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Puzzle: Can you spot the hidden security risks?

Puzzle: Can you spot the hidden security risks?

Can you beat a burglar and spot the signs that no one is home? This mind-bending puzzle is the latest brainteaser to sweep the internet, but can you pick out the 11 clues that the residents of this house have gone on holiday? At first glance, this seemingly typical suburban home doesn’t appear any different […]

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5G, AI, robotics and drones are set to transform winter sports holidays

5G, AI, robotics and drones are set to transform winter sports holidays

With technological advancements accelerating in all walks of life in recent years, it’s no different for the travel industry.  When it comes to the experience of skiing and snowboarding on a holiday, in the 2020s and beyond, we should expect voice activated equipment such as skis boots fastening, tightening, or adjusting their friction by voice command […]

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Unproductive Brits ‘waste’ the equivalent of 30 WORKING DAYS a year on their office email.

Unproductive Brits ‘waste’ the equivalent of 30 WORKING DAYS a year on their office email.

A study of 2,000 office workers found they typically spend around two hours each day browsing their inbox. However, around half of this time is wasted by accidentally re-reading messages, needlessly checking for updates and sending emails to colleagues when it is easier to speak to them face-to-face. As a result, around five hours per […]

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Almost half of adults would ‘never’ have sex during a woman’s ‘time of the month’, a study has found

Almost half of adults would ‘never’ have sex during a woman’s ‘time of the month’, a study has found

Embarrassment, worries about the mess and even fears that it’s more likely to lead to pregnancy or STIs mean many avoid being intimate with a loved one while they are menstruating. More than one in four even went as far as to say it’s ‘disgusting’. However, the study found men are happier to have sex […]

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Adults believe a child’s natural instinct to care for others changes at the age of 11.

Adults believe a child’s natural instinct to care for others changes at the age of 11.

A study of 1,000 adults and 1,000 children found that becoming more aware of social norms, acting less on instinct and being preoccupied with phones means kindness diminishes as we age. While 67 per cent of adults wouldn’t consider sharing their food with others, 43 per cent of children would happily hand over some to […]

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Amazon Unveils Shortlist for £20,000 UK Kindle Storyteller Award 2019.

Amazon Unveils Shortlist for £20,000 UK Kindle Storyteller Award 2019.

The shortlist for a prestigious literary award has been unveiled by Amazon as entrants vie for £20,000 in cash as well as a dedicated marketing campaign to promote their book. The UK Kindle Storyteller Award shortlist features five independently published authors from across the country who will go head-to-head to win the coveted prize. Readers […]

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Greene King host sleepover in pub so rugby fanatics can catch early games

Greene King host sleepover in pub so rugby fanatics can catch early games

Check this out for a pub conversion … With some Rugby World Cup games being screened live from Japan in the small hours of the morning, managed pub company and brewer Greene King turned one London pub into a makeshift dormitory, so avid rugby fans didn’t have to miss a match this weekend. Punters at […]

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signing in: 95% OF BRITS KEEN ON BRITISH SIGN LANGUAGE being added to the national school curriculum

signing in: 95% OF BRITS KEEN ON BRITISH SIGN LANGUAGE being added to the national school curriculum

Today, on International Day of Sign Languages, Huawei has revealed that 95% of parents are in favour of having British Sign Language (BSL) added to the national school curriculum, after 74% of British parents admitted to not knowing the difficulties some deaf children experience when learning to read. The research comes as Huawei’s free mobile […]

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Applications have opened for a unique programme in Manchester that provides support for women of colour hoping to develop their own podcasts – and win £10,000.

The week-long accelerator course will also provide learning opportunities and the chance for applicants to make a name for themselves in the industry. The ‘Sound Up’ programmes have been running worldwide since 2018, and brought in over 20,000 applicants in New York, Sydney, Berlin and London. Natalie Tulloch, news and culture lead at Spotify Studios, […]

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British students spend an average of 55 hours a week online – but just 14 hours of this doing university work.

British students spend an average of 55 hours a week online – but just 14 hours of this doing university work.

