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signing in: 95% OF BRITS KEEN ON BRITISH SIGN LANGUAGE being added to the national school curriculum

signing in: 95% OF BRITS KEEN ON BRITISH SIGN LANGUAGE being added to the national school curriculum

Today, on International Day of Sign Languages, Huawei has revealed that 95% of parents are in favour of having British Sign Language (BSL) added to the national school curriculum, after 74% of British parents admitted to not knowing the difficulties some deaf children experience when learning to read. The research comes as Huawei’s free mobile […]

Applications have opened for a unique programme in Manchester that provides support for women of colour hoping to develop their own podcasts – and win £10,000.

The week-long accelerator course will also provide learning opportunities and the chance for applicants to make a name for themselves in the industry. The ‘Sound Up’ programmes have been running worldwide since 2018, and brought in over 20,000 applicants in New York, Sydney, Berlin and London. Natalie Tulloch, news and culture lead at Spotify Studios, […]

British students spend an average of 55 hours a week online – but just 14 hours of this doing university work.

British students spend an average of 55 hours a week online – but just 14 hours of this doing university work.

A study has revealed that just two hours a day is spent using the web to revise or study, with the rest of their time online spent on social media, shopping and playing video games. And of the 1,000 students polled, 57 per cent admitted they use the internet more for entertainment purposes than they […]

Maui Jim® Expands Its Manchester United Club Collection with New Limited-Edition Treble Style

Maui Jim® Expands Its Manchester United Club Collection with New Limited-Edition Treble Style

Premium Sunglass Brand Continues to Celebrate Global Partnership with Introduction of Exclusive Treble Style with Limited Availability.  Maui Jim, the largest independently owned sunglass brand in the world, today announced a new limited-edition style, Treble, to continue celebrating the brand’s global partnership with Manchester United Football Club. This new frame expands Maui Jim’s Club Collection […]

Brits will do anything for their pets, including moving home-according to research.

Brits will do anything for their pets, including moving home-according to research.

Nearly one in five (19 percent) UK pet owners have moved home to keep their pets happy according to a new study into the behaviour and attitudes of pet owners by Amazon to celebrate the launch of the Face of Amazon Pets 2019 competition. According to the poll of 1,500 pet owners across the UK, […]

Two thirds of women over 40 are currently suffering with bladder leakage

Two thirds of women over 40 are currently suffering with bladder leakage

Two thirds of women over 40 are currently suffering from bladder leakage – with many feeling embarrassed and depressed as a result, a study has found. Nine in 10 sufferers over the age of 40 said the condition, which can be caused by childbirth and often develops as women get older, has had a ‘major […]

Women’s activity confines them to the equivalent of a prison life sentence

Women’s activity confines them to the equivalent of a prison life sentence

A study commissioned by Sure Women today reveals the shocking extent of women’s lack of movement, which is comparable to a huge 32 years and 3 months of self-imposed inactivity over the course of their lives, comparable to more than a 25-year prison life sentence. The shocking new study from Sure Women found that the […]

Ross Kemp like you’ve never seen him before… With a smile

Ross Kemp like you’ve never seen him before… With a smile

Ross Kemp – who’s known for his gritty, hard hitting documentaries – can be seen as you’ve never seen him before as a film crew followed him onboard Marella’s Explorer 2 cruise ship. The former East Ender was recruited to test Marella’s brand new ‘Smiletinerary’ programme, which sees him enjoying a new Smiletox facial treatment, […]

Study reveals top 50 most iconic hairstyles of all time

Study reveals top 50 most iconic hairstyles of all time

Elvis Presley’s quiff hairdo is the most iconic of all time, according to research. A study of 2,000 adults saw the dark, slick-backed ‘do’ worn by the singer during his rise to fame in the 1950s and 1960s come top of the poll with almost a third of the vote. Second place went to ‘Back […]

Millions of adults admit they struggle to understand all of the labels on food and drink packaging

Millions of adults admit they struggle to understand all of the labels on food and drink packaging

Millions of adults admit they struggle to understand all of the labels on food and drink packaging – resulting in many binning perfectly good produce, research has revealed. A poll of 2,000 adults found the difference between ‘best before’ and ‘use by’ dates, as well as storage information and even the salt, sugar and fat […]