A rude version of reality versus expectation (Picture: Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK group/Amazon)Gonks seem to be the unexpected Christmas trend this year, and with fans going wild for them, look set to stay.
One woman, who decided to say no to the likes of shop-bought gonks such as Aldi’s, made her own.
The woman made large versions of the Scandinavian festive creatures, using a garden hedge as the base.But it was the nose she added on – a ball in a sock – that had people
- Wales manager Ryan Giggs was arrested on suspicion of assault towards Kate Greville. He was today seen cycling past Manchester United's Old Trafford football stadium.
- Saka hobbled off in the goalless draw with Leeds (Picture: Getty Images)Arsenal winger Bukayo Saka will be available for Sunday’s Premier League clash against Wolves after only suffering a dead leg in last weekend’s 0-0 draw with Leeds United.The 19-year-old hobbled off the pitch in injury time at Elland Road after coming on as a second-half substitute for Joe Willock.Mikel Arteta was pessimistic on Saka’s injury after the game, but Arsenal have confirmed that the winger went o
- Francesca Rubi mocked Malia White and Hannah Ferrier’s drug drama (Picture: Bravo)Below Deck’s new chief stewardess Francesca Rubi laughed off Malia White and Hannah Ferrier’s drugs drama on social media.The newbie joined the boat-based reality series at the beginning of season eight, to replace Kate Chastain.Taking to Instagram, she shared a meme from a Bravo fan page, which showed herself and stewardess Ashling Lorger as they played a statue game in the van during a night out
Jadon Sancho opens up on recent struggles at Borussia Dortmund after stunning free-kick against Club BruggeJadon Sancho silenced his critics with an exquisite free-kick in Borussia Dortmund’s win (Picture: Getty)Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho admits it’s been a difficult start to the season from a personal perspective but hopes his brilliant free-kick in the side’s 3-0 victory over Club Brugge is a sign of things to come.Sancho appeared destined to complete a move to Old Trafford in the summer but Manchester United failed to cough up the required £108million for his signa
- Another 15 were injured after a truck collided with the bus which was carrying textile factory workers on a highway in Sao Paulo state.
- Drawing comparisons to Denmark's mink Covid outbreak, Mark Drakeford said releasing non-native creatures into the Welsh countryside could pose a 'risk to human health'.
- Khabib Nurmagomedov could have ended a very short retirement (Picture: Getty Images)Khabib Nurmagomedov appears to have dropped a huge hint that he is set to return to UFC action, ending a very short retirement from competition.The Eagle announced his retirement after defending his UFC lightweight title against Justin Gaethje last month, submitting the American in the second round.It was a shock announcement, with the Dagestani at the very top of the sport and stretching his record to a perfect
- The father of a British man, left, fighting with Kurdish forces on the Syrian border has attacked what he views as the double standards of the Shamima Begum case (Picture: Newey family/stock image)The father of a British man who has been fighting ISIS with Kurdish forces has attacked what he views as the double standards of Shamima Begum’s attempt to return home.Paul Newey’s son, Daniel, is stuck in legal limbo as a combatant in a foreign war zone and risks potential arrest if he ret
- Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, said today it is 'more likely than not' that Ministers will put his area in the 'very high' level when the national lockdown ends next Wednesday.
- Nearly 200 residents and staff members at the Illinois Veterans Home at LaSalle have tested positive to the coronavirus since the beginning of this month.
Bachelorette 2020: Tayshia Adams in tears as she discusses Black Lives Matter during date with Ivan HallTayshia Adams got emotional while discussing Black Lives Matter on The Bachelorette (Picture: ABC)The Bachelorette saw Tayshia Adams get emotional during a candid conversation about the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement on Tuesday’s episode.The reality star – who is Black and Mexican – opened up about the ongoing calls for justice amid the mistreatment of black people due to police brutality.Tayshia, 30, was on a one-on-one date with contestant Ivan Hall – wh
- A bride has been told to "say thank you and shut up" after asking for advice on how to tell her best friend the gift she received on her wedding day felt like a "slap in the face"
- The bodies of three family members believed to have died in a double murder-suicide were discovered by a pool service employee at a home in Florida this week.
