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13 March 2020

Friday the 13th: Why is this day so unlucky?

No doubt the most feared day of the year in Western culture is Friday the 13th; a day which appears at least once a year, and sometimes up to three ...

12 March 2020

Online game developer hits the jackpot in industry’s Diversity Awards

Gaming is a pastime that has long ceased to be the domain of the 1980s-archetype geeky male in his late teens or 20s. These days, there are games aimed at ...
12 March 2020

Busting the myths surrounding the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

With so much information surrounding the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) doing the rounds on the internet, through social media and then by word of mouth, it's important to separate fact from ...

12 March 2020

Ryan Murphy's seven best TV shows (so far!)

Ryan Murphy is without a doubt one of the most prolific showrunners of the modern generation. He's put together a number of hugely successful series, bringing audiences to the small ...
10 March 2020

The billionaires playing their part in the fight against climate change

While geopolitical tensions and virus outbreaks can come and go, the fight against our climate endures. There is no doubt that the world is in the grip of a climate ...

9 March 2020

A week in the world of women's sport: T20 World Cup glory for Australia in front of record crowd

A week in the world of women's sport: T20 World Cup glory for Australia in front of record crowd In our weekly feature on the ins and outs in women's ...

8 March 2020

Who are the most inspirational and empowering women in the lives of the Female First staff?

As we celebrate International Women’s Day today, it seemed only fitting that the Female First team should share something about the women in our lives who have inspired and empowered ...

6 March 2020

Love Island champion Jack Fincham beefs up his workouts with Peperami's new Beef Bar

Pen salesman and Love Island champion Jack Fincham is taking his exercise routines to the next level, teaming up with Peperami to help launch their new Peperami Beef Bar. The ...
6 March 2020

Exclusive: The Sims Executive Producer Lyndsay Pearson on female empowerment in the gaming industry

If you speak to anybody who's into gaming about The Sims, they'll more often than not have a whole host of hilarious and memorable tales that they can recall at the ...

6 March 2020

Big Brother Canada history is made in the first eviction of Season 8

History was made in last night's (March 5th, 2020) edition of Big Brother Canada, when Nico Vera took his fate into his own hands and decided to self-evict rather than face ...
6 March 2020

Exclusive: Could Sue Rose, the mother of Britain's top badminton player, be our next Judy Murray?

First there is the rising tide of anticipation before a turbulent wave rushes through that threatens to drown out the dream. This is the life of a mother trying to ...
5 March 2020

Five women smashing it in male-dominated sports

Gender issues in sport have really become apparent in recent years. We see, for example, the US Women’s National Team battling for equal pay with the massively less successful men’s team. ...
5 March 2020

Brits choosing fitness boost over career change due to fear of being 'past it'

Despite seven in 10 people in the UK admitting they want to change their career, just a fifth (21%) have ever taken any action to try and move into a ...
5 March 2020

Big Brother Canada kicks off super-sized season with stunning house and superhero theme

The super-sized eighth season of Big Brother Canada is officially underway, with over 80 days of gameplay planned and 16 contestants battling it out for the grand prize. Host Arisa Cox ...
4 March 2020

10 songs with bad grammar that sound better for their crimes against English

-  "Now that I've become who I really are" and "I only wanna die alive" don't really make sense in Ariana Grande's 'Break Free', but somehow Max Martin fought Grande ...
3 March 2020

High School Musical: Where are they now?

Originally brought to life as a television film written by Peter Barsocchini and directed by Kenny Ortega, High School Musical became one of Disney’s most beloved and talked-about franchises, with ...
3 March 2020

Six best video games coming out in March 2020

We’re a few days into March 2020, and the excitement is at an all-time high for some of this year’s biggest video game releases. With so much coming to the ...

3 March 2020

Five ways to pick the best vapes

Nowadays there are fewer people smoking traditional cigarettes, there are just too many health risks involved. Instead, many people are now choosing to vape as an alternative. If you want ...

3 March 2020

Seven ways to celebate National I Want You To Be Happy Day

Today is National I Want You To Be Happy Day- a day for helping others to be happy and seeing happiness from their point of view too. While we are ...

2 March 2020

A week in the world of women's sport: Beth England stars as Chelsea claim League Cup trophy

A week in the world of women's sport: Beth England stars as Chelsea claim League Cup trophy In our weekly feature on the ins and outs in women's sport, Beth ...

2 March 2020

Six movies coming out in March 2020 we can't wait to see

With the start of a new month comes the excitement about a whole bunch of new films that will be making their way to the big screen. If you're an ...
2 March 2020

Seven tips for World Sleep Day and Sleep Awareness Week

If you love sleeping, well, there is a day you’ll want to mark on your calendars! World Sleep Day falls on March 13th, in the middle of Sleep Awareness Week, ...
1 March 2020

Seven ways to be more considerate to people with disabilities

One in four disabled people say the attitudes of other passengers prevent them from using public transport (Scope). This is a shocking statistic. Once I was neglected and left to ...

29 February 2020

National Time Refund Day: How to cash in

A Leap Year famously gives us 366 trips around the sun, as opposed to the regular 365. So, as the 29th of February is named National Time Refund Day, how ...