January 10, 2019 10:20 PM Poundland accused of ‘APPALLING SEXISM’ over 'PERVERTED' 'boobies' and 'booty' sweets
POUNDLAND has been called out by outraged customers and accused of “sexism” for selling “boobies” and “booty” marshmallows. The candies, sold alongside other sweets, come in a packaging inviting customers to “squidge” the cheeks and “be gentle”. The 50p marshmallows became notorious on social media after Twitter user Gemma Aitchison, who found them in Bolton 109
January 9, 2019 5:44 AM Fukubukuro: Why Japan goes crazy for 'lucky bags'
They're called Fukubukuro - and at the start of each New Year, thousands of people in Japan queue up for hours to get their hands on them. Fukubukuro - or lucky bags - are essentially mystery goodie bags that contain anything from clothes to food, depending on the store selling them. They started out as a way for Japanese department stores to get rid of old stock 112
January 6, 2019 6:15 PM Urgent appeal as car stolen with girl, one, inside
Maria was in the front seat of the car when it was driven away, but was not in the vehicle when it was found a short time later. The girl's father had met with an unknown man at 4.37pm on Sunday, with a view to selling his car. The man jumped in the car and drove away, with the seller's daughter in the front passenger seat. It was then found abandoned 80
January 1, 2019 12:00 PM Land Rover Explorer Phone: Everything you need to know about the Land Rover phone
The Land Rover Explore is the ultimate adventure phone, allowing the owner to take it anywhere, in any conditions. The rugged new phone is packed with software features that the average outdoorsman will find useful. These include topographic mapping options from ViewRanger with an AR Skyline feature. The Land Rover phone also comes with an extra battery 116
December 21, 2018 3:43 AM Michelle Obama ATTACKED after ‘mocking’ Melania Trump
MICHELLE OBAMA has been criticised after mocking US First Lady Melania Trump via a reference to mid-90s comedy film ‘Friday’, with TV host Piers Morgan accusing her of “b*tchy sniping”. Mrs Obama made the controversial remark during an appearance on Jimmy Fallon’s The Tonight Show. She also claimed she felt awkward when Mrs Trump presented her with a Tiffany 99
December 17, 2018 10:32 AM Nigella Lawson: Don't airbrush my 'sticking out stomach'
The TV chef says the US has a "hatred of fat" and assumes everyone wants to be "airbrushed thinner". The best-selling chef, 58, accused them of hating fat and said it was "pernicious" to assume everyone will be "grateful to be airbrushed thinner". Lawson wrote: "I've had to tell American TV stations not to airbrush my sticking out stomach. "The hatred 107
December 3, 2018 10:42 PM Michelle Obama net worth: How much is Michelle Obama worth now she's no longer First Lady?
MICHELLE Obama’s memoir Becoming is selling record numbers in the book charts - but how much is the former First Lady worth now? The wife of former United States President Barack Obama, Michelle Obama spent eight years in the White House as First Lady between 2009 and 2017. Since leaving Washington, Michelle, 54, has delivered several addresses focused 60
December 3, 2018 3:00 PM YouTube top earners: The seven-year-old making $22m
A seven-year-old boy who reviews toys has been revealed as YouTube's highest-earning star, raking in $22m (£17.3m). The estimate by Forbes magazine found that Ryan of Ryan ToysReview pipped Jake Paul by $500,000 for the 12 months to June. Videos are posted most days and one promoting a blue giant mystery egg bearing Ryan's face has had more than a million 79
December 1, 2018 12:08 AM Space Odyssey helps launch first 8K TV channel
Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey will help launch the world's first super-high definition 8K television channel on Saturday. Japanese broadcaster NHK said it had asked Warner Bros to scan the original film negatives in 8K for its new channel. Super-high definition 8K pictures offer 16 times the resolution of HD TV. However, few people currently 67
November 30, 2018 9:46 PM Michelle Obama's memoir Becoming breaks sales record in 15 days
Former First Lady Michelle Obama's memoir Becoming has become the best-selling book released this year in the US just 15 days after publication. It has sold more than two million copies in the US and Canada, according to NPD BookScan data. The publisher says the book is also a bestseller in many other countries including Australia, the UK, France, Germany 46