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First-of-its-kind contact lenses released giving superior visual performance

First-of-its-kind contact lenses released giving superior visual performance

First-of-its-kind contact lens delivers superior visual performance with seamless adaptation to light day and night The UK is the first market in EMEA to make the contact lens widely available amidst findings that 70% of Britons’ eyes are bothered by light Johnson & Johnson Vision today announced the national availability of ACUVUE OASYS with Transitions […]

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Annoying noises Brits would like to banish revealed  to mark the launch of Huawei FreeBuds 3

Annoying noises Brits would like to banish revealed to mark the launch of Huawei FreeBuds 3

HUAWEI usher in new intelligent sound with open-fit active noise cancellation True Wireless Stereo earbuds. Whether it’s heavy breathing, traffic noise, loud talkers, sniffing on public transport or loud eaters – research commissioned by Huawei shows that Brits are crying out for some rest bite, with more than one in five (21%) admitting that they […]

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The average adult would rate themselves a solid seven out of 10 on the kindness scale.

The average adult would rate themselves a solid seven out of 10 on the kindness scale.

A study of 2,000 adults found that while the average adult would rate themselves a solid seven out of 10 on the kindness scale, a bold 14 per cent don’t think they could be any nicer. However, 52 per cent admit they could be kinder to others day-to-day. Almost two thirds (63 per cent) confessed […]

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Revealed: The top 40 best things about Britain

Country pubs, the Royal family and being able to stuff anything into a sandwich are among the very best things about Britain. A study of 2,000 Brits found the seaside classic, fish and chips, topped the poll followed by the NHS and a traditional Sunday roast. Afternoon tea with the delightful addition of finger sandwiches […]

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Three quarters of Brits fail to see their family ‘Christmas wish’ come true – meaning only one in four have a festive cracker.

Three quarters of Brits fail to see their family ‘Christmas wish’ come true – meaning only one in four have a festive cracker.

A study of 2,000 adults revealed only 24 per cent have seen their yuletide desires brought to life by the ones they love. To encourage more Christmas cheer, a competition has been launched to help bring those festive wishes to life. The UK public is being encouraged to dream big and provide a description of […]

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Amazon.co.uk teams up with TV baking talent Kim-Joy to create a unique take on a British classic – the mince pie bao bun

Amazon.co.uk teams up with TV baking talent Kim-Joy to create a unique take on a British classic – the mince pie bao bun

The ‘Mince Bao’ is available now for £6.99 for a pack of four on AmazonFresh from C.Lidgate Amazon has teamed up with 2018 Great British Bake Off finalist, Kim-Joy, and C.Lidgate, one of London’s oldest butchers and top-class foodie destination, to create the ‘Mince Bao’, a modern take on the perennial Christmas favourite which features […]

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Procrasti-nation: Brits ignore health issues for 8 months before seeking help

Procrasti-nation: Brits ignore health issues for 8 months before seeking help

Nearly a third of Brits have let their health slip because daily inconveniences mean they procrastinate, rather than fix the problem, new research has revealed. ACUVUE®, the makers of 1-DAY ACUVUE® MOIST Multifocal Contact Lenses, found that Brits are taking eight months to seek help with their health issues, with a fifth (21%) of the […]

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Revealed: The top 30 priorities Brits look for in a home

Revealed: The top 30 priorities Brits look for in a home

The number of bedrooms, a speedy internet connection – and being close to a pub are among the top priorities Brits look for in a new home. Researchers polling 2,000 homeowners and renters found a spacious living room is more important than a modern kitchen while local shops are a bigger priority than storage space. […]

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Half of Brits still unconvinced by electric cars – despite growing environmental concerns

Half of Brits still unconvinced by electric cars – despite growing environmental concerns

More than eight in ten (86 per cent) Brits have altered their behaviour in the last five years to help reduce their impact on the planet, according to a new study. However, the research – commissioned by Lex Autolease, the UK’s leading vehicle leasing provider – found that less than half of those who drive […]

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Millions of Brits are clueless about the cosmos above their heads

Millions of Brits are clueless about the cosmos above their heads

Millions of Brits are clueless about the cosmos above their heads. A survey of 3,000 adults found more than half don’t know our galaxy is called the Milky Way, with 17 per cent believing the entire galaxy is called ‘Earth’. In addition, one in five believe the Sun is a planet, and 68 per cent […]

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This Week’s Must Read: True-Life Walter by Steven Romain.

This Week’s Must Read: True-Life Walter by Steven Romain.

A thoughtful and memorable enquiry into the meaning of identity, race and class, True-Life Walter is a philosophical work of literary fiction that scrutinises modern life and finds something far more magical and timeless lurking beneath. In recent years there has been much discussion in society about an anxiety epidemic sweeping not just the UK […]

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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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