A teenage amputee, who has become the first model with a disability to appear in a campaign by iconic British fashion brand Burberry, has gained an incredible 38,000 likes on their Instagram page in just one day.
Iona Hay, who had her leg amputated when she was just six, shot for luxury brand Burberry earlier this year after signing to inclusive talent agency, Zebedee. The 19-year-old fashion student was photographed wearing £490 motif sliders in one photo and a long black dress in another, with the pictures appear on Burberry’s website and Instagram.
Supermarkets across the UK are running out of CRISPS as the country’s supply of sunflower oil dries up.
There were empty shelves in the crisp aisles at Tesco and Asda in Cambridge this morning as shoppers rush to stock up on products made with sunflower oil. Panic buying has kicked in after the biggest cooking oil bottler for UK shops said it only has a few week’s supply of sunflower oil left. Edible Oils said Ukraine and Russia produce most of the world’s sunflower oil and the war has disrupted exports.
The Queen has launched her own brand of posh WASHING UP LIQUID at a whopping £14.99 a bottle – after it was revealed she loves doing the dishes.
Her Majesty has started selling bottles of washing up liquid at her Sandringham estate in Norfolk – for almost TEN TIMES the cost of Fairy Liquid. The Natural Dish Wash, which has the scent of “coastal walks,” has the Royal Sandringham Estate logo on the front of the 500ml bottle.
A man has spent months HAND digging an incredible THREE METRE deep and TWELVE METRE long tunnel under his garden to connect his shed to his house.
Inventor and YouTuber Colin Furze has worked on the remarkable back-breaking project for around two years – removing an astonishing three-and-a-half tonnes of rubble a day. The 42-year-old, whose digging videos have each attracted more than six million views, has now finally connected the tunnel to his house in Lincolnshire and says it one of the “most enjoyable” projects he has ever done.
The Queen has launched her own brand of posh TOMATO KETCHUP and BROWN SAUCE which is on sale at her Sandringham estate in Norfolk.
Her Majesty has created her own condiments to add flavour to her fries – but they cost FOUR TIMES as much as regular sauces. The Queen’s Tomato Sauce, which is “ideal for breakfast or any time of the day” costs an eye-watering £6.99 for 295g, compared to Sainsbury’s own ketchup, which costs just 60p for 460 grammes.
Ed Sheeran has applied for permission to build a BURIAL CHAMBER under the floor of his new place of worship which is under construction on his sprawling estate in East Suffolk.
The pop star could be BURIED in the grounds of his Framlingham home if the burial zone is given the go ahead by officers at east Suffolk District Council. Plans show the burial area would be “accessed through a slab” in the floor of Sheeran’s private place of retreat which has been “carefully modelled with curved walls on plan and in elevation, which give it a sweeping boat shaped feel.” The burial zone, which would be at the back of the building, would measure 2.71 metres by 1.8 metres which is around the size of a double grave plot.
The glamorous new receptionist who stole the show in the first episode of BBC1’s The Apprentice has been revealed as arm amputee Ashley Young.
The 26-year-old brunette, who was born with the lower part of her right arm missing, surprised viewers when she appeared behind the desk in Lord Sugar’s office last week. Ashley, who filmed the show in London last summer, was booked via Zebedee Management, a specialist talent agency created to increase the representation of people who have until now been excluded in the media, including people with disabilities or alternative appearances.
An amateur photographer, who has remarkably tracked down hundreds of strangers he snapped on the streets of his hometown more than 40 YEARS ago and painstakingly recreated 168 PICTURES in just ONE YEAR, has published them in a new book.
Retired paramedic Chris Porsz spent hours walking around the city of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire in the late 1970s and 80s, taking candid shots of buskers, bikers and bin men, punks, policemen and protesters, as well as siblings, sweethearts and street artists.
Huge towers of shipping containers filled with Christmas goods are stacked 100ft high in the Port of Felixstowe as they wait to be collected.
Britain’s biggest container port has become severely congested in recent weeks and is now struggling to cope with the volume of cargo passing through due to a shortage of lorry drivers. The average shipping container which arrives at Felixstowe is currently spending more than nine days at the port before it is collected, which is double the amount of time compared to last year.
