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Maxol: Company starts life as country is in ‘a terrible state o’ chassis’

Maxol: Company starts life as country is in ‘a terrible state o’ chassis’

In 1920, when William and JG McMullan formally registered the company McMullan Bros, which would go on to become Maxol, in what sort of Ireland were they livin [...] Read full article: Maxol: Company starts life as country is...→

Maxol: Company starts life as country is in ‘a terrible state o’ chassis’

Maxol: Company starts life as country is in ‘a terrible state o’ chassis’

In 1920, when William and JG McMullan formally registered the company McMullan Bros, which would go on to become Maxol, in what sort of Ireland were they livin [...] Read full article: Maxol: Company starts life as country is...→

Prince William’s ‘terrible fights’ with step-sister Laura: ‘Ruined my life!’

Prince William’s ‘terrible fights’ with step-sister Laura: ‘Ruined my life!’

PRINCE WILLIAM used to have "terrible fights" with his step-sister Laura over whether Charles or Camilla were to blame for their broken families, according to [...] Read full article: Prince William’s ‘terrible fights’ with ...→

The Christchurch school named among top state primaries in the country

The Christchurch school named among top state primaries in the country

A SCHOOL in Christchurch has been named among one of the top state primary schools in the country. Read full article: The Christchurch school named among top ...→

State-owned company joins Google and Facebook in backing superapp... Gojek and G

State-owned company joins Google and Facebook in backing superapp... Gojek and Grab’s main ride-hailing business hit by coronavirus pandemic Read full article: State-owned company joins Google and Fac...→

Asda worker's quick thinking saves toddler's life as he starts choking

Asda worker's quick thinking saves toddler's life as he starts choking

Paula ran out from behind her till at the supermarket's Stockton branch and grabbed little three-year-old Seth, who had a sweet lodged in his throat. Mum Louis [...] Read full article: Asda worker's quick thinking saves toddl...→

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Sheep, cows, horses, foxes...the hills are alive

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Sheep, cows, horses, foxes...the hills are alive

IT is not just Parisians who are making a break for the country. All around, animals are heading for the hills. The other day four sheep broke out… Read full article: Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Sheep...→

'Places that will change the country': the state races that will define decades of US politics

'Places that will change the country': the state races that will define decades of US politics

In Texas, Wisconsin, North Carolina, and elsewhere local races will influence the electoral college state of play into the 2030s Read full article: 'Places that will change the country': t...→

State pension age rises - but figures show COVID-19 'reverses increase' to later life work

State pension age rises - but figures show COVID-19 'reverses increase' to later life work

STATE PENSION age is currently rising, however analysis of official labour figures amid the coronavirus pandemic has suggested employment for nearly 10 percent [...] Read full article: State pension age rises - but figures sh...→

State Pension: Can I claim State Pension in more than one country?

State Pension: Can I claim State Pension in more than one country?

STATE PENSION is a Government payout given to people when they reach a certain age. But, can you claim State Pension in more than one country? Read full article: State Pension: Can I claim State Pension...→

Teen starts lashes company with £22 and it's now grown 10 fold in just 4 months

Teen starts lashes company with £22 and it's now grown 10 fold in just 4 months

EXCLUSIVE Keana Clarke, a student from Bolton, decided to become her own boss during the lockdown after she couldn't find a part-time job at a beauty salon and [...] Read full article: Teen starts lashes company with £22 and ...→

Lovecraft Country recap: season one, episode eight – real life racist murder haunts our heroes

Lovecraft Country recap: season one, episode eight – real life racist murder haunts our heroes

HBO’s fantasy sci-fi confronts the harsh truth of 1950s America with an inventive episode that opens on Emmett Till’s funeral Read full article: Lovecraft Country recap: season one, epi...→

'Moving to the country for a better life was a huge mistake'

'Moving to the country for a better life was a huge mistake'

Urbanite-turned-Somerset farmer Caroline Atkinson, 
48, has some advice for others planning to flee the city in search of a rural idyll Read full article: 'Moving to the country for a better life...→

Country Life: Rosemary Goring: Rural misbehaviour is nothing like Last of the Summer Wine's japes

Country Life: Rosemary Goring: Rural misbehaviour is nothing like Last of the Summer Wine's japes

“Pet Bird to Blame for Neighbour’s Bust-Up”, ran the headline in a Borders paper recently. Closer reading revealed that the bird in question… Read full article: Country Life: Rosemary Goring: Rural mis...→

Black woman starts bag company to give kids backpacks that look like them

Black woman starts bag company to give kids backpacks that look like them

'I am a proud (single) mother to a young Black king and will be launching a brother brand, Nubian Rois, soon.' Read full article: Black woman starts bag company to give k...→

Jon Richardson and Lucy Beaumont: 'This country is in a really bad state and there is no point in pretending that it isn't'

Jon Richardson and Lucy Beaumont: 'This country is in a really bad state and there is no point in pretending that it isn't'

