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When is Mad Friday and what to expect?

When is Mad Friday and what to expect?

For some reason, Christmas time brings out the crazier side of us. People who never normally drink or party take it upon themselves to do a thousand shots and spew up on the street to ‘get into the festive spirit’. We’re all guilty of a little too...

yesterday, 16:19 in Hot News
 
Red meat and potato banned from World Pie Eating Championships over farting fears

Red meat and potato banned from World Pie Eating Championships over farting fears

The World Pie Eating Championship has descended into ‘chaos’ after contestants were forced to change their filling to chicken to stop them breaking wind. It will be the first time in its 26-year-long history the competition has not used red meat and...

yesterday, 16:13 in Hot News
 
Man found with massive stash of Twirls stolen from shop

Man found with massive stash of Twirls stolen from shop

A man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing £200 worth of chocolate bars. Police said the man was found with the chocolates, which included an enormous stash of Twirl bars, after being chased by an officer in Ashton Hurst, Greater Manchester. The...

yesterday, 16:10 in Hot News
 
Mum killed herself after thinking she was getting breast cancer again

Mum killed herself after thinking she was getting breast cancer again

A breast cancer survivor killed herself after she found a lump in her breast and wrongly feared the disease had returned, an inquest heard. Mother-of-one Dawn Cheetham, 43, beat the disease after undergoing chemotherapy in 2015. But when she started...

yesterday, 15:58 in Hot News
 
Exercising at night won’t mess up your sleep

Exercising at night won’t mess up your sleep

With long commutes, early morning meetings and working through your lunch break, it can be damn-near impossible fitting fitness into your daily schedule. Sometimes the only free time you have in your day is right before bed. But surely getting sweaty...

yesterday, 15:58 in Lifestyle
 
Alexandra Palace blackout sees players leave the stage during PDC World Championship first round

Alexandra Palace blackout sees players leave the stage during PDC World Championship first round

There was some drama at the Alexandra Palace on Friday afternoon as the venue was plunged into darkness during a first round match. Paul Nicholson and Kevin Burness were on stage when the lights went out, leaving players, officials and players in the...

yesterday, 15:55 in Sport
 
Granny dumped vulnerable orphan, 17, who cannot speak at highway rest stop

Granny dumped vulnerable orphan, 17, who cannot speak at highway rest stop

A grandmother was arrested for dumping a vulnerable 17 year-old orphan at a highway rest area. Janie Gill, 69, drove the ‘possibly autistic’ teenager, who is also non-verbal, across state lines in late November and left him off the highway in...

yesterday, 15:54 in Hot News
 
You could be eating vegan sausage rolls at Greggs next year

You could be eating vegan sausage rolls at Greggs next year

Ahead of Veganuary next month, your favourite meat-filled puff pastry is getting a re-vamp. This just in – Greggs will be selling vegan sausage rolls in 2019. A contradiction in terms, perhaps, but fabulous news for vegans across the UK nonetheless....

yesterday, 15:52 in Lifestyle
 
Alan Tabern shows no fear of Michael van Gerwen having been MVG’s bogeyman

Alan Tabern shows no fear of Michael van Gerwen having been MVG’s bogeyman

Alan Tabern has set up a second round clash with Michael van Gerwen on his return to the PDC World Championship and he has absolutely no fear of the world number one. ‘The Saint’ is back on the Alexandra Palace stage for the first time since 2012, and...

yesterday, 15:39 in Sport
 
Boris Johnson’s dad says it’s okay to kill wife if she gets your eggs wrong

Boris Johnson’s dad says it’s okay to kill wife if she gets your eggs wrong

Boris Johnson’s dad said you’re ‘allowed to kill your wife if she gets your scrambled eggs wrong’ after revealing he helped free a murderer. Stanley Johnson, 78, opened up while guesting Loose Women about the time he ‘so kindly’ got his friend’s son...

yesterday, 15:36 in Hot News
 
Apple could team up with arch-rival Samsung to build a new iPhone, rumours suggest

Apple could team up with arch-rival Samsung to build a new iPhone, rumours suggest

You’d never imagine sworn rivals like Katy Perry and Taylor Swift getting together for a joint project. So why would Apple and Samsung join forces to launch a flagship product? To answer this, you have to realise that Apple already buys key parts for...

yesterday, 15:36 in Hot News
 
The rise of anti-Semitism in the past five years will take 30 years to undo

The rise of anti-Semitism in the past five years will take 30 years to undo

Anti-Semitism is on the rise in Europe. According to research from the Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA), one in three Jews in 12 EU states had been harassed at least once in the last year because of their identity. Ninety per cent of respondents to the...

yesterday, 15:32 in Hot News
 
Cagliari send message to Chelsea and Maurizio Sarri over Nicolo Barella transfer

Cagliari send message to Chelsea and Maurizio Sarri over Nicolo Barella transfer

Chelsea will not sign Cagliari midfielder Nicolo Barella in the January transfer window, according to the Italian club’s president Tommaso Giulini. Earlier this week, reports in Italy claimed that Chelsea were prepared to submit a €45 million (£40.7m)...

yesterday, 15:29 in Sport
 
How to get and share your Top 9 Instagram 2018

How to get and share your Top 9 Instagram 2018

The old saying goes – If you didn’t put it on Instagram, did it even really happen? If you extrapolate that out to the type of year you’ve had, if there aren’t a good selection of selfies, travel shots, and flat-lays of your dinner, you’ve probably...

yesterday, 15:21 in Hot News
 
Dad who ‘faked’ £200,000 scratchcard win says he’s honest because of time in prison

Dad who ‘faked’ £200,000 scratchcard win says he’s honest because of time in prison

An unemployed father-of-four who has been accused of faking his way to a £200,000 lottery win said a previous stint in prison ‘reformed’ his character. Eric Walker, 56, attempted to claim the money after stating that he had scratched off three...

yesterday, 15:16 in Hot News
 


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