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Doctors warn against dangers of cheap hair transplants abroad after photos show horrific results

Doctors warn against dangers of cheap hair transplants abroad after photos show horrific results

WARNING: Graphic images below Doctors have warned against the danger of black market hair transplant operations, after horrific photos show how procedures can go wrong. The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) has been urging people travelling abroad to avoid “black market pirate clinics” which are often operated by non-physicians, who have little or […]

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Marmite Peanut Butter is coming to supermarkets – here’s how to get hold of it

Marmite Peanut Butter is coming to supermarkets – here’s how to get hold of it

Marmite is a famously divisive food product, with its ‘you either love it or hate it’ slogan reflecting its polarising flavour. While not quite as divisive, to many peanut butter is as equally an acquired taste, so the merging of the two might sound like a horror story for some. But that’s exactly what Marmite […]

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Tooty Frootie sweets are being axed by Nestlé after 60 years

Tooty Frootie sweets are being axed by Nestlé after 60 years

Tooty Frooties are to disappear from shop shelves after 60 years of being one of the nation’s favourite sweets, it has been confirmed by their manufacturer. Nestlé discontinued the multicoloured fruit sweets at the start of the year as part of a shake-up, but have only recently confirmed their departure from shops. “Sweet tastes and […]

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Heinz Beanz pizzas are coming back this month – here’s how to get one

Heinz Beanz pizzas are coming back this month – here’s how to get one

If you’re of a certain age, you might remember Heinz Beanz pizzas. A unique take on a classic, the tomato sauce mixed with cheese – not to mention the inclusion of the beans themselves – gave the whole thing an extra delicious texture that was incomparable. The pizzas were something of a ’90s cult classic, […]

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Persimmon Homes has told 1,000 homeowners that their new build properties may be at serious risk of fire

Persimmon Homes has told 1,000 homeowners that their new build properties may be at serious risk of fire

A controversial house-building firm that boasted £1 billion profit off the back of the help to buy scheme has written to 1,000 residents – warning that their properties may be a fire hazard. Persimmon Homes been accused of putting lives at risk by skimping on fire safety measures after contacting hundreds of people living in […]

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This video of a family trying to master the Triangle Dance is hilarious

This video of a family trying to master the Triangle Dance is hilarious

by Gemma Murray It’s not something you see every day – but this calorie-burning Triangle Dance has gone viral. Posted by Tadhg Fleming from Kerry in Ireland, here you see his entertaining family trying to perfect the Triangle Dance. Their efforts have now been viewed millions of times online. Speaking about his amateur footage, Tadhg […]

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This is how to back up photos and data before your Google+ account closes

This is how to back up photos and data before your Google+ account closes

Google is shutting down the Google+ platform in April this year, due to low usage numbers and “challenges involved in maintaining a successful product that meets consumers’ expectations”. If you still use the site, here’s what you need to do to hang on to your profile data. How can I back up my data? On […]

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A 6 year old boy was left brain damaged after an arcade game crushed him on holiday

A 6 year old boy was left brain damaged after an arcade game crushed him on holiday

A six year old boy has been left with brain damage and a paralysed face after an arcade game toppled over and crushed him while on holiday. Oscar Donnelly was also left with a rare form of diabetes and a punctured lung after he was knocked unconscious and pinned to the ground by the six […]

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Watch the heart-stopping moment a car crashes into a wall at 100mph, nearly killing a pedestrian

Watch the heart-stopping moment a car crashes into a wall at 100mph, nearly killing a pedestrian

The above video shows the shocking moment a pedestrian avoids death by a matter of centimetres after a drug-driver crashes into a wall, following a 100mph police chase. Dramatic CCTV footage shows Louis Moore, 21, leading officers on the high-speed pursuit though the streets of Birmingham on 4 January last year. The motorist can be […]

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Watch the frightening moment animal activists were repeatedly rammed by fox hunters in a 4×4

Watch the frightening moment animal activists were repeatedly rammed by fox hunters in a 4×4

The above video shows the frightening moment animal activists were repeatedly rammed by a 4×4 while driving to intercept a hunt. Hunt saboteurs were on their way to monitor the Grove and Rufford Hunt when they claim they were stalked by a dark blue Land Cruiser. Masked vigilantes Dash cam video shows the car – […]

