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These are all the bands performing at Vibration Festival 2019 in Falkirk

These are all the bands performing at Vibration Festival 2019 in Falkirk

Taking place on Saturday 25 May, Callendar Park’s Vibration Festival will bring an array of musical talent to Falkirk. From the likes of Feeder to Alabama 3, here’s all you need to know about the acts playing the first year of this highly anticipated music festival. Feeder Headlining Vibration is Feeder, a Welsh rock band […]

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Family of pregnant teenager who joined ISIS make plea for her return to UK

Family of pregnant teenager who joined ISIS make plea for her return to UK

The family of a pregnant London schoolgirl who left the UK to join the so-called Islamic State have made a plea for her to be allowed to return home. Nineteen year old Shamima Begum was tracked down by The Times. She revealed that she is heavily pregnant, the bride of an ISIS fighter, and wants […]

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Hundreds of UK school pupils and students strike over inaction on climate change

Hundreds of UK school pupils and students strike over inaction on climate change

Thousands of school children and higher education students across the UK have taken part in a walkout over institutional inaction over climate change. According to Youth Strike 4 Climate organisers strikes were planned to take place in over 50 towns and cities. Youth Strike 4 Climate organisers have cited “an alarming lack of Government leadership” for the […]

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This new Spanish theme park looks set to rival other major resorts – including Disneyland

This new Spanish theme park looks set to rival other major resorts – including Disneyland

Theme parks are popular around the world, and Disney is leading the way for the industry. But a new Spanish theme park city is set to rival other major resorts – including Disneyland parks. Elysium City The new theme park is set to open in 2023, hoping to welcome more than four million guests. Spanning […]

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These are the 16 apps including MyFitnessPal that have had a password breach

These are the 16 apps including MyFitnessPal that have had a password breach

More than 617 million logins for 16 popular apps have been leaked online, putting users at risk of having their personal information hacked. The leaked logins for the apps – which include MyFitnessPal and Dubsmash – have since appeared for sale on the dark web. Affected users are at significant financial risk The passwords that […]

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You can now pay for in-ear coaching from a dating expert – with a 73% success rate

You can now pay for in-ear coaching from a dating expert – with a 73% success rate

For some, dates can be nerve-racking occasions, where we’ll worry about everything from what to wear and what to say. For those who can never seem to make a date run smoothly, a dating expert is now offering her services to make sure your rendezvous goes perfectly to plan. Nicknamed ‘The Date Finisher’, the coach […]

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Facebook criticised for letting users search for hidden photos of female friends – but not men

Facebook criticised for letting users search for hidden photos of female friends – but not men

Facebook has been dubbed “sexist” after a search fault appears to allows users to search for photos of their female friends, but not their male ones. The so-called ‘sexist glitch’ was identified by Belgian security researcher and ethical hacker Inti De Ceukelaire, who found the search bar function on the platform will only expose photos […]

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This is everything parents need to know about new Fortnite-style video game Apex Legends

This is everything parents need to know about new Fortnite-style video game Apex Legends

A new Battle Royale game has entered the fray, and already it’s chipping away at Fortnite’s monopoly on the genre. Apex Legends surprise-released on 5 February, and 25 million players gave it a go in the first week of release, beating the record set by Fortnite, which took two weeks to hit 10 million. The […]

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Ryan Adams accused of being serial emotional abuser – but dismisses claims as ‘inaccurate’

Ryan Adams accused of being serial emotional abuser – but dismisses claims as ‘inaccurate’

Singer Ryan Adams has been accused by numerous women of emotionally abusive behaviour, with claims he used his status in the music industry to manipulate young artists for sex. The report, published by the New York Times, said Adams dangled career opportunities in front of women while also pursuing them sexually, including one fan who […]

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Pensioner shocked as naked couple burst into wrong flat and have sex in front of her

Pensioner shocked as naked couple burst into wrong flat and have sex in front of her

by Ian Swanson An 80 year old woman was shocked when a naked couple ran into her flat and started having sex in the living room before realising they had got the wrong door. The couple fled after they were alerted to their mistake by another naked man who ran in after them. The incident […]