Jon Richardson remembers hearing his mum having a screaming fit in the kitchen one Christmas Day morning. The now-vegan comedian (38) ate meat back then, along [...] Read full article: Jon Richardson and Lucy Beaumont: 'This ...→

Rosemary Goring's Country Life: In this bleakest of years, we all need a light in the dark

Rosemary Goring's Country Life: In this bleakest of years, we all need a light in the dark

From our loft, you can see across the garden to the woods and hills. It offers a tree-top view of what the birds are getting up to, and I could… Read full article: Rosemary Goring's Country Life: In this ...→

Nicola Sturgeon's independence plans torn apart: 'Scotland would be in terrible state'

Nicola Sturgeon's independence plans torn apart: 'Scotland would be in terrible state'

NICOLA STURGEON's independence plans were branded "irresponsible" by one commentator who warned that Scottish secession would put the nation through a "terribl [...] Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon's independence plans tor...→

Sarah Beeny's New Country Life is slammed by viewers as 'painful'

Sarah Beeny's New Country Life is slammed by viewers as 'painful'

Sarah Beeny's New Country Life has been slammed by viewers for being 'painful' after the broadcaster, 48, sought permission to build a mansion in place of a fa [...] Read full article: Sarah Beeny's New Country Life is slamme...→

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: I don’t like to think of the state of Sarah Beeny’s carpets

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: I don’t like to think of the state of Sarah Beeny’s carpets

SHORTLY before sitting down to write, I took our walking boots outside to brush them clean after the previous day’s outing. They were clogged with… Read full article: Country Life with Rosemary Goring: I don...→

Prince Charles guest edits Country Life for his 72nd birthday

Prince Charles guest edits Country Life for his 72nd birthday

Writing about climate change and the coronavirus pandemic in a heartfelt letter, the royal, who turns 72 on Saturday, says the UK has 'experienced changes we c [...] Read full article: Prince Charles guest edits Country Life ...→

Golden State Killer arrives in prison to start life sentence

Golden State Killer arrives in prison to start life sentence

Joseph James DeAngelo, 74, will today begin serving multiple life sentences for rapes and murders that terrorized much of California in the 1970s and 1980s. Read full article: Golden State Killer arrives in prison to...→

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Whoever says sheep are dim need to think again

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Whoever says sheep are dim need to think again

ON market days, trailers and lorries taking livestock to auction create the closest thing Hoolet has to a rush hour. I’ve just watched several… Read full article: Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Whoev...→

US election 2020: Trump starts three-state campaign blitz after casting vote

US election 2020: Trump starts three-state campaign blitz after casting vote

The US president's frenetic schedule sees him visiting three key states in one day after voting in Florida. Read full article: US election 2020: Trump starts three-sta...→

Rosemary Goring's country life: The superfast broadband blues and seeking connection amid passing sheep

Rosemary Goring's country life: The superfast broadband blues and seeking connection amid passing sheep

“Rural broadband!” sighed a Perthshire friend, when she heard about the latest Hoolet hiccup. She was sympathising when a book festival event at… Read full article: Rosemary Goring's country life: The supe...→

Boy, 15, shot on way to school no longer in a life-threatening state

Boy, 15, shot on way to school no longer in a life-threatening state

A schoolboy who was shot in the face on his way into classes is no longer in a life-threatening condition. The 15-year-old boy had been fighting for life since [...] Read full article: Boy, 15, shot on way to school no longer...→

State subsidies for company cars top €32bn in UK and EU

State subsidies for company cars top €32bn in UK and EU

UK alone spends €5.7bn and Germany €12bn but analysis finds subsidies often go towards most polluting fleet vehicles Read full article: State subsidies for company cars top €32...→

Beyond the Tape: The Life and Many Deaths of a State Pathologist by Marie Cassidy, review

Beyond the Tape: The Life and Many Deaths of a State Pathologist by Marie Cassidy, review

Marie Cassidy, Ireland’s former state pathologist, wasn’t particularly fond of school. Her teachers weren’t to blame, though. “I wasn’t a big fan of children, [...] Read full article: Beyond the Tape: The Life and Many Death...→

Life on Venus? New Zealand company heading there to find out

Life on Venus? New Zealand company heading there to find out

FOLLOWING the discovery of a potential inkling of life in the clouds of Venus, one private company has wasted no time in announcing it will be heading to the p [...] Read full article: Life on Venus? New Zealand company headi...→

This refurbished Victorian farmhouse near Glamis could hold the keys to a country life

If you want some of the best walking, fishing, golfing on your doorstep but with convenient access to town and cities, this recently renovated Victorian farmho [...] Read full article: This refurbished Victorian farmhouse nea...→

Rosemary Goring's Country Life: steering a safe route towards winter

Rosemary Goring's Country Life: steering a safe route towards winter

A rattle of ladders alerted me to a squad of roofers checking over a nearby house and cottage. It’s the time of year when rones are given the… Read full article: Rosemary Goring's Country Life: steering...→