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A CBBC football TV show is searching for young players – here’s how to apply

A CBBC football TV show is searching for young players – here’s how to apply

If you think your child could be the next Ronaldo or Beckham then appearing on a new CBBC show could be the perfect way for them to show off their moves. CBBC producers are currently searching for young and aspiring footballers to appear on their new TV show, Can You Kick It?. Gifted footballers The […]

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A man stockpiled hundreds of rolls of toilet paper in case of a no-deal Brexit – and spent £600

A man stockpiled hundreds of rolls of toilet paper in case of a no-deal Brexit – and spent £600

A woman has called her husband “mad” after he spent more than £600 on a shop in preparation for a no-deal Brexit. Juliet East took to Twitter to share a picture of the supermarket haul, which includes 144 rolls of toilet paper and more than 50 tins of food. Ms East, who works in the […]

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HP is recalling laptops due to a fire risk – here’s how to know if yours could be affected

HP is recalling laptops due to a fire risk – here’s how to know if yours could be affected

Tech giant HP is recalling nearly 80,000 laptops amid fears that the batteries could overheat and burst into flames. A massive 78,500 computers have been announced as at risk. The announcement comes following an initial recall of 50,000 laptops in January last year. At the time models listed as affected included HP ProBook, ZBook, x360, […]

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Here’s how to drink your tea if you want to avoid developing cancer

Here’s how to drink your tea if you want to avoid developing cancer

A steaming hot cuppa can be one of the most comforting things, but it could be putting you at risk of cancer. Very hot drinks may be linked to a 90 per cent higher risk of oesophageal cancer, a study of 50,000 people suggests. 90 per cent higher risk of cancer Experts found that drinking […]

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Superdrug is now offering an in-store breast cancer checking service

Superdrug is now offering an in-store breast cancer checking service

Superdrug has announced that it will now be offering a breast cancer checking service to women in the UK. The health and beauty retailer will be offering a ‘no touch’ consultation in all 56 of its nurse clinics across the UK, with the aim of educating women how to spot the signs and symptoms of […]

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Cadbury releases 872 white Creme Eggs – here’s how much they’re worth if you find one

Cadbury releases 872 white Creme Eggs – here’s how much they’re worth if you find one

Cadbury’s Creme Eggs are a popular chocolate treat, usually stocked in shops around the Easter period. But the elusive Cadbury White Creme Egg is now in circulation – with only 827 available in shops around the UK. If you do find one of these rare white chocolate eggs then you could be in with a […]

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Opium, rat hair, beaver secretions – and other surprising things you might find in food

Opium, rat hair, beaver secretions – and other surprising things you might find in food

by Robert Chilcott, University of Hertfordshire Diners in France recently got more than they bargained for when poppy seed baguettes were found to contain a dose of opium that could take postprandial napping to a new extreme. Other than narcotics, there are a host of surprises lurking in everyday foodstuffs that you might not be […]

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Dust to dust for Craig B

Dust to dust for Craig B

Critically acclaimed’ is often another way of saying an artist has a small, perhaps, cult following – always worth listening to but ultimately unlikely to be heard on primetime radio and TV. It’s apt then – and no coincidence that Craig B – formerly of melodic metallers Aereogramme – currently trades under the name A […]

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Scottish baby names: Here’s the full list of names given to Scottish babies in 2018

Scottish baby names: Here’s the full list of names given to Scottish babies in 2018

A full list of the names given to the 47,785 babies born across the country in 2018 has been revealed by the National Records of Scotland (NRS). Although the top names were the more traditional Jack and Olivia, some more unusual selections featured on the list lower down. Unique boy names included Arrow, Awesome, Buzz, […]

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Cadbury is adding new chocolates to Heroes – here’s what’s included

Cadbury is adding new chocolates to Heroes – here’s what’s included

Cadbury has announced it will be adding some new miniature versions of its classic chocolate bars to its Heroes mix. The popular selection already includes the likes of Twirl, Fudge, Wispa and Creme Egg, and is about to get a couple of new additions. Chocolate favourites The confectionery company are introducing the Dinky Decker and […]

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McDonald’s is launching vegan McNuggets made from potato, chickpeas and corn

