Tories would not treat me like this if I was white: Major donor claims

Tories would not treat me like this if I was white: Major donor involved in cash-for-access row claims he was treated badly because of his background… but insists he still loves the party Mohamed Amersi said Tories would have treated him better if he went to EtonBusinessman and wife given £793,000 to party and senior MPs … Read more

BoE set to raise interest rates earlier than expected, says HSBC boss 

The BoE could raise interest rates earlier than expected in the face of soaring in inflation, says HSBC boss CFO Ewen Stevenson predicts the base rate could start moving from mid-2022The raise in interest rates would be welcomed by long-suffering saversThe Bank of England slashed interest rates to a record low of 0.1% last year  … Read more

Ricki-Lee Coulter: Row with bridal designer over who made her 2015 wedding dress

Ricki-Lee Coulter has come under fire from Australian bridal designer Johanna Johnson over just who created the singer’s 2015 wedding dress. The Australian Idol star, 35, shared a gallery of black and white photos to Instagram on Friday showing a fitting she claims took place in Paris in 2015, when she was preparing to get … Read more

Boss of US private equity firm is hired to head up UK Government Investments

Boss of US private equity firm hoping to snap up Morrisons is hired to head up UK Government Investments By City & Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Published: 17:09 EDT, 2 August 2021 | Updated: 17:09 EDT, 2 August 2021 The partner in a major private equity firm has been appointed by the Treasury … Read more

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey splashes £20bn on ‘buy now, pay later’ firm 

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey splashes £20bn on ‘buy now, pay later’ firm, making it the biggest ever buyout of an Australian company Jack Dorsey’s financial services firm Square has purchased AfterpayAfterpay’s stock stood at at just over A$12 (£8.64) in early 2020But it was at A$114.80 (£86.62) last night while Square’s share price also rose 11.4 per … Read more

Online car dealer Cazoo hits £8m in profits as it prepares for US listing

Online car dealer Cazoo hits £8m in profits as it prepares for US listing thanks to a seven-fold increase in sales By City & Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Published: 17:10 EDT, 2 August 2021 | Updated: 17:10 EDT, 2 August 2021 Founder of Cazoo, Alex Chesterman (pictured) Cazoo has turned a profit, preparing … Read more

The Ever Given prepares to dock in Felixstowe more than four months after it blocked the Suez Canal 

That’s one long journey! Container ship the Ever Given waits off the Suffolk coast as it prepares to dock in Felixstowe more than four months after it blocked the Suez Canal The Ever Given is preparing to dock in UK months after blocking the Suez CanalOriginally, the container ship was due to dock in Suffolk in … Read more

Angelina Jolie enjoys a night out with daughter Zahara at Ziggy Marley concert in Hollywood

They were recently traveling through Europe together.   But Angelina Jolie didn’t let jet lag stop her as she enjoyed a night of watching Ziggy Marley with her daughter Zahara on Sunday evening.    The actress, 46, was spotted with her daughter, 16, leaving the Hollywood Bowl, hand in hand.     Family fun! Angelina Jolie and her daughter … Read more

Scottish health minister Humza Yousaf accuses nursery of ‘discrimination’ amid row over daughter

Scottish health minister Humza Yousaf accuses nursery of ‘discrimination’ after he is told there is ‘no available space’ for his two year old daughter – only for a white friend’s son to be offered a place days later SNP high-flier said he complained to watchdogs and was seeking legal adviceLittle Scholars Nursery in Dundee said … Read more

Welcome the (back garden) jungle!

A plant collector has spent £15,000 on more than 250 tropical plants for her house and back garden. Hannah McFarlane, 39, who lives near Winchester, Hampshire, bought her first home in September 2017 and wanted to completely transform the small, unloved garden into a tropical paradise after being inspired by her travels. Hannah was inspired … Read more