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*ok ok this is not a fact, this is my opinion. Whether you are wrapping your presents, decorating your tree or in an increasingly popular and modern Christmas scenario looking for that last minute Christmas bargain on the internet. Here are my top 10 songs to get you in the festive mood. There are so many to choose from everyone’s list will be filled with…

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Were you thinking of buying your nearest and dearest a Louis Vuitton suitcase for Christmas? A Chanel handbag perhaps? Or maybe you want to back Britain by surprising a certain someone with a headscarf from Burberry? No? Neither was I – which is just as well as it’s reported that some of the world’s most famous luxury brands — including Burberry, Chanel and Rolex —…

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This Autumn the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour took legendary, Carnegie award winning author and screenwriter David Almond on a blustery trip round the Scottish Borders, East Lothian and Midlothian. S1-3 pupils from local secondary schools had been excitedly preparing for David’s visit, with the help of school librarians it seemed everyone knew about David and his books, especially Skellig, the book that made his…

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This Wednesday the new Chancellor of the Exchequer will make his first Autumn Statement. It will also present the first major indication of direction of travel for the UK economy under Theresa May’s post-Brexit administration. There has been much speculation that the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, will shift away from the “Austerity Britain” policies which marked the tenure of the previous Chancellor, George Osborne. This weekend,…

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Happy Friday to all you football fans! We hope that you’ve had a super week of saving, because we certainly have! There are some exciting games to look forward to this weekend. In the Premier League, it all hots-up as we head towards the Christmas break – some serious saving required there! Last week’s winner Last week’s prediction didn’t go exactly to plan, as we…

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Hello there my brilliant goalkeeping fans! I hope that you all had a marvellous Hallowe’en! Last weekend saw some frighteningly enthralling games! Last week’s prediction Last week, we predicted that the next #SuperSaver would be the hurricane of a goalkeeper, Hugo Lloris. Lloris has really made a name for himself in the last two years, becoming one of the world’s best! Despite coming in joint…

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Beautiful Autumn colours have arrived in Scotland, so what better time to visit Scottish Borders, East Lothian and Midlothian with one of the UK’s best-loved authors David Almond. Competition Time To celebrate David’s tour, we are giving away two signed and dedicated copies of his books. The renowned Skellig and more recent mythical retelling, A Song for Ella Gray courtesy of Hodder Children’s Books. To…

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credit: Michael Briggs Hello there, my lovely wee goalkeepers – it’s me Bob Friendly! Have you been diving, ducking and saving this week? We’ve got some awesome Premier League matches at the weekend that will leave you at the edge of your seat, clutching onto hardy goalie gloves, and twiddling your fingers in anticipation. The winner last week The bountiful Belgium, Thibaut Courtois, was last…

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More than a third of people expect they will be saying ‘LOL’ to their grandchildren, our new survey reveals. In news that threatens to shake up the nation’s long-held perception of the Werther’s Original grandparent, the new Granennial will be a whole lot…well, cooler. We showed a list of acronyms and phrases to 1,657 UK adults, who either had grandchildren or had not ruled out…

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credit: Wshjackson Hello my fantastic football followers. What a terrific weekend of Premier League action that was! We enjoyed some great results. Liverpool, Arsenal, and Manchester City go joint top of the league with 20 points apiece. Every week we pick a professional #SuperSaver who concedes the least amount of goals. Last week, we saw Everton’s Maarten Stekelenburg take the award after conceding one goal…

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