Top universities face strike action over pension changes

Top universities could face strikes next month after staff backed action over changes to their pensions. Overall, 61 universities could be affected after members of the University and College Union backed industrial action. The union says changes to the Universities Superannuation Scheme could cost an average lecturer £200,000 over the course of their retirement. The umbrella group Universities UK called ...

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Man ‘behind Finsbury Park attack was angry at rise of terrorism and child sex scandals’

Darren Osborne is on trial for murder and attempted murder (Picture: NTI) A man accused of carrying out the Finsbury Park attack ‘decided to take matters into his own hands’ after growing angry at a rise in terrorism and the Rotherham child exploitation scandal, a court has heard. Darren Osborne, 48, allegedly mowed down Makram Ali, 51, and nine other ...

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Coronation Street spoilers: Bethany Platt to be arrested after glassing a lapdancing club customer?

(Picture: ITV) Bethany Platt is set to find herself in a deeply troubling situation in upcoming Coronation Street scenes as she lashes out at a sleazy customer in the lapdancing club and glasses him. And it could be more than just her job that she loses as the police will undoubtedly want a word. Boyfriend Craig Tinker has warned Bethany ...

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Ashley Banjo jokes his manhood is so big he could knock someone out

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Ashley Banjo made the Loose Women hot under the collar with his recent admission. The Dancing On Nice star appeared on the show to chat about his upcoming new series of Full Monty, having taken part in the last fundraiser show last ...

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People want the Spanish word for black changed because they think it’s racist

Negro the dog is missing (Picture: Twitter/ rebeca_macias18) There’s currently a debate raging as to whether a teenager should be allowed to call her dog Negro. Actually, some people are so annoyed Twitter user @rebeca_macias18 named her missing hound the Spanish word for black they have suggested it should be changed. But the anger towards her seemed a bit unfair as ...

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A full belly without breaking the bank: 8 of the best cheap gluten-free eats in London

Cheap and cheerful (Picture: Instagram) It’s coming to the end of January and let’s be honest, we’re really scraping the bottom of the purse before payday. If you’re gluten-free, this can be challenging still. What happened when I stopped eating for a month Coming across a cheap eat in these circumstances is pretty rare – even to grab a sandwich ...

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L’oreal’s new virtual reality hair app only shows caucasian styles

(Picture: L’oreal Professionnel Paris) L’oreal is trying to change the hair game by introducing a new app that will change the way we colour hair. Instead of going to a salon and desperately scrambling for a magazine that has the haircut you want, or taking a screenshot on your phone of your fave celebrity cut that you hope will look the ...

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Emmerdale spoilers: Boss reveals serious consequences for killer Lachlan White

Emmerdale’s boss Iain MacLeod has hinted at serious consequences ahead for Lachlan White as soon as this week as he takes shocking action – but has also suggested that his genuine love for Belle Dingle could form part of his redemption.  Fans know that the unstable youngster is responsible for the deaths of his mum Chrissie and his grandfather Lawrence ...

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Where is Britannia filmed and who is in the cast?

Britannia (Picture: Sky) Britannia has been billed as Sky’s answer to Game Of Thrones – but do the two dramas use the same filming locations? Sky Atlantic’s period drama Britannia isn’t just like George RR Martin’s series because it’s dramatic, gripping and bloody – the breathtaking backdrop is also a factor. Having started just last week, it’s still not too ...

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What is Tom Brady’s net worth and when will the New England Patriots’ quarterback retire?

Tom Brady can win a record sixth Super Bowl this year (Picture: Getty Images) Tom Brady’s remarkable NFL career could be set for yet another highlight as he and his New England Patriots side booked their place at Super Bowl LII. The Patriots edged out the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday night to reach their third Super Bowl in four years ...

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