The road in such a dire state residents say it could be life threatening

The road in such a dire state residents say it could be life threatening

'I believe there should be a basic health and safety requirement to prevent what could be a serious consequence' Read full article: The road in such a dire state residents ...→

This is Our Story: Inside Hearts; Industry; His Dark Materials; Sarah Beeny's New Life in the Country; reviews

This is Our Story: Inside Hearts; Industry; His Dark Materials; Sarah Beeny's New Life in the Country; reviews

FOLLOWERS of TV fashion will have noticed a trend in glitzy football documentaries. Gifted but volatile manager guiding his team through the highs… Read full article: This is Our Story: Inside Hearts; Indust...→

State-owned energy company warns oil market continues to face headwinds... Energ

State-owned energy company warns oil market continues to face headwinds... Energy giant to spread cost of 70% stake in petrochemicals group over eight years Read full article: State-owned energy company warns oil mar...→

Conor Hourihane starts coaching as he prepares for life after Villa

Conor Hourihane starts coaching as he prepares for life after Villa

Aston Villa latest news - The Irish midfielder has always been a keen student of the game and he's taken that to the next level with the Football Association o [...] Read full article: Conor Hourihane starts coaching as he pr...→

Historic firm proving there is plenty of life in Black Country manufacturing

Historic firm proving there is plenty of life in Black Country manufacturing

Its famous tiles adorn the roofs of Government House in New Zealand's capital Wellington, and St George's Cathedral in Cape Town, South Africa. Read full article: Historic firm proving there is plenty of...→

'My life has been totally ruined' by state pension age changes says woman, 62

'My life has been totally ruined' by state pension age changes says woman, 62

STATE PENSION age has been - and is - rising, and new research published this week, has looked into the impact of the changes to the state pension age for wome [...] Read full article: 'My life has been totally ruined' by sta...→

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Squirrels, radiators and errant roof tiles

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Squirrels, radiators and errant roof tiles

For the past couple of hours, since I opened the shutters, the pair of grey squirrels that have made the village green their home have been putting… Read full article: Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Squir...→

Homebuyers go wild for country life

Homebuyers go wild for country life

House prices rose at their fastest pace in more than four years last month as the property market continued to gain momentum after lockdown, a survey suggests. [...] Read full article: Homebuyers go wild for country life...→

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Does anyone want any apples? Free to a good home

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Does anyone want any apples? Free to a good home

WALK anywhere in Hoolet, or in the nearby woods, and reminders of Keats’s ode To Autumn leap out on every side. His season of mists and mellow… Read full article: Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Does ...→

Italy: Country set to extend state of emergency as it remains on quarantine watchlist

Italy: Country set to extend state of emergency as it remains on quarantine watchlist

ITALY is looking likely to extend its state of emergency to help halt the spread of coronavirus as cases continue to surge across Europe. The country has also [...] Read full article: Italy: Country set to extend state of em...→

State pension UK: Winter Fuel Payment qualifying week starts today - eligibility explained

State pension UK: Winter Fuel Payment qualifying week starts today - eligibility explained

STATE pension claimants may be able to receive a Winter Fuel Payment of between £100 and £300 to help pay for heating bills. To be eligible for this payment, a [...] Read full article: State pension UK: Winter Fuel Payment qu...→

State pension shortfalls to top £7,712: how to avoid ‘struggling for income in later life'

State pension shortfalls to top £7,712: how to avoid ‘struggling for income in later life'

STATE pension payments are not high enough to fund a one-person retired household according to new research. Additional sources of income are needed to keep a [...] Read full article: State pension shortfalls to top £7,712: ...→

Prince William’s ‘terrible fights’ with step-sister Laura: ‘Ruined my life!’

Prince William’s ‘terrible fights’ with step-sister Laura: ‘Ruined my life!’

PRINCE WILLIAM used to have "terrible fights" with his step-sister Laura over whether Charles or Camilla were to blame for their broken families, according to [...] Read full article: Prince William’s ‘terrible fights’ with ...→

This refurbished Victorian farmhouse near Glamis could hold the keys to a country life

If you want some of the best walking, fishing, golfing on your doorstep but with convenient access to town and cities, this recently renovated Victorian farmho [...] Read full article: This refurbished Victorian farmhouse nea...→

Rosemary Goring's Country Life: In this bleakest of years, we all need a light in the dark

Rosemary Goring's Country Life: In this bleakest of years, we all need a light in the dark

From our loft, you can see across the garden to the woods and hills. It offers a tree-top view of what the birds are getting up to, and I could… Read full article: Rosemary Goring's Country Life: In this ...→

State-owned company joins Google and Facebook in backing superapp... Gojek and G

State-owned company joins Google and Facebook in backing superapp... Gojek and Grab’s main ride-hailing business hit by coronavirus pandemic Read full article: State-owned company joins Google and Fac...→

