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Adverts for baby formula to be dropped because of a ‘worldwide harm to health’

Adverts for baby formula to be dropped because of a ‘worldwide harm to health’

Adverts for formula milk are to be dropped by The British Medical Journal (BMJ). The BMJ, one of the world’s oldest general medical journals, has announced that it will no longer carry ads for breast milk substitutes. Staff say the decision was based on “extensive evidence” of the worldwide harm to health caused by the […]

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Three teenagers die after ‘crush’ at St Patrick’s Day party

Three teenagers die after ‘crush’ at St Patrick’s Day party

Reporting by Philip Bradfield Three teenagers have died after a ‘crush’ at St Patrick’s Day party at a hotel in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, police have said. Two of them died in hospital and one died at the scene, after a crush outside the Greenvale Hotel disco around 9:30pm last night. Three people were taken […]

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Porn block: most Brits unaware that new ID check will be introduced soon

Porn block: most Brits unaware that new ID check will be introduced soon

From April, access to free porn websites such as PornHub or YouPorn will be automatically restricted in the UK, unless you can prove you age. It’s a drastic change in an attempt to protect those under 18 from accessing explicit images online, and users will be redirected to a page where they will be asked […]

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A lost snowboarder survived a blizzard by cuddling his dog to stay warm

A lost snowboarder survived a blizzard by cuddling his dog to stay warm

An exhausted snowboarder survived being stranded in sub-zero blizzard conditions on top of a Scottish mountain – by cuddling his dog. The boarder (from Edinburgh) and his Labrador cross dog were rescued in the Cairngorms at the weekend, after being found keeping warm in a bivvy bag. Stuck in a 40mph blizzard The man, in […]

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Several people have been injured after a shooting in Utrecht in the Netherlands

Several people have been injured after a shooting in Utrecht in the Netherlands

A number of people have been shot in the Dutch city of Utrecht today (18 March), police have said. The shooting began at 10:45am local time when a gunman opened fire on a tram on 24 Oktoberplain – a square outside the city centre. The gunman is believed to have fled the scene after injuring […]

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Three killed and several injured after a shooting in Utrecht in the Netherlands

Three killed and several injured after a shooting in Utrecht in the Netherlands

Three people have been killed and several injured in a shooting in the Dutch city of Utrecht today (18 March), police have said. Meanwhile, armed officers are surrounding a building in the city where it is believed the attacker could be. The shooting began at 10:45am local time when a gunman opened fire on a […]

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This is when the clocks go forward in 2019 – and why we change them in the first place

This is when the clocks go forward in 2019 – and why we change them in the first place

by Serina Sandhu Every year the clocks go forward one hour in spring and revert back in autumn, which can cause some confusion. Although your smartphone should update itself, you’ll still need to adjust your watch and the clocks around your house to avoid getting caught out. To avoid this, here are the dates the clocks are going forward […]

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Man accuses EasyJet of ‘racial profiling’ after steward burst in on him using the toilet

Man accuses EasyJet of ‘racial profiling’ after steward burst in on him using the toilet

An airline passenger was offered £500 after an air steward burst in on him using the toilet mid-flight – because he’d been in the loo too long. Adil Kayani, 35, was left embarrassed when an EasyJet steward barged in on him whilst he was sat on the loo, with his trousers around his ankles. EasyJet […]

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Video: Cyclist fighting for life after he was kicked off bike by fellow rider

Video: Cyclist fighting for life after he was kicked off bike by fellow rider

Shocking footage has emerged of a cyclist being knocked of his bike by a fellow rider. The 30-year-old male victim was hospitalised following the incident in Hackney, East London after he smashed into a parked car before flipping over his handle bars and slamming, face-first into the tarmac. A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said that the cyclist was […]

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Here’s how to use the parental controls on Netflix

Here’s how to use the parental controls on Netflix

Streaming service Netflix has announced that it is to add age ratings to all of its content. However, accounts with access to all of the programmes will still be able to watch everything. If, as a parent, you are concerned about your children watching inappropriate programmes or films, there are a few options for limiting […]

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