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Kleenex are scrapping Mansize tissues after sexism complaint

Kleenex are scrapping Mansize tissues after sexism complaint

Reporting by Alex Evans Kleenex is scrapping its ‘Mansize’ tissues branding after consumers complained that it is sexist. The company said it is changing the name of the tissues to ‘Kleenex Extra Large’ following feedback from customers. ‘The world is changing’ Kleenex For Men first launched in 1956 with the claim that they would “stay […]

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Meghan Markle’s age means she’s more likely to give birth to twins

Meghan Markle’s age means she’s more likely to give birth to twins

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s recent pregnancy news has left fans of the royals excited for the arrival of a new baby in spring 2019, with much speculation on the due date, gender and if it could be more than one baby. Bookmaker Coral has recently reduced odds from 8-1 to 4-1 on the pair […]

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Thousands of UK holidaymakers stranded following collapse of Cypriot airline – here’s how to get compensation

Thousands of UK holidaymakers stranded following collapse of Cypriot airline – here’s how to get compensation

Thousands of UK tourists have had their holiday plans thrown into disarray following the collapse of Cypriot airline, Cobalt Air. The budget airline, which runs services from Stansted, Heathrow and Gatwick airports,announced that it was suspending operations immediately and that all flights would be grounded as of 11.50pm, October 17. Cobalt Air released a statement […]

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Here’s everything you need to know about ‘Mad Cow Disease’ after the latest BSE outbreak

Here’s everything you need to know about ‘Mad Cow Disease’ after the latest BSE outbreak

A new case of the so-called ‘mad cow disease’ has been discovered on a farm in Aberdeenshire. Restrictions have now been put in place around the farm believed to be in Huntly, although the case of BSE (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy) is not believed to be a threat to humans. Here is everything you need to […]

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Danny Dyer to host ‘nutty’ history show for the BBC – inspired by his connection to William the Conquerer

Danny Dyer to host ‘nutty’ history show for the BBC – inspired by his connection to William the Conquerer

Actor and TV personality Danny Dyer is to host a new history show for the BBC, an experience he has described as being “nutty”. Dyer has found himself with an unlikely interest in the subject ever since his 2016 appearance on Who Do You Think You Are?, when it was revealed that he was a […]

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BSE case found on Scottish farm: ‘Mad Cow Disease’ response plan activated

BSE case found on Scottish farm: ‘Mad Cow Disease’ response plan activated

A confirmed case of BSE, also known as ‘mad cow disease’, has been recorded in the UK for the first time in three years on a farm in Aberdeenshire. The disease has not entered the human food chain, but livestock on the Scottish farm are being quarantined while further investigations take place into the source […]

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This Spotify advert was banned for being too scary

This Spotify advert was banned for being too scary

Halloween may be just around the corner, but one terrifying advert from Spotify has raised the ire of the Advertising Standards Agency, who have banned it from broadcast. The ad for the music streaming platform was filmed in the style of a horror movie, and depicts a young couple who are obsessed with the song […]

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Free TV licences for pensioners could be scrapped because over 75s are ‘too wealthy’

Free TV licences for pensioners could be scrapped because over 75s are ‘too wealthy’

The BBC could scrap free television licences for pensioners after a new report suggested over 75s are “better off” than when the policy first began. The study – commissioned by the BBC and carried out by Frontier Economics – found that  living standards for the elderly has seen “a marked improvement” and as a result they […]

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Horrific footage emerges claiming to show British shearers ‘punching sheep in the face’

Horrific footage emerges claiming to show British shearers ‘punching sheep in the face’

An animal welfare charity is investigating after an undercover investigation revealed horrific cruelty and abuse of sheep allegedly filmed behind the scenes on British farms. The Scottish SPCA revealed to the Scotsman that they were concerned by sickening video footage which shows the terrified animals being violently punched in the face and kicked, stamped on, […]

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Medicines for these 35 conditions are no longer available on free NHS prescription

Medicines for these 35 conditions are no longer available on free NHS prescription

Reporting by Alex Evans In a bid to free up £100 million for frontline care each year the NHS banned free prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ medicines such as constipation and athletes foot. The ban was introduced in Summer with 35 medicines such as cold treatments, paracetamol, probiotics, cough mixture, eye drops and laxatives, no longer available […]

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