Rosemary Goring's Country Life: steering a safe route towards winter

Rosemary Goring's Country Life: steering a safe route towards winter

A rattle of ladders alerted me to a squad of roofers checking over a nearby house and cottage. It’s the time of year when rones are given the… Read full article: Rosemary Goring's Country Life: steering...→

Sarah Beeny's New Country Life is slammed by viewers as 'painful'

Sarah Beeny's New Country Life is slammed by viewers as 'painful'

Sarah Beeny's New Country Life has been slammed by viewers for being 'painful' after the broadcaster, 48, sought permission to build a mansion in place of a fa [...] Read full article: Sarah Beeny's New Country Life is slamme...→

This is Our Story: Inside Hearts; Industry; His Dark Materials; Sarah Beeny's New Life in the Country; reviews

This is Our Story: Inside Hearts; Industry; His Dark Materials; Sarah Beeny's New Life in the Country; reviews

FOLLOWERS of TV fashion will have noticed a trend in glitzy football documentaries. Gifted but volatile manager guiding his team through the highs… Read full article: This is Our Story: Inside Hearts; Indust...→

Prince Charles guest edits Country Life for his 72nd birthday

Prince Charles guest edits Country Life for his 72nd birthday

Writing about climate change and the coronavirus pandemic in a heartfelt letter, the royal, who turns 72 on Saturday, says the UK has 'experienced changes we c [...] Read full article: Prince Charles guest edits Country Life ...→

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Sheep, cows, horses, foxes...the hills are alive

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Sheep, cows, horses, foxes...the hills are alive

IT is not just Parisians who are making a break for the country. All around, animals are heading for the hills. The other day four sheep broke out… Read full article: Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Sheep...→

State-owned energy company warns oil market continues to face headwinds... Energ

State-owned energy company warns oil market continues to face headwinds... Energy giant to spread cost of 70% stake in petrochemicals group over eight years Read full article: State-owned energy company warns oil mar...→

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Whoever says sheep are dim need to think again

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Whoever says sheep are dim need to think again

ON market days, trailers and lorries taking livestock to auction create the closest thing Hoolet has to a rush hour. I’ve just watched several… Read full article: Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Whoev...→

State pension age rises - but figures show COVID-19 'reverses increase' to later life work

State pension age rises - but figures show COVID-19 'reverses increase' to later life work

STATE PENSION age is currently rising, however analysis of official labour figures amid the coronavirus pandemic has suggested employment for nearly 10 percent [...] Read full article: State pension age rises - but figures sh...→

Historic firm proving there is plenty of life in Black Country manufacturing

Historic firm proving there is plenty of life in Black Country manufacturing

Its famous tiles adorn the roofs of Government House in New Zealand's capital Wellington, and St George's Cathedral in Cape Town, South Africa. Read full article: Historic firm proving there is plenty of...→

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Squirrels, radiators and errant roof tiles

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Squirrels, radiators and errant roof tiles

For the past couple of hours, since I opened the shutters, the pair of grey squirrels that have made the village green their home have been putting… Read full article: Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Squir...→

Boy, 15, shot on way to school no longer in a life-threatening state

Boy, 15, shot on way to school no longer in a life-threatening state

A schoolboy who was shot in the face on his way into classes is no longer in a life-threatening condition. The 15-year-old boy had been fighting for life since [...] Read full article: Boy, 15, shot on way to school no longer...→

Lovecraft Country recap: season one, episode eight – real life racist murder haunts our heroes

Lovecraft Country recap: season one, episode eight – real life racist murder haunts our heroes

HBO’s fantasy sci-fi confronts the harsh truth of 1950s America with an inventive episode that opens on Emmett Till’s funeral Read full article: Lovecraft Country recap: season one, epi...→

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Does anyone want any apples? Free to a good home

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Does anyone want any apples? Free to a good home

WALK anywhere in Hoolet, or in the nearby woods, and reminders of Keats’s ode To Autumn leap out on every side. His season of mists and mellow… Read full article: Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Does ...→

Beyond the Tape: The Life and Many Deaths of a State Pathologist by Marie Cassidy, review

Beyond the Tape: The Life and Many Deaths of a State Pathologist by Marie Cassidy, review

Marie Cassidy, Ireland’s former state pathologist, wasn’t particularly fond of school. Her teachers weren’t to blame, though. “I wasn’t a big fan of children, [...] Read full article: Beyond the Tape: The Life and Many Death...→

Country Life: Rosemary Goring: Rural misbehaviour is nothing like Last of the Summer Wine's japes

Country Life: Rosemary Goring: Rural misbehaviour is nothing like Last of the Summer Wine's japes

“Pet Bird to Blame for Neighbour’s Bust-Up”, ran the headline in a Borders paper recently. Closer reading revealed that the bird in question… Read full article: Country Life: Rosemary Goring: Rural mis...→