Panic buying continued at petrol pumps across the UK as an increasing number of forecourts run dry.
There was chaos at petrol stations again as motorists rushed to fill their cars with fuel after a “handful” of petrol stations originally closed due to a lack of delivery drivers.
Robson Green’s fishing adventure looked a little tamer than usual when he was spotted heading to the river with a picnic basket on the set of ITV’s crime drama Grantchester.
The angling enthusiast, who hosts an Extreme Fishing series on Channel 5, looked to be in his element as he walked to the river in his wellies with his on-screen family. Green, who plays Detective Geordie Keating, was wearing a knitted paisley sweater vest, with his shirt sleeves rolled up for his family adventure.
Rock legend Phil Collins looked frail as he sat down to sing for the first night of the Genesis The Last Domino? reunion tour at the Utilita Arena in Birmingham.
But despite his difficulties, the 15,000 fans were delighted by his performance as he belted out many of his greatest hits at the band’s first live gig in 14 years. Phil, 70, who has said this will be his last Genesis tour, now finds it tough to even hold a drumstick and his son, Nic Collins, is stepping in for him as they go on the road.
Costa Coffee and supermarkets in Cambridgeshire are experiencing shortages due to supply chain issues and a lack of lorry drivers.
Many shelves in Tesco and Sainsbury’s stores in Ely are bare as Covid and Brexit have combined to create a hold up in deliveries. Toilet roll and water are among the items in short supply, with a critical shortage of lorry drivers being blamed.
The magnificent wildflower meadow at King’s College in Cambridge has been traditionally harvested– with the help of two Shire horses.
It looked like a scene from a John Constable painting as the two heavy horses helped cut the new meadow, which recently replaced the college’s famous neatly-manicured lawn. The horses will turn and cart the hay on a traditional wain later in the week, with the bales being used to create more wildflower meadows across the city of Cambridge.
The Queen has launched her first DOG BISCUITS made with venison and game from her Royal Sandringham estate in Norfolk.
Her Majesty, who is an avid animal lover and has had pet dogs since she was a child, is selling the new dog treats in her estate shop. The biscuits, which are baked locally, are called Game Bones and come in a paper bag with the Royal crest.
There were empty shelves at supermarkets across the UK due to the “pingdemic” and a shortage of lorry drivers.
Tesco and Asda in Cambridge are running out of household staples with lots of empty shelves at their stores. At Tesco there was a shortage of fresh fruit and vegetables, fridge food, water, beer and kitchen roll. Whilst Asda was short of bread, fruit and vegetables.
A British teenager with Down’s syndrome, who shot to stardom after posing for Gucci, has revealed her beauty secrets to US Vogue – alongside celebrities including Victoria Beckham, Gwyneth Paltrow and Kourtney Kardashian.
Ellie Goldstein, 19, has joined the likes of Rita Ora, Bella Hadid and Kylie Jenner in shooting a video of her daily beauty routine for Vogue’s famous Beauty Secrets page. The intimate series takes viewers 'in the bathroom with well-known and beloved beauty, fashion and pop culture faces' and is one of the biggest online beauty platforms in the world.
The first pictures of Britain’s new “mega prison” cells with no BARS on the windows have been revealed.
The photos show a light and airy double room and single room at Her Majesty’s Prison Five Wells, with brightly coloured walls and unobstructed views over the beautiful River Nene and a fishing lake. The UK’s first privately run mega prison in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, which has buildings in the shape of crosses, has just been structurally finished and is set to be completed by October.
A woman who lost her leg to cancer has become the first amputee to compete in a Miss World qualifier – as the famous beauty pageant celebrates its 70th anniversary this year.
Blonde beauty Bernadette Hagans who had her leg amputated just above the knee two-and-a-half years ago to save her life, has remarkably won a place in the final of Miss Northern Ireland. The 25-year-old had the life-changing surgery following a diagnosis of synovial sarcoma - an aggressive cancer which targets joints and tendons.