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Heavily pregnant British schoolgirl who joined ISIS wants to return home

Heavily pregnant British schoolgirl who joined ISIS wants to return home

A London schoolgirl who left the UK as a 15-year-old to join the so-called Islamic State wants to return home. Shamima Begum was tracked down by The Times to whom she revealed she was heavily pregnant and the bride of an ISIS fighter. Speaking from a refugee camp in northern Syria, Begum revealed that she […]

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Here’s everything you need to know about the HPV virus – and how to get tested

Here’s everything you need to know about the HPV virus – and how to get tested

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is a type of virus that infects both the skin and the cells lining body cavities. HPV is a very common infection, and around eight out of 10 people become infected with the virus at some point in their lives. But what exactly is HPV and how can you get tested? […]

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You can now buy Kinder Bueno ice creams – here’s where to find them

You can now buy Kinder Bueno ice creams – here’s where to find them

It may not be summer just yet, but plenty of people will still be excited by the news that Kinder Bueno has launched its own range of ice cream. Kinder unveiled a range of ice creams last year, although they were only available to buy in the likes of France, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Now […]

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Bis’s major reconnection

Bis’s major reconnection

‘This Is Fake DIY’ – less a tune from 90s popsters bis and more of a manifesto. Now they’re back and while still doing it themselves, they have a little help. Thanks to a chance meeting with a local record label, ‘Slight Disconnects’, the trio’s first new recording since 2003, will appear on Last Night […]

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Morrisons is selling a heart-shaped steak for Valentine’s Day

Morrisons is selling a heart-shaped steak for Valentine’s Day

Sharing a romantic meal with your significant other is a staple activity on Valentine’s Day, but sometimes the best dinners are those enjoyed in the comfort of your own home. And if you’re planning to swap a swanky restaurant for a cosy night in, supermarket Morrisons is offering an unusual dish for lovers to share […]

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Greggs vegan sausage rolls will soon be sold in every branch – here’s how to check if your local shop has them yet

Greggs vegan sausage rolls will soon be sold in every branch – here’s how to check if your local shop has them yet

by Katie Grant Greggs’ vegan sausage roll will be sold in all 1,950 of the high street baker’s branches by next month. Originally launched in 950 shops while bosses gauged customer demand, the now infamous vegan snack will now be rolled out into all Greggs stores by Friday 8 March, the company has confirmed. The vegan […]

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Here’s everything you need to know about Galentine’s Day and how it’s celebrated

Here’s everything you need to know about Galentine’s Day and how it’s celebrated

The so-called most romantic day of the year is almost upon us, but while many people will be showered with chocolates and roses on 14 February, celebrating isn’t for everyone. Thanks to a TV programme, there is now an alternative celebration for women – Galentine’s Day. What is Galentine’s Day? Galentine’s Day is a day […]

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Two thirds of people fear our high streets will soon disappear completely

Two thirds of people fear our high streets will soon disappear completely

Shoppers in the UK fear their high streets will soon be lost forever following the latest news of store closures. Nearly two thirds of people surveyed by KIS Finance were worried that the high street would disappear in the next 10 years Northern cities have been worst hit by far with store closures, and food […]

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Brits dumped 2.7 million lilos abroad after their holidays last year

Brits dumped 2.7 million lilos abroad after their holidays last year

A staggering 2.7 million lilos were dumped by British holidaymakers last year – enough to build a bridge from London to Egypt’s Red Sea coast. Now travellers are being urged to be more environmentally friendly when away from home. ‘Holidaymakers need to think about waste’ The startling statistics come from a survey of 2,000 people, […]

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Thousands back petition for schools to start at 10am because ‘teenagers are too tired’

Thousands back petition for schools to start at 10am because ‘teenagers are too tired’

More than 180,000 people have signed a petition for schools to start at the later time of 10am, because teenagers are allegedly too tired to learn any earlier. MPs will now debate the issue after it received thousands of signatures. Should teens be allowed more sleep? The petition was launched by pupil Hannah Kidner, who […]

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Seonaid Aitken’s in the mood for love

Seonaid Aitken’s in the mood for love

Usually we introduce our interviewee with ‘singer’, musician, DJ. In the case of Seonaid Aitken, we require all of these – and many more.