State pension UK: Winter Fuel Payment qualifying week starts today - eligibility explained

State pension UK: Winter Fuel Payment qualifying week starts today - eligibility explained

STATE pension claimants may be able to receive a Winter Fuel Payment of between £100 and £300 to help pay for heating bills. To be eligible for this payment, a [...] Read full article: State pension UK: Winter Fuel Payment qu...→

Life on Venus? New Zealand company heading there to find out

Life on Venus? New Zealand company heading there to find out

FOLLOWING the discovery of a potential inkling of life in the clouds of Venus, one private company has wasted no time in announcing it will be heading to the p [...] Read full article: Life on Venus? New Zealand company headi...→

Jon Richardson and Lucy Beaumont: 'This country is in a really bad state and there is no point in pretending that it isn't'

Jon Richardson and Lucy Beaumont: 'This country is in a really bad state and there is no point in pretending that it isn't'

Jon Richardson remembers hearing his mum having a screaming fit in the kitchen one Christmas Day morning. The now-vegan comedian (38) ate meat back then, along [...] Read full article: Jon Richardson and Lucy Beaumont: 'This ...→

The Christchurch school named among top state primaries in the country

The Christchurch school named among top state primaries in the country

A SCHOOL in Christchurch has been named among one of the top state primary schools in the country. Read full article: The Christchurch school named among top ...→

Nicola Sturgeon's independence plans torn apart: 'Scotland would be in terrible state'

Nicola Sturgeon's independence plans torn apart: 'Scotland would be in terrible state'

NICOLA STURGEON's independence plans were branded "irresponsible" by one commentator who warned that Scottish secession would put the nation through a "terribl [...] Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon's independence plans tor...→

The road in such a dire state residents say it could be life threatening

The road in such a dire state residents say it could be life threatening

'I believe there should be a basic health and safety requirement to prevent what could be a serious consequence' Read full article: The road in such a dire state residents ...→

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: I don’t like to think of the state of Sarah Beeny’s carpets

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: I don’t like to think of the state of Sarah Beeny’s carpets

SHORTLY before sitting down to write, I took our walking boots outside to brush them clean after the previous day’s outing. They were clogged with… Read full article: Country Life with Rosemary Goring: I don...→

Asda worker's quick thinking saves toddler's life as he starts choking

Asda worker's quick thinking saves toddler's life as he starts choking

Paula ran out from behind her till at the supermarket's Stockton branch and grabbed little three-year-old Seth, who had a sweet lodged in his throat. Mum Louis [...] Read full article: Asda worker's quick thinking saves toddl...→

Golden State Killer arrives in prison to start life sentence

Golden State Killer arrives in prison to start life sentence

Joseph James DeAngelo, 74, will today begin serving multiple life sentences for rapes and murders that terrorized much of California in the 1970s and 1980s. Read full article: Golden State Killer arrives in prison to...→

'Places that will change the country': the state races that will define decades of US politics

'Places that will change the country': the state races that will define decades of US politics

In Texas, Wisconsin, North Carolina, and elsewhere local races will influence the electoral college state of play into the 2030s Read full article: 'Places that will change the country': t...→

Conor Hourihane starts coaching as he prepares for life after Villa

Conor Hourihane starts coaching as he prepares for life after Villa

Aston Villa latest news - The Irish midfielder has always been a keen student of the game and he's taken that to the next level with the Football Association o [...] Read full article: Conor Hourihane starts coaching as he pr...→

US election 2020: Trump starts three-state campaign blitz after casting vote

US election 2020: Trump starts three-state campaign blitz after casting vote

The US president's frenetic schedule sees him visiting three key states in one day after voting in Florida. Read full article: US election 2020: Trump starts three-sta...→

State Pension: Can I claim State Pension in more than one country?

State Pension: Can I claim State Pension in more than one country?

STATE PENSION is a Government payout given to people when they reach a certain age. But, can you claim State Pension in more than one country? Read full article: State Pension: Can I claim State Pension...→

'My life has been totally ruined' by state pension age changes says woman, 62

'My life has been totally ruined' by state pension age changes says woman, 62

STATE PENSION age has been - and is - rising, and new research published this week, has looked into the impact of the changes to the state pension age for wome [...] Read full article: 'My life has been totally ruined' by sta...→

Rosemary Goring's country life: The superfast broadband blues and seeking connection amid passing sheep

Rosemary Goring's country life: The superfast broadband blues and seeking connection amid passing sheep

“Rural broadband!” sighed a Perthshire friend, when she heard about the latest Hoolet hiccup. She was sympathising when a book festival event at… Read full article: Rosemary Goring's country life: The supe...→

Teen starts lashes company with £22 and it's now grown 10 fold in just 4 months

Teen starts lashes company with £22 and it's now grown 10 fold in just 4 months

EXCLUSIVE Keana Clarke, a student from Bolton, decided to become her own boss during the lockdown after she couldn't find a part-time job at a beauty salon and [...] Read full article: Teen starts lashes company with £22 and ...→