- A 16-year-old who was thrown from the bonnet of a Fiat 500 in a Morrisons' car park in Sunderland is in hospital in a critical condition with serious head injuries
- Such a move would send Greater Manchester's population of 2.8million back into the toughest tier after lockdown following months of living in the heaviest restrictions
- People are being encourage to recycle old devices or refurbish them in exchange for cash - with the option of donating that money to community causes
- A huge number of minorities have been affected racism in the last two months (Picture: Ella Byworth)More than 95% of Black, Asian, and minority ethnic people in Britain have faced racism or racial prejudice, according to a new study.The survey by Channel 5 News and race equality charity Race on The Agenda (ROTA) found that an overwhelming majority in the UK have been affected by racism.
To mark six months since the killing of George Floyd, Channel 5 News decided to investigate racial issues and
- Dash cam footage recorded by another driver caught the moment the Amazon truck tried to ram a lorry off the road. of Amazon lorry driver trying to force another lorry off the road (Picture: SWNS)An Amazon delivery driver tried to ram another lorry off the road after mistakenly assuming the fellow trucker had been in the wrong lane at a junction. Dash-cam footage shows the moment the road rage incident nearly caused a major pile up on a busy road near the M1 in Derbyshire last week. Adr
- In a bloodcurdling assessment of the situation, the OBR said state borrowing is expected to hit £394billion this year as the coronavirus wipes 11.3 per cent off GDP.
A local post office in Cornwall has received high praise for its emotional Christmas advert, with fans of the short film saying that it’s ‘better than John Lewis’.Over the past few weeks, we’ve witnessed big brands go head to head in a bid to launch festive campaigns that are as moving as they are memorable.From Coca-Cola’s Christmas advert about a man&rsquo
- One person died in a horror crash in Bolton, Greater Manchester on Tuesday (Picture: SWNS)Horrific pictures show the wreckage of a crash that took a driver’s life last night.A black car smashed into a tree before colliding with a stationary white Mercedes van in Bolton, Greater Manchester, at around 6pm on Tuesday.Emergency services attended but the driver of the car was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. No one is believed to have been inside the van when it was struck.Images o
- Miley Cyrus feared she would die at 27 (Picture: FilmMagic)Miley Cyrus has revealed she was inspired to get sober by a fear that she would die at 27.The Wrecking Ball hit-maker, 28, opened up about her past ‘experimentation with drugs and alcohol’ in a new interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music’s New Music Daily and she explained how she felt the need to ‘really protect’ herself on turning 27.
Addressing the ’27 Club’, that refers to a number of famous
- Russian naval commanders claimed the American destroyer 'trespassed' by over a mile in the Sea of Japan, in a 'brazen' incursion inside its territorial waters.
- Severe fire danger is predicted for the weekend, with some temperatures set to exceed long standing records in some locations, with high 40C seen across NSW.
- The £20 a week Universal Credit boost - which was introduced to support 6million families who have seen their incomes fall since March - is due to end in spring 2021
- In March, Trump issued a ban on non-US citizens traveling from the European Schengen area - which is most of mainland Europe - along with people from Iran and China.
- Despite warnings, there was no extension to the Stamp Duty holiday found in Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Spending Review - putting thousands of house sales at risk
- Heavy D has died aged 43 (Picture: James Shaw/REX/Shutterstock)Reality TV star Heavy D has died aged 43, with tributes pouring in on social media.The Celebrity Big Brother star is believed to have passed away earlier this week, with his actor friend Nick Nevern saying he was ‘shocked’ on Twitter.He tweeted: ‘I’m very shocked & saddened to hear of the passing of my friend @HeavyHeavyd. U lived ur life the way u wanted to & f*** anyone who didn’t like it!&lsqu
- Sadeek Clark-Harrison’s family say the 12 year-old was assassinated in a targeted attack as he went to answer his front door (Picture: ABC6)A 12 year-old boy was assassinated by a hitman after opening the front door of his family’s home, his grieving relatives say. Sadeek Clark-Harrison, 12, was shot in the head and killed in a targeted attack at his Phildelphia home after being woken up in the early hours of Sunday morning.Sadeek was woken by the assassin calling his name, prompting
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