A study has revealed that just two hours a day is spent using the web to revise or study, with the rest of their time online spent on social media, shopping and playing video games. And of the 1,000 students polled, 57 per cent admitted they use the internet more for entertainment purposes than they […]

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Maui Jim® Expands Its Manchester United Club Collection with New Limited-Edition Treble Style

Maui Jim® Expands Its Manchester United Club Collection with New Limited-Edition Treble Style

Premium Sunglass Brand Continues to Celebrate Global Partnership with Introduction of Exclusive Treble Style with Limited Availability.  Maui Jim, the largest independently owned sunglass brand in the world, today announced a new limited-edition style, Treble, to continue celebrating the brand’s global partnership with Manchester United Football Club. This new frame expands Maui Jim’s Club Collection […]

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Brits will do anything for their pets, including moving home-according to research.

Brits will do anything for their pets, including moving home-according to research.

Nearly one in five (19 percent) UK pet owners have moved home to keep their pets happy according to a new study into the behaviour and attitudes of pet owners by Amazon to celebrate the launch of the Face of Amazon Pets 2019 competition. According to the poll of 1,500 pet owners across the UK, […]

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Two thirds of women over 40 are currently suffering with bladder leakage

Two thirds of women over 40 are currently suffering with bladder leakage

Two thirds of women over 40 are currently suffering from bladder leakage – with many feeling embarrassed and depressed as a result, a study has found. Nine in 10 sufferers over the age of 40 said the condition, which can be caused by childbirth and often develops as women get older, has had a ‘major […]

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Women’s activity confines them to the equivalent of a prison life sentence

Women’s activity confines them to the equivalent of a prison life sentence

A study commissioned by Sure Women today reveals the shocking extent of women’s lack of movement, which is comparable to a huge 32 years and 3 months of self-imposed inactivity over the course of their lives, comparable to more than a 25-year prison life sentence. The shocking new study from Sure Women found that the […]

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Ross Kemp like you’ve never seen him before… With a smile

Ross Kemp like you’ve never seen him before… With a smile

Ross Kemp – who’s known for his gritty, hard hitting documentaries – can be seen as you’ve never seen him before as a film crew followed him onboard Marella’s Explorer 2 cruise ship. The former East Ender was recruited to test Marella’s brand new ‘Smiletinerary’ programme, which sees him enjoying a new Smiletox facial treatment, […]

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Study reveals top 50 most iconic hairstyles of all time

Study reveals top 50 most iconic hairstyles of all time

Elvis Presley’s quiff hairdo is the most iconic of all time, according to research. A study of 2,000 adults saw the dark, slick-backed ‘do’ worn by the singer during his rise to fame in the 1950s and 1960s come top of the poll with almost a third of the vote. Second place went to ‘Back […]

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Millions of adults admit they struggle to understand all of the labels on food and drink packaging

Millions of adults admit they struggle to understand all of the labels on food and drink packaging

Millions of adults admit they struggle to understand all of the labels on food and drink packaging – resulting in many binning perfectly good produce, research has revealed. A poll of 2,000 adults found the difference between ‘best before’ and ‘use by’ dates, as well as storage information and even the salt, sugar and fat […]

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Pizza Express launch golden dough ball hunt

Pizza Express launch golden dough ball hunt

The UK’s best loved sociable pizzeria, is celebrating the 50th birthday of its iconic Dough Ball in true PizzaExpress style – with a willy-wonka-style competition with a twist – the golden tickets are GOLDEN DOUGH BALLS…  Fifty of them to be precise and each is worth £1,000.  So, have you got the balls? Not only […]

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Scientists unveil perfect flavour pairings for lamb

Scientists unveil perfect flavour pairings for lamb

Dark chocolate, coffee and MACKEREL have been scientifically proven as potential perfect flavour pairings – for lamb. The research looked at the molecular make-up of lamb in order to discover foods that share similar flavour compounds. These could pair well when eaten within lamb recipes, enhancing the flavours of each. Other compatible tastes included shrimp, […]

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Amazon announces the End of Summer Sale – nine days of deals from back to school essentials to must-haves for the home

Amazon announces the End of Summer Sale – nine days of deals from back to school essentials to must-haves for the home

The biggest ever Amazon End of Summer Sale will run from 22nd to 30th August, with great discounts on a wide range of items from kitchen and home appliances to devices and gaming Small businesses, innovative start-ups and artisans selling on Amazon Marketplace and Amazon Launchpad will offer a great range of deals over the […]

