Day: 24 July 2017

Scientists unsure how to dispose of Love Island contestants

Scientists unsure how to dispose of Love Island contestants

Scientists are unsure how to dispose of Love Island contestants after the popular ITV show ends tonight. This comes after the news that an estimated 5.25 TRILLION pieces plastic waste are floating in our Oceans, with Eight million tonnes of plastic being dumped into the sea every year. Over two ...

Charlie Gard supporters demand justice as his parents withdraw legal bid

Charlie Gard supporters demand justice as his parents withdraw legal bid

Supporters of Charlie Gard demanded justice after his parents dramatically withdrew their legal bid to undergo treatment in the US. The 11-month-old suffers from a rare genetic condition, known as mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome. His parents, Connie Yates and Chris Gard, from Bedfont, west London, wanted to take him to ...

Earth-sized planets roam between the stars

Earth-sized planets roam between the stars

Earth sized planets that could harbour life roam the darkness of space - between the stars, according to new research. The wandering worlds - known as 'free floating' or 'orphan' planets - have been detected for the first time. They cross the Milky Way without companion planets or even a ...

Brexit talks fail just hours after Liam Fox boasts they should be “one of the easiest in human history”

Would Liam Fox eat chlorine-washed chicken?

The short answer is, we don't know. Fox was asked about whether he would eat chlorine-washed chicken after a UK-US trade deal was agreed. The international trade secretary, had just finished his speech on trade in Washington, when he was asked if he fancied eating some of this chemically treated poultry. ...

London non-league guide: Wealdstone FC

London non-league guide: Wealdstone FC

By Chris Woods Brought recently to a higher profile outside the non league football world by Internet meme sensation the ‘Wealdstone Raider’, Wealdstone FC are the largest non-league club in West London and are steeped in history and tradition. Currently playing in the Vanarama National League South they were the ...

Summer 2017: The start of the Brexit voter’s getaway

Summer 2017: The start of the Brexit voter’s getaway

Of the 17 and a half million people who voted for Brexit how many will be jetting off to Europe for some summer sun this year? Last week record air traffic numbers were recorded in UK airspace with 8,800 flights leaving or entering British skies. The day after the schools break ...

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How To Make… Thai Green Curry

Andy Oliver, Head Chef of critically acclaimed Som Saa, has collaborated with Singha Beer to devise a selection of recipes. A modernised version of a Thai classic, the chef’s Thai green curry recipe with chicken, pea aubergines and Thai basil takes just 10 minutes to prepare and 20 minutes to ...

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£90,000 pw – UK’s most expensive rental property

A luxury five-bedroom penthouse flat on London’s Park Lane is the most expensive rental property in the UK. It’s within the iconic Sir Edward Lutyens building, instantly recognisable by their water towers marking each corner of Park Lane. The penthouse, accessed from its own private lift has five double bedrooms ...

Proud Mary: New UK Trailer

Proud Mary: New UK Trailer

A first look trailer for Proud Mary is out. Taraji P. Henson is Mary, a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad. Proud Mary comes ...

Exploring Ostrava – The Czech Republic’s answer to Middlesbrough

Struggling to revise? Get drunk, according to research

Drinking alcohol improves memory for information learned before the drinking episode began, new research has found. In the University of Exeter study, 88 social drinkers were given a word-learning task. Participants were then split in two groups at random and told either to drink as much as they liked (the ...

Wish Upon: Film Review

Wish Upon: Film Review

Wyndham Hacket Pain @WyndhamHP There is something enjoyable about watching the slightly cheesy horror films that enter the cinemas each summer. Dating back even before the original Friday the 13th this brand of slightly crude but ultimately entertaining movies have been a welcome addition to our viewing calendars. More recent ...

Jingle Hells! Pub puts up xmas tree – 154 days early

Jingle Hells! Pub puts up xmas tree – 154 days early

A pub has got Britain's first Christmas tree up in JULY - 154 days before December 25. Bosses at the Air Balloon in Filton, Bristol., have put up a fully-decorated tree. ''Book now for Christmas, it's never too early!' reads a sign nearby which is stood immediately in view as ...

Tesco has been quietly reducing the size of its toilet rolls

“Shrinkflation” leads to 2,529 products reducing in size

"Shrinkflation" is dwindling UK consumer products, with 2,529 products reducing in size over the past five years. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) coined the term to describe products that shrink in size but are being sold for the same price. Chocolate bars,  toilet rolls, coffee and fruit juice are all among ...

5 scenes which show Fergus Beeley is the real Basil Fawlty

5 scenes which show Fergus Beeley is the real Basil Fawlty

Shocking video footage has emerged today of BBC producer Fergus Beeley's road rage rant - and he has already been likened to TV's misanthropic Basil Fawlty. John Cleese's fictional character, who is the star of TV comedy Fawlty Towers, is renowned for his spiteful and abusive treatment of guests. But even his ...

Screen time hindering emotional intelligence of children

Screen time hindering emotional intelligence of children

Too much screen time is hindering the emotional intelligence of children, a new study has revealed. With children as young as three now owning smart phones, tablets and computer consoles an addiction to tech is limiting the time kids spend socialising with other youngsters. The so-called Me, Now’ culture has been blamed ...

Do You Need Special Batteries for Cordless Phones?

Do You Need Special Batteries for Cordless Phones?

Cordless phones have been a popular choice for households over the last few years, thanks to their convenience and contemporary design. Allowing you to walk through the house and not be tied to a phone wired to the wall, making phone calls is so much easier than before. However, thanks ...