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England V Panama: Countdown to kick-off

POSTED ON 22 JUNE 2018

After their dramatic late win against Tunisia in Volgograd, England’s attention now turns to Sunday’s match against fellow Group G side Panama If England are to witness scenes like those in the 91st minute against Tunisia, Manager Gareth Southgate will need to be careful with his celebrations after he dislocated his shoulder earlier in the …


Late England winner sparks great scenes across the country

POSTED ON 20 JUNE 2018

Pubs and houses all across the country were celebrating after captain Harry Kane headed in a last minute winner in England’s first World Cup group game against Tunisia, on Monday night The game started well for Gareth Southgate’s men after 24-year-old Harry Kane netted in just eleven minutes into the game. Kane’s first goal was …


Brighten up your living space

POSTED ON 20 JUNE 2018

You don’t have to spend a fortune to give a room a mini facelift – some new cushions will do the trick! Here are just some of our favourites John Lewis Prism Cushion Vibrant and kaleidoscopic, this tessellated triangle cushion looks wonderful either as a mass of differently patterned cushions, or as a stand-alone armchair …


Breathe new life into your living room

POSTED ON 18 JUNE 2018

You don’t have to make big changes to make a room exciting and more inviting Fake it! A home always looks more homely with the addition of flowers. However, buying fresh can be expensive if you want to keep the look long-term. So why not buy good quality artificial flowers instead? Display them in a …


Say ‘I do’ to saving pennies on your wedding

POSTED ON 15 JUNE 2018

According to the latest findings from over 2,000 brides and grooms-to-be in confetti.co.uk’s latest survey, over half of weddings now feature homemade invitations, stationery and favours. But can you really have the wedding you want without overspending? On the 19th of May 2018 the eyes of the world were firmly focused on St George’s Chapel …


Why a visit to Windsor is a must

POSTED ON 13 JUNE 2018

Windsor might have gone back to everyday life since the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan but there are still plenty of reasons why you should visit this historic town following their big day During May 2018, the eyes of the world were focused on the Berkshire town of Windsor where the wedding of Prince …


Two weeks of ace tennis returns to SW19

POSTED ON 11 JUNE 2018

It’s time to serve the strawberries and cream once more, as one of the biggest sporting events in England, and arguably the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world, returns in July At the annual spring press conference, this year’s Wimbledon prize pot was announced as £34 million, with the men’s and ladies winners receiving …


Jules Rimet still gleaming: Get ready for a month of World Cup football

POSTED ON 08 JUNE 2018

Two of the bookies’ favourites to win this year’s World Cup in Russia are five-time winners Brazil and reigning champions Germany The 2010 winners Spain are also in contention and Didier Deschamps’ France side will be optimistic of winning their first World Cup in ten years. The only side representing the home nations this year …


Get ready for summer

POSTED ON 06 JUNE 2018

Freshen up your drinks menu this summer with these tantalising cocktails Crucomber Ingredients: – 59ml Zubrowka Bison Grass Vodka – 29ml fresh cucumber puree – 22ml fresh lemon juice – 22ml sesame simple syrup – 1 lemon balm leaf Instructions: Sesame simple syrup is made by toasting sesame seeds until golden brown then added to …


Give your home the green light!

POSTED ON 04 JUNE 2018

Green is such a vibrant colour which embraces natural shades and can come in so many variations; from fresh and zesty, subtle pastels to pistachio green and mint. The options really are endless. But how do you incorporate it into your home? Think of the colour green and you’ll conjure up images of relaxation, peace …


Royal Ascot

POSTED ON 01 JUNE 2018

Fewer sporting venues can match the rich heritage and history of the Ascot Racecourse. Over the past 300 years, Ascot has established itself as a national institution; becoming the centrepiece of the British social calendar and the ultimate stage for the best racehorses in the world This month, the anticipated event returns to the historic …


Make your garden shine

POSTED ON 30 MAY 2018

Spring is here, which means it’s time to start preparing your garden for the sunny times ahead: from a spring clean to the importance of a compost bin, we’ve got you covered! With the spring and summer seasons on the way – destined (we hope) to bring warmer weather, a wonderful way to celebrate this …


BBQ delights

POSTED ON 25 MAY 2018

As we’re getting closer to the summer, t-shirts, shorts, beers and BBQ’s will be out in full force – and every estate will smell of grilled meat. Here’s how you can impress everyone this year at your summer party Play your sides right! Often overlooked, the sides are a great accompaniment to all selections of …


Race for Life in 2018

POSTED ON 23 MAY 2018

Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of women-only events raising money for research into all types of cancer Every two minutes, someone in the UK is diagnosed with cancer – and there are over 200 different types of cancer to beat. With no Government funding for research, the money raised for Cancer …


Benidorm

POSTED ON 21 MAY 2018

Summer is well on its way but we all know that the English weather can sometimes be uncertain, so why not treat yourself to a week away in the beautiful Spanish sunshine? Over the past few months ITV has been airing the much-loved sitcom Benidorm, which this year celebrated its 10th anniversary on screen. The …


Final preparations underway for royal wedding

POSTED ON 18 MAY 2018

Last weekend the Queen signed the Instrument of Consent, granting her grandson permission to marry his fiancé at noon tomorrow at Windsor Castle Historically it has been tradition for royal weddings to take place on weekdays, but in this case Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will wed tomorrow at midday in St George’s Chapel at …


Grease is still the word!

POSTED ON 16 MAY 2018

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Grease, which remains as iconic a film today as it did when it was first released in 1978 Originally released to North American theatres on 16th June 1978, Grease was an immediate box office success. In its opening weekend, the film grossed $8,941,717 in the …


BAFTA TV Awards: which stars shone the brightest lights this year?

POSTED ON 14 MAY 2018

Newcomer and rising star Molly Windsor wins leading actress prize, beating Hollywood superstars in the process Windsor won the award for her role in Three Girls, a drama about the Rochdale abuse scandal. The likes of Claire Foy and Thandie Newton both lost out on the leading actress prize at the awards show. Foy had …


Eurovision Song Contest 2018 will see United Kingdom SuRie-nough give it their best shot!

POSTED ON 11 MAY 2018

The Eurovision Song Contest is seen as one of the greatest all-singing all-dancing shows on TV, to which millions of viewers tune in year after year. And it’s that time again! The Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final takes place tomorrow. It’s live on BBC1 from 8pm with Graham Norton, or you can tune in on …


Mark Williams strips off after beating John Higgins in World Snooker Championship final

POSTED ON 09 MAY 2018

On the heels of one of the most thrilling World Snooker Championship finals ever, Williams celebrated in his own unique style after winning 18 frames to 16 When an unclothed Williams was asked how it felt to be world champion during the post-match press conference, he admitted that “it feels a little bit uncomfortable at …