Up to four avocado trucks stolen in Mexican state every day

Up to four trucks carrying avocados are stolen every day in the violent Mexican state of Michoacán, as organized crime groups seek to take advantage of consumers’ seemingly insatiable appetite for the fruit. Avocado packers and exporters took out newspaper adverts on Friday to decry a worsening security situation in the state, which has long […]

From Goldfinger to Scarface: how to get this summer's movie-star look

The Color Purple Whoopi Goldberg steals the limelight in the 1985 film, but it’s Desreta Jackson as the young Celie and Akousa Busia as her sister Nettie who get the best prairie dresses. High necks, long sleeves and floral prints, the film’s dresses tap into this summer’s Laura Ashley-infused fashion as seen on the catwalk […]

School sets up pop-up shop of 200 donated dresses to help students afford prom

Ally Elouise lends prom dresses to girls who would otherwise struggle to afford them (Picture: Daily Post Wales)Your school prom is a big deal. It’s one of your last big blow outs with all your friends and you might take a date – so your dress has to be perfect. With the influx of American […]

Cocktail of the week: The Courtyard's American Beauty | The Good Mixer

Summer in a glass. For the syrup, use a cucumber-flavoured tonic water, if you can – there are a few on the market now, from the likes of Schweppes, Fever-Tree, Lamb & Watt and Double Dutch – but bog-standard tonic will also do, not least because the cocktail itself is flavoured with muddled cucumber. Serves […]

We stayed on the actual Spice Girls bus for a 90s sleepover at Wembley

The ACTUAL Spice Girls bus is now the perfect sleepover Airbnb (Picture: Tash Salmon/Metro.co.uk)Wannabe the ultimate Spice Girl fan? Remember when you used to curl up on the sofa reading the latest Smash Hits, with your Spice Girls CD playing loud and scrunchies in your hair? Well now all you debt riddled 20-somethings can relive […]

Secret Cinema Review: Casino Royale gives all the glamour Bond deserves

Secret Cinema is back, and their latest experience based on James Bond’s Casino Royale is nothing short of spectacular. Coinciding with this years announcement of Bond 25, the immersive experience in a secret London location is a must see for 007 fans, but even if your secret agent skills need scrubbing up you’ll still feel […]

Amazon is selling a massive inflatable speedboat with a built-in drinks cooler

Fancy an inflatable speedboat for the summer months? (Picture: Amazon)Inflatable flamingos are so 2017. Now you’ll need to impress anyone with a pool by getting a full-on inflatable speedboat that’s big enough for all your friends (well, you plus five of them). Handily you can get exactly that through Amazon, which is indeed selling an […]

Father’s Day 2019: The best dad jokes to write in his card (and some Twitter memes)

Just for for the fun of it (Picture: shironosov)If you’re stuck over what you should write in a Father’s Day card, let the best dad jokes around come to your rescue. Because dads can’t have all the fun, and the internet is relentless. Dads are notoriously funny in their unfunny-ness, and when is a better […]

Wine: Californian bottles that don't cost an arm and a leg

Since the 1970s, Californian food has had the reputation for being ahead of the pack – fresh, local and plant-based long before the rest of the world went green – yet Californian wine is a quite different beast. It should more accurately be called US wine, anyway. Despite the fact that all 50 states now […]

The Science Museum is offering a taste of how autonomous technology will change London

What will the world look like in five or 10 years’ time? It’s hard to predict how much things will have changed by then, but the Science Museum is betting that autonomous vehicles will have had an immeasurable impact.  “I’m absolutely certain in 10 years’ time; autonomous technology will change London,” says Roger Highfield, the […]

Happy Father’s Day quotes: Funny and heartwarming Dad quotes for sons and daughters to write in cards

The latest lifestyle, fashion and travel trends The latest lifestyle, fashion and travel trends Father’s Day is coming up on June 16, a day to remind our old man how much he means to us. It’s time to show Dad that he’s your number one, and Sunday is the perfect day dedicated to doing just […]

Father’s Day 2019 gift ideas: 5 easy homemade and last minute presents your Dad will love, plus UK date

The latest lifestyle, fashion and travel trends The latest lifestyle, fashion and travel trends Father’s Day is now only a few days away, but don’t worry because you’ve still plenty of time to prepare. We all know that buying presents for parents can be difficulty, but you don’t always have to splash out on an expensive […]

Not just Shakespeare: How to make the most of Stratford-upon-Avon

The picturesque River Avon (Picture: Getty)If you say ‘Stratford’ to someone, they’re probably going to think either William Shakespeare or Westfield Shopping Centre. Both have their appeal, but if you want a relaxed weekend away from the city then you should think about heading to the Midlands, to visit Stratford-upon-Avon. You won’t find a shopping […]

How to turn your yellow lawn green again – according to a gardening expert

How do you keep your lovely lawn from turning yucky yellow during the summer? It’s a question which has bemused amateur gardeners for decades, leaving millions scratching their heads. Hosepipe bans often make watering impossible, while weeds can flourish and leave your space looking messy as well as dry. Well, worry not this year because […]

Why Lyon is the perfect long weekend

The latest lifestyle, