Why is it called a Meet Me At McDonald’s haircut?

Boys have been banned from getting the ‘Meet me at McDonald’s’ haircut (Picture: Twitter) A school in Great Yarmouth has managed to coin a brand new hairstyle this week as they banned the ‘Meet me at McDonald’s’ cut. Headmaster Barry Smith sent a letter to parents of the 1,000 pupils at Great Yarmouth Charter Academy banning a number of styles, ...

Read More »

If you’re into spot popping videos this cyst eruption is particularly grotesque

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video If you’re into putrid spot popping videos this grotesque example will definitely be up your street. The seven-minute clip shows the eye-watering moment an old cyst erupts with pus hardened to a cottage cheese consistency. Father forced baby son to smoke cigarette ...

Read More »

Hockey player takes off silver medal in protest at losing to the USA

A Canadian hockey player took off her silver medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics in protest after coming in second to US rivals. Defenseman Jocelyne Larocque pulled the medal from her neck just seconds after it was placed there on Thursday. Death row inmate Eric Scott Branch screamed ‘murderers’ as he was put to death The 29-year-old said her ’emotions took over’ ...

Read More »

Dog looks very pleased with himself for ripping family’s sofa apart for third time

Ruby the Lurcher has a habit of ripping up sofas – this is the third one that she’s pulled to pieces (Picture: Mercury) A dog her ripped its owner’s sofa apart for the third time but looks like she couldn’t be more pleased with herself. Ruby the Lurcher has caused thousands of pounds worth of damage with her habit of ...

Read More »

‘Gogglebox’ Star Chris Butland-Steed Quits Show After Ten Series To Be Replaced With Former Partner’s Mum

When ‘Gogglebox’ returns to our screens tonight (Friday 23 Feb), there will be one very familiar face missing. Chris Butland-Steed, who has been with the Channel 4 series since its launch in 2013, has quit the show. Chris and his former boyfriend Stephen Webb quickly became fan favourites thanks to their witty asides and (sometimes) brutal put downs, but Chris ...

Read More »

Britain Has A Great Record On Animal Welfare But We Are Continuing To Improve It Further

The UK is a nation of animal lovers, with one in every two UK households owning a pet. Showing care and respect for animals is part of who we are and whilst we already have world leading animal welfare standards, I want to raise the bar. As the Prime Minister has previously set out, we will continue to make the ...

Read More »

Snapchat's Value Drops $1.3 Billion After 1 Kylie Jenner Tweet

When Kylie Jenner tweets, investors might be paying attention. That possibility may now have some social media platforms running scared. On Wednesday, Jenner, who has 24.5 million followers on Twitter, threw shade at Snapchat with a tweet asking if anyone actually used the app anymore. sooo does anyone else not open Snapchat anymore? Or is it just me… ugh this is so ...

Read More »

NHS Medication Errors Raise Fears Thousands Could Be Dying Because Of 237m Mistakes Every Year

More than 200 million medication errors are made in the NHS every year and could lead to the deaths of thousands of people, researchers say. Mistakes – ranging from giving patients the wrong medication to delivering prescriptions late – may cause around 1,700 deaths annually in England and contribute to up to 22,000 each year. According to the study, commissioned ...

Read More »

You Can Be Yourself And Be A Scientist Too

When it comes to science, diversity is vital. If we want the best scientists then we need to accept everyone, regardless of their gender identity, sexuality, skin colour, religion, etc. And yet STEM subjects are historically exclusive. It is hard to think of many famous female scientists despite making up 50% of the population. From a statistical point of view, ...

Read More »

Grand Canyon Helicopter Crash Claims Fourth British Victim, Jonathan Udall

A husband who was on his honeymoon has become the fourth Briton to die following a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon. Jonathan Udall, originally from Southampton, died in a Las Vegas hospital on Thursday, 12 days after the accident, Clark County coroner John Fudenberg said. The 32-year-old’s wife, Ellie Milward, 29, is still believed to be in a critical ...

Read More »