Homebuyers go wild for country life

Homebuyers go wild for country life

House prices rose at their fastest pace in more than four years last month as the property market continued to gain momentum after lockdown, a survey suggests. [...] Read full article: Homebuyers go wild for country life...→

State subsidies for company cars top €32bn in UK and EU

State subsidies for company cars top €32bn in UK and EU

UK alone spends €5.7bn and Germany €12bn but analysis finds subsidies often go towards most polluting fleet vehicles Read full article: State subsidies for company cars top €32...→

'Moving to the country for a better life was a huge mistake'

'Moving to the country for a better life was a huge mistake'

Urbanite-turned-Somerset farmer Caroline Atkinson, 
48, has some advice for others planning to flee the city in search of a rural idyll Read full article: 'Moving to the country for a better life...→

Italy: Country set to extend state of emergency as it remains on quarantine watchlist

Italy: Country set to extend state of emergency as it remains on quarantine watchlist

ITALY is looking likely to extend its state of emergency to help halt the spread of coronavirus as cases continue to surge across Europe. The country has also [...] Read full article: Italy: Country set to extend state of em...→

Black woman starts bag company to give kids backpacks that look like them

Black woman starts bag company to give kids backpacks that look like them

'I am a proud (single) mother to a young Black king and will be launching a brother brand, Nubian Rois, soon.' Read full article: Black woman starts bag company to give k...→

State pension shortfalls to top £7,712: how to avoid ‘struggling for income in later life'

State pension shortfalls to top £7,712: how to avoid ‘struggling for income in later life'

STATE pension payments are not high enough to fund a one-person retired household according to new research. Additional sources of income are needed to keep a [...] Read full article: State pension shortfalls to top £7,712: ...→

Prince William’s ‘terrible fights’ with step-sister Laura: ‘Ruined my life!’

Prince William’s ‘terrible fights’ with step-sister Laura: ‘Ruined my life!’

PRINCE WILLIAM used to have "terrible fights" with his step-sister Laura over whether Charles or Camilla were to blame for their broken families, according to [...] Read full article: Prince William’s ‘terrible fights’ with ...→

Jon Richardson and Lucy Beaumont: 'This country is in a really bad state and there is no point in pretending that it isn't'

Jon Richardson and Lucy Beaumont: 'This country is in a really bad state and there is no point in pretending that it isn't'

Jon Richardson remembers hearing his mum having a screaming fit in the kitchen one Christmas Day morning. The now-vegan comedian (38) ate meat back then, along [...] Read full article: Jon Richardson and Lucy Beaumont: 'This ...→

This refurbished Victorian farmhouse near Glamis could hold the keys to a country life

If you want some of the best walking, fishing, golfing on your doorstep but with convenient access to town and cities, this recently renovated Victorian farmho [...] Read full article: This refurbished Victorian farmhouse nea...→

The Christchurch school named among top state primaries in the country

The Christchurch school named among top state primaries in the country

A SCHOOL in Christchurch has been named among one of the top state primary schools in the country. Read full article: The Christchurch school named among top ...→

Rosemary Goring's Country Life: In this bleakest of years, we all need a light in the dark

Rosemary Goring's Country Life: In this bleakest of years, we all need a light in the dark

From our loft, you can see across the garden to the woods and hills. It offers a tree-top view of what the birds are getting up to, and I could… Read full article: Rosemary Goring's Country Life: In this ...→

State-owned company joins Google and Facebook in backing superapp... Gojek and G

State-owned company joins Google and Facebook in backing superapp... Gojek and Grab’s main ride-hailing business hit by coronavirus pandemic Read full article: State-owned company joins Google and Fac...→

Nicola Sturgeon's independence plans torn apart: 'Scotland would be in terrible state'

Nicola Sturgeon's independence plans torn apart: 'Scotland would be in terrible state'

NICOLA STURGEON's independence plans were branded "irresponsible" by one commentator who warned that Scottish secession would put the nation through a "terribl [...] Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon's independence plans tor...→

Rosemary Goring's Country Life: steering a safe route towards winter

Rosemary Goring's Country Life: steering a safe route towards winter

A rattle of ladders alerted me to a squad of roofers checking over a nearby house and cottage. It’s the time of year when rones are given the… Read full article: Rosemary Goring's Country Life: steering...→

Sarah Beeny's New Country Life is slammed by viewers as 'painful'

Sarah Beeny's New Country Life is slammed by viewers as 'painful'

Sarah Beeny's New Country Life has been slammed by viewers for being 'painful' after the broadcaster, 48, sought permission to build a mansion in place of a fa [...] Read full article: Sarah Beeny's New Country Life is slamme...→

The road in such a dire state residents say it could be life threatening

The road in such a dire state residents say it could be life threatening

'I believe there should be a basic health and safety requirement to prevent what could be a serious consequence' Read full article: The road in such a dire state residents ...→

