The most-visited U.S National Park Service sites in 2020 revealed – and Blue Ridge Parkway is No1

The U.S National Park Service has revealed its most-visited sites of 2020 – and it’s the Blue Ridge Parkway that comes out on top. The 469-mile ribbon of road that runs through stunning scenery in North Carolina and Virginia, and has magnificent views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, welcomed 14.1million visitors last year. It beats … Read more

How many calories are in YOUR favourite Easter egg?

A little overindulgence on Easter Sunday is often unavoidable, but you could be devouring more calories than you realise depending on the sweet treat you opt for. Eye-opening research by British luxury wine and food hamper retailer Virginia Hayward has revealed the most calorific chocolate eggs on the shelves, with one containing nearly 3,000 calories.  … Read more

Dog joins news broadcast after running out of his house and interrupting a live shot

He’s ready for his closeup! Dog joins news broadcast after running out of his house and interrupting a live shot – but the reporter just picks him up and keeps going Reporter Bob Barnard was broadcasting live outside in Leesburg, Virginia on February 19 when his weather report was interrupted by a dog  Barnard bent … Read more

Winter storm barreling toward Northeast may cover NYC with four inches of snow

Winter storm barreling toward Northeast may cover NYC with six inches of snow after coldest morning of the season in two years is expected on Friday The city could expect between 6-12 inches by Tuesday, but there could be some bigger accumulations Snow that falls in this storm could be dry and powdery in substance … Read more

Virginia dad goes into meltdown at school board meeting over remote learning

A viral video that has been making the rounds on social media shows a Virginia father fed up with remote learning unleashing an explosive tirade at school board members and calling for their ouster, unless they agree to resume in-person classes. The dad’s meltdown, reminiscent of fictional news anchor Howard Beale’s epic temper tantrum from … Read more

Divorced woman to give away engagement ring & wedding band to one couple who faced adversity in 2020

Divorced Virginia woman, 39, is giving away her $2,800 diamond engagement ring and $760 wedding band to one deserving couple who faced adversity in 2020 Christine Bonavita, 39, from Norfolk, finalized her divorce in January 2021 This month, she posted a giveaway on Facebook, promising a free engagement and wedding ring to one couple who ‘faced … Read more

UPS driver moved to tears people line the streets to thank him for helping them through the pandemic

Hundreds of neighbors in a Chester County, Virginia came out to pay tribute to their beloved UPS man this holiday season, moving him to tears as they stood outside to cheer him along his route. Anthony Gaskin has been a UPS driver for 16 years, and the residents he delivers to say he’s the best — and … Read more

Surrey borough with fastest rising coronavirus rate escapes county-wide Tier Three

The only borough of Surrey where coronavirus infections fell last week will be forced into a Tier Three local lockdown from Saturday despite the part of the county where cases are rising fastest escaping the tougher rules. Runnymede, the borough that contains commuter towns Chertsey and Virginia Water, saw its rate of coronavirus cases per … Read more

Myleene Klass stunned when daughter Hero, 9, quotes Virginia Woolf in discussion about growing up 

‘Hero stopped me in my tracks tonight’: Myleene Klass stunned when daughter, 9, quotes Virginia Woolf in discussion about growing up By Connie Rusk For Mailonline Published: 09:23 GMT, 11 December 2020 | Updated: 09:23 GMT, 11 December 2020 She is proud mother to Ava, 13, Hero, nine, and son Apollo, 16 months.  And Myleene … Read more

Woman says gastric bypasss surgery gave her the confidence to take control of her life

Woman, 30, who used to binge eat fast food reveals she lost 100lbs with the help of a gastric bypass surgery – and now has the confidence to pursue her dreams of getting a master’s degree Taylor Ragano, 30, originally weighed 217lbs before her gastric bypass surgery After shedding almost 100lbs she started working as … Read more