Blind Date contestant TURNED DOWN Amanda Holden 30 years ago.. and then married her lookalike

It might have been 30 years ago but it is a moment Barnaby Hands’ friends will never let him forget – the time he turned down Amanda Holden on prime-time TV. Amanda was then a 19-year-old unknown drama student who signed up for Cilla Black’s Blind Date ‘for a laugh’. Now, as she is tipped … Read more

PIERS MORGAN: What next for the corporate woke warriors at United Airlines – blind pilots? 

What’s the first thing you think of when you get on a plane? Safety, right? I mean, there are lots of other things you might think of as you take your seat – the leg room, the food menu, whether the WiFi works, how unspeakably annoying the stranger sitting next to you might turn out … Read more

Robots: Scientists develop four-legged guide dog bot that can lead blind people around obstacles

Guide dogs could soon be replaced by ROBOTS: Scientists develop four-legged bot that can lead blind people around obstacles and through narrow passages The robotic assistant was developed by researchers from California in the US It guides its handler by means of a leash, similar to how a real guide dog works The setup has … Read more

Trendy flat-faced dogs are going blind because many can’t close their eyes, vets warn

With their bulging eyes and cute looks, flat-faced dogs have become fashionable. But breeds such as English and French bulldogs, pugs and boxers are going blind, with many not able to close their eyes, vets have warned.  They said over-breeding is leading to changes in skull shapes, making eyes protrude and leaving the surface too … Read more

Autistic girl who only eats Marmite and crisps goes blind after tests fail to spot deficiency

A 12-year-old girl with autism has gone blind after blood tests failed to pick up a vitamin A deficiency. Bella Mildon has the mental age of a one-year-old and like many children with autism will only eat certain foods, including Marmite sandwiches, crisps and water. Her parents took her to hospital four times in less … Read more

The Voice: Nick Jonas gains former Apple Store worker Bradley Sinclair as blind auditions continue

Nick Jonas landed a former Apple Store worker for his team on Tuesday’s episode of The Voice as the blind auditions continued on the NBC singing competition show. The 28-year-old judge beat out Kelly Clarkson, 38, who turned her red chair first for Rockford, Michigan native Bradley Sinclair, 22, who currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee. … Read more

Supermarket own brand cereals beat big names in blind taste test

The own brand cereals that taste BETTER than the real thing! Supermarket versions of Special K, Shreddies and Weetabix beat big name originals in blind test (and they’re cheaper, too) Good Housekeeping Institute rated Asda’s Special Flakes Cereal at 78 out of 100 Beat Kellogg’s Special K by one point with Sainsbury’s version one point … Read more

Asda’s Special Flakes Cereal beats Kellogg’s Special K by one point in blind taste test

The own brand cereals that taste BETTER than the real thing! Supermarket versions of Special K, Shreddies and Weetabix beat big name originals in blind test (and they’re cheaper, too) Good Housekeeping Institute rated Asda’s Special Flakes Cereal at 78 out of 100 Beat Kellogg’s Special K by one point with Sainsbury’s version one point … Read more

ASK TONY: Thames Water’s £272 lockdown bill was a blind guess

We received a bill from Thames Water for £272.33 for the six months to July 2020. This was more than double our highest previous bill. I called Thames Water on August 4 and explained I couldn’t see the meter as it was 3 ft below pavement level and covered by an ants’ nest! The call … Read more

ASK TONY: Thames Water’s £272 lockdown bill was a blind guess

We received a bill from Thames Water for £272.33 for the six months to July 2020. This was more than double our highest previous bill. I called Thames Water on August 4 and explained I couldn’t see the meter as it was 3 ft below pavement level and covered by an ants’ nest! The call … Read more