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4 December 2019

The Female First Awards 2019: Movie of the Year

It’s Day Three of The Female First Awards 2019, and today we’re stepping away from looking at individual performances for just a moment, to celebrate some of the best movies ...

4 December 2019

Seven reasons to buy someone a gift card this year

Some people think that buying a gift card requires little thought and effort - but I’m here to tell you why gift cards are an excellent choice for present givers ...
3 December 2019

The Nightingale is a tough watch carried by its stellar writing and cast of performers [REVIEW]

The Nightingale isn’t a nice, fun watch. There are moments from the off that will leave you feeling disgusted and distraught, as some of the members of the British Army ...

3 December 2019

Seven ways to celebrate National Day of Giving

After the hustle and bustle of Black Friday and Cyber Monday which is all about acquiring news things- say hello to Giving Tuesday. This is a day to focus on ...

3 December 2019

The Female First Awards 2019: Movies Actress of the Year

The Female First Awards 2019 launched yesterday (December 2nd) and with it came our very first winner of the year, in the TV Actress category! Today, we’re moving across to ...

2 December 2019

Ian Somerhalder says his new Netflix vampire show V Wars raises "pretty harsh" questions [EXCLUSIVE]

Based on the comic series of the same name by Jonathan Maberry, upcoming Netflix original series V Wars follows Dr. Luther Swann (Ian Somerhalder), who is forced to go up against ...
2 December 2019

The Female First Awards 2019: Television Actress of the Year

Last year, we celebrated some of the biggest female names across a number of different industries in our first ever Female First Awards! Now, with the end of 2019 right ...

2 December 2019

Axel Scheffler's new project with Cat in a Flat helps raise money for endangered cats

Cat in a Flat has released its first cat-themed calendar illustrated by Axel Scheffler (illustrator of The Gruffalo) and friends. 100% of the profits go to support endangered wild cats ...

1 December 2019

Five of the finest games you can play on PC

If you want to play some games on your PC, then you’ll want to make sure that you get the right ones. If you don’t then you may end up ...
30 November 2019

Kids say the funniest things: Research shows what children believe about the animal kingdom

New research has revealed British children have some funny beliefs when it comes to the animal kingdom as one in ten think a Puma is a trainer (13%) and a ...
29 November 2019

Film of the Week: Gremlins

The 80s were perhaps one of the best decades for films. We were gifted movies like Back to the Future, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Aliens – and 1984’s Gremlins is no ...

29 November 2019

Shoppers getting ready to spend a whopping eight billion pounds this Black Friday

We all love finding a good bargain and this Black Friday is no different as Brits are looking to spend an average of £158 each over the next few days, ...

29 November 2019

Could your festive drinking habits be a sign of an alcohol problem?

Arriving home from yet another heavy night out, Sacha Mulligan unscrewed the lid of the bottle of red she knew she’d drain in order to sleep despite not even enjoying ...
29 November 2019

Expert tips to help Britons navigate awkward social situations

If there’s one thing that unites the nation, it's suffering acute embarrassment in uncomfortable social situations. And if you feel uneasy at the mere thought of accidentally waving at a ...

29 November 2019

Top tips for getting the best out of Black Friday

Black Friday is THE shopping day of the year to snap up the best deals ahead of Christmas, and shop that must have item you’ve been saving up for too. ...

29 November 2019

How to control your spending - even when the Black Friday deals are everywhere!

What’s your most regrettable purchase? For some, it’s the round of tequilas they really didn’t need on a night out, for others it’s an impulse buy in the supermarket (did ...
28 November 2019

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is Game of the Year material [REVIEW]

The past few years haven't been great when it comes to Star Wars video games. Star Wars Battlefront II especially was stung with controversy upon release, with developers forced to flip the script on ...
27 November 2019

Female First's exclusive interview with Rachel Brown-Finnis

Rachel Brown-Finnis has been a leader in the growth of women's football in England in recent years and the BT Sport pundit sat down with Female First for an exclusive ...
27 November 2019

Five iconic women who have left a legacy behind

The Spice Girls might think that they invented Girl Power back in 1994, but the truth of the matter is that it goes back much further than that. All the ...
27 November 2019

Inspirational Women: Exclusive interview with Dr Sarah Price, Head of Locomotion

To kick off our inspirational women series, we spoke to Dr Sarah Price- Head of Locomotion at Shildon about her role within an industry that is traditionally viewed as a ...

27 November 2019

Seven festive figures who are just as fun as Santa Claus

One of the main fixtures of Christmas is, of course, Santa Claus. A jolly, portly, bearded man in red and white with nine reindeer travels the world in one night ...
27 November 2019

Racism, bigotry and privilege: A reflection on my past self and how I've worked to change

Last night (November 26th, 2019), I got into a spat on social media with YouTube personality, Keemstar. The content creator, 37, uploads videos to his channel all about drama between ...
26 November 2019

Brits are turning to craft hobbies to escape their busy lifestyles

42% of Brits are turning to craft hobbies to help them switch off from the hustle and bustle of our increasingly busy lifestyles.  A new survey from Tetra of 2,000 adults ...
26 November 2019

Nicola Wren: We all know the downsides of fame, so why do we still want it?

I am not famous. I should stress that straight away. So what gives me the right to think I have even a smidgeon of authority on the subject of fame? ...