Don’t deny us the joy of cheap flowers

Don’t deny us the joy of cheap flowers

I’m sure cheap flowers do have a high environmental cost (Letters , 25 February).However, there seems to be a lack of empathy here for those who can’t afford a beautiful bunch of “field-grown” British flowers, but can enjoy the beauty of their vase of £1 daffodils.

Rebuild the spire but spare the trees

Rebuild the spire but spare the trees

A thousand ancient trees are to be felled to replace la forêt in the roof of Notre Dame (Report , 16 February).Could we set the cat among the pigeons by proposing her for something like a CBE?

Let’s satnav our way out of lockdown

Let’s satnav our way out of lockdown

• Would Dominic Raab’s Brexit campaign have persuaded the over-50s if he had told them that they would be arriving in the promised sunny uplands not the day they cast off the shackles of the EU, but when they were well into their 60s, 70s and 80s – after four years of negotiation and then 10 years of misery in which nothing worked as foretold (Raab shrugs off Brexit troubles, urging people to take ‘10-year view’ , 14 February)?

Thrill of the hunt leaves a bitter taste

Thrill of the hunt leaves a bitter taste

• Alice O’Keeffe makes no mention of people like me who live alone, when she mused on the loss of her social life (I feared the social isolation of lockdown most – but I’m tougher than I thought , 1 February).

There’s a Valentine’s Day-themed cockapoo café coming to London

There’s a Valentine’s Day-themed cockapoo café coming to London

There’ll be treats for both cockapoos and their humans (Picture: @popuppugcafe)Unfortunately, owners of other dog breeds will not be allowed to come along – though there is a french bulldog version running on the 9 February, too.

New York Pet Fashion Show: Dogs wow in futuristic space fashion

New York Pet Fashion Show: Dogs wow in futuristic space fashion

(Picture: Johannes EISELE/AFP) He knows he looks good (Picture: Johannes EISELE/AFP) Mama alien with her fur babies (Picture: Johannes EISELE/AFP) When two divas meet on the red carpet (Picture: REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs) Finishing touches for this babe (Picture: Reuters/Caitlin Ochs) The humans did pretty well at the futuristic fashion too (Picture: Reuters/Caitlin Ochs) We can’t handle this cuteness (Picture: Reuters/Caitlin Ochs) Does the outfit include batteries?