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August 16, 2018 12:45 PM Five experts reveal whether you can catch up on sleep at the weekend

Is it REALLY possible to catch up on sleep at the weekend? 5 experts answer this common question – and opinion is divided... It’s Friday and you’re clocking off, and after a few sleepless nights you want to tuck yourself up early and catch up over the weekend on all the sleep you’ve lost. But does it really work that way? During sleep our memories from the day are solidified 5

August 16, 2018 9:49 AM Two-year-old boy battling rare cancer risks blindness as painful mass grows over his eye

Two-year-old boy battling rare cancer risks blindness as painful mass grows over his eye and he is left facing a race against time for treatment This dramatic footage shows a two-year-old boy's daily battle with a rare eye cancer that's slowly destroying his vision. Muhammad Junaid, from a small village in Mirpur Khas, Pakistan, suffers from Retinoblastoma 6

August 16, 2018 7:47 AM Why A-levels are bullshit, by someone with a D and two Es

Let’s get one thing straight. A-levels do not prove you’re intelligent. There are many types of intelligence, such as ‘emotional intelligence’ or being intelligent at catching a ball. So with that myth demolished, let me move on. All A-levels prove is you can digest information and make a logical argument. But what use is that in the real world where 4

August 15, 2018 4:01 PM ON THE GRAPEVINE: And the winner is.... award winning wines

Sometimes what you’re looking for is right under your nose. And if you’re looking for a world-class wine, chances are, it’s in a supermarket near you. No matter your budget or favourite style, the good news is, judges at two major international wine awards - namely the International Wine Challenge (IWC) and the International Wine and Spirits Competition 6

August 15, 2018 2:39 PM Hollywood star Rose McGowan to be honoured at GQ Men Of The Year Awards

She said: “I’m proud to be honoured by GQ, receiving the Man Of The Year Inspiration award. It’s a new dawn, a new day for all of us to celebrate positive societal change.” Earlier this year she was seen on screen in a documentary titled Citizen Rose and she has also released her memoir titled Brave. The Me Too movement prompted thousands of women and men to speak 7

August 14, 2018 11:46 PM Terror group ready for WAR with 30,000 fighters according to UN report

RUTHLESS terror group ISIS has gathered 30,000 fighters and could be preparing for a wave of offensives around the world, according to a ominous new report by the UN. The past 18 months have seen ISIS suffer a stunning series of defeats, with the group loosing much of its self-styled state. In July 2017 Iraqi and Kurdish forces, backed by Western airpower 5

August 13, 2018 9:32 PM Manchester United confident goalkeeper David de Gea will sign new deal

Manchester United are confident David de Gea will sign a new long-term contract to stay at Old Trafford. The 27-year-old's present deal expires in 2019, although United have an option to extend it by a further season. The Old Trafford club were keen to begin talks with goalkeeper De Gea's representatives and their hand has been strengthened by Thibaut 6

August 13, 2018 8:47 PM Tim Peake jokes about packing away his spandex after missing out on Strictly

Astronaut Tim Peake joked that he was putting his spandex back in the drawer after finding out he is not a Strictly Come Dancing contestant. The joke started when journalist Lauren Turner posted a message on Twitter saying she had thought a teaser about Red Dwarf actor Danny John-Jules signing up for the BBC show had actually been about Peake. As John-Jules 6

August 13, 2018 4:44 PM Wrestler Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart dies aged 63

Tag-team partner and brother-in-law Bret Hart posts a picture of the duo, telling fans: "I just don't have the words right now." Neidhart's ginger goatee beard and pink trousers made him instantly recognisable to fans in the 1980s. "The Hart Foundation" - which featured Neidhart and brother-in-law Bret Hart - won two world tag-team championships 5

August 13, 2018 11:38 AM BBC podcasts are now available on Spotify in the UK

A full library of BBC podcasts has been added to Spotify, bringing thousands of new audio episodes to the streaming app. The streaming service said BBC podcasts produced for the broadcaster’s iPlayer Radio and BBC Sounds apps would now be added to the Spotify platform. “The BBC is one of the largest content creators in the UK, and have worked with the biggest 10