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Fifa 19 quiz: can you identify these footballers from their bizarre avatars

Fifa 19 quiz: can you identify these footballers from their bizarre avatars

Fifa 19 is set to hits shelves later this month, with Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi being revealed as the highest rated players (excluding icons) in the game. Graphics have come a long way since the game’s first incarnation Fifa International Soccer was released in 1993 – but that’s not to say that the design […]

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Aldi deletes “hangover-proof” wine Tweet after claim goes viral

Aldi deletes “hangover-proof” wine Tweet after claim goes viral

A leading alcohol abuse charity is urging shoppers not to be duped by false claims that alcohol can be hangover-free after a story that branded Aldi prosecco “hangover-proof”  went viral. The warning from Alcohol Concern comes after a Tweet sent by the supermarket suggested their organic wine range was hangover free and encouraged shoppers to […]

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These are the funniest and least funny places in the UK – according to a new poll

These are the funniest and least funny places in the UK – according to a new poll

A new poll by Comedy Central Live claims to have determined the funniest cities in the UK, with Liverpool taking top spot with 23 per cent of the vote – and Brighton being voted the least funny with just 2 per cent. This may not come as a surprise to some, with Liverpool being the home of […]

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Bodyguard finale: every twist, turn and revelation explained (in case you’re confused)

Bodyguard finale: every twist, turn and revelation explained (in case you’re confused)

*Major spoilers for the whole of Bodyguard, episodes 1-6* Last night’s edge-of-the-seat finale to hit BBC thriller Bodyguard confirmed some popular theories, tore down others, and answered an awful lot of burning questions. That said, it was so packed full of twists, turns and surprise revelations that it has led to some baffled and amusing […]

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Scam warning: the fake TV Licensing emails designed to steal your bank details

Scam warning: the fake TV Licensing emails designed to steal your bank details

TV owners are being warned not to fall victim to a fraudulent new email scam, which promises a refund on licensing costs in a bid to steal their bank account details. The warning has been issued by Action Fraud after receiving more than 100 reports of scam emails which lure victims to phishing websites. What […]

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Scrabble add 300 words to official dictionary – including twerk, emoji and sheeple

Scrabble add 300 words to official dictionary – including twerk, emoji and sheeple

Let the family arguments begin. Scrabble have added 300 new words to their official dictionary including two letter dynamo’s OK and ew. Merriam-Webster released the sixth edition of The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, four years after the last freshening up. Qapik, bizjet and arancini “OK is something Scrabble players have been waiting for, for a […]

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Reliant Robin moved by workmen onto double yellow lines, leaving owner with four parking tickets

Reliant Robin moved by workmen onto double yellow lines, leaving owner with four parking tickets

Reporting by Jasmine Andersson A driver has been left dumbfounded after he returned from holiday to find his Reliant Robin had been moved onto some double yellow lines and that he had racked up no fewer than four parking tickets. Cornwall resident Martin Dodridge said he was “blown away” by the incident. Four parking tickets […]

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From next month you can watch every Blue Peter episode ever online

From next month you can watch every Blue Peter episode ever online

Blue Peter celebrates its 60th birthday next month – and the BBC is marking the occasion by digitising all its old episodes. The longest-running kids’ TV show in the world, Blue Peter first aired on October 16 1958 and went on to celebrate its 5,000th episode back in February. Whether your favourite Blue Peter memory […]

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Hundreds of UK primary schools ditch meat for healthier food menus

Hundreds of UK primary schools ditch meat for healthier food menus

Thousands of children in the UK have returned to school to a healthier food menu, with around three million meals going meat-free. The more sustainable meat-free menu options have been introduced as part of the new School Plates programme, launched by ProVeg UK earlier this summer. Meat-free menus A total of 110 primary schools across […]

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These are the most popular baby names in England and Wales

These are the most popular baby names in England and Wales

The most popular baby names in England and Wales have been revealed, with Oliver and Olivia topping the list for the second year running. In 2017, a total of 5,204 baby girls were given the name Olivia, marking a steady increase from 5,017 in 2016, the Office for National Statistics said. Meanwhile 6,529 baby boys […]

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