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Here are 10 of the strangest items ever found on the UK’s highest mountains

Here are 10 of the strangest items ever found on the UK’s highest mountains

A recent clean up operation on Ben Nevis in Scotland resulted in nearly 375lb (170Kg) of rubbish being collected, and this year’s finds included half a toilet seat, underwear and a live military flare. Volunteers were taking part in the Real3Peaks Challenge, which also involves a litter pick on Snowdon in Wales and Scafell Pike […]

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Cadbury’s and Fox’s biscuit tins have shrunk in size but still cost the same

Cadbury’s and Fox’s biscuit tins have shrunk in size but still cost the same

Family favourite biscuit tins from Cadbury and Fox’s have shrunk in size, yet the companies have not lowered the prices to reflect the new size of the products. Cadbury Chocolate Biscuits and Fox’s Fabulously Biscuit Selection now appear to be the latest  victims of the ‘shrinkflation’ phenomenon – where product prices stay the same, yet the size […]

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The #Booberang challenge could help to detect breast cancer early – here’s how to get involved

The #Booberang challenge could help to detect breast cancer early – here’s how to get involved

A new challenge is currently sweeping the internet, urging women to use Instagram’s ‘Boomerang’ function in an effort to raise awareness about breast cancer. Dubbed the #Booberang challenge, the campaign encourages women to use the video feature to show them checking their breasts for lumps over their clothes, and inviting their friends to do the […]

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Debenhams could close a third of its stores in an attempt to save the company

Debenhams could close a third of its stores in an attempt to save the company

Debenhams is considering closing a number of its UK stores in a drastic bid to manage their ongoing debts, it has been reported. According to the Telegraph, the struggling, 205 year old department store will aim to save around £30 million by halting shareholder payments and £70 million by cutting back on capital expenditure. The move […]

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Bookies think this could be the coldest winter on record as temperatures start to plummet

Bookies think this could be the coldest winter on record as temperatures start to plummet

Conditions are beginning to cool down drastically in the UK, with temperatures this week set to drop to single figures and stay that way into November. As a result, Ladbrokes has slashed odds on this winter going down as the coldest ever. The bookmaker recently cut odds from 7/2 to just 3/1 on this being […]

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I’m a Celebrity 2018: When does it start and who is taking part?

I’m a Celebrity 2018: When does it start and who is taking part?

I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here will shortly be back on TV screens, with a host of celebs competing it out in the heart of the Australian jungle in the run up to Christmas. But when will this popular reality show return to ITV1 and who will be taking part this year? Here’s everything […]

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Northern Irish parents do the equivalent of an extra day of work per week thanks to gruelling morning routines

Northern Irish parents do the equivalent of an extra day of work per week thanks to gruelling morning routines

Northern Irish parents are undertaking the equivalent  of an extra day of work per week due to hectic morning routines, new research has revealed. The study (commissioned by Kellogg’s) found that parents are doing an additional 10 hours per week of hard graft, on top of their nine to five jobs. Demanding lifestyles Research found […]

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Ryanair’s flash sale has seats for £5.33 – here’s where you can go and what you should do there

Ryanair’s flash sale has seats for £5.33 – here’s where you can go and what you should do there

by Claire Webb Ryanair is wooing customers with a flash sale offering £30 off return tickets from November to March. The cheapest fare is £5.33 one-way from London Stansted to Belfast, and there are dozens of seats for under £20 from UK airports. Remember to factor in baggage costs. From 1 November, Ryanair is changing its […]

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Tamagotchi sold for £175 on eBay – could your old toys be worth a fortune?

Tamagotchi sold for £175 on eBay – could your old toys be worth a fortune?

Once a prized possession and the envy of the school playground, your childhood toys are now likely consigned to the dustbin or gathering dust in the attic. If you couldn’t bring yourself to chuck your Tamagotchi, Furby or Pokemon cards away you may be in luck. According to recent sold Ebay listings, these once widely […]

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Here is the predicted weather forecast for Northern Ireland this winter

Here is the predicted weather forecast for Northern Ireland this winter

The Beast from the East hit Europe with extreme cold weather earlier this year, bringing heavy snow and temperatures below freezing to Northern Ireland. You may be wondering if we can expect more of the same this winter – here are the weather conditions forecasters are predicting for the coming season. Unsettled weather and dominant […]

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