News & Views

13 December 2015

How Much TV Does The World Watch?

The 2015 International Communications Market report is an annual survey by the telecommunications regulator Ofcom and it reveals some interesting statistics. The findings show that on average, a person in the ...

12 December 2015

We Can't 'Bear' To Lose Our Festive Traditions

Brand New Winnie-the-Pooh illustrations unveiled to help celebrate and remind us of these 'Festive Pleasures' we can all still enjoy. Playing parlour games, carol singing and getting dressed in your 'best' ...
12 December 2015

Christmas Days Out In The UK

These are some of Attractiontix.co.uk's top picks for the best Christmassy events around the UK: Eyeskate at the London Eye Now until 3rd January 2016, Adults from £10.50, Children from £7.50 http://www.attractiontix.co.uk/tickets/london-eye-eyeskate With sparkling ...
12 December 2015

Top Fifty Challenges Brits Face

No one likes getting out of a warm bed in the morning, but it's the trauma of actually having to wake up when it's still dark outside that fills most ...
11 December 2015

Top Tips For A Stress-Free Christmas

Corinne Sweet, Psychologist, Broadcaster and Author of The Mindfulness Journal (Pan Macmillan) worked with Bookatable.co.uk as part of their Merry Restmas campaign to help take the stress out of the ...
11 December 2015

All I Want For Christmas Is £631 Worth Of Presents

Shoppers will need to dig deep this year, as the average Briton is expecting to receive £631 worth of Christmas gifts, according to new research. A survey of 1,025 British adults ...
11 December 2015

Christmas Day: Home or Away?

According to recent research more and more people in the UK are looking to spend Christmas day away from home. A UK based holiday company can reveal that more people ...
10 December 2015

What Does Santa Do?

PhotoBox documents a year in the life of Santa, according to the nation's kids. With just 15 days to go until Santa's busiest day of the year, have you ever wondered ...
10 December 2015

The Twelve ‘Dismays’ Of Christmas

At this time of year, we expect young adults to be spending their time enjoying festive social activities, but in reality the majority are suffering from 'Advent Anxiety', as a ...
10 December 2015

Festive Fizz – How Do You ‘Pop’ A Cork?

The festive season is all about popping the cork on a bottle of bubbly with friends and family, whether it's Prosecco or sparkling Shloer Celebration for all the non-drinkers out ...
10 December 2015

Petition to Ban Donald Trump from UK Passes 250,000

A petition calling for Donald Trump to be barred from entering the UK has attracted more than 250,000 signatures. The petition was created on Parliament's e-petition website on Tuesday, following ...

10 December 2015

Angela Merkel Named Time’s ‘Person of the Year’

Angela Merkel has been named "Person of the Year" by Time Magazine, recognising her role in dealing with the European migration crisis and Greek debt. Mrs Merkel came in at ...

9 December 2015

Ronda Rousey Not Ready for Rematch

Ronda Rousey has played down talk of an imminent rematch against Holly Holm, after she suffered a shock defeat in Melbourne last month. The UFC world was stunned when Rousey, ...

8 December 2015

Petition to Remove Tyson Fury from Sports Personality List Reaches 80,000 Names

A petition calling for the removal of Tyson Fury from the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year shortlist has reached 80,000 signatures. Fury, 27, dethroned reigning world champion Wladimir Klitschko ...

8 December 2015

David Beckham Prefers Watching Rugby

David Beckham has admitted that he prefers attending rugby matches to watching live football. Beckham, one of the most famous footballers of all time, said that he enjoys watching live ...

5 December 2015

We Are A Nation Of Coffee Critics

Forget judging a man by his shoes, we are now a nation of coffee critics recent research has revealed. The craft coffee revolution currently gripping the nation has given rise ...
5 December 2015

Brits Walk Up To Five Miles On A Christmas Shopping Trip

The study found that 88% of Brits walk up to five miles during a typical Christmas shopping trip, whilst 90% of consumers spend up to five hours searching for the ...
4 December 2015

Which Christmas Personality Are You?

Whether you or someone you are spending the festive period with are a Christmas Party Animal, Anti-Christmas Warrior, Christmas Rapper or Father Hipmas, Ticketbis has identified the top gifts and ...
4 December 2015

The Five Biggest Lifestyle Crazes Of 2015

Here we take a closer look at the five most popular crazes that have hit the UK this year: 1. The Nutribullet One of the must-have gadgets to emerge recently, the NutriBullet ...
4 December 2015

First UK Air Strikes Launched in Syria

The UK's first air strikes against Islamic State (also known as ISIL, ISIS and Daesh) were launched on Thursday, just hours after Parliament approved military action in Syria. After a ...

3 December 2015

Mark Hamill Hits Hollywood Boulevard Disguised as Stormtrooper

Mark Hamill, who plays Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars series, disguised himself as a Stormtrooper as part of the promotion of upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The 64-year-old ...

2 December 2015

Prince Harry Has A Tumble Playing Polo

Prince Harry's recent trip to South Africa was probably a little more eventful than he would have liked. While he was participating in a charity polo match, he had a ...

2 December 2015

Twitter Users Write Rap Lyrics for Pope Francis

A photograph of Pope Francis in a classic rap artist pose has gone viral, as Twitter users write imaginary rap lyrics to complement the photo. The photograph was captured during ...

1 December 2015

Prince Charles: Humans Are the “Architects of Our Own Destruction”

The Prince of Wales told delegates at the United Nations climate conference in Paris that climate change is the greatest threat facing humanity. Negotiators from 195 countries have gathered in ...

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