All over US, polling places freeze when faced with the unexpected: voters

American midterm elections are normally sleepy affairs, but 2018’s hyper-partisan atmosphere has voters turning out in record numbers. Polling places were unprepared for the onslaught and machines broke down all over the country. In New York City, broken and jammed machines thwarted thousands of voters from Brooklyn to the Upper East Side and the Bronx, […]

30 unique and unexpected gifts from UncommonGoods they haven’t seen before

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Shopping is time-consuming and stressful, so it’s no wonder many of us often default to buying generic, unmemorable gifts just to get the whole process over with. We’ve […]

30 unique and unexpected gifts from UncommonGoods they haven’t seen before

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Shopping is time-consuming and stressful, so it’s no wonder many of us often default to buying generic, unmemorable gifts just to get the whole process over with. We’ve […]

X Factor 2018: Simon Cowell thrown as Dermot O’Leary takes completely unexpected SWIPE

Simon, 59, had just finished applauding his X Factor act Scarlett Lee, with the 20-year-old performing a rendition of Always On My Mind by Elvis Presley. However last week, the ITV judge did give Scarlett some criticism over her performance telling her she sounded like a club singer. After the judge praised Scarlett’s latest performance, […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling ‘jumps’ after unexpected positive UK wage data

The pound to euro exchange rate is currently 1.1398 according to Bloomberg figures this morning. A move so close to 1.14 returns sterling to figures seen last week. And happily, the boost to GBP is thanks to positive data showing strong wage growth in the UK. TorFX currency analyst Laura Parsons explained: “The pound jumped […]

Coronation Street spoilers: Beloved character gets unexpected girlfriend in romance twist?

Unlucky in love Chesney Brown (played by Sam Aston) is about to be get a new girlfriend in the shape of Emma Brooker (Alexandra Mardell) after Gemma Winter (Dolly-Rose Campbell) rejects his advances. The take-away manager dates Emma when Gemma fails to notice his attempt to try and wine and dine her with a romantic […]

Princess Eugenie wedding: Senior royal ‘WON’T’ attend for this very unexpected reason

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, has reportedly declined the chance to see her niece-in-law Princess Eugenie of York get married. According to an insider, the 71-year-old has refused to change her plans to see the nuptials – after already having committed to attend a school harvest festival. The second royal wedding of 2018 was scheduled eight […]

Age Before Beauty spoilers: Lorelei in pregnancy twist as Bel makes unexpected choice?

Debbie Horsfield’s six-part drama made a number of revelations tonight but the most unexpected was Bel’s (played by Polly Walker) hypocritical decision to cheat on her love rat husband Wes Finchley (James Murray). The duration of the BBC family drama has seen Bel struggling in silence with the knowledge her husband has betrayed her, and she […]

Emmerdale spoilers: Ross Barton star teases unexpected reconciliation following drug drama

Ross Barton (played by Michael Parr) hit rock bottom on Thursday’s double bill of Emmerdale when his secret drug addiction was exposed. The mechanic started taking cocaine, a class A drug, after he was badly scarred during a horrific acid attack earlier this year. His addiction gradually drove the people he cared most about away, […]

Diabetes type 2 – do your feet feel like this? Unexpected symptom revealed

Diabetes affects about 3.7 million people in the UK. About 90 per cent of all those cases are caused by type 2 diabetes. You could be at risk of high blood sugar if you have strange feelings in your feet, it’s been revealed. Diabetes can cause nerve damage in the extremities, including in the feet. So, patients may have […]