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Nation to snub official replica kits for cheaper alternatives this summer

Nation to snub official replica kits for cheaper alternatives this summer

Three Lions won’t be on a shirt this summer with 80% of fans refusing to fork out for an official England replica shirt. A study, ran by AIRO sportswear, found that two thirds of fans believe major sportswear brands are pricing them out of the game, many now seeking alternative ways to get behind their […]

These are the top children’s books adults want to read again

These are the top children’s books adults want to read again

Childhood classic, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S Lewis has been hailed as the children’s book the nation’s grown-ups most want to read again. The classic fantasy novel, which was first published in 1950, beat tough competition from another widely-held children’s favourite – Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden. The Railway Children, […]

Britain’s cats are running rings round their owners

Climbing up curtains, pinching dinner off the side and knocking over ornaments are just some of the ways Britain’s cats are running rings round their owners. A poll of 2,000 cat owners found they typically have to stop their pets getting up to no good a whopping 1,350 times a year. Other cheeky acts include […]

World class school’s football played at the Ricoh Arena for the ESFA Danone Nations Cup

World class school’s football played at the Ricoh Arena for the ESFA Danone Nations Cup

Some of the most talented primary school footballers in the country played against each other on Saturday as part of the world’s biggest football tournament for 10-12 year olds. Hosted at the prestigious Ricoh Arena in Coventry, 32 primary school teams got a taste of the professional football experience while they competed in the English […]

One in six couples clash over home improvements

ONE in six couples (16%) clash over home improvements, says new research. Dreams of a garden makeover, new bathroom or bedroom, central heating or other work quickly turn to nightmare rows over money. Women are twice as likely as men to suggest the work in the first place, according to a survey of 2,000 people […]

Lucky gambler scoops 65K win from £2 bet

Lucky gambler scoops 65K win from £2 bet

A lucky online gambler has scooped £65K in winnings – from a £2 bet. Dennis, from Burton on Trent, who wants to remain anonymous, struck it lucky just before midnight. His all-or-nothing bet of £2 netted Dennis the £65,826 win using online casino Casumo.com. Dennis said: “I hit the jackpot around midnight and then I […]

Millions of Brits have never seen native animals in the wild

Millions of Brits have never seen native animals in the wild

Millions of Brits have never seen a badger, bat or a raven in the wild, a study has found. While 89 per cent would describe themselves as ‘wildlife lovers’, one in three haven’t ever seen a badger in its natural environment while four in 10 have never seen a weasel. One in four of those polled, […]

Supermarket Steep: Half of Brits would be financially struggling if the cost of everyday items rose at the same rate as houses

Over half of Brits would struggle financially if the cost of our weekly shop was to rise at the same rate as house prices according to a new study. The research, carried out by Property Rescue, found that the 46% inflation rate on house prices since 2006 would mean that a third of the nation […]

Eight in ten Brits struggle to “switch off” at bedtime

Eight in ten Brits struggle to “switch off” at bedtime

One in three Brits are so stressed at work they have checked their emails in the middle of the night, a study has found. Researchers who polled 2,000 adults found 79 per cent struggle to switch off at bedtime and leave the stress of work and their daily life behind them. Six in 10 even […]

Catalonia reveals its diverse culture as tourism to the region hits all time high

Catalonia reveals its diverse culture as tourism to the region hits all time high

The region of Catalonia, located in the north east of Spain, is inviting tourists to discover the rich cultural heritage it has to offer after welcoming 19 million visitors last year. Whilst Spain’s tourism hot spots are well documented, surrounding areas within the Catalonian region are often overlooked in favour of its historic capital city, […]