ANNA MIKHAILOVA: Because we’re worth it… L’Oreal defends £1million furlough claim

L’Oreal has pocketed nearly £1m in British taxpayer cash – despite making billions in profits during the pandemic. New figures from HM Revenue & Customs reveal the global cosmetic giant was given ‘£500,000 to £1m’ in furlough money in December and January alone – and continues to claim. And while some of the French-based firm’s … Read more

ANNA MIKHAILOVA: Because we’re worth it… L’Oreal defends £1million furlough claim

L’Oreal has pocketed nearly £1m in British taxpayer cash – despite making billions in profits during the pandemic. New figures from HM Revenue & Customs reveal the global cosmetic giant was given ‘£500,000 to £1m’ in furlough money in December and January alone – and continues to claim. And while some of the French-based firm’s … Read more

IAN LLOYD: The Queen’s tenacity and inner strength will carry her through the coming weeks

Royal biographer IAN LLOYD  ‘Grief is the price we pay for love,’ was the message the Queen sent to New York in the aftermath of the September 11 atrocities. They are words worth remembering at the passing of the man she loved since the age of 13 – and which follows one of the most … Read more

IAN LLOYD: The Queen’s tenacity and inner strength will carry her through the coming weeks

Royal biographer IAN LLOYD  ‘Grief is the price we pay for love,’ was the message the Queen sent to New York in the aftermath of the September 11 atrocities. They are words worth remembering at the passing of the man she loved since the age of 13 – and which follows one of the most … Read more

PENNY JUNOR: Prince Philip adored it when you stood up to him… like Prue Leith did! 

Years ago, the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh paid a fleeting visit to the Surrey town of Dorking. There were hundreds, if not thousands, of wellwishers penned in behind barriers. Those at the front had been standing there for many hours. Among them was a small child holding a single daffodil. The Queen made … Read more