Georgian property which inspired Thomas Hardy’s Under the Greenwood Tree on the market for £500,000

A charming four-bedroom home that features in a famous Thomas Hardy novel has been put on the market for £500,000. Grade II listed Stinsford House, in the idyllic village of Stinsford, Dorset, is referenced in the writer’s 1872 novel ‘Under The Greenwood Tree’. The tree in the courtyard of the house is thought to be … Read more

Jeff Bezos’ $10bn pledge to fight climate change is slammed as a ‘greenwash’ by critics

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has been accused of ‘greenwashing’ after pledging $10billion to help fight climate change, while his e-commerce company pumps out the carbon equivalent to some small countries. The richest man in America yesterday unveiled the Bezos Earth Fund to be set up with his vast funds. Amazon paid federal income tax this … Read more

London Mayor Sadiq Khan demands Britons get the right to ‘opt in’ for EU citizenship despite Brexit

London Mayor Sadiq Khan demands Britons get the right to ‘opt in’ for EU citizenship despite Brexit London Mayor Sadiq Khan is urging the EU to grant Britons ‘associate citizenship’ Scheme would allow UK citizens to retain some EU benefits like free movement Mr Khan travelled to Brussels today to discuss his Brexit plan with … Read more

Labour hopeful Lisa Nandy backs abolishing the monarchy

Labour hopeful Lisa Nandy backs abolishing the monarchy – as rival Rebecca Long-Bailey refuses to name ANY previous leader she admires Lisa Nandy said that as a ‘democrat’ she would vote to abolish the UK monarchy Rival Rebecca Long-Bailey refuses to name a favourite former Labour leader  Ms Long-Bailey also desperately tried to distance herself … Read more

GMB viewers brand Esther Rantzen ‘out of touch’ after she defends BBC over licence fee…

Esther Rantzen has been branded ‘out of touch’ after defending the BBC license fee that ‘people don’t want to pay’.   Rantzen appeared on ITV’s Good Morning Britain today where she said that while the BBC may ‘occasionally annoy us’, the £154 fee should be kept because people can stumble across programmes of great value. She … Read more

Russian lieutenant proposes to girlfriend by arranging 16 tanks into heart shape on Valentine’s Day

She said YES! Russian lieutenant proposes to his girlfriend by arranging 16 tanks into a heart shape on Valentine’s Day Platoon commander Denis Kazantsev proposed to Alexandra Koptyova  Ordered T-72B2 tanks to make shape at Alybino training ground, near Moscow He then led Ms Koptyova into centre of heart and proposed with ring and roses After she  … Read more

Alex Salmond appears at High Court Glasgow for preliminary attempted rape hearing

Alex Salmond arrives at High Court in Glasgow to face string of sex assault claims including attempted rape – after vowing to ‘vigorously’ defend himself in upcoming trial Former First Minister, 65, denies the 14 charges in relation to 10 different women Offences are alleged to have taken place between 2008 and 2014  He is … Read more