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Brits believe they’re ‘lucky in love’, research reveals

Brits believe they’re ‘lucky in love’, research reveals

More than half of Brits believe they’re ‘lucky in love’, according to research. A study of 2,000 adults revealed 51 per cent think finding true love comes from plain good luck, while a tenth of single people put their current relationship status down to bad fortune. However 61 per cent think you can boost your […]

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Our Must Read of the Week:  Spirit of Gratitude, Crises are Opportunities by George Jerjian

Our Must Read of the Week: Spirit of Gratitude, Crises are Opportunities by George Jerjian

A good moan might be one of the defining characteristics of the British, but it’s harming our emotional and spiritual wellbeing, finds Lucy Bryson in Spirit of Gratitude, out this week. Social media has achieved many things – it can be a salve for loneliness, a way to maintain old friendships and build new ones, […]

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Boozing, farting and armrest-hogging are some of the top things you shouldn’t do on a flight

Boozing, farting and armrest-hogging are some of the top things you shouldn’t do on a flight

Staying sober, keeping your kids busy – and not breaking wind are considered essential rules of in-flight etiquette, it has emerged. A study of 2,000 frequent flyers also revealed keeping the volume level at a reasonable level on headphones and helping other passengers hoist heavy bags into overhead lockers will leave a good impression. Not […]

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Failed Property Sales Cost Sellers A Whopping £3,000!

Failed Property Sales Cost Sellers A Whopping £3,000!

The average cost to sellers for a collapsed property sale is almost £3,000 according to latest research, a figure that makes up almost 10% of the average UK house deposit. A study, compiled by leading property buyer, Property Rescue, has found that around 300,000 property sales are scrapped every year, costing a combined £818 million. […]

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 Must Reads of the Week: The Frangipani Tree Mystery, and The Betel Nut Tree Mystery, both by Ovidia Yu

 Must Reads of the Week: The Frangipani Tree Mystery, and The Betel Nut Tree Mystery, both by Ovidia Yu

The veteran playwright Ovidia Yu’s move into historical crime fiction is so good, it’s criminal, finds Lucy Bryson. Let’s begin with The Frangipani Tree Mystery, the first instalment in Ovidia Yu’s wonderful Crown Colony Crime Mysteries series. Set in 1930s colonial Singapore, this fabulous whodunit introduces the plucky, would-be sleuth Su Lin, a sassy teenage […]

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New children’s book puts a twist on traditional fairy tales to challenge gender stereotypes

New children’s book puts a twist on traditional fairy tales to challenge gender stereotypes

A new children’s book that puts a twist on traditional fairy tales to challenge gender stereotypes has been released. Fairer Tales: Princesses Doing it for Themselves looks to tackle the financial gender gap by showing that women can achieve their goals independently. Award-winning author Emma Dodd reimagines the tales of three beloved fairy tale heroines, […]

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Homesick Freshers Phone Home More Than Parents Check In on Students During First Term Of University

Homesick Freshers Phone Home More Than Parents Check In on Students During First Term Of University

Huawei launches Communications Contract to encourage parents and students to stay in touch with the Mate 20 lite As thousands of freshers up and down the country prepare to embark on the next chapter of their life, new research out today from global smartphone manufacturer Huawei reveals that contrary to popular belief, its students who […]

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New Fruitella range launched with 30% less sugar

New Fruitella range launched with 30% less sugar

A new Fruitella range has been launched with more fruit and 30% less sugar. Perfect for those who love the unmistakable taste of Fruittella, the 30% Less Sugar range is available in Fruittella’s famous Strawberry and Summer Fruits flavours, as well as the new delicious gummies and jelly foams. And with more fruit juice and […]

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World’s first 4G flying cinema hoisted to the sky

World’s first 4G flying cinema hoisted to the sky

A flying cinema complete with a big screen, pick ‘n mix and popcorn delivered by DRONES was hoisted to the air in Sussex last night. Students from Goodwood Flying School were treated to the world’s first 4G cinema in the sky experience, suspended 100 feet in the air above a former RAF base. The twenty […]

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Book Review: Meditations of a Hedge Fund Manager by Aaron L. Smith

