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These are the best and worst supermarket stollens available for Christmas

These are the best and worst supermarket stollens available for Christmas

From a traditional fruit and nut loaf to a more contemporary chocolate orange wreath, there’s plenty of stollen available in UK supermarkets this festive season. Not sure which one is for you? Here is our review of some of the best and worst supermarket stollens available for Christmas 2018. Waitrose Dark Chocolate & Orange Stollen […]

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These are the topics that will cause the most arguments over Christmas

These are the topics that will cause the most arguments over Christmas

A new study of 2,000 British adults has revealed the issues most likely to cause arguments over the Christmas period – and it looks as if we are all bitterly divided. Luke Hales, channel director for TV channel Dave who carried out the research, said, “It’s fascinating to see that outdoor Christmas decorations divide opinions […]

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Warning issued as teenager dies after being electrocuted while using iPhone in bath

Warning issued as teenager dies after being electrocuted while using iPhone in bath

Members of the public are being warned to be careful with their mobile phones around water, after a 15 year old girl has died after being electrocuted while using her iPhone in the bath. Russian teen Irina Rybnikova was said to be messaging friends from the bath, while her phone was charging. A tragic incident […]

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Vets warn that a popular £1 cleaning product championed by Mrs Hinch is dangerous to animals

Vets warn that a popular £1 cleaning product championed by Mrs Hinch is dangerous to animals

A vet has issued a warning to pet owners over a popular budget cleaning product, recommended by social media sensation, Mrs Hinch. Mrs Hinch (real name, Sophie Hinchcliffe) champions £1 disinfectant brand Zoflora among other products on her Instagram account, which has 1.4 million followers. Demand for Zoflora has increased exponentially thanks to Mrs Hinch’s […]

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Here’s how you can see the brightest comet of the year tonight

Here’s how you can see the brightest comet of the year tonight

Star gazers have the unique opportunity to catch a glimpse of the brightest comet of the year tonight (12 Dec) as it shoots past Earth. Comet 46P/Wirtanen is expected to reach peak brightness this evening, at the same time the Geminids meteor shower peaks, presenting a rare chance to to see both. How bright will […]

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Christmas-mad office worker creates Britain’s most festive desk

Christmas-mad office worker creates Britain’s most festive desk

A Christmas-mad office worker has turned his desk into Britain’s most festive workspace – transforming into a snow-covered castle complete with ‘smoking’ chimney. For the third year running, engineer Jack Makepeace has created a merry masterpiece of his workspace so he can celebrate Christmas while on the job. What started as a competition amongst colleagues […]

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These are the best places in the UK to see 2018’s brightest meteor shower – and when it’s peaking

These are the best places in the UK to see 2018’s brightest meteor shower – and when it’s peaking

by Joanna Whitehead Tomorrow (13 Dec) marks the start of 2018’s brightest and best meteor shower – the Geminids. While this celestial event is a regular highlight of the meteor year, occurring every December, 2018’s shower is poised to be particularly special. The rising of a new moon just a few days prior to the shower’s […]

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Brexit poll: should Theresa May go, who should replace her, and what should happen next?

Brexit poll: should Theresa May go, who should replace her, and what should happen next?

Theresa May faces a leadership challenge from Tory MPs after the threshold of 48 letters of no confidence was reached. But what should happen next, how would a leadership contest work, and what does all this mean for Brexit? What happens in the no confidence vote? Sir Graham Brady, chairman of the Conservative backbench 1922 […]

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Cadbury’s Ultimate Selection Box costs £50 – but here’s what the individual chocolates are worth

Cadbury’s Ultimate Selection Box costs £50 – but here’s what the individual chocolates are worth

Cadbury have released what they describe as “probably the World’s biggest selection box”, but customers have been quick to criticise the eye-watering price of the product. The Cadbury Ultimate Selection Box contains 26 different chocolate bars and weighs in at 2.1kg and measures in at 75cm by 48cm. The brand’s most popular chocolate bars all […]

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How much snow is required for a ‘white Christmas’? Here’s how it’s decided

How much snow is required for a ‘white Christmas’? Here’s how it’s decided

While wintry weather can cause chaos in December, many of us still hope for snowfall when the big day rolls around. But how do forecasters define what constitutes a white Christmas? What is a ‘white Christmas’? According to the Met Office, an ‘official’ white Christmas only requires one snowflake “to be observed falling in the […]

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