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Wetherspoons is having a nationwide gin festival – and drinks will cost less than £5

Wetherspoons is having a nationwide gin festival – and drinks will cost less than £5

JD Wetherspoon pubs across the UK will will take part in the chain’s first gin festival, which will run for almost two weeks. From Friday 17 to Monday 27 August, the pub chain will be serving gins from Japan, Spain, Portugal, Italy and Germany, alongside gins produced in the UK. Numerous award-winning gins will also […]

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Morrisons have introduced beer battered halloumi to rival Nando’s

Morrisons have introduced beer battered halloumi to rival Nando’s

Morrisons is now selling beer battered halloumi that could be a cheaper alternative to the popular Nando’s version. The tasty wedges of Cypriot cheese are coated in crisp batter made with Black Sheep ale – and they cost just £2.50 for a pack of four. A delicious deal The supermarket’s new product provides customers with […]

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Why this scary YouTube advert is causing controversy

Why this scary YouTube advert is causing controversy

A frightening YouTube advert for forthcoming horror movie The Nun has been criticised as “problematic” and “in poor taste”. The 6-second teaser has caused controversy, after startling unsuspecting internet users with a sudden jump-scare. ‘Shame on YouTube’ Appearing before certain videos, the short advert initially shows a volume sign being gradually turned down. After a […]

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Disney will pay you to sail around the world on a giant cruise ship

Disney will pay you to sail around the world on a giant cruise ship

Want to sail the world with Mickey Mouse and a host of Disney characters – and get paid for it? Disney Cruise Line is currently hiring for what is sure to be a dream role for Disney fans everywhere. The voyage will take people around the USA and the Caribbean on Disney’s massive cruise liners, […]

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Vaping ‘could trigger lung damage’, study finds

Vaping ‘could trigger lung damage’, study finds

E-cigarettes may be causing similar damage to lung cells as regular smoking and therefore could be much more harmful than previously thought, a study says. Researchers found vapour boosts production of inflammatory chemicals and disables key immune cells in the lungs that keep air spaces clear of potentially harmful particles. The vapour from e-cigarettes impairs […]

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You’ll soon be able to pay as you go in the supermarket with your smartphone

You’ll soon be able to pay as you go in the supermarket with your smartphone

Shoppers in Sainsbury’s will soon be able to skip the checkout queues entirely as it launches its first “till-free” store. The new scan, pay and go technology will see an end to the traditional checkout payment system with shoppers now able to pay for groceries using just a smartphone. Using the latest version of Sainsbury’s […]

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Nando’s are giving out free food to A-level students on exam results day

Nando’s are giving out free food to A-level students on exam results day

School pupils who receive A-level exam results on Thursday (16 August) can claim a free snack from Nando’s, whether they pass or fail. The popular chicken restaurant are offering a free quarter chicken or Fire-Starter (including chicken wings, olives or halloumi sticks) to all A-level students. The offer applies in every UK branch outside of […]

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The Royal Mail is launching a trial of the UK’s first ever parcel postboxes

The Royal Mail is launching a trial of the UK’s first ever parcel postboxes

Small businesses and marketplace sellers will be able to post pre-paid parcels through securely designed parcel postboxes, in the same way that they currently post a letter, thanks to a new trial. The Royal Mail said it will be the first potential major change of use for the postbox in its last 160 years of […]

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Warning as dad is blinded after swimming in sea with contact lenses in

Warning as dad is blinded after swimming in sea with contact lenses in

A dad has been blinded on a Spanish holiday after swimming with his contact lenses in. Muir Fulton, from Doonfoot, Ayr in Scotland, needed a cornea transplant after both eyes became infected. He cut short his holiday and flew home after seeking help from an eye surgeon at Ayr Hospital. Eye damage within hours Mr […]

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Robbers targeted Starbucks drive-thru – unaware that armed police were ordering coffee

Robbers targeted Starbucks drive-thru – unaware that armed police were ordering coffee

A man was arrested after a raid at a Starbucks coffee shop was halted by armed police – who were ordering coffee from the drive-thru at the time. One man was detained after the attempted raid at a coffee house in Northampton in the early hours of today, while a search was underway for the other […]

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