THE NUMBERS GAME

THE NUMBERS GAME

25 signs you urgently need a holiday

PUTTING milk in the cupboard and cereal in the fridge? Entering a room and forgetting what you went in for? These are all key signs you need a break, according to new research. A study of 2,000 people revealed the...

Yetis, Elvis and bananas growing on trees: The 30 most commonly-believed myths

MILLIONS of Brits are firm believers in myths – from the workaday to the weird and wonderful, according to a new study. The most commonly-held misconception is that bananas grow on trees – they are plants. Second in the poll of...

10 things you probably didn’t know about Easter

EASTER is the Sunday that marks the end of the Holy Week, an event that commemorates the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. It’s heavily influenced by the Christian faith as it reminds believers to remember the last sacrifice...

The 50 greatest sporting moments of all time

LONDON 2012’s ‘Super Saturday’ has been named the Greatest Sporting Moment of all time, in a new poll. The heart-stopping August night in the Olympic stadium saw heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill, long jumper Greg Rutherford and distance runner Mo Farah all...

NATIONAL NO SMOKING DAY: 9 ways to avoid a catastrophe

TO mark National No Smoking Day today, Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service has issued a reminder on the danger of lit cigarettes in the home. Home safety manager Neil Chamberlain said: “Unfortunately, it is far too easy to accidentally leave...

Fans vote for perfect 70s supergroup – plus the 70 best things about the...

FREDDIE Mercury on vocals, Eric Clapton on guitar, Paul McCartney on bass and Phil Collins on drums – not a bad little combo. That’s the dream line-up for the perfect 70s supergroup as voted for in a poll of 2,000...

The 50 secrets to lasting love

HOLDING hands into old age, laughing at your partner’s jokes even when you don’t find them funny and knowing when to bite your tongue — that’s true love, according to those who’ve experienced it the longest. A study of 2,000...