UK inflation at highest since April 2012

The UK’s key inflation rate hit its highest for more than five years in September, driven up by increases in transport and food prices. The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) climbed to 3%, a level it last reached in April 2012, and up from 2.9% in August. The pick-up in inflation raises the likelihood of an increase in interest rates next ...

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Meet the pregnant powerlifter who’s still dead-lifting 120kg at eight months

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Sarah Strong is an eight-month pregnant powerlifter who’s been keeping up her training regime in order to help her build endurance for labour. Originally a personal trainer, Sarah started powerlifting two years ago and credits the sport for her being in the ...

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We tried Lelo’s newest sex toy and it was… confusing?

When you write about sex, you get to try a lot of vibrators. Seriously, a lot. Often sex toy retailers will claim that their latest invention is ‘totally new’. Usually, it’s not. It’s just a slightly different version of something that already exists. Lelo, however, have actually made something new. It’s called the Sona, and it really does work differently ...

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The X Factor reject Sam Callahan set to star on new series of Ex On The Beach after ‘pulling out last year’

Sam Callahan is set to appear on the new series of Ex On The Beach (Picture: Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images) X Factor alumnus Sam Callahan is in talks to star in the next series of Ex On The Beach. He’d previously been banned from appearing on the MTV show as ex Jade Park wasn’t keen on the idea. However, it ...

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Chris Brown hopes to ‘create new, healthier memories’ with ex Rihanna after she watches his documentary

Chris Brown and Rihanna in 2009 (Picture: WireImage) If you ever thought that Chris Brown would stop talking about his ex’s, think again – Rihanna has come up once more and this time he has said that he hopes to ‘create new, healthier memories together.’  The Look At Me Now hitmaker has just released a documentary on Netflix about his ...

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Woman who started #MeToo movement has been helping sex assault survivors for 10 years

‘Me too’ reached the mainstream after the Harvey Weinstein allegations, but Tarana Burke has been campaigning for years (Picture: Tarana Burke) Thousands of women (and men) have bravely spoken out about their experiences of being sexually assaulted thanks to the powerful ‘Me Too’ movement. In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, actress Alyssa Milano urged sexual assault or harassment ...

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Fireball as Spanish military jet crashes on take-off, killing pilot

It happened at the Torrejon de Ardoz air base (Picture: Twitter) A Spanish military jet has crashed during take-off outside Madrid, killing the pilot. Images from the scene show a fireball sent up into the air as the wreckage of the plane burns. The Spanish Defense Ministry said the plane was an F-18 fighter jet which came down at the Torrejon ...

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Tottenham would demand over £200m for Harry Kane

Harry Kane is valued at over £200m by Tottenham. (Reuters) Tottenham will not accept anything less than £200 million for Harry Kane, according to reports. The 24-year-old has reportedly emerged as one of Real Madrid’s top transfer targets, with Zinedine Zidane claiming that the striker is ‘a complete player’ in the build-up to his side’s Champions League clash with Spurs ...

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Anthony Joshua vs Carlos Takam undercard, TV channel, time, date, odds and tickets

Anthony Joshua has received a late change of opponent (Picture: Getty Images) Anthony Joshua’s plans have been changed at the eleventh hour as he is now set to face Carlos Takam on October 28, rather than the injured Kubrat Pulev. Takam (35-3-1) comes in to replace the injured Bulgarian at less than two week’s notice and offers a very different ...

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Liverpool and Arsenal transfer target Adrien Rabiot frustrated with lack of progress on new Paris Saint-Germain contract

Adrien Rabiot has emerged as key member of Unai Emery’s PSG side (Picture: Getty) Adrien Rabiot is growing increasingly frustrated at a lack of progress over a new Paris Saint-Germain contract, according to reports in France. The elegant midfielder has emerged as a key member of Unai Emery’s Ligue 1 pacesetters and has featured in every game so far this ...

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