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Staff at failing care home won’t get Christmas pay – despite their boss’ lavish spending sprees

Staff at failing care home won’t get Christmas pay – despite their boss’ lavish spending sprees

A wealthy care home boss who told staff she can’t afford to pay them until after Christmas has sparked outrage after apparently posting photos of her luxury lifestyle online. Thirty-six year old Claire Fryer (who reportedly lives in a £1.4 million home) uploaded photos of a recent shopping trip to London in which she boasts […]

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Expectant parents wanted for new BBC 2 documentary – here’s how to apply

Expectant parents wanted for new BBC 2 documentary – here’s how to apply

Expectant parents are being sought for a new BBC Two documentary, which aims to explore families and relationships at one of the most exciting stages in life. The Garden Productions is looking for people who are expecting a baby between February and June 2019 to apply for the programme. Seeking parents-to-be The production company – […]

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Video shows huge Russian cargo ship grounded off British coast

Video shows huge Russian cargo ship grounded off British coast

Emergency services have launched a major operation after 16,000-tonne Russian cargo ship grounded off a British beach. The Kuzma Minin become stranded off Gyllyngvase Beach in Falmouth in Cornwall. The RNLI launched out of Falmouth just after 6am with pilot boats from the nearby docks also in the water. (Photo: SWNS) Witnesses have taken pictures […]

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Deer poacher ordered to watch Bambi once a month in prison

Deer poacher ordered to watch Bambi once a month in prison

A deer poacher has been ordered to watch heartrending Disney film Bambi once a month during his one-year sentence in prison. David Berry Jr. of Missouri was found guilty of of illegally killing “hundreds” of deer in what’s reported to be one of the biggest poaching cases in the state’s history. The hunter was arrested […]

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This is when child benefit, PIP, tax credits, DLA and other benefits will be paid for Christmas 2018

This is when child benefit, PIP, tax credits, DLA and other benefits will be paid for Christmas 2018

by Serina Sandhu Benefits claimants who are due to be paid on Christmas Day will not have their payment delayed. Those due to get their money on bank holidays during the festive period will instead be paid earlier, according to dates set by the Government. However the exact date depends on the type of benefits […]

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An ice cream parlour is serving pigs in blankets flavoured ice cream – made with real pork

An ice cream parlour is serving pigs in blankets flavoured ice cream – made with real pork

by Josh Barrie An ice cream parlour has decided to start selling pigs in blankets flavoured ice cream. It’s made with real sausages. Fabio’s Gelato in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, is well-known for its avant-garde frozen delicacies. For Christmas 2018, owners Fabio and Hannah Vicenti, 34 and 33, have stepped things up. The recipe includes sausages, bacon, […]

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The most exciting video games to look forward to in 2019

The most exciting video games to look forward to in 2019

It’s been quite a year for gaming, with plenty of exhilarating titles to enjoy. And yet, looking ahead to the next 12 months, the best new games coming in 2019 seem set to eclipse 2018’s offering. From epic adventures to intimate, absorbing-looking indies, here are 25 exciting gaming experiences to look forward to next year. […]

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The most exciting films to look forward to in 2019

The most exciting films to look forward to in 2019

From romance to drama, from comedy to horror, and taking in everything from low-key sleeper hits in waiting to large-scale blockbusters, 2019 is looking like a truly action-packed year for cinema. Here are the most exciting films to look forward to next year, along with details of when they will release in the UK. The […]

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The most exciting TV shows to look forward to in 2019

The most exciting TV shows to look forward to in 2019

With 2018’s best TV soon to be in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to look ahead to the TV shows we’ll be enjoying in the coming year. From epic comebacks to intriguing new projects, from comedies to hard-hitting drama, it looks like there’ll be something for everyone come 2019. Here’s all the new and returning […]

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The best video games of 2018

The best video games of 2018

From epic open-world adventures to innovative and surprising indie titles, 2018 has seen an extraordinary degree of creativity and ambition in the world of gaming at times. Experiences have evoked genuine awe, excitement and emotional power along the way. And if you’ve missed out on some of the more obscure, never fear – because we’ve […]

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