Read This
Poundland is now selling engagement rings – and, yes, they only cost £1

Poundland is now selling engagement rings – and, yes, they only cost £1

A bunch of flowers, a card and a fancy meal out usually suffice for Valentine’s Day, but some may way want to go the whole hog and get down on one knee for the one they love this year. Now Poundland is providing the ring – for just £1. So-called ‘Bling Rings’ have been spotted […]

Read This
This howler of a spelling mistake could end up being a permanent fixture on a busy road

This howler of a spelling mistake could end up being a permanent fixture on a busy road

by Anna Khoo Engineers working at a Sussex level crossing appear to have made a small mistake finishing the job. Road markings had to be redone following a major upgrade to the level crossing barriers at Yapton, between Barnham and Ford in West Sussex. ‘Keep claer’ was seen written in North End Road last night […]

Read This
New 50p coins released by the Royal Mint have sold out in record time

New 50p coins released by the Royal Mint have sold out in record time

The Royal Mint’s new collection of reissued commemorative 50p coins – released to celebrate 50 years of the 50 pence piece – has sold out within hours. As reported by ChangeChecker.org, the entire range of Base Proof, Silver Proof and Gold Proof sets completely sold out when the coins went on sale on 14 January, […]

Read This
Cure tour a real tonic for The Twilight Sad

Cure tour a real tonic for The Twilight Sad

Never meet your heroes, they say. But try telling that to The Twilight Sad‘s James Graham. The Kilsyth band are still on a high following a tour with ’80s icons The Cure. Although that does mean the band entering the PR and media circus. “I think the next hour and a half’s me talking mince,” […]

Read This
The Chase is looking for contestants – here’s how to apply

The Chase is looking for contestants – here’s how to apply

If you find yourself screaming answers at the television when contestants on The Chase fumble over seemingly simple questions, now could be the chance to prove yourself. The ITV show is looking for new contestants to take on ‘The Beast’, ‘The Governess’, ‘The Sinnerman’, ‘The Dark Destroyer’ and ‘The Vixen’ for the chance to earn […]

Read This
New 50 pence pieces unveiled to mark the coin’s 50th anniversary – here’s how much they could be worth

New 50 pence pieces unveiled to mark the coin’s 50th anniversary – here’s how much they could be worth

A special set of coins has been unveiled to mark the 50th anniversary of the 50 pence piece, each celebrating British cultural history. The designs have been carefully selected to celebrate key cultural milestones and favourite pieces of coin collectors. A commemorative set The commemorative set includes five 50p coins released in honour of the […]

Read This
Here’s how your next holiday could be directly affected by Brexit

Here’s how your next holiday could be directly affected by Brexit

Britain’s departure from the EU is set to bring about many changes and could affect some of your rights when travelling abroad. Budget airline Ryanair recently secured a UK air operating certificate from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) allowing them to continue to fly domestically and to non-EU countries – but what about other airlines? […]

Read This
New study claims vegans take twice as many sick days as meat eating co-workers

New study claims vegans take twice as many sick days as meat eating co-workers

Those following a vegan diet are reported to take twice as many sick days as meat eaters, according to new research. The study of 1,000 office workers was part of the Fisherman’s Friend annual cold and flu survey, and found that vegans had almost five days off work a year for minor ailments such as […]

Read This
This new Lottery game pays winners £10,000 a month for 30 years

This new Lottery game pays winners £10,000 a month for 30 years

People throughout the nation take part in the lottery every week, with lucky winners claiming the top prize of millions of pounds all in one go. But now a new lottery game is about to be launched, which instead delivers the top prize money in monthly payments spread out over a period of 30 years. […]

Read This
Pet owners warned over outbreak of dog chlamydia – here’s everything you need to know

Pet owners warned over outbreak of dog chlamydia – here’s everything you need to know

Dogs are at risk of contracting chlamydia according to a prominent veterinarian surgeon. The disease which is sexually transmitted in humans can be caught by pets who come into contact with dried bird poo and bird carcasses. Vet UK managing director and vet Iain Booth warned dog owners that the disease can cause unpleasant symptoms […]

Read This