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BritBox: BBC and ITV reveal plans for new streaming service

BritBox: BBC and ITV reveal plans for new streaming service

BBC and ITV are coming together to launch a new streaming partnership named ‘BritBox’. This streaming service will allow viewers to watch a variety of classic shows, with new programmes also set to be made specially for BritBox, with the first arriving next year. BritBox comes to Britain A US version of BritBox launched in […]

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Dashcam footage shows dramatic moment a tiny kitten was rescued after being thrown from a moving car

Dashcam footage shows dramatic moment a tiny kitten was rescued after being thrown from a moving car

This is the moment a kitten was scooped up from the middle of a busy road after it was thrown from a moving car. The RSPCA is trying to track down the driver of a grey car after the six-week-old kitten was dropped on a roundabout. Shocking dashcam footage shows the tiny terrified pet sitting […]

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Raising of the standards – Gerard Black and Bill Wells on The National Jazz Trio of Scotland

Raising of the standards – Gerard Black and Bill Wells on The National Jazz Trio of Scotland

If you can’t stand the heat… Gerard Black’s advice might be to get out of Paris, especially during the current heatwave. “Everyone’s loving the weather, but I can’t really handle it,” says the singer, who is mid-tour with Gallic icon Charlotte Gainsbourg (daughter of musical legend Serge, and Jane Birkin). “But I can’t complain,” he […]

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Why many of us will be working during our summer holidays

Why many of us will be working during our summer holidays

More than two-thirds of people working for small and medium-sized companies will spend some time working during their summer break, according to new research. Four in 10 people who work for SME businesses say their boss expects them to work during the holidays with 67 per cent saying they will end up doing so. The […]

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Making a French connection with Les Bof!

Making a French connection with Les Bof!

Although Scotland’s connections with France go back many years and a friendly rivalry is still ignited in regular sporting events, music isn’t really an area where the twa meet too often. However, one Edinburgh act are aiming to change that, bringing their take on Gallic beats to the public in Auld Reekie and beyond. Les […]

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This is the most-played song of the century

This is the most-played song of the century

The most-played song so far this century has been revealed, with Northern Irish band Snow Patrol taking the crown. Their ballad, Chasing Cars, was originally released in 2006. The song never made it to number one, but did remain in the charts for three years. And the track’s longevity has been proven once again, as […]

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Watch: BBC Breakfast presenter calls out Donald Trump over ‘racist’ comments

Watch: BBC Breakfast presenter calls out Donald Trump over ‘racist’ comments

BBC Breakfast presenter Naga Munchetty is known for keeping a calm exterior when presenting the headlines or discussing the day’s news – but she couldn’t hide her disdain for Donald Trump during a discussion of his “racist” comments about four US Congresswoman. The US President has been widely condemned for suggesting that the four Democrats, […]

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Dramatic footage shows huge fire that sunk fishing boat – leaving two men clinging to life raft

Dramatic footage shows huge fire that sunk fishing boat – leaving two men clinging to life raft

This dramatic footage shows a huge fire that sunk a fishing boat off the British coast – leaving two men clinging on to survival in a life raft. Theresa Appleton, 57, was on a wildlife spotting tour with her husband, Mike, 59, when they spotted smoke on the horizon. Duncan Jones, skipper of the boat, […]

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How many people are saving enough for their retirement

How many people are saving enough for their retirement

The number of people saving enough for a comfortable retirement has hit its highest ever level, according to a new survey.Almost three in five people in Britain are now ‘saving adequately’ for the future, says the Scottish Widows Retirement Report 2019. But, the proportion of people not saving at all for later life has remained […]

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Would you feel safe in a driverless car?

Would you feel safe in a driverless car?

More than seven in ten of us would get the jitters travelling in a car that drives itself – according to a new poll. IAM RoadSmart, the UK’s biggest independent road safety charity, asked more than 1,600 visitors to its website if they would feel ‘confident and safe travelling in a fully self-driving vehicle, where […]

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