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More than one third of Brits are ‘scared of change’

More than one third of Brits are ‘scared of change’

More than one third of Brits admit they are ‘scared of change’. A study of 2,000 adults revealed a fear of the unknown, as well as a lack of time and confidence mean many stick with what they know rather than switching their gym memberships, service providers and diets. In the past year, more adults […]

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Daredevil foodie attempts to build a burger while on a thrilling theme park ride

Daredevil foodie attempts to build a burger while on a thrilling theme park ride

A daredevil foodie has attempted to build and consume a burger – while on a thrilling theme park ride Taking eating on the go to the next level, Alex Hobern, 27, known for winning Channel 4’s The Circle, took on a ‘Burger on the Move’ challenge while travelling at 50 miles per hour on Thorpe […]

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Cashing Out: A Bookmaker’s Profit Every Second

Cashing Out: A Bookmaker’s Profit Every Second

Everyone loves a big win on the horses or Premier League, but we all know the profits of the bookie will be far greater than any Grand National 100/1 shot. The staggering number bookmakers, such as Paddy Power, William Hill and bet365, profit every second has been revealed in a new feature from BettingApps.co.uk. The […]

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This Week’s Must Read: Number Ten by Robin Hawdon

This Week’s Must Read: Number Ten by Robin Hawdon

Author Robin Hawdon’s latest novel is a topical thriller that starts with a bomb blast and only becomes more explosive from there. By Timothy Arden Ever since reading The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan in my youth, I have had a penchant for action-packed thrillers employing the classic ‘frame-up’ of the lead character. For that […]

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Best poker scenes in cinematic history revealed

Best poker scenes in cinematic history revealed

The Texas hold ’em tournament in Casino Royale has been voted the best poker scene in cinematic history. Daniel Craig’s first outing as James Bond sees him take on terrorist Le Chiffre, played by Mads Mikkelson in a tense match-up. With over $120 million in the pot the stakes are high but – spoiler alert […]

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Graeme Souness unveiled as manager of Proud United at Brighton Pride

Graeme Souness unveiled as manager of Proud United at Brighton Pride

Graeme Souness and Proud United – a team made up of LGBTQ footballers from across the nation – walked in the shadow of a colossal ‘Game Changer’ balloon at Brighton Pride this afternoon. The Liverpool legend took up the role as the symbolic ‘boss’ of the team as they unveiled the largest inflatable ever used […]

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This Week’s Must Read: Ghastly Holidays: Things my father never told me… by David Williams

This Week’s Must Read: Ghastly Holidays: Things my father never told me… by David Williams

Comic poet David Williams’s goes on an ‘ode’ trip of his worst holiday experiences in this laugh-out-loud holiday-themed collection. By Timothy Arden   If there’s one thing that we Brits all agree on, it’s that nothing beats a good holiday. Be it to Benidorm or Bognor, we all count down the days until we can […]

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These are some of the brainteasers Brits are still trying to figure out

These are some of the brainteasers Brits are still trying to figure out

‘Does sugar make children hyperactive?’ and ‘are bats blind?’ are among the brainteasers Brits are still trying to figure out. Other things which confuse the nation is ‘whether food is safe to consume if it’s been on the floor for less than five seconds’. A poll of 2,000 adults also found almost one third think […]

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This Week’s Must Read: The Long Road Home by JH Morgan

This Week’s Must Read: The Long Road Home by JH Morgan

The sophomore work by author and trauma survivor JH Morgan is an outstanding, character-led novel that offers an honest and naked portrayal of the aftermath of trauma. By Timothy Arden Commenting on the old adage of ‘write what you know’, Pulitzer-Prize nominated author Nathan Englander once made an excellent observation: “Why do we love those […]

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Study reveals which parent rules the roost at home

Study reveals which parent rules the roost at home

It’s official – dads are the ‘pushover’ at home, apart from when it comes to dealing with ‘bad’ behaviour, a study has found. A poll of 2,000 parents revealed mums are most likely to put their foot down over the time spent watching TV or playing computer games, the amount of sweets and fizzy drinks […]

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