News & Views

28 January 2016

Move Over Snoopy, Scooby Doo Is Top Dog

Snoopy may be stealing the headlines as the star of the new Peanuts film, but a new poll has revealed that Scooby Doo is the UK's favourite on-screen dog. The mystery-solving ...
22 January 2016

Top Podcasts To Help With New Year’s Resolutions

New Year's resolutions can sometimes get the better of us and this year 'Fail Friday' (22nd of January) is bound to claim most of our aims for the coming year. ...
21 January 2016

Who Said Brits Are Grumpy In January?

Not famous for our jolly disposition, you'd be forgiven for thinking that January is typically a month that we don't welcome with open arms. Bad weather, New Year's resolutions and ...
20 January 2016

Attacking Sam Smith for wanting to shine a light on racist attacks in London is counter-productive

In the early hours of this morning, around 3AM GMT, Sam Smith took to his Twitter account to tell fans and followers a story about what had happened to his ...
16 January 2016

Brits Suffer From Social Media Shaming

New global research into drinking attitudes of millennial consumers (aged 21-35) has revealed that self-awareness and staying in control are the motivating factors for moderating alcohol consumption during a night ...
15 January 2016

Tampon Tins Tell It Like It Is

Let's not sugar coat it, periods suck, as does the "vadmin" of the monthly cycle. Scrabbling for a rogue tampon at the bottom of a bag or having it unexpectedly ...
14 January 2016

Luther Swaps Crime For Comedy For Return Of Sport Relief

Sport Relief can today announce exciting new details about this year's campaign, including Idris Elba donning his infamous Luther coat to uncover a serious case of hilarity in an unmissable ...
12 January 2016

Endangered white rhino born at Knowsley Safari

Knowsley Safari have today announced an exciting new arrival for the New Year - a bouncing baby girl in the form of a seven stone endangered white rhino. Following a ...
11 January 2016

10 Reasons to clean off your office desk today

Whether it's at home or at work, today is the day to clean away all your unwanted things off your desk- here are ten reasons why; It will give you ...

9 January 2016

What's To Lose From Ditching The Booze?

With the hangovers of the New Year celebrations now receding, and more stringent alcohol guidelines out today, it's a good time to re-evaluate the role alcohol plays in our lives. ...
8 January 2016

Five Ways Your Body Will Thank You For An Alcohol-Free January

Here are five ways your body will thank you for binning the booze this January. 1. Clearer skin Those grey circles that signal too many late nights over the festive season are ...
8 January 2016

Is 2016 The Year Of The 'Selfless Resolution?'

A study into the lifestyles of 2,000 people examined levels of contentment in areas such as family, relationship, career and more general elements of daily life and found one in ...
7 January 2016

Living Life Through A Screen

In new research looking into the use of smartphones at live music events, online phone retailer Mobiles.co.uk found that we're more interested in promoting ourselves on social media than taking ...
2 January 2016

Career Change Is The Number One New Years Resolution For 2016

According to new research revealing that 58% of us will be applying for a new job in 2016, beating a new look (38%) and better body (23%) to the top ...
25 December 2015

The Nation's Hangover Habits Revealed

Over 5 million Brits suffer from a hangover lasting over 25 hours, with those in Northern Ireland, the North West and Scotland most frequently falling victim to the two-day hangover. 12% ...
22 December 2015

Festive Financial Stress Will Leave A Festive Hangover

Research has revealed that almost half of Brits (45 per cent) will find the Christmas and New Year season financially stressful, with the expected average outlay standing at £568 for ...

22 December 2015

Celebrate Manchester’s Feminist Frontline

The People's History Museum leads an all-star cast of Manchester's great cultural institutions in celebrating the creative force of females, in Wonder Women 2016. From football and coding to Mean ...

22 December 2015

Almost a third of all Christmas presents won't be played with after Christmas Day

Parents have always said that their children easily get bored of the presents they receive on Christmas Day, and a new report has backed this statement, with mums and dads ...
19 December 2015

Regift Unwanted Presents

A study revealing that every second Brit passes on unwanted gifts makes online retailer Gifts.co.uk launch a new regift wrap service. Have you ever opened a Christmas gift you had ...
19 December 2015

Britain's Favourite Festive Foods

The nation spends weeks anticipating the mouth-watering treats enjoyed during the festive season, days shopping for food and drink to cater for family and Christmas guests and hours preparing the ...
19 December 2015

Brits Are Embarrassed By Their Actions At Christmas Parties

The alcohol looks set to flow over the next few weeks as the biggest work bashes of the year the annual Christmas parties hit. The heady combination of alcohol and ...
18 December 2015

Women Choose Pets Over Partners

British women admit to splashing more cash on their furry friends than their partner From Simon Cowell and his pups Squiddly and Diddly, to Taylor Swift and her beautiful moggy Meredith, ...
17 December 2015

To Send Or Not To Send?

The poll of 1,012 adults, conducted across the country, found 53% would be annoyed if they received a digital festive greeting instead of a 'proper' Christmas card and a 1/3 ...
17 December 2015

Christmas Tech Sparks Festive Fear

The study from leading video and ecommerce retailer, QVC, found that parents spend 43 minutes assembling fiddly gadgets on Christmas morning with 53% of parents even asking their children for ...
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