Book Review: Meditations of a Hedge Fund Manager by Aaron L. Smith

Aaron L. Smith prospered on Wall Street without compromising his Christian principles. Today, his faith remains central to the success of his multi-million-pound business. His new book – part Warren Buffett, part Billy Graham – is a match made in heaven, writes Lucy Bryson. In the money pits of Wall Street, where greed and lust […]

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The average Brit will spend 3,507 full days hard at work during their lifetime

The average Brit will spend 3,507 full days hard at work during their lifetime

The average Brit will spend 3,507 full days hard at work during their lifetime – including 204 days of overtime, it has emerged. Researchers found they will also think about quitting their job 16 times a year, and will retrain for an entirely new role twice over the course of their working life. Additionally the […]

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Brits still unsure of what to recycle

Brits still unsure of what to recycle

Millions of Brits are STILL unsure what to recycle – with light bulbs, crisp packets and plastic packaging causing the most confusion, a study has found. A survey of 2,000 adults revealed one third don’t know what to do with empty crisp bags while one in four aren’t sure whether cardboard drinks cartons can be […]

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More than one in 10 Brits never explore the great outdoors

More than one in 10 Brits never explore the great outdoors

More than one in 10 Brits NEVER explore the great outdoors, it has emerged. Research revealed most Brits spend the equivalent of under a week a month exploring the outdoors, with more than one in 10 saying they never get out. And 20 per cent claim they only manage a meagre one or two outings. […]

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In 60 minutes, this book will self-destruct…

In 60 minutes, this book will self-destruct…

Nobu Su, the serial inventor and Taiwanese shipping magnate, made it his Mission: Impossible to revolutionise the publishing industry using cutting-edge, real-world technology. Special agent Jonathan Freeman investigates. Nobu.store, the new e-publishing platform, was launched last week to much fanfare. Observers described it as a “financial breakthrough for publishers” and said it had the potential […]

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Experts debunk myths about frozen foods

Experts debunk myths about frozen foods

Experts have debunked a series of myths around frozen food which millions of Brits believe to be true. Researchers who carried out a detailed study found one fifth of consumers wrongly believe frozen fruits and vegetables contain fewer nutrients than their fresh counterparts. Another one in 12 mistakenly think frozen food doesn’t last as long […]

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MEAT LOVING BRITONS DO NOT KNOW THEIR RUMP FROM THEIR RIBEYE, ACCORDING TO NEW RESEARCH

MEAT LOVING BRITONS DO NOT KNOW THEIR RUMP FROM THEIR RIBEYE, ACCORDING TO NEW RESEARCH

Despite sitting down to 312 meals a year containing meat, and with 85% of meat eaters consuming it every day, the average Brit does not know their rump from their ribeye, according to new research. New research of British meat-eaters has revealed, as a nation, we now consume meat-based meals on average SIX times a […]

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Book Review: The Gold Man From the East by Nobu Su

Book Review: The Gold Man From the East by Nobu Su

In The Gold Man From the East, Nobu Su’s new expose of the global banking industry, the Taiwanese shipping tycoon lifts the lid on what he believes are the real causes of the 2008 financial crash and reveals how one sinking British bank, in particular, allegedly used his billions to stay afloat. By Lucy Bryson […]

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BRITS CAN NOW BANISH THE BLUES WITH A ‘HOLI-BROLLY’  WITH AUTUMN ON ITS WAY

BRITS CAN NOW BANISH THE BLUES WITH A ‘HOLI-BROLLY’ WITH AUTUMN ON ITS WAY

• With summer coming to a close, renowned scent expert develops cutting-edge umbrella designed to awaken the senses and reignite holiday memories to boost the nation’s mood during inevitable Autumn downpours • Thanks to clever micro-encapsulation technology, the ‘Holi-Brolly’ has been developed to soothe post-holiday blues by releasing a memory-triggering scent – called ‘Balance’ – […]

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“Last smoke” Won’t Happen Until After 2050 – New Research Predicts

“Last smoke” Won’t Happen Until After 2050 – New Research Predicts

Bristol, Wokingham and York to be the first parts of England to go smoke free in mid 2020s England will not go smoke free until after 2050, according to new research conducted by Frontier Economics that was commissioned by Philip Morris Limited (PML). However, there are stark variations in the predicted rate of decline in […]

