Brit Awards to scrap gendered categories for 2022 ceremony

‘Artist of the Year’ and ‘International Artist of the Year’ will replace their male and female equivalents The Brit Awards will scrap male and female categories at the awards ceremony next year, introducing gender-neutral gongs in their place. Prizes will be handed out to the artist of the year and the international artist of the […]

Gareth Southgate eager to prove value for money after committing to England

He’s signed a two-year contract to lead the national side until December 2024 Gareth Southgate insists he wants “to deliver value for money” after signing a new two-year contract to remain as England manager until December 2024. The 51-year-old guided England to their first major final in 55 years at Euro 2020 and his new […]

Nine in 10 Black Friday deals same price or cheaper beforehand says Which

The consumer group has analysed over 200 of the deals from last year Nine in 10 Black Friday “deals” are the same price or cheaper in the six months beforehand, a Which? investigation has found. The consumer group analysed 201 of last year’s Black Friday deals at six major retailers – Amazon, AO, Argos, Currys, […]

Requiem mass to be held at Westminster Cathedral for murdered MP Sir David Amess

A message from the Pope will be read out during the service Boris Johnson and Sir Keir Starmer will be among the senior politicians attending a Westminster Cathedral service for Sir David Amess, the Conservative MP who was killed serving his constituents. A message from the Pope will be read as the requiem mass is […]

People with mild depression should be offered exercise or therapy

The new guidance steers doctors away from offering anti-depressants as a ‘first-line’ treatment for less severe depression People suffering mild depression should be offered a choice of exercise or therapy instead of antidepressants, according to new NHS guidance. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) said people should first be offered group classes […]

MPs back controversial social care reforms in England

Under the plan, council support payments will not count towards the £86,000 cap Boris Johnson had his Commons majority slashed as a significant number of Tory MPs rebelled to vote against a change to social care reforms amid anger over how it will hit poorer pensioners. The Prime Minister narrowly succeeded in getting MPs to […]