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VIDEO: shocking footage shows children playing dangerously close to edge of rooftop

VIDEO: shocking footage shows children playing dangerously close to edge of rooftop

Shocking footage has emerged showing two young boys playing dangerously close to the edge of a set of Northampton town centre rooftops. The short clip, which has now gone viral, was filmed by recruitment consult Darren Michael from the window of the Pertemps offices in Abington Street and has been viewed more than 50,000 times […]

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Release dates and directors: details of the new James Bond film emerge

Release dates and directors: details of the new James Bond film emerge

Britain’s favourite secret agent is set to return to the big screens in 2019 – but what do we know about the film so far? The new flick will be the 25th film in the Bond series is to be released next year as Daniel Craig reprises his role as 007. Following the box office successes […]

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The 20 greatest Nintendo 64 games

With rumours that a Nintendo 64 Classic Edition could be coming later in the year, our minds have been cast back to the glory days of ’90s gaming. One of the best consoles to ever fall into the hands of gamers, the Nintendo 64 first released in Japan on June 23 1996, and enjoyed a […]

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5 great films to watch on TV this Bank Holiday weekend

From family favourites to some of the most popular film franchises in history, there’s plenty on the box this weekend. We’ve picked out five of the best films that you can watch from the comfort of your living room over the Bank Holiday. Puss in Boots BBC One, Saturday 26 May (3:45pm – 5:05pm) A […]

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5 ways James Bond is just like Francis Begbie

The confirmation of Danny Boyle as the director of the 25th James Bond film has been met with a positive reaction by many fans. Boyle has an eclectic and varied CV, though some may wonder how he will fare turning his hand to one of the world’s most famous and long-running action franchises. Perhaps they shouldn’t […]

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Homebase sells for just £1 and prepares for another rebrand

Homebase is to change owners again, as its Australian owner has sold the DIY chain for £1. Restructuring specialist Hilco, which in 2013 rescued music chain HMV in 2013, have bought the retailer, and will rechristen the 24 stores that had been converted to the Bunnings brand back to the Homebase name. However, industry experts believe […]

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The greatest guilty pleasure TV shows – and why we watch them

The greatest guilty pleasure TV shows – and why we watch them

The return of Love Island is almost upon us, and the considerable success of the tacky reality show is a curious phenomenon. Many would be reluctant to admit they watch it, yet millions keep tuning in. So we asked the members of our Screen Babble discussion group to name their favourite ‘guilty pleasure’ TV shows. […]

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Do you get diabetes from eating too much sugar?

Do you get diabetes from eating too much sugar?

Matthew Campbell, Leeds Beckett University There is a widespread belief that sugar is the sole cause of diabetes. After all, the disease is characterised by high levels of sugar in the blood. Diabetes was first identified through the sweet smell of urine, and it later became apparent that sweet, sugary urine signified a high level […]

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Brits face €750 fine if they go topless in the Costa del Sol

Brits face €750 fine if they go topless in the Costa del Sol

Brits abroad will need to prepare for tan lines this summer as officials look set to hit topless tourists with fines as high as €750 for indecent exposure. The new ban, which will be directly implemented in Marbella, will also prohibit women from walking around the streets in bikinis. The new rules come after the […]

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Quiz: Which of these are Pointless answers?

Quiz: Which of these are Pointless answers?

The premise of popular BBC One quiz Pointless is simple, but fiendish. Not only must you give a correct answer each round, you must also deliver one that the fewest possible people have given – from a cross-section of 100 people surveyed before the show. Players are always looking for that elusive ‘pointless’ answer, one […]

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