2019 Sees Record Number Of Students In England Apply For University
Statistics from the admissions service show 236,350 school leavers - 40% in total - had applied to attend university by this year's deadline of June 30th, nearly 4000 more than last year.Read the story
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Chinese Applications To UK Universities Overtake Northern Irish Ones
According to official statistics taken from Ucas’s June deadlines for applications, the number of Chinese students applying for places at British universities have surpassed those from Northern Ireland for the first time in history.
Alan Turing Officially Named As Face Of New £50 Note
Second World War codebreaker and renowned mathematician Alan Turing will be the face of the new £50 note.
Students Struggling To Support Themselves As University Rent Costs Soar
A survey has found that students are increasingly suffering from financial stress as they struggle to support themselves during term time.
You Can Now Buy 'Shimmering' Blue Raspberry Gin That Changes Colour
Well this one’s all down to the guys at Manchester distillers Zymurgorium - the strange -sounding electric blue, psychedelic tipple is the latest addition to their Flagingo Gin range.
Giant Jellyfish 'Bigger Than A Person' Photographed Off UK Coast
Biologist and wildlife television presenter, Lizzie Daly, came across the huge barrel jellyfish while on a dive off the Cornish coast near Falmouth on Saturday (July 13th).
A Partial Lunar Eclipse And 'Red Moon' Will Hit The UK Tonight
Budding astronomers around the globe will be turning their telescopes moonwards tonight (July 16th) to take in the wonders of a partial lunar eclipse.
Virgin Holidays Axes All Tours Involving Captive Whales And Dolphins
Virgin Holidays has announced they will no longer sell packages to involving attractions with captive whales and dolphins.
Disney Releases First Look Clips From 'The Lion King' And It Looks Amazing
Disney has released two new teaser clips showcasing scenes from the upcoming 'The Lion King' movie.
Amy Reveals The 'Final Straw' That Forced Her To Leave The Love Island Villa
Following her shock exit from the Love Island villa, Amy Hart has revealed the exact moment she knew she couldn’t stay any longer.
People Who Sleep Late Are Actually Smarter And More Creative
Yep, that’s right - that delicious lie in you crave for every morning is actually a sign that you’re a super-smart creative genius. You’re welcome.
Food & Drink
Gü Has Released A New Range Of Delicious Chocolate Spreads
As well as sounding absolutely delightful, the spreads are also completely palm oil free, so you’ll be doing your little bit for the environment as well as enjoying yourself.
Chernobyl Exclusion Zone To Become An Official Tourism Site
The president of Ukraine has announced that the area surrounding Chernobyl – the site of the world’s most devastating nuclear accident – is to be transformed into a tourist site.
Having To 'Fake Smile' At Work Could Lead To Heavy Drinking, Reveals Study
The study concluded that employees who forced themselves to smile and portray false emotions in front of customers were more likely to engage in heavy drinking after work.
Two New Islanders Are Set To Enter The 'Love Island' Villa Tonight
It's already been a pretty eventful week, but 'Love Island' producers are shaking it up even further by sending in two new Islanders... (In the words of Iain Stirling) TONIGHT!
These 'Miracle' House Plants Stop Snoring And Make You Sleep Better
Instead of snoring becoming a nightly red-eyed battle call, why not help to keep those snorts in check and give your bedroom a bit of attractive new greenery?
You Can Now Get Paid £5000 Just To Eat Pizza and Chips
Junk food is bad blah blah five-a-day keep the doctor away blah blah. We get it. Eating healthily is important. But isn’t it just so much easier (and cheaper) to stick some frozen chicken nuggets and wedges into the oven? No stress. No hassle.
Man Arrested Trying To Smuggle Half A Kilo Of Cocaine Under His Wig
Police at Barcelona airport have arrested a Colombian man suspected of trying to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine into Spain ‘concealed’ (I use that word in its loosest possible sense) under his wig.
Netflix Confirms 'Mindhunter' Season 2 Will Premiere August 16th
Netflix has confirmed that the highly anticipated second season of 'Mindhunter'.
Couple Who Bought 'The Conjuring' House Say 'Strange Things' Keep Happening To Them
The chequered history of the Harrisville home in Rhode Island wasn’t enough to put off Cory Heinzen and his wife Jennifer from buying their dream home which coincidentally is the real life house which inspired The Conjuring.
The Dog Who Played Cheddar In Brooklyn Nine-Nine Has Died
In sad news of the day, the beloved dog who played Cheddar in Brooklyn Nine-Nine has sadly passed away, his owners have confirmed.
Sarah Paulson Has Left 'American Horror Story' And Will Reportedly Not Appear In 'AHS: 1984'
American Horror Story native Sarah Paulson has left the show.
Rylan Clark-Neal Confirms The Return of Supermarket Sweep
After months of speculation, the return of the classic gameshow Supermarket Sweep has been officially announced.
Love Island USA Is Here And Their Villa Puts The UK's To Shame
'Love Island's huge success has sparked interest across the pond, with a USA version launching just last night!
Food & Drink
Amazon Are Selling Mini Beer Kegs For Your Kitchen
Amazon are now selling mini beer kegs, the perfect addition to your kitchen.