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Huawei joins forces with the RSPCA to help find ‘furever’ homes for the UK’s Unadopted animals

Huawei joins forces with the RSPCA to help find ‘furever’ homes for the UK’s Unadopted animals

The RSPCA finds some animals, such as black cats and certain dog breeds, can take longer to rehome than others. New research suggests that a poor profile pic could result in some rescue pets being overlooked. With the multitude of cute animals, we see every day on line, over half of brits (56%) admit they […]

Meet Hugh Ashton: The UK’s leading Sherlock Holmes writer who also has many more strings to his bow

Meet Hugh Ashton: The UK’s leading Sherlock Holmes writer who also has many more strings to his bow

He’s best known for his spot-on pastiches of Sherlock Holmes adventures, but as Timothy Arden discovers, author Hugh Ashton is also an astonishingly versatile writer of thrillers and speculative fiction There’s a spot on the small, offshore island of Enoshima in Japan that British author Hugh Ashton describes as “my own Reichenbach Falls”. The causeway […]

These are the top signs of ‘real beauty’

These are the top signs of ‘real beauty’

The definition of ‘beauty’ is having inner confidence, always being honest – and knowing when others need a shoulder to cry on, it has emerged. Researchers who carried out a detailed study among 1,600 Generation X women – those aged 39 to 53 – found the ability to laugh at ones self is also an […]

Huawei reveals UK’s biggest phobias: A third of British adults admit they are afraid of the dark

Huawei reveals UK’s biggest phobias: A third of British adults admit they are afraid of the dark

Huawei, the world’s second largest smartphone manufacturer, today released research unveiling that almost a third (28%) of Britons are afraid of the dark. The research, based on responses from 2,000 adults across the UK, was commissioned to mark the launch of Huawei’s latest P30 Series – smartphones packed with revolutionary technology to help you capture […]

Londoners given a taste of Scandinavia after an artist recreated the NORTHERN LIGHTS

Londoners given a taste of Scandinavia after an artist recreated the NORTHERN LIGHTS

Londoners were given a taste of Scandinavia yesterday after an artist recreated the NORTHERN LIGHTS above the city’s skyline. The Aurora Borealis is one of the world’s most exhilarating natural phenomena – but Brits normally have to board a flight for Iceland or Norway to get a glimpse. However, Dan Archer, an artist from Switzerland, […]

F2 Freestylers are on an educational football roadshow –  to raise awareness of the importance of numeracy

F2 Freestylers are on an educational football roadshow – to raise awareness of the importance of numeracy

Millions of Brits regret not taking maths more seriously at a younger age, a study has found. A poll of 2,000 adults revealed numbers, statistics and keeping on top of financial matters sends many of us into a panic. And that has left 43 per cent admitting they wish they concentrated more on the subject […]

Focus on: The Harbour Club

Focus on: The Harbour Club

The Harbour Club, an exclusive ‘bootcamp’ for serious entrepreneurs, was launched a decade ago this month. To celebrate its 10th birthday, Lucy Bryson shines a light on one of the world’s most successful ‘how-to’ courses. Since the early 1990s, entrepreneurs have been glorified by the media and touted by politicians as the saviours of our […]

Crosse and Blackwell collaborates with The British Quinoa Company to launch brand new soup variant

Crosse and Blackwell collaborates with The British Quinoa Company to launch brand new soup variant

In the last year alone, British consumers spent £8.9m on quinoa, a 13.2% growth year on year, and sales show no signs of slowing down. Quinoa has been a hit with the health-conscious for several years, but its introduction into traditionally British dishes such as soups, stews and even porridge is contributing to consistent rises […]

A Legend of Firdous: The Next Great Magical Adventure Has Begun, by Petra Delahunty

A Legend of Firdous: The Next Great Magical Adventure Has Begun, by Petra Delahunty

As UK YA readers flock to American writers, Lucy Bryson discovers a Great British hidden treasure in Petra Delahunty. Close the borders: Young adult (YA) readers are emigrating, figuratively speaking. According to recent figures, they’re flocking to American writers whose books (to be fair) made up all five spots in last year’s charts. Just one […]

These are the top 40 signs you’re British

These are the top 40 signs you’re British

Having a barbecue as soon as the sun comes out, shouting ‘wahey’ when someone spills a drink in the pub – and being proud of where you are from are among the things which make you British, according to a survey. Research carried out among 2,000 adults revealed the top 40 typically British traits, which […]