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: I don’t like to think of the state of Sarah Beeny’s carpets

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: I don’t like to think of the state of Sarah Beeny’s carpets

SHORTLY before sitting down to write, I took our walking boots outside to brush them clean after the previous day’s outing. They were clogged with… Read full article: Country Life with Rosemary Goring: I don...→

This is Our Story: Inside Hearts; Industry; His Dark Materials; Sarah Beeny's New Life in the Country; reviews

This is Our Story: Inside Hearts; Industry; His Dark Materials; Sarah Beeny's New Life in the Country; reviews

FOLLOWERS of TV fashion will have noticed a trend in glitzy football documentaries. Gifted but volatile manager guiding his team through the highs… Read full article: This is Our Story: Inside Hearts; Indust...→

Asda worker's quick thinking saves toddler's life as he starts choking

Asda worker's quick thinking saves toddler's life as he starts choking

Paula ran out from behind her till at the supermarket's Stockton branch and grabbed little three-year-old Seth, who had a sweet lodged in his throat. Mum Louis [...] Read full article: Asda worker's quick thinking saves toddl...→

Prince Charles guest edits Country Life for his 72nd birthday

Prince Charles guest edits Country Life for his 72nd birthday

Writing about climate change and the coronavirus pandemic in a heartfelt letter, the royal, who turns 72 on Saturday, says the UK has 'experienced changes we c [...] Read full article: Prince Charles guest edits Country Life ...→

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Sheep, cows, horses, foxes...the hills are alive

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Sheep, cows, horses, foxes...the hills are alive

IT is not just Parisians who are making a break for the country. All around, animals are heading for the hills. The other day four sheep broke out… Read full article: Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Sheep...→

Golden State Killer arrives in prison to start life sentence

Golden State Killer arrives in prison to start life sentence

Joseph James DeAngelo, 74, will today begin serving multiple life sentences for rapes and murders that terrorized much of California in the 1970s and 1980s. Read full article: Golden State Killer arrives in prison to...→

State-owned energy company warns oil market continues to face headwinds... Energ

State-owned energy company warns oil market continues to face headwinds... Energy giant to spread cost of 70% stake in petrochemicals group over eight years Read full article: State-owned energy company warns oil mar...→

'Places that will change the country': the state races that will define decades of US politics

'Places that will change the country': the state races that will define decades of US politics

In Texas, Wisconsin, North Carolina, and elsewhere local races will influence the electoral college state of play into the 2030s Read full article: 'Places that will change the country': t...→

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Whoever says sheep are dim need to think again

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Whoever says sheep are dim need to think again

ON market days, trailers and lorries taking livestock to auction create the closest thing Hoolet has to a rush hour. I’ve just watched several… Read full article: Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Whoev...→

Conor Hourihane starts coaching as he prepares for life after Villa

Conor Hourihane starts coaching as he prepares for life after Villa

Aston Villa latest news - The Irish midfielder has always been a keen student of the game and he's taken that to the next level with the Football Association o [...] Read full article: Conor Hourihane starts coaching as he pr...→

State pension age rises - but figures show COVID-19 'reverses increase' to later life work

State pension age rises - but figures show COVID-19 'reverses increase' to later life work

STATE PENSION age is currently rising, however analysis of official labour figures amid the coronavirus pandemic has suggested employment for nearly 10 percent [...] Read full article: State pension age rises - but figures sh...→

US election 2020: Trump starts three-state campaign blitz after casting vote

US election 2020: Trump starts three-state campaign blitz after casting vote

The US president's frenetic schedule sees him visiting three key states in one day after voting in Florida. Read full article: US election 2020: Trump starts three-sta...→

Historic firm proving there is plenty of life in Black Country manufacturing

Historic firm proving there is plenty of life in Black Country manufacturing

Its famous tiles adorn the roofs of Government House in New Zealand's capital Wellington, and St George's Cathedral in Cape Town, South Africa. Read full article: Historic firm proving there is plenty of...→

State Pension: Can I claim State Pension in more than one country?

State Pension: Can I claim State Pension in more than one country?

STATE PENSION is a Government payout given to people when they reach a certain age. But, can you claim State Pension in more than one country? Read full article: State Pension: Can I claim State Pension...→

'My life has been totally ruined' by state pension age changes says woman, 62

'My life has been totally ruined' by state pension age changes says woman, 62

STATE PENSION age has been - and is - rising, and new research published this week, has looked into the impact of the changes to the state pension age for wome [...] Read full article: 'My life has been totally ruined' by sta...→

Rosemary Goring's country life: The superfast broadband blues and seeking connection amid passing sheep

Rosemary Goring's country life: The superfast broadband blues and seeking connection amid passing sheep

“Rural broadband!” sighed a Perthshire friend, when she heard about the latest Hoolet hiccup. She was sympathising when a book festival event at… Read full article: Rosemary Goring's country life: The supe...→

