Travel during coronavirus: What is it like to go on holiday abroad?

Ibiza I can’t quite believe it. Two months ago, I told my friends, categorically, that foreign holidays would be off this year. Yet here I am, sitting by the pool in Ibiza sipping a beer. Holidays are back on — they just look rather different.On Saturday the first holidaymakers will land in Ibiza… Link: Travel …

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COVID-19 didn’t stop the ‘Fastest Hill Bomb’ on Dolores Street

One might think there’s a higher philosophical purpose for bombing down Dolores Street on a skateboard, holding an overflowing beer in one hand and a fuming blunt the other — both raised to the heavens. But really, one primary thing brings about several dozen of the bravest skaters to the top of this hill every …

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Chancellor’s ‘eat out to help out’ plan: how to get value for money

Rishi Sunak called it the ‘eat out to help out’ offer. Others said it was “Groupon government”. Either way, the chancellor made clear he wanted to get the nation eating and drinking again – at least Monday to Wednesday, during August. In one of the more surprising proposals, Sunak announced the government would pay “£10 …

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Sarah Cooper lip syncs Trump bragging that he passed a cognitive test

Michael Cohen, the president’s former lawyer and convicted criminal, was spotted dining in Manhattan the other day. Cohen is supposed to be serving his sentence at home to keep him safe from Covid, though, not eagerly munching down coronavirus salad on the Upper East Side. So off he goes back to the slammer. Link: Sarah …

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Royal Bay proposes new development to become a hub for homes and businesses

Land in Royal Bay could be seeing a significant makeover after the seaside community proposed a new village centre and housing neighbourhood after over a year of “extensive community consultation”. The new hub would include a grocery store, pharmacy, neighbourhood shops and services, housing, parks, pathways, bike routes and a future elementary school, just south …

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