Revealed: The happiest UK cities to live and work in

Brighton and Swansea have topped the list of the UK’s happiest cities to live and work in. The study revealed 86.4 per cent of professionals living and working in the seaside city felt happy on a daily basis. The research found the happiest places were Brighton on the south coast of England, followed by Swansea […]

Shock as Jamie Oliver’s restaurant chain collapses

Jamie Oliver’s food empire has come crashing down around him with as many as 1,300 jobs at risk. The celebrity chef confirmed his struggling chain of restaurants had gone into administration with massive debts of £71.5million. The chef who built a £200 million fortune following a series of successful TV cookery shows and supermarket advertising […]

Parents ‘don’t realise how fat their children are’

Malta has one of the worst child obesity rates in the world, with more than 40% of Maltese children classed as officially obese. But now a new study claims parents often underestimate how fat their children are. Researchers found that mums and dads often use words such as ‘chubby’, ‘solid’ and big boned’ rather than […]

Scotland sack McLeish after just 14 months in charge

Alex McLeish’s second spell as Scotland manager is over. The Scottish Football Association announced McLeish would be leaving his role ‘with immediate effect’ after board members gathered for a meeting at Hampden Park in Glasgow. SFA chief executive Ian Maxwell said in a statement: ‘The decision to part company was not an easy one, especially […]

Sir Billy Connolly opens up about his love for ‘wee Gozo’

Gozo‘s most famous resident has spoken about his love for ‘the wee island’ in a new BBC documentary series. Sir Billy Connolly revealed he ‘fuels up’ on sunshine at his home in Sannat, after doctors told him that vitamin D can help combat the effects of Parkinson’s disease. He explained: ‘I took advice to scale […]

Sir Kenny Dalglish ‘humbled’ after receiving knighthood

Sir Kenny Dalglish has revealed he feels ‘humbled’ to receive a knighthood. The football legend was honoured for supporting Liverpool fans during their darkest hour. The former player and manager helped dozens of families in the aftermath of the Hillsborough football disaster in 1989. Sir Kenny was born in Glasgow in 1951 and went on […]

Could Malta be next for doughnut chain Tim Hortons?

Could Malta be next in line for the legendary coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons? The Canadian-owned firm is moving into Europe, and has already opened its first stand-alone stores in Spain and Scotland. But it’s reported the company is actively seeking other locations as part of a major European expansion programme. A spokesman for […]