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The best apps for getting into the Winter Olympic spirit

The best apps for getting into the Winter Olympic spirit

The sports-loving masses are in their element right now, with all eyes on PyeongChang, South Korea where the Winter Olympics are currently being held. Featuring 102 events in 15 sports – including bobsleigh, curling, figure skating, snowboarding and ski jumping – there’s certainly a lot of action to try and keep up with. Team GB […]

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Do you own the UK’s fattest pet? Sign them up to Pet Fit Club 2018

Do you own the UK’s fattest pet? Sign them up to Pet Fit Club 2018

If you’ve got a podgy pet which only moves when it’s dinner time, then help them shed the pounds by entering the PDSA’s Pet Fit Club 2018. Now in its 13th year, the annual pet slimming contest has helped more than 124 overweight pets lose a massive 450kg (71 stone) – and last year’s weight-loss […]

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A concert tour of Jurassic Park is coming to the UK later this year

A concert tour of Jurassic Park is coming to the UK later this year

Hold on to your butts Jurassic Park fans – a live tour celebrating the film’s 25th anniversary is set to hit the UK later this year. Fans of the franchise will be able to watch the original film at a number of UK venues, supported by the Czech Symphony Orchestra playing John Williams’ stunning score. […]

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Poundland selling video games for £5? It’s the 1980s all over again

Poundland selling video games for £5? It’s the 1980s all over again

The news that hundreds of Poundland stores throughout the UK are selling refurbished second-hand video games for just £5 will be welcomed nostalgically by any gamer of a certain age. Because while it is often easy to forget, there was a time when even the biggest new video games could be picked up for just […]

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You could earn £15 per hour as a pro FIFA coach

You could earn £15 per hour as a pro FIFA coach

If you constantly beat your friends at FIFA on the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One, there could be a dream job waiting for you. While it might seem too good to be true, a company is recruiting for professional FIFA coaches, offering an expected wage of £15 per hour. Online local services marketplace Bidvine recently […]

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25 of the worst and most cringeworthy chat-up lines

25 of the worst and most cringeworthy chat-up lines

Cheesy, unfunny and bordering on useless, you would do well to steer clear of the fabled chat-up line if looking to impress your crush. To celebrate Valentine’s Day we’ve compiled 25 of the very worst chat-up lines. *Warning: use the following lines at your own peril* “Your name must be Coca Cola, because you’re so-da-licious […]

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Civilisations: the BBC documentary series that’s been three years in the making

Civilisations: the BBC documentary series that’s been three years in the making

A new nine-hour documentary series charting the rise and fall of some of the most important civilisations in history is coming to BBC2 next month. Civilisations begins on 1 March, and will aim to be just as encyclopedic as the series it is spiritually succeeding – Kenneth Clark’s Civilisation, from 1969. The nine-part series aims to […]

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Fawlty Towers 2? John Cleese has a new BBC sitcom – and it starts this week

Fawlty Towers 2? John Cleese has a new BBC sitcom – and it starts this week

Having spent decades away from British sitcoms, veteran comedy performer John Cleese is returning to television for a starring role in new retirement comedy, Hold the Sunset, this week. Cleese’s last major work on a British sitcom was back in 1979, when he wrote and starred in the second series of Fawlty Towers. He’s mellowed out […]

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Collateral: the burning questions we need answered, character by character

Collateral: the burning questions we need answered, character by character

Why would someone murder a pizza delivery driver in a seemingly planned, professional assassination? That’s the main question at the heart of new TV crime thriller Collateral, which started on BBC Two tonight. But after episode one, there are plenty more burning ones that need answering. Comparable to Line of Duty in terms of its […]

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Dippy the Diplodocus begins UK tour – when and where to see it

Dippy the Diplodocus begins UK tour – when and where to see it

After spending more than a century delighting visitors in London, Dippy the Diplodocus has embarked on a UK tour. The 26 metre long plaster cast of the dinosaur skeleton has stood in the entrance hall of the Natural History Museum in London since 1979, but now it’s on the move for the next three years. […]

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