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Here’s what you should be eating to lower your risk of having a stroke

Here’s what you should be eating to lower your risk of having a stroke

The risk of suffering from any form of stroke could be reduced through eating more fibre, according to a new study. Scientists observed how food related to two major types of stroke – ischaemic strokes, which are caused by blockages causing a cutting off of blood supply to the brain, and haemorrhagic strokes (when a […]

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You can get paid to binge watch James Bond films – here’s how

You can get paid to binge watch James Bond films – here’s how

A dream job opportunity has opened for James Bond fans everywhere – to watch all 007 movies, and get paid. CarTakeBackUK, is on a mission to offer one lucky applicant the opportunity to be paid £500 for the two week post. All you have to do is watch every single James Bond movie, and complete […]

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Greggs is making all of its hot cross buns vegan for Easter

Greggs is making all of its hot cross buns vegan for Easter

With Easter not too far away (Sunday 12 April 2020), many shops are stocking up on classic treats, such as chocolate eggs and hot cross buns. Usually made with butter, milk and an egg, traditionally hot cross buns have been unavailable to those following a vegan diet. But, off the back of their hugely successful […]

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Here’s what ‘self-isolating’ means, and what to do if there’s a chance you could have coronavirus

Here’s what ‘self-isolating’ means, and what to do if there’s a chance you could have coronavirus

“If there’s a chance you could have coronavirus, call 111 and isolate yourself from other people,” say the NHS. But what does that mean? Quarantine and isolation is a way of restricting the movement of people who may have been exposed to an infectious disease in an effort to prevent the spread. Those placed under […]

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There are claims 5G is bad for your health – here are all the risks explained

There are claims 5G is bad for your health – here are all the risks explained

A new 5G phone network is being introduced to the UK over the next few years, but with concerns over radiation, how safe is 5G? Ofcom has conducted the first health study into the radiation levels around 5G base towers that were installed last year. While looking for radiation, the UK broadcast regulator found no […]

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Singer Duffy has revealed she was drugged, raped and held captive for days

Singer Duffy has revealed she was drugged, raped and held captive for days

In an emotional online account, award-winning singer Duffy revealed that she was held captive by an attacker, after being drugged and raped. The news was broken on her verified Instagram page, broadcast to over 104k followers. What Duffy said on Instagram Duffy took to Instagram to post an explanation about where she disappeared to and […]

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Frankie & Benny’s, Wagamama and Chiquito group will close up to 90 restaurants by the end of 2021

Frankie & Benny’s, Wagamama and Chiquito group will close up to 90 restaurants by the end of 2021

The owner of restaurant brands Frankie & Benny’s, Wagamama and Chiquito has announced plans to close up to 90 restaurant sites by the end of next year. The Restaurant Group (TRG) said the closure plan comes amid a tough period for casual dining chains, which has seen rival brands – including Jamie’s Italian – collapse […]

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Here’s why the Duke of Sussex is visiting Edinburgh today

Here’s why the Duke of Sussex is visiting Edinburgh today

Prince Harry is in Edinburgh today (26 February) for his first public appearance since he and wife Meghan Markle decided to step back from royal duties and become more financially independent. He is due to host a summit on sustainable and ethical tourism in the capital. The public appearance is Harry’s first since he and […]

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This is the difference between a pandemic and an epidemic as coronavirus reaches 33 countries

This is the difference between a pandemic and an epidemic as coronavirus reaches 33 countries

Fears are growing that the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus could soon be declared a pandemic, as the virus continues to spread across more countries. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has currently categorised the outbreak as an epidemic with multiple locations, but it is now at the ‘tipping point’ of becoming a pandemic as new […]

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Health experts say we should prepare for a coronavirus pandemic as confirmed cases passes 81,000

Health experts say we should prepare for a coronavirus pandemic as confirmed cases passes 81,000

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said the world should be “in a phase of preparedness” for a possible coronavirus pandemic, as the number of confirmed cases has reached more than 80,000. Up to this point, the WHO had played down fears that the current coronavirus would be declared a pandemic, despite serious outbreaks in […]

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