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This is how to create a flawless make-up look for prom – according to professional make-up artists

This is how to create a flawless make-up look for prom – according to professional make-up artists

Prom season is only a few months away and it’s one of those important occasions you’ll want to start planning for early. Along with thinking about a choice of dress, shoes and how to style your hair, a big part of creating the perfect prom look comes down to make-up. Prom make-up trends Much like […]

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Timpson is offering free suit cleanings for unemployed people going to interviews

Timpson is offering free suit cleanings for unemployed people going to interviews

The majority of us want to look our best for a job interview, but if you are unemployed and on the hunt for work, it can be difficult to afford a new outfit. Not many realise that specialist shoe repairs retailer, Timpson, offers a completely free suit cleaning service for those who are out of work but […]

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Watch Freddie Flintoff smash his car into a market stall while racing on Top Gear

Watch Freddie Flintoff smash his car into a market stall while racing on Top Gear

Shocking video footage has captured the moment Freddie Flintoff crashed a pick-up truck into a market stall while racing his Top Gear co-hosts around a town centre. The former cricketer was competing against Paddy McGuinness and Chris Harris during filming for the 22nd series of Top Gear. But after apparently misjudging a bend, he smashed […]

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A magnetic putty toy sold on Amazon has been recalled after safety fears

A magnetic putty toy sold on Amazon has been recalled after safety fears

A children’s putty toy has been recalled due to safety fears. Crazy Geezer’s Putty World magnetic putty comes with small plastic accessories (including eyes and a nose) and was sold online, most prominently by internet retailer, Amazon. Risk of ‘blockage or perforation’ According to Trading Standards, the toy has been recalled as it contains a small […]

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Here’s everything you need to know about choosing and ordering a corsage for prom

Here’s everything you need to know about choosing and ordering a corsage for prom

For some, the dress, shoes and car is the most important part of prom – but for others the traditional corsage is still top of the priority list when it comes to getting organised for the big day. But what exactly is a corsage and what are the dos and don’ts when choosing one? What […]

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A chimpanzee escaped from Belfast Zoo two weeks after a red panda did the same

A chimpanzee escaped from Belfast Zoo two weeks after a red panda did the same

A chimp has freed itself from Belfast Zoo less than a month after a red panda escaped, raising questions over the safety measures in place. The zoo is now facing mounting pressure for a safety review following the two incidents, which took place within two weeks of each other. ‘Highly unusual’ The chimpanzee escaped from […]

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This is when you should start being checked for breast cancer – and what a mammogram involves

This is when you should start being checked for breast cancer – and what a mammogram involves

About one in eight women in the UK are diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. However, if the disease is detected early, treatment is more successful and there’s a good chance of recovery, explains the NHS. But at what age do women get screened for breast cancer, and what does the screening process involve? […]

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Here are the best Valentine’s Day supermarket meal deals for 2019

Here are the best Valentine’s Day supermarket meal deals for 2019

Valentine’s Day is on its way, and across the country thousands of couples are drawing up their plans for that most romantic of evenings. But when everyone wants to go out for a candlelit dinner, things can get a little busy – not to mention expensive. Thankfully, supermarkets have noticed this, and dining in for […]

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This is the dramatic moment a plane is forced to abort its landing due to high winds

This is the dramatic moment a plane is forced to abort its landing due to high winds

Storm Erik is causing chaos across the country as it batters the UK with high winds. Yellow weather warnings have been issued for high winds in the south, west and north of the country tonight. There is more travel disruption expected throughout rush hour, with the Met Office warning there will be a “tricky commute”. […]

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