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A-level students can claim a free KFC on results day

A-level students can claim a free KFC on results day

Fast food chain KFC are rewarding A-level students this Thursday (16 August) by handing out a free Mini Fillet Snackbox with every Krushem purchased in-restaurant. The deal is in partnership with student discount site, Student Beans and can only be redeemed in person on Thursday. How to claim your free Snackbox If not already registered, download […]

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Cannabis could help treat inflammatory bowel diseases say scientists

Cannabis could help treat inflammatory bowel diseases say scientists

Cannabis could be used to help treat inflammatory bowel disease, after new research finds chemicals in the drug can reduce symptoms. A study by the University of Bath discovered cannabinoids can mimic the signals the body uses to regulate inflammation in the gut, helping to control and prevent intestine inflammation. The findings from the study […]

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An escaped parrot stuck on a roof told its rescuers to ‘f*** off’

An escaped parrot stuck on a roof told its rescuers to ‘f*** off’

A parrot stuck on a roof for three days greeted firefighters sent to its aid with a four letter tirade. Jessie, the multi-lingual Macaw, escaped from her owner’s home in Edmonton, north London. When she could not be lured down from a neighbour’s roof, firefighters were called out and told to tell the bird, ‘I […]

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Full list of 42 Homebase stores set for closure

Full list of 42 Homebase stores set for closure

Homebase is pressing ahead with a wave of store closures that will see 42 DIY outlets shut, putting around 1,500 jobs at risk. The retailer is closing the stores via a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA), a controversial insolvency procedure used by struggling firms to shut under-performing shops. ‘A difficult decision’ Homebase boss Damian McGloughlin said: […]

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Spider season is earlier this year – here’s how to cope

Spider season is earlier this year – here’s how to cope

Arachnophobes, beware: spider season has arrived early this year. Our eight-legged friends often appear to become more frequent and vast in size as summer turns to Autumn. But 2018 is seeing a bumper crop of arachnids invade our homes ahead of time. What is ‘spider season’? Spider season has become the commonly used term for […]

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Wetherspoons is having a nationwide gin festival – and drinks will cost less than £5

Wetherspoons is having a nationwide gin festival – and drinks will cost less than £5

JD Wetherspoon pubs across the UK will will take part in the chain’s first gin festival, which will run for almost two weeks. From Friday 17 to Monday 27 August, the pub chain will be serving gins from Japan, Spain, Portugal, Italy and Germany, alongside gins produced in the UK. Numerous award-winning gins will also […]

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Morrisons have introduced beer battered halloumi to rival Nando’s

Morrisons have introduced beer battered halloumi to rival Nando’s

Morrisons is now selling beer battered halloumi that could be a cheaper alternative to the popular Nando’s version. The tasty wedges of Cypriot cheese are coated in crisp batter made with Black Sheep ale – and they cost just £2.50 for a pack of four. A delicious deal The supermarket’s new product provides customers with […]

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Why this scary YouTube advert is causing controversy

Why this scary YouTube advert is causing controversy

A frightening YouTube advert for forthcoming horror movie The Nun has been criticised as “problematic” and “in poor taste”. The 6-second teaser has caused controversy, after startling unsuspecting internet users with a sudden jump-scare. ‘Shame on YouTube’ Appearing before certain videos, the short advert initially shows a volume sign being gradually turned down. After a […]

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Disney will pay you to sail around the world on a giant cruise ship

Disney will pay you to sail around the world on a giant cruise ship

Want to sail the world with Mickey Mouse and a host of Disney characters – and get paid for it? Disney Cruise Line is currently hiring for what is sure to be a dream role for Disney fans everywhere. The voyage will take people around the USA and the Caribbean on Disney’s massive cruise liners, […]

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Vaping ‘could trigger lung damage’, study finds

Vaping ‘could trigger lung damage’, study finds

E-cigarettes may be causing similar damage to lung cells as regular smoking and therefore could be much more harmful than previously thought, a study says. Researchers found vapour boosts production of inflammatory chemicals and disables key immune cells in the lungs that keep air spaces clear of potentially harmful particles. The vapour from e-cigarettes impairs […]

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