Moment thrill seekers are pulled off ride after Blackgang Chine, Isle of Wight, suddenly collapses

‘Terrified’ thrill seekers made a lucky escape after a ride at the UK’s oldest theme park ‘suddenly smashed to the ground’. Young children and adrenaline junkies were left frantically trying to clamber free as the Shipwrecked ride, at Blackgang Chine theme park on the Isle of Wight, tipped onto its side and collapsed. Spectators at … Read more

Britain and EU at loggerheads as Brussels ‘blocks UK from science programmes agreed in Brexit deal’

Britain threatens new legal war with the EU as Brussels ‘blocks UK access to scientific programmes agreed under Brexit deal’ amid row over Northern Ireland UK agreed to participate in Copernicus, Horizon Europe and Euratom after Brexit Will cost £15bn over seven years under Trade and Cooperation Agreement Ministers have accused Brussels of blocking access due … Read more

Are office jobs more difficult than manual labour?

Are office jobs more difficult than manual labour? Builders tell GMB nothing is more exhausting than being on a site while businessman says a day of mental tasks ‘is much tougher’ Scientists found that a long day sitting at a desk can be as tiring as manual work The Bald Builders say nothing is more exhausting … Read more

How to get rid of wrinkles in clothes: Anita Birges from Mise en Place shares secret recipe

How to banish wrinkles in an INSTANT: Mum’s ‘crease release’ recipe has clothes looking freshly pressed – and you only need two household staples A Sydney cleaning guru shared the recipe for her instant wrinkle-release spray Anita Birges uses a mixture of conditioner, white vinegar, water for her DIY spray The cleaning expert said the spray … Read more

Garden offices and orangeries are increasing in popularity among homebuyers says Rightmove

Garden offices, bi-fold doors and orangeries are among popular features that homebuyers are searching for, new research has revealed. Rightmove looked at the home features that have grown the most in popularity, based on the number of agents advertising them as a key selling point on its website. It found that garden offices top the … Read more

Rental evictions up 39% as 3,405 households are evicted in 3 months warns Shelter 

Rental evictions rise 39% in three months and charity warns it could become worse as tenants grapple with the cost-of-living crisis A total of 3,405 tenant households  were evicted in England in three months  Shelter fears rental evictions will rise as tenants struggle with living costs Rents are rising at the fastest rate in 16 … Read more

Outlook for British economy worsens

Evidence is mounting of a worsening outlook for the British economy as fresh data showed wage growth dwarfed by inflation and a weakening job market. The Office for National Statistics revealed that in real terms, regular pay in the year to June fell by a record 3 per cent when adjusted for soaring inflation, which … Read more

Man who stalked ex by driving round with posters of her stuck to van handed restraining order

Neil Chapple has been handed a restraining order after harassing his ex-girlfriend A kitchen fitter stalked his ex-girlfriend by driving around with posters of her stuck to the outside of his van, a court heard. Neil Chapple put four A4 sized pictures of Kelly Ann Stokes on the back of the bright blue vehicle ‘for … Read more