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‘It’s OK to feed ducks bread’ sign sparks outrage – here’s what you should give them

‘It’s OK to feed ducks bread’ sign sparks outrage – here’s what you should give them

A controversial sign in a Buxton park has sparked fierce debate over what is safe to feed to ducks, swans and geese. The official-looking notice told people in the Pavillion Gardens that “it’s ok” to feed bread to the ducks. The sign claimed “everyone has stopped feeding us because they wrongly think bread will make […]

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These are your rights when it comes to taking time off work to attend antenatal appointments

Pregnancy can involve attending numerous antenatal appointments, but are you entitled to take time off work in order to attend them? Here’s everything you need to know. What are my rights if I need to attend an antenatal appointment? If you’re an expectant mother, then you are legally entitled to take time off from work […]

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Video captures chilling moment WWII ventriloquist’s doll appears to blink

Video captures chilling moment WWII ventriloquist’s doll appears to blink

A man is convinced his creepy antique ventriloquist’s doll is haunted after footage showed it blinking and moving its mouth. Michael Diamond, 48, was given Mr Fritz – made by a prisoner at a German World War II camp – earlier this year. Is it a supernatural phenomenon or a Halloween hoax? You decide… He […]

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A popular heartburn drug has been recalled over fears it could cause cancer

A popular heartburn drug has been recalled over fears it could cause cancer

Common heartburn drug, Zantac, has been urgently recalled over fears it could contain chemicals which cause cancer. The fresh alert comes following the recall of or four types of prescription-only Zantac medications, which were withdrawn in the UK last week. Possible contamination Two additional medications have been added to the recall list after the Medicines […]

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Sainsbury’s has banned fireworks in all stores – here’s why

Sainsbury’s has banned fireworks in all stores – here’s why

Sainsbury’s has announced that it will not be stocking fireworks in any of its 2,300 branches this year over fears for the welfare of pets, wildlife and the elderly. The move has been welcomed by charities and shoppers, who have said that the traditional bonfire night celebrations are outdated and cause animals unnecessary distress. It […]

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New Gruffalo 50p coins are here – this is how to get one

New Gruffalo 50p coins are here – this is how to get one

The Gruffalo is being commemorated on a new 50p coin to celebrate the anniversary of the beloved book’s release, 20 years ago. The special coin depicts the beast’s first meeting with Mouse in the woods and is available to purchase online. An uncirculated release The story of the Gruffalo, written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated […]

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Thousands of Asda workers face unemployment as deadline on ‘punitive’ new contract looms

Thousands of Asda workers face unemployment as deadline on ‘punitive’ new contract looms

Around 12,000 Asda workers are facing unemployment next month after they refused to sign new contracts labelled “punitive” by outraged employees and unions. The figure was reported by Sky News, who credited an inside source at the supermarket giant. Contracts and letters revealed to JPIMedia by an anonymous Asda employee state that any staff member […]

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Costa has unveiled its new Christmas menu – here’s when it will be available in stores

Costa has unveiled its new Christmas menu – here’s when it will be available in stores

Costa’s Christmas menu is one of the first signs that the festive period is just around the corner – and it’s set to be back in stores on 1 November 2019. Alongside the usual festive cups and hot beverages, there will be a Christmas menu full of both new delights and returning favourites. New Christmas […]

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Birds Eye is recalling thousands of chicken nuggets that could contain plastic

Birds Eye is recalling thousands of chicken nuggets that could contain plastic

Birds Eye has recalled thousands of chicken nuggets after it was revealed that the products could contain small pieces of plastic. The company has urged customers not to eat the affected nuggets and The Chartered Trading Standards Institute has said the products are not safe to consume. Which products are affected? Birds Eye said that […]

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Former Emmerdale star Leah Bracknell has died at 55 following a battle with lung cancer

Former Emmerdale star Leah Bracknell has died at 55 following a battle with lung cancer

Former Emmerdale actress Leah Bracknell has died at the age of 55 following a battle with lung cancer, her manager has confirmed. Bracknell, who is best known for her role as Zoe Tate in the Soap, died three years after being diagnosed with stage four lung cancer. ‘With the deepest sadness’ Her family confirmed the […]

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