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Your heating could be the cause of damp, warns expert here’s how to prevent it

As temperatures plummet, there’s nothing we all want more than a nice toasty house. But what many of us might not realise, is the damage that having the heating on could cause. The warmer the air, the more water and moisture it will hold, which will cause damp. To a lot of people, cranking up […]

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From diamond rings to 19th century pins modern mudlarkers dig up Thames for treasures

Around 200 years ago, poor Londoners known as mudlarks would scour the Thames for treasure to sell to survive. Now, history lovers are getting down and dirty on the riverbank just for the fun of the find. Keen-eyed enthusiasts can unearth lost trinkets from hundreds, even thousands of years ago. Roman jewellery and Elizabethan clay […]

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‘I lost 13st in 7 months after booking trip of a lifetime and I did it without fads’

When Sam Tyler booked the trip of a lifetime to travel around south east Asia, Australia and New Zealand, he couldn’t wait to jet off to a hot climate. But before he left, the then 19-year-old knew there was something he had to tackle. At 28st, he was severely overweight and thought it would be […]

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Three people killed and three children injured in horror New Year’s Eve crash

Three people have died and three children injured in a horror New Year’s Eve crash. Two cars collided on the N52 slip road in Kells, Co Meath, Ireland, just off the M3 motorway, at around 4.45pm on New Year’s Eve. The driver and passenger – both in their 20s – in one of the cars […]

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Big cats roaming UK countryside ‘scavenging for food like foxes’, expert warns

A surge of black cat sightings in the British countryside has been reported as the animals become bolder after lockdown, an expert claims. Numerous large felines have reportedly been seen across Gloucestershire and Somerset, with the cats said to be scavenging for food ‘like foxes’. They are “often seen closer to towns and villages”, Frank […]

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Dogs loving Disney one minute of adorable pups watching their favourite movies

It’s not just humans who love a good Disney movie – it appears dogs do too. And these adorable pups engrossed in their favourite films are sure to melt hearts like Olaf in Frozen. From copying the cast members, to cute head tilts to get a better view, these dogs sit and watch iconic animations […]

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Elderly dog donates box of tennis balls and 7 other stories that warmed hearts in 2021

An 18-year-old Labrador’s final goodbye to his favourite café and an 11-year-old cocker spaniel donating his old toys to other dogs are among the stories readers loved the most in 2021. There’s no doubt that dogs just know how to pull on our heartstrings, but these are the anecdotes that made people smile and laugh […]