News archive from 27 March 2016, page 5

'I forgot that I even had a policy when I was ill': Mother diagnosed with cancer found out that she was...

Financial protection insurance claims do not just go unpaid because a customer’s illness is not deemed critical enough.  Millions of pounds a year goes unclaimed because customers battling a condition sometimes forget they have bought cover. This...

 

Formula 1 is revving up for a sale as two bidders 'have agreed the price', says Ecclestone

Formula 1 motor racing could be about to get new owners after US private equity firm CVC was understood to have agreed a price for the sale of its controlling stake in the $8.5billion (£6billion) business. Bernie Ecclestone, who runs the sport and...

 

Taxi drivers have licences revoked due to safeguarding concerns

SEVEN taxi drivers in Barnsley have had their licences revoked due to ‘safeguarding concerns’, the Chronicle has learned. The hackney and private hire drivers were taken off the road because of concerns linked to inappropriate conduct. The withdrawals...

 
'Suicide bomber' claims to be missing Nigeria schoolgirl

'Suicide bomber' claims to be missing Nigeria schoolgirl

Authorities in Cameroon and Nigeria are investigating a claim from a would-be suicide bomber that she was one of a group of schoolgirls abducted in 2014. The Nigerian government is sending parents to Cameroon to attempt to identify the girl. She told...

BBC, 00:44 in World News
 
Could flower power save your complexion?

Could flower power save your complexion?

As the quest for smooth and radiant skin continues, brands are looking further afield in increasingly exotic locations to find the next “miracle” natural ingredient. French skincare brand Eisenberg uses a molecule taken from the yellow horned poppy...

 
New Look, Topshop and Coast: The best lace looks for spring

New Look, Topshop and Coast: The best lace looks for spring

From left: Blouse, £45, Jovanna London; mirror earrings,  £12.50, Freedom, both at Topshop; skirt, £159,  Ted Baker; lace-up heels, £24.99, New Look; leather clutch, £42, Darling London Lace dress, £170, Adrianna Papell at John Lewis; stilettos, £169,...

 
Marc Jacobs, Bourjois and Kiko: The best make-up shades for spring

Marc Jacobs, Bourjois and Kiko: The best make-up shades for spring

From left, clockwise: YSL Face Palette Collector in Gypsy Opale £42.50, YSL counters and yslbeauty.co.uk Used individually, these four powder shades can correct colour in small areas – green reduces redness, violet balances out sallowness, pink gives...

 
TV presenter Laura Whitmore: I’m obsessed with Bikram yoga

TV presenter Laura Whitmore: I’m obsessed with Bikram yoga

Which products do you swear by? Murad Osmolyte Tonic is great for spraying on to dehydrated skin, especially when travelling. I also love Rodial’s Glamoxy Snake Mask and Charlotte Tilbury’s Magic Cream. And what are your essential cosmetics? I always...

 
Lola Rose, Office and Samsung: The best things we want this week

Lola Rose, Office and Samsung: The best things we want this week

From  left, clockwise: Green with envy Bracelet, £45, Lola Rose (020 7372 0777, lolarose.co.uk) Happy bunny Doorstop, £20, Ulster Weavers (ulsterweavers.com) Touch and go Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone, £639, Samsung (0330 726 7467, samsung.com/uk) Keen as...

 
New Look, Dorothy Perkins and River Island: The best orange and yellow outfits for spring

New Look, Dorothy Perkins and River Island: The best orange and yellow outfits for spring

From left: Off-the-shoulder dress, £24.99, New Look (0344 499 6690, newlook.com) Cold-shoulder dress, £18, Stylist Pick (0845 262 0400, stylistpick.com) Smock blouse, £18, Dorothy Perkins (0344 984 0261, dorothyperkins.com) From left: Shirt, £10,...

 
Spring fair: The best accessories for Easter

Spring fair: The best accessories for Easter

Fabric (used as tablecloth), £46 per square metre, Vanessa Arbuthnot (01285 831437, vanessaarbuthnott.co.uk); narcissi bulbs, £4 for six pots, B&Q (0333 014 3357, diy.com); Talia chairs, £95 each, Habitat (0344 499 4686, habitat.co.uk); rabbit...

 

Captain Heather Stanning knows the true worth of a medal as she prepares to go from Camp Bastion to Rio...

Heather Stanning is not only one half of Britain’s most dominant coxless pair since Sir Steve Redgrave and Sir Matt Pinsent took their genius elsewhere. She is also Captain Stanning of the 32nd Regiment Royal Artillery. And after she and Helen Glover...

Daily Mail, 00:46 in Sport
 
Beauty news: Affordable make-up, calorie-free Easter eggs and the best eyebrow pencils

Beauty news: Affordable make-up, calorie-free Easter eggs and the best eyebrow pencils

Star attraction Now you can add a touch of Joan Collins to your make-up palette. The spring/summer Timeless Beauty collection from the actress includes these gorgeous nail and lip combos: Rosy, Bella and Lara. It’s £13 for nail varnishes and £18 for...

 
In the closet with Michael Xavier

In the closet with Michael Xavier

From left: Michael loves wearing greys and navys, such as these Gap jeans and Zara jumper and coat The actor is a big fan of this smart shirt from Charles Tyrwhitt. “It’s one of the few shirts that fits me well,” he says Michael, 38, has starred in...

 
Government launches walking and cycling strategy

Government launches walking and cycling strategy

The government has unveiled proposals to encourage people to cycle and walk more in England. The Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy includes the ambition of doubling the number of people using bikes by 2025. Transport Minister Robert Goodwill...

BBC, 00:47 in Regional
 


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