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One in five Brits consider themselves ‘drama magnets’ who attract drama wherever they go

One in five Brits consider themselves ‘drama magnets’ who attract drama wherever they go

Millions of Brits love drama in their lives, a study has revealed. A survey of 2,000 UK adults found one in five consider themselves ‘drama magnets’ who spark gossip wherever they go. The study also revealed 52 per cent think they have put their more dramatic tendencies behind them as they have grown older and […]

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Screwfix secure Milwaukee product exclusives for September launch

Screwfix secure Milwaukee product exclusives for September launch

Milwaukee is here! The UK’s tradespeople can now get an exclusive deal on Milwaukee’s most powerful, compact 18V drill complete with 2 lithium ion batteries and case to celebrate the launch of the Milwaukee range. Milwaukee’s popular range of heavy duty products, including the M18V Brushless Combi Drill and the M18 Brushless Impact Driver, both […]

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More than half of Brits would rather eat a takeaway than go to a Michelin starred restaurant

More than half of Brits would rather eat a takeaway than go to a Michelin starred restaurant

More than half of Brits would rather eat a takeaway than go to a Michelin starred restaurant, it has emerged. Researchers who carried out a detailed study found a large percentage prefer the option of sinking into the sofa and ordering grub after a long day at work instead of dining at a ‘pretentious’ a […]

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Strike a ‘paws’: the search begins to find 2018’s Face of Amazon Pets

Strike a ‘paws’: the search begins to find 2018’s Face of Amazon Pets

To celebrate the nation’s ‘purrfect’ pets and their proud owners, Amazon has launched a search to find the Face of Amazon Pets 2018 in the UK. Pet owners nationwide are invited to enter from today – Monday 3rd September – by sharing their best pet picture or video on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter, stating why […]

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Top hacks parents should take time to master revealed

Top hacks parents should take time to master revealed

Knowing how to quell a supermarket tantrum, knowing what emojis mean and memorising the names of TV characters are among the top ‘hacks’ every parent should take time to master, it has emerged. Researchers who carried out a detailed study also found knowing the secret to getting children to eat their five-a-day also featured as […]

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WeWork Creator Awards returns to support UK and Ireland entrepreneurs for second year

WeWork Creator Awards returns to support UK and Ireland entrepreneurs for second year

The modern world is a turbo-charged environment changing at a rapid pace. With huge advancements in technology, medicine, science, to name but a few, we are living in a world that sometimes seems unable to keep up with itself. All of these changes have had an impact on the world of work, with the number […]

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Book Review: A Forgotten Survivor by Robin D.Harris

Book Review: A Forgotten Survivor by Robin D.Harris

Five million people worldwide were affected by the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami, which was triggered by an earthquake with the energy of 23,000 Hiroshima-type atom bombs. Here, we review a thought-provoking new novel about one of the world’s most deadly natural disasters and its aftermath. Just before 8am on December 26th, 2004, an undersea earthquake […]

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These are the top signs you need to move house

Constantly browsing property websites, forgetting everything you love about your home – and beginning to hate the neighbours are among the top signs you need to move, a study has found. A poll of 2,000 homeowners found more than one in three have itchy feet in their home and is currently looking to move due […]

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Parents lose control of their children at the age of 13, study finds

Parents lose control of their children at the age of 13, study finds

Parents begin to lose control of their children at the age of 13, a study has found. After years of watching their every step, mums and dads are left wondering what their offspring are eating, doing and who they are friends with after they start secondary school and begin to make their own way in […]

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One in five Brits unaware Europe is a continent

One in five Brits unaware Europe is a continent

Millions of Brits struggle with basic geography knowledge – with more than one in five unaware Europe is a continent, a study has found. Researchers found two thirds have no idea the world is made up of seven land masses, with one in four wrongly believing there are only five. And three per cent – […]

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Is renting the new buying? Statistics showing a buck in the trend

Is renting the new buying? Statistics showing a buck in the trend

A new report has found that there could be a shift in the tide, with renting currently a cheaper option than buying a home. The study, put together by Property Rescue, found that renting is cheaper in 60% of UK cities, with some seeing a fall in rent prices for the first time in six […]

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