McDonald’s is launching vegan McNuggets made from potato, chickpeas and corn

The amount of people adopting a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle is on the rise, with food outlets throughout the UK creating new products to cater for them – including McDonald’s. The popular fast food chain recently added new vegetarian dishes to its menu, but now McDonald’s is going a step further by introducing vegan nuggets. […]

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Papa John’s has launched a Marmite stuffed crust pizza for a limited time – here’s where to get one

Papa John’s has launched a Marmite stuffed crust pizza for a limited time – here’s where to get one

Pizza chain Papa John’s has added a new Marmite stuffed crust pizza to its menu for a limited time only. The new addition comes just two months after the company launched its popular Marmite and cheese pizza scrolls, suggesting there is high demand. Love it or hate it The cheesy pizza features a crust stuffed […]

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This ‘luxury apprenticeship’ scheme will pay you £40k to be a concierge trainee and travel the world

This ‘luxury apprenticeship’ scheme will pay you £40k to be a concierge trainee and travel the world

If you’re looking for a change in career or the first step onto a specific career path, then apprenticeships are a great way of doing so. But this new scheme, which trains people how to be luxury concierges, is doing something a little out of the ordinary by paying trainees a massive £40,000 salary. Exceptional […]

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Lords call for cycling licences and insurance because of ‘hoodlums in Lycra’

Lords call for cycling licences and insurance because of ‘hoodlums in Lycra’

A Labour peer has renewed calls for the introduction of cycling licences and insurance. Calls have been rejected as recently as 2018, but Lord Winston reopened the debate, citing the “extremely aggressive” behaviour of some cyclists. He said: “Most cyclists, of course, are conscientious and law abiding.” “But an increasing number are extremely aggressive and […]

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Here’s what happened when the Fire Brigades Union called out Piers Morgan on social media

Here’s what happened when the Fire Brigades Union called out Piers Morgan on social media

Piers Morgan has been causing an online stir once again with a recent tweet regarding female firefighters, which has received backlash from the Fire Brigades Union. The controversial Good Morning Britain presenter took to Twitter to express his views over some concerns regarding the lack of female representation on popular children’s television show Fireman Sam. […]

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Lidl is selling a ‘ginsecco’ Easter egg – with chocolate, gin and prosecco

Lidl is selling a ‘ginsecco’ Easter egg – with chocolate, gin and prosecco

With Easter just around the corner, supermarkets are currently stocked with a whole array of treats. But Lidl has upped its Easter egg game this year, by launching a chocolate egg infused with not only gin, but also prosecco. Golden Sculpture egg Lidl’s Deluxe Golden Sculpture egg features chocolate, gin and prosecco – and its […]

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Utrecht shooting suspect arrested after killing three people

Utrecht shooting suspect arrested after killing three people

Dutch police have arrested a 37 year old man suspected of shooting three people dead and wounding five others in a possible terrorist attack on a tram in Utrecht in the Netherlands yesterday (Mon 18 March). The Turkish-born suspect, Gökmen Tanis, was detained on Monday evening after being on the run for eight hours. Parts […]

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Asda recalls its garlic butter over fears it could trigger potentially deadly nut allergies

Asda recalls its garlic butter over fears it could trigger potentially deadly nut allergies

Asda has recalled its garlic and parsley butter over fears it could trigger potentially deadly allergic reactions to nuts. The butter fails to inform customers on its label that it could contain traces of peanuts, posing a threat to anyone who suffers with a nut allergy. ‘Not declared’ The product is only sold as an […]

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Billboard mishap leaves Mr Blobby appearing to spy on naked woman in the bath

Billboard mishap leaves Mr Blobby appearing to spy on naked woman in the bath

Comical images show TV’s Mr Blobby appearing to spy on a naked woman while she is in the bath following a billboard mishap. Residents have been left in stitches after high winds from Storm Hannah partially brought down a section of the giant poster in Leicester city centre. The BT advert shows a woman watching […]

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Adverts for baby formula to be dropped because of a ‘worldwide harm to health’

Adverts for baby formula to be dropped because of a ‘worldwide harm to health’

Adverts for formula milk are to be dropped by The British Medical Journal (BMJ). The BMJ, one of the world’s oldest general medical journals, has announced that it will no longer carry ads for breast milk substitutes. Staff say the decision was based on “extensive evidence” of the worldwide harm to health caused by the […]

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