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Squirrels, radiators and errant roof tiles

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Squirrels, radiators and errant roof tiles

For the past couple of hours, since I opened the shutters, the pair of grey squirrels that have made the village green their home have been putting… Read full article: Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Squir...→

Teen starts lashes company with £22 and it's now grown 10 fold in just 4 months

Teen starts lashes company with £22 and it's now grown 10 fold in just 4 months

EXCLUSIVE Keana Clarke, a student from Bolton, decided to become her own boss during the lockdown after she couldn't find a part-time job at a beauty salon and [...] Read full article: Teen starts lashes company with £22 and ...→

Boy, 15, shot on way to school no longer in a life-threatening state

Boy, 15, shot on way to school no longer in a life-threatening state

A schoolboy who was shot in the face on his way into classes is no longer in a life-threatening condition. The 15-year-old boy had been fighting for life since [...] Read full article: Boy, 15, shot on way to school no longer...→

Homebuyers go wild for country life

Homebuyers go wild for country life

House prices rose at their fastest pace in more than four years last month as the property market continued to gain momentum after lockdown, a survey suggests. [...] Read full article: Homebuyers go wild for country life...→

Lovecraft Country recap: season one, episode eight – real life racist murder haunts our heroes

Lovecraft Country recap: season one, episode eight – real life racist murder haunts our heroes

HBO’s fantasy sci-fi confronts the harsh truth of 1950s America with an inventive episode that opens on Emmett Till’s funeral Read full article: Lovecraft Country recap: season one, epi...→

State subsidies for company cars top €32bn in UK and EU

State subsidies for company cars top €32bn in UK and EU

UK alone spends €5.7bn and Germany €12bn but analysis finds subsidies often go towards most polluting fleet vehicles Read full article: State subsidies for company cars top €32...→

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Does anyone want any apples? Free to a good home

Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Does anyone want any apples? Free to a good home

WALK anywhere in Hoolet, or in the nearby woods, and reminders of Keats’s ode To Autumn leap out on every side. His season of mists and mellow… Read full article: Country Life with Rosemary Goring: Does ...→

'Moving to the country for a better life was a huge mistake'

'Moving to the country for a better life was a huge mistake'

Urbanite-turned-Somerset farmer Caroline Atkinson, 
48, has some advice for others planning to flee the city in search of a rural idyll Read full article: 'Moving to the country for a better life...→

Beyond the Tape: The Life and Many Deaths of a State Pathologist by Marie Cassidy, review

Beyond the Tape: The Life and Many Deaths of a State Pathologist by Marie Cassidy, review

Marie Cassidy, Ireland’s former state pathologist, wasn’t particularly fond of school. Her teachers weren’t to blame, though. “I wasn’t a big fan of children, [...] Read full article: Beyond the Tape: The Life and Many Death...→

Italy: Country set to extend state of emergency as it remains on quarantine watchlist

Italy: Country set to extend state of emergency as it remains on quarantine watchlist

ITALY is looking likely to extend its state of emergency to help halt the spread of coronavirus as cases continue to surge across Europe. The country has also [...] Read full article: Italy: Country set to extend state of em...→

Country Life: Rosemary Goring: Rural misbehaviour is nothing like Last of the Summer Wine's japes

Country Life: Rosemary Goring: Rural misbehaviour is nothing like Last of the Summer Wine's japes

“Pet Bird to Blame for Neighbour’s Bust-Up”, ran the headline in a Borders paper recently. Closer reading revealed that the bird in question… Read full article: Country Life: Rosemary Goring: Rural mis...→

State pension UK: Winter Fuel Payment qualifying week starts today - eligibility explained

State pension UK: Winter Fuel Payment qualifying week starts today - eligibility explained

STATE pension claimants may be able to receive a Winter Fuel Payment of between £100 and £300 to help pay for heating bills. To be eligible for this payment, a [...] Read full article: State pension UK: Winter Fuel Payment qu...→

Black woman starts bag company to give kids backpacks that look like them

Black woman starts bag company to give kids backpacks that look like them

'I am a proud (single) mother to a young Black king and will be launching a brother brand, Nubian Rois, soon.' Read full article: Black woman starts bag company to give k...→

Life on Venus? New Zealand company heading there to find out

Life on Venus? New Zealand company heading there to find out

FOLLOWING the discovery of a potential inkling of life in the clouds of Venus, one private company has wasted no time in announcing it will be heading to the p [...] Read full article: Life on Venus? New Zealand company headi...→

State pension shortfalls to top £7,712: how to avoid ‘struggling for income in later life'

State pension shortfalls to top £7,712: how to avoid ‘struggling for income in later life'

STATE pension payments are not high enough to fund a one-person retired household according to new research. Additional sources of income are needed to keep a [...] Read full article: State pension shortfalls to top £7,712: ...→