Express accountant who became a pop star – and made us all smile… | Music | Entertainment

Steve Harley photographed at home this week. (Image: John McLellan) Selling over 1.5 million copies, Make Me Smile is one of the most widely played records in British broadcasting with at least 120 versions of it sung by other artists. After being at No 1 for two weeks, “The worst thing anyone has ever said to me,”… Continue reading Express accountant who became a pop star – and made us all smile… | Music | Entertainment

Charity claims controversial and heated planning saga has sparked ‘abuse’ for Yeovil homeless shelter residents

A charity has claimed a “fear campaign” resulting from a heated Yeovil planning saga has led to local homeless shelter residents being “verbally abused and videoed” by members of the public. The boss of Bournemouth Churches Housing Association (BCHA) has revealed to Somerset Live that he believes local outcry surrounding a planning proposal for a… Continue reading Charity claims controversial and heated planning saga has sparked ‘abuse’ for Yeovil homeless shelter residents

Somerset pensioner killed wife by stabbing her 15 times, court told

A pensioner killed his wife after fearing an imagined £22,000 debt to a loan shark would leave them homeless, a court was told. Hugh Webber, 79, stabbed Angela Webber, 77, a total of 15 times with two knives during an attack at their home in the village of Dunster, Somerset. He dialled 999 at about… Continue reading Somerset pensioner killed wife by stabbing her 15 times, court told

Steam Deck release date: When does Nintendo Switch rival launch? | Gaming | Entertainment

Valve’s eagerly awaited Steam Deck is set to deliver PC gaming into the literal hands of gamers in just a few weeks. The good news is that those who put down deposits last year will be first in line, meaning that there could be a queue for those who are just looking into buying one.… Continue reading Steam Deck release date: When does Nintendo Switch rival launch? | Gaming | Entertainment

Stroke: The worst treats that could clog up your arteries and lead to disease

Dr Carol DerSarkissian verified that “high amounts of salt, sugar, saturated fat, and refined carbohydrates raise your risk for a stroke”. “If you’re worried about your heart, you’ll want to keep these out of regular rotation,” the doctor confirmed – so what does that include? Seen as a treat by some, and a food staple… Continue reading Stroke: The worst treats that could clog up your arteries and lead to disease

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Covid: Vaccines do not significantly harm menstrual cycles

Around 36,000 people have reported changes to their menstrual cycles to the MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency) following Covid vaccination. The National Institutes of Health in the US have allocated 1.67 million USD to researching a possible interaction. Dr Victoria Male, a lecturer in Reproductive Immunology for Imperial College London, cautioned this should… Continue reading Covid: Vaccines do not significantly harm menstrual cycles

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Eight more Covid deaths recorded in Somerset

More than 1,400 new positive coronavirus test results have been recorded in Somerset, according to the latest government figures. NHS statistics reveal that 1,456 positive test results have been recorded in the county in the latest 24 hours of recorded data (January 27). This is down from 1,694 positive test results yesterday. 345 were recorded… Continue reading Eight more Covid deaths recorded in Somerset

How to live longer: Mediterranean diet could lower cholesterol and boost longevity

With life expectancy dipping slightly over the past few years in the UK, many are seeking easy interventions to improve their health. One specific diet established for its plentiful benefits can lower your cholesterol, cut your risk of heart disease and boost longevity. A new study published in the journal BCM Medicine has found that… Continue reading How to live longer: Mediterranean diet could lower cholesterol and boost longevity

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GTA 5 Online Weekly update adds new Vehicle and more on PS4 and Xbox | Gaming | Entertainment

This week, GTA Online fans will notice new additions have been made to the game across all platforms. As confirmed in today’s GTA update patch notes, Rockstar Games have added a brand new vehicle to the game and something for those wanting to expand their Vehicle Workshop. The most eye-catching change will be spotting the… Continue reading GTA 5 Online Weekly update adds new Vehicle and more on PS4 and Xbox | Gaming | Entertainment

Shota Arveladze’s first words as he looks to bring ‘attacking football’ to his Hull City side

Shota Arveladze has revealed he is looking to stamp an attacking imprint on his new Hull City side after he was appointed as the club’s new manager this evening. The Tigers confirmed that he has penned a two-and-a-half-year deal at the MKM Stadium and will get to work straight away as he prepares for this… Continue reading Shota Arveladze’s first words as he looks to bring ‘attacking football’ to his Hull City side