China Birth Rate Panic: ‘Simply Allowing a Couple to Have a Second Child’ Not Enough

China Daily noted ominously, “simply allowing a couple to have a second child does not mean they will have one, as the costs of raising children, escalating housing prices and mounting career pressures on women dampen couples’ desire to have more children.” The newspaper did not explicitly suggest government policies that would mandate childbirth, but […]

‘I should think more!’: Gethin Jones laughs off sparking speculation he had tied the knot when he shared a ring snap… as he admits it’s ‘no secret’ he would love to get married and be a dad

She: told Wales Online: ‘At the end of 2011 when Gethin and I broke up, the reality of it was that about two weeks later I had to go on a UK tour where every night I’m singing songs of heartbreak and every day just trying to find the energy to cope let alone going […]

Every Aubrey Plaza Movie Role, Ranked by How Badly She Wants to Kill You

Playing It Cool (2014) I choked a little when I realized this 2014 rom-com would have us believe that Plaza, Chris Evans, Topher Grace, Luke Wilson, and Martin Starr are all writers who run around in a pack tailgating, bowling, and happy hour-ing while showering Evans’s emotionally stunted protagonist with terrible advice. I’ll reserve the […]

All of Robert De Niro’s Comedic Roles, Ranked

The Comedian (2016) This Taylor Hackford comedy-drama was, of course, the second time that De Niro played a stand-up. But unlike his disturbing turn in The King of Comedy (which, for our purposes, we’re not including in these comedy rankings), The Comedian finds him portraying a slightly more well-balanced comic. He’s Jackie, an aging funnyman who […]

Where original Gogglebox stars are now – tragic deaths, bitter feud and forgotten faces

He tweeted: “I am sorry I will be missing from the Siddiqui sofa again in tonight’s #Gogglebox because of 2 meter social distancing rule but I am sure you will be entertained just as much by the rest of the gang enjoy the show take care be safe lots of love”

BBC Breakfast star Naga Munchetty makes surprise festive treat for Dan Walker!

Naga Munchetty celebrated the start of December by whipping up some baked treats in her kitchen at home – and she had her co-star, Dan Walker on her mind! The BBC Breakfast star took to Instagram with a snapshot of her filo mince rolls and revealed she was considering taking some into work with her […]

She owns a menstrual cup company. He’s a conflict resolution lawyer. Humour makes it work.

When it comes to work/life balance, no-one gets that perfectly right, do they? Like any shift, moving to Hawke’s Bay had its challenges, but it’s the amazing support that I’ve had from Robyn that makes it easy. And I’m doing my best to support Robyn and her business, because she has been an amazing support […]

No10 slaps down US’s top virus expert Anthony Fauci and says ‘NO corners have been cut’ with Pfizer vaccine approval – as adviser says he is SORRY for accusing UK of ‘rushing’ process and admits regulators are ‘pros’

And it has now emerged that NHS health workers, officially second in line for the vaccine, are not likely to get it before Christmas in order to protect the limited supplies. NHS sources told the Health Service Journal that only a small number of health staff are now expected to get the jab this year, […]