Saturday, February 16, 2019

Gin craze boosts drinks giant Diageo

Gin craze boosts drinks giant Diageo The Gordon’s and Tanqueray group said sales of gin jumped 16% in the year to June 30. The soaring popularity of gin has helped drinks giant Diageo...

UK doctors to be given go-ahead to legally prescribe medicinal cannabis

UK doctors to be given go-ahead to legally prescribe medicinal cannabis The rules about the circumstances in which cannabis can be given to patients are being relaxed Stock image (Gareth Fuller/PA) Doctors will be...

This guy combines up to three sports at once to create unbelievable trick shots

This guy combines up to three sports at once to create unbelievable trick shots He’s a one-man Olympic team! Max Hilty performs multi-sport trick shots on Instagram – (max_hilty/Instagram) If you’re into athletic trick...

Arson could be to blame for wildfires that killed scores in Greece

Arson could be to blame for wildfires that killed scores in Greece A minister said there were ‘serious indications’ the blaze had been started deliberately. Burnt houses and trees following a wildfire in...

Brexit ‘a real opportunity’ for agricultural sector, May tells farmers

Brexit ‘a real opportunity’ for agricultural sector, May tells farmers UK Prime Minister was meeting key stakeholders at the UK’s largest agricultural show British Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: Reuters UK Prime Minister Theresa...

National Dog Photography Day: 15 wonderful images and the mastermind behind it

National Dog Photography Day: 15 wonderful images and the mastermind behind it Professional photographer Kerry Jordan explains how to take the best pictures of our four-legged friends. A bassett hound in the lavender...

Mary Ellis – last of the WWII women Spitfire pilots – dies aged 101

Mary Ellis - last of the WWII women Spitfire pilots - dies aged 101 Mary Ellis flew 400 Spitfires after she joined up in 1941. Photo: PA The last surviving female Spitfire pilot...

Frantic relatives search for missing family members following Greece wildfires

Frantic relatives search for missing family members following Greece wildfires (Thanassis Stavrakis/AP) Rescue crews and volunteers are continuing to search on land and at sea for potential further victims from Greece's deadliest forest...

The unlikely story of the badger who fell off a cliff and was rescued...

The unlikely story of the badger who fell off a cliff and was rescued on a kayak A tale worthy of a Hollywood script. A badger on the beach after having been rescued...

This smiling alpaca eating an orange looks blissfully happy

This smiling alpaca eating an orange looks blissfully happy Find someone who looks at you like an alpaca looking at an orange. (Charles Forman) If you’ve never given any thought to what alpacas like...

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Taoiseach meets with Italian Prime Minister in Rome

Taoiseach meets with Italian Prime Minister in Rome TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar is meeting this morning with the Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on the final...

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