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Andy Murray reveals he will retire from tennis at Wimbledon or earlier – watch his tearful press conference

Andy Murray reveals he will retire from tennis at Wimbledon or earlier – watch his tearful press conference

Sir Andy Murray has revealed he plans to retire from tennis after this year’s Wimbledon – but admits he may be forced to quit the sport even earlier. In a tearful press conference at the Australian Open this morning, the Scot explained why he plans to call time on his career. “I’m not sure I’m […]

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Wetherspoons sparks outrage by serving a man the most pathetic cheesy chips ever

Wetherspoons sparks outrage by serving a man the most pathetic cheesy chips ever

Cheesy chips are the guilty pleasure of many a food fan, but one connoisseur said they were left “raging” after a branch of Wetherspoons served them a sorry excuse for the dish. Angus Scott was expecting good things when he ordered his meal at Edinburgh Airport, but was flabbergasted when he was presented with a […]

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Poundland criticised for selling ‘sexist’ marshmallows shaped like boobs and bums

Poundland criticised for selling ‘sexist’ marshmallows shaped like boobs and bums

Poundland is being accused of sexism after ‘booby’ and ‘booty’ shaped sweets were spotted in its stores. The marshmallows cost 50p, and encourage buyers to “be gentle” and “squidge” their “cheeks”. The packaging features the image of a woman clad in a revealing bikini, and describes the breast-shaped chews as “a cracking pair”. ‘Corporations create […]

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Jaguar Land Rover will cut 5,000 jobs across the UK

Jaguar Land Rover will cut 5,000 jobs across the UK

Jaguar Land Rover is to announce up to 5,000 job cuts in a business update later today (10 Jan), according to reports. The luxury car brand will primarily cut jobs in management, marketing and administrative roles, blaming “continuing uncertainty related to Brexit” for the losses. Further losses The luxury car maker employs 44,000 workers in […]

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McDonald’s has brought back the Galaxy and Galaxy Caramel McFlurry

McDonald’s has brought back the Galaxy and Galaxy Caramel McFlurry

The McDonald’s McFlurry has been around for years, with fans of the ice cream-based dessert able to choose from an array of different flavours. However, from time to time the fast food chain will introduce a limited edition flavour of McFlurry, which is available for a certain amount of time only. For those who get […]

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Warning released over fake TSB and HSBC ‘smishing’ texts – here’s how to spot them

Warning released over fake TSB and HSBC ‘smishing’ texts – here’s how to spot them

Smartphone users should keep an eye out for text messages from scammers posing as well-known banks, according to Action Fraud. The fraud and cyber reporting centre says it has seen instances where fraudsters have pretended to be from a victim’s bank in order to try and defraud them. “Most recently, we put out an alert about […]

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Address to a Haggis by Robert Burns in full – to read at your Burns supper

Address to a Haggis by Robert Burns in full – to read at your Burns supper

If you’re hosting a quintessential Burns supper for Burns Night (25 January), you’ll need this poem to hand. The Robert Burns poem Address to a Haggis is traditionally read as the haggis at a Burns supper is being brought into the dining room and sliced open. At the line ‘His knife see rustic Labour dicht’, […]

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Commuter claims to have captured footage of the drone that caused flight chaos at Heathrow

Commuter claims to have captured footage of the drone that caused flight chaos at Heathrow

A commuter claims to have captured footage of the drone over Heathrow Airport which caused flight chaos last night. Around 40 flights were grounded for an hour shortly after 5pm after police received reports of a drone. Matt Charter, who was travelling back from work in Southall on the A30 in Stanwell, spotted what he […]

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Anonymous donor gives £500k of Gucci, Prada and Chloe designer clothing to online charity shop

Anonymous donor gives £500k of Gucci, Prada and Chloe designer clothing to online charity shop

An online clothing donation platform has received a record-breaking £500,000 of designer clothing from an anonymous donor, including items from Gucci, Alexander McQueen and Valentino. The generous donation includes more than 400 pairs of shoes, 150 dresses and 75 bags from some of the world’s most famous designers. Gucci, Chloe and Alexander McQueen The £500k […]

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Spice Girls are looking for dancers for their 2019 tour – here’s how to apply

Spice Girls are looking for dancers for their 2019 tour – here’s how to apply

The Spice Girls are looking for dancers to join them onstage for their Spice World UK Stadium Tour, which kicks off later in 2019. The legendary girl-group are looking for male and female performers to spice up the dance routines of the upcoming British jaunt, which takes in Cardiff, Manchester, Coventry, Sunderland, Edinburgh, Bristol, and […]

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