mirror.co.uk — Shoppers are drowning in “pointless” plastic as supermarkets use more and more bags for deliveries. High street giants, who promised to cut packaging, have been shamed online by angry customers, while campaigners said the behaviour was “bonkers”. Shoppers say they are fed up of items turning up wrapped in plastic despite ticking the “no plastic bags” option. In many cases, the carriers contain just one item, such as a bag of crisps or carton of milk.
mirror.co.uk — Move over Coleen and co – the new Premier League Wags are the brainiest ever. Wayne Rooney’s missus left school with 10 GCSEs but the latest generation of wives and girlfriends include doctors and psychologists. Brazilian Felipe Anderson moved from Lazio to West Ham this summer for £35million, and girlfriend Evelyn Machry, 25, has degrees in business and international relations.
gloucestershirelive.co.uk — Crazy for cocktails? Wild for whisky? Giddy for gin? Bars, hotels and pubs across Cheltenham are pulling out all the stops to bring a week of liquor-filled treats to town. Cheltenham Cocktail Week is set to kick off today where people in Cheltenham and Gloucester can learn about their favourite whiskies, enjoy classy cocktails and even make their own gin.