Sobel urging Gov. to tell public bodies and private companies to make it official But Labour MPs worry it makes Sir Keir seem out of touch with working class By Glen Owen Political Editor For The Mail On Sunday Published: 01:57 GMT, 14 February 2021 | Updated: 09:35 GMT, 14 February 2021 ‘Mx’ should be used as a gender-neutral alternative to titles such as Mr and Mrs on forms, a member of Keir Starmer‘s team has suggested. Alex Sobel, a shadow Culture, Media and Sport Minister,