As most of her teenage peers while away their time on social media, she can be found out in all weathers training the family's sheepdogs. Now all those hours of hard work and dedication have paid off for schoolgirl Erin McNaught – after she lifted a coveted One Man and His Dog trophy. And in doing so the 16-year-old beat the first woman to win the competition. Erin, representing Wales with shepherd Kevin Evans, 38, won the junior-and-senior team contest along with her dog Sam, five, pipping England, Scotland and Ireland to the trophy. Erin (right), representing Wales with shepherd Kevin Evans, 38, won the junior-and-senior team contest along with her dog Sam (left) England were represented by Katy Cropper, 58, who won One Man and His Dog in 1990. The much-loved series, which features competitors rounding up sheep with their dogs, ran from 1976 to 1999 and has been revived for annual specials since. Since 2013 it has been part of BBC1's Countryfile. Last night viewers saw … [Read more...] about Fur-midable! Schoolgirl Erin, 16, wins One Man And His Dog – beating the show’s first female winner
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Taylor Swift and Katy Perry have finally put their six-year feud to bed as they hug and make up in the brand new video for You Need To Calm Down. The pop princess, 29, delighted fans by dropping her latest offering on Monday, making peace with her former enemy Katy, 34, who pops up dressed as a giant burger in a food fight scene towards the end of the fun-filled clip. Taylor also used the star-studded music video as an opportunity to take a clear stand against LGBTQ discrimination, urging fans to sign her petition for Senate support of the Equality Act. Peace, at last! Taylor Swift, 29, and Katy Perry, 34, have finally put their six-year feud to bed as they hug and make up in the brand new video for You Need To Calm Down Dressed as a giant hamburger, Katy Perry makes a momentous cameo appearance in the music video, officially ending a seven-year rift as she and Taylor (dressed as french fries) embrace. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 2 Next Taylor … [Read more...] about Taylor Swift and Katy Perry FINALLY put their feud to bed as they hug and make up in new video for LGBT anthem You Need To Calm Down featuring Ryan Reynolds, Laverne Cox, Ru Paul and Queer Eye stars
Countryfile viewers have reacted with fury after John Craven revealed a winning image of its £1,000 photography competition had been taken in a studio. Michelle Howell's 'An apple a day' - which shows a harvest mouse nestling inside an apple - was the overall winner of the programme's annual calendar competition, which raises money for Children In Need. Craven visited Howell's house in West Yorkshire and showed viewers how to set up the shot. At one point he began whispering to the mouse, 'Go on, get into the apple'. Scroll down for video. Michelle Howell's 'An apple a day' - which shows a harvest mouse nestling inside an apple - was the October finalist in the programme's annual calendar competition, which raises money for Children In Need. Pictured: John Craven next to the winning image Craven met the winner - and revealed her photograph had been taken in a specially built studio inside her house Many fans of the show were … [Read more...] about ‘Go on, get into the apple’: John Craven is caught in Countryfile fakery row as he shows how photographer set up studio picture of mouse that won £1,000 wildlife photo contest
Two sister who attempted to cure their autoimmune disease with veganism, claim swapping to a raw meat diet finally healed them of the crippling symptoms. Ashley Armstrong, 26, and Sarah Armstrong, 23, from Urbana in Central Illinois, tried diets ranging from veganism, macro-based eating to a traditional low fat diet, in the hopes of easing the crippling autoimmune issues they've suffered since their teens. The siblings who now feast on a mostly raw meat diet of uncooked organs, fat and eggs, say that since becoming 'raw carnivore' in June this year, they've been able to cure their chronic symptoms of constipation, bloating, depression, fatigue, circulatory problems and Raynaud's syndrome. The pair pride themselves on eating the 'whole dang animal - nose to tail' with no vegetables in sight. Ashley Armstrong, 26, and Sarah Armstrong, 23, (pictured left to right) from Urbana in Central Illinois, revealed the benefits they've experienced from eating … [Read more...] about Sisters claim swapping their vegan lifestyle for a RAW MEAT diet has cured their autoimmune disease – and feast on uncooked organs, suet and eggs every day
Professor Jurriaan Ton, a Dutch expert in plant science at Sheffield University, feels British. His son was born here, his family love Yorkshire, and after more than a decade of producing highly cited research in the UK he has invested “massively” in the resources needed to make his blue skies research a success. But if he finds himself frozen out of grants from the European Research Council (ERC) after Brexit, he will hit a brick wall. “If I am no longer eligible to apply for ERC funding here then the next big grant I apply for will be with a European university, and I will move when I get it,” he says. Many of his European colleagues have already left because they didn’t feel welcome after the EU referendum. But for Ton, the crunch issue is the ability to pursue unpredictable science based on exciting new ideas – something he feels is “at breaking point”. The ERC is seen by UK scientists as one of the last bastions of blue skies … [Read more...] about ‘We’re at breaking point’: will UK scientists’ big ideas survive Brexit?