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16 of Barry Chuckle’s greatest jokes

16 of Barry Chuckle’s greatest jokes

With the sad passing of Barry Chuckle – real name, Barry Elliot –  one of children’s TV’s most legendary entertainers was lost. One half of the famed Chuckle Brothers duo, Barry often portrayed the more innocent of the two, frequently misunderstanding basic instructions, and quipping back with hilarious word-play of his own. With Barry Chuckle’s […]

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Man charged with murder of Britain’s Got Talent star

Man charged with murder of Britain’s Got Talent star

Britain’s Got Talent star Simonne Kerr, 31, was found dead yesterday at her home in Battersea, south-west London. A man has now been charged with her murder. Desmond Sylva, 40, was arrested yesterday, after Kerr’s six year old son discovered her with a stab wound and called the police. An advocate for blood donation Kerr, […]

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Why your low-carb diet isn’t as good for you as you think

Why your low-carb diet isn’t as good for you as you think

Following a low-carbohydrate diet might not be as good for your health as you think. A new study suggests they could actually shorten life expectancy by up to four years. Low-carb eating plans, such as Atkins and the Ketogenic diet, are widely followed and have become increasingly popular for aiding weight loss, but their low […]

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This is how to get a well paid job without going to university

This is how to get a well paid job without going to university

While exam results can feel like the be-all and end-all for school pupils, those with a little more life experience know that As aren’t everything. If you haven’t made the grade or have decided that university isn’t for you, there are still plenty of exciting job options out there for those without degrees – here […]

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Is it safe to travel to Italy? Latest advice following the earthquake and Genoa bridge collapse

Is it safe to travel to Italy? Latest advice following the earthquake and Genoa bridge collapse

The south of Italy was rocked by a series of earthquakes last night, the strongest of them measuring 5.1 on the Richter Scale. Despite striking in the Molise region on the country’s east coast, tremors could be felt in tourist hot spots Rome and Naples. The natural phenomena comes just days after the Mediterranean country […]

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‘Vicious’ chickens terrorise residents on housing estate

‘Vicious’ chickens terrorise residents on housing estate

Chickens roaming about the garden may conjure up a quintessential view of idyllic country life. But things have gone a step too far on one private housing estate. And now more than 200 feral chickens are terrorising the residents. It all began last year, when the owners of a rooster and a hen allegedly left […]

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This company is looking for someone to be their ‘Director of Cheese’

This company is looking for someone to be their ‘Director of Cheese’

Cheese fans can now turn their passion into a career, as a Manchester based company is on the hunt for an ‘Assistant Director of Cheese’. The job role is aimed at a cheese fanatic who has an in-depth knowledge of both foreign and domestic cheese, with a good understanding of how to balance flavours for […]

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When will Storm Ernesto hit the UK and what is the latest weather forecast for this weekend?

When will Storm Ernesto hit the UK and what is the latest weather forecast for this weekend?

Subtropical Storm Ernesto looks set to bring wet and windy weather to parts of the UK this weekend, as it makes its way over the Atlantic. The storm formed in the North Atlantic near the east coast of America on Tuesday (14 Aug) and has since been travelling across the ocean at around 40 miles […]

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Here’s how to get your hands on free Harry Potter Lego this bank holiday weekend

Here’s how to get your hands on free Harry Potter Lego this bank holiday weekend

Toy shop Smyths have announced a Lego giveaway to take place over the upcoming August bank holiday. The giveaway will take place on Saturday 25 August between 11am and 2pm in Smyths stores nationwide and will be focused around all things Harry Potter. Those attending the event can enjoy a number of activities, including wand […]

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This is when Great British Bake Off will return to Channel 4

This is when Great British Bake Off will return to Channel 4

The Great British Bake Off is set to return to our screens in just a matter of weeks. Channel 4 has announced that the widely popular cookery competition will be back for a new season starting on Tuesday, August 28 at 8pm. It will be the second series of the Great British Bake Off to […]

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