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Belle and Sebastian’s sound tracks – Sarah Martin on films and festivals

Belle and Sebastian’s sound tracks – Sarah Martin on films and festivals

The musician’s life may seem a glamourous one, but while a globetrotting lifestyle offers highs, there are lows, usually on returning home from tour. For Belle & Sebastian’s Sarah Martin, we catch her barely recovered from jet lag following a trip to Canada before hitting the high seas in the band’s floating festival, the Boaty […]

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Thunder, heavy rain and high temperatures forecast for bank holiday weekend

Thunder, heavy rain and high temperatures forecast for bank holiday weekend

Heavy rain and strong winds are set to hit parts of the UK this week, but the bank holiday weekend is expected to see sunny skies and warmer temperatures. Heavy rain, thick cloud and wind Yorkshire will see a mixed bag of weather conditions on Tuesday (20 Aug). The Met Office explains that cloud will […]

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Here’s why special needs children are battling to get into mainstream schools

Samuel Bartley, 17, has gone to mainstream schools for his whole life. But at times, getting a place has been a challenge. Samuel, from south west London, has both physical and learning disabilities and uses a wheelchair. His mum Lucy said far more needs to be done to make mainstream education more inclusive. “Instinctively when […]

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You need to reapply for child benefits by 31 August or risk losing out – here’s why

You need to reapply for child benefits by 31 August or risk losing out – here’s why

You might have been regularly claiming child benefits since your little one was of a young age. But if your child has now reached the age of 16 and you don’t reapply for child benefits, you may risk losing out on a lot of money. Who can claim? All parents who earn less than £50,000 […]

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This is the most recent travel safety advice for Portugal, Gran Canaria, Crete, Cyprus, Italy, and more

This is the most recent travel safety advice for Portugal, Gran Canaria, Crete, Cyprus, Italy, and more

With summer fast approaching, most of us are busy getting ready for any upcoming holidays we may have booked. Meanwhile, the UK Foreign Office has updated its travel advice for a number of countries. If you have plans to travel to Greece, Cyprus, Spain, Turkey, Indonesia, the US or Tunisia, there are some travel restrictions […]

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Say Yes to the Dress is looking for ‘confident brides’ – here’s how to apply for the TV show

Say Yes to the Dress is looking for ‘confident brides’ – here’s how to apply for the TV show

If you’ve recently become engaged or have been hunting for the perfect wedding dress for a while now, then have no fear because Gok Wan could be about to solve all your problems. The popular TLC TV series Say Yes to the Dress has just been recommissioned for a second series, and the casting team […]

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You could be paid £500 to go on a luxury cruise around Croatia – here’s how to apply

You could be paid £500 to go on a luxury cruise around Croatia – here’s how to apply

If you’re a foodie who would jump at a free trip to Croatia, then you could be in luck. A cruise company is offering the opportunity for one person to win a free food and wine trip along the Croatian coast – and you’ll even be paid £500 for your time. Searching for a ‘taste […]

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Shocking dashcam video shows driver smashing into lorry after overtaking three cars on a blind bend

Shocking dashcam video shows driver smashing into lorry after overtaking three cars on a blind bend

This is the shocking moment a driver smashes into the back of a lorry after attempting to overtake three cars on a blind bend. Scott Lowe, 30, told police he crossed the double white lines because he was in a rush, before admitting he had “been an idiot”. Terrifying footage shows Lowe ploughing his Seat […]

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You can now buy red wine flavoured gin in the UK – would you try it?

You can now buy red wine flavoured gin in the UK – would you try it?

You could be a fan of both gin and red wine – but have you ever thought about combining them? An unusual red wine flavoured gin is now available to buy in the UK, for drinkers who want to try something new. Four Pillars Gin Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin is made in Australia and […]

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These are the holiday destinations you should get vaccinations for – including European countries

These are the holiday destinations you should get vaccinations for – including European countries

Going on holiday can be an exciting time, with many activities to plan and items to remember to pack. But, for some destinations, you’ll also need to remember to get vaccinations ahead of your trip. Dubai Dubai is increasing in popularity, especially for those searching for some winter sun. Fit for Travel, which is a […]

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