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Harsh Winters – heading west with Luke Joyce

Harsh Winters – heading west with Luke Joyce

It’s an unconventional way to promote your new album, but for Luke Joyce, getting away from it all was a necessary step. That’s why the man behind Harsh Winters is, rather than his Edinburgh home, in Nashville, taking a break following the recording of his new long player. “In previous efforts my album writing and […]

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This is how the world’s newspapers and websites reported the UK election result

This is how the world’s newspapers and websites reported the UK election result

Party leaders and candidates have now mostly found out their fate in the 2019 General Election. The result at the time of writing is 363 for the Conservatives, 203 for Labour, 48 for the SNP, and 11 for the Lib Dems, with just a few more seats to be declared. You may have been avidly […]

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This is why Friday 13th is considered to be unlucky

This is why Friday 13th is considered to be unlucky

What are the origins of the Friday the 13th superstition, which has provided inspiration for films, novels and music over the years? The answer is that it’s a combination of two age-old superstitions. Friday is regarded as unlucky in the Christian religion, as Jesus Christ was crucified on a Friday. Initially, followers of Christianity reserved […]

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4 ways to (try) and cure your hangover

4 ways to (try) and cure your hangover

The diary is chock-a-block with Christmas parties, family get-togethers, and nights on the tiles with friends. That can only mean one thing – the dreaded hangover. We’ve all been there, right? That last round of tequila shots sounded like a mighty fine idea, but now it’s the morning after the night before and you are […]

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Here’s a quick and easy way to decide where to go on your next holiday

Here’s a quick and easy way to decide where to go on your next holiday

A new ‘holiday generator’ tool has been built to help people who are stuck in a rut when it comes to their annual getaway. Research has found nearly nine in 10 people who take trips away have returned to a location they’d already visited. On average, Brits have packed up and headed to the same […]

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General Election 2019: how the newspaper front pages look today

General Election 2019: how the newspaper front pages look today

As the country wakes up to the results of the third general election in five years – and the largest Tory majority since the 1980s, here is what the national papers are reporting. The Daily Mirror: ‘Nightmare Before Xmas’ Picture: Daily Mirror The Mirror’s front page has the headline ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ – the paper […]

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General Election 2019 reactions: what the winners and losers had to say

General Election 2019 reactions: what the winners and losers had to say

It is an election result that has shocked Britain. The Conservatives have been returned to power with a huge majority, as a Jeremy Corbyn-led Labour crumbled at the polls. In Scotland, the SNP celebrated almost complete domination, while Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson lost her seat to the Nationalists. Here are some of the key […]

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Scientists have had their say on the ‘beer before wine and you’ll be fine’ hangover theory

Scientists have had their say on the ‘beer before wine and you’ll be fine’ hangover theory

Scientists have conducted a test in an attempt to definitively confirm or deny the old myth that drinking beer before wine will prevent drinkers from developing a hangover. Researchers aimed to discover whether the saying ‘beer before wine and you’ll feel fine; wine before beer and you’ll feel queer’ is actually true. A drinking test […]

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General election results 2019 in full: here’s how your constituency voted

General election results 2019 in full: here’s how your constituency voted

by Chloe Chaplain Party political leaders and candidates have found out their fates in the 2019 General Election. The result is 365 for the Conservatives, 203 for Labour, 48 for the SNP, and 11 for the Liberal Democrats. All the results are in the below list. Full list of constituency results Here is a list […]

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General Election 2019: Johnson wins shock large majority, Corbyn vows to step down, and Swinson loses her seat – here’s what happened overnight

General Election 2019: Johnson wins shock large majority, Corbyn vows to step down, and Swinson loses her seat – here’s what happened overnight

Here is a round up of everything that happened overnight. The shock exit poll As polls closed at 10pm, the joint-broadcasters’ exit poll was announced, predicting a shock majority for Boris Johnson of 68 seats. The poll also suggested that Labour would be left with just 191 seats – a loss of more than 70, […]

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