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Primark’s Winter 2016 Collection Is A Total Velvet Dream

Velvet, aka this season’s hottest fabric, plays a starring role in Primark’s winter 2016 womenswear line. The Christmas party-ready collection consists of dresses, jumpsuits and luxe mix-and-match separates, which all look far more high fashion than the price tags. The new range includes items in glow-boosting warm dusky shades of velvet, slinky high-waisted trousers, and the midnight…

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Junior Wimbledon: Teen With Six Fingers, Francesca Jones, Achieves Dream Of Playing At Tournament

Francesca Jones has achieved her dream of playing at Junior Wimbledon, despite the fact the she was born with just six fingers. The 15-year-old, from Bradford, has ectrodactyly ectodermal dysplasia syndrome – a genetic condition that affects the growth of hands and feet. “I have had so many people criticise me and say things. That…

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Primark Christmas Jumpers 2016: Every Single Style Available This Festive Season

Primark’s Christmas jumpers for 2016 have officially landed, which can only mean one thing… the countdown to Crimbo is officially on. This year the high street chain have created a whopping 20 different styles for men and women – including two, very festive, Christmas jumper dresses and even a nod to ‘Star Wars’. Anyone who…

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Kind Strangers Fund Paralympic Gold Medallist David Smith’s Rehab Fees Following Spinal Surgery

The internet has rallied around and raised thousands to help Paralympic gold medallist David Smith fund his rehabilitation costs following life-saving surgery. Smith, who is a British rower, was forced to have surgery to remove a tumour from his spine for the third time.  He is now undergoing expensive rehabilitation to be able to walk…

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Virtual Reality Test Could Make It Easier To Diagnose MS And Parkinson’s

Scientists are developing an affordable virtual reality test to help doctors make early diagnoses of neurodegenerative disorders such as MS and Parkinson’s. Their novel solution could revolutionise testing in countries where physicians don’t currently have access to sophisticated diagnostic technology.  The test relies on inexpensive tech, such as VR headsets and Microsoft Kinect sensors, to…

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Giorgio Armani Goes Fur-Free Across All Fashion Labels

Another major fashion designer has pledged to go 100% fur-free. Giorgio Armani will join designers like Hugo Boss and Vivienne Westwood, completely scrapping the use of real fur in all of his labels. The decision comes after Armani worked closely with the Humane Society International and The Fur Free Alliance, a coalition of 40 animal protection organisations in…

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One Direction’s Harry Styles Has Straightened His Hair And No One Is Coping

If you’ve glanced at Twitter today, you might have noticed that thousands of One Direction fans are having full-blown meltdowns because Harry Styles has straightened his hair. They can’t decide whether they’re jealous because he’s prettier than them or heartbroken because he’s lost his curls. Some want to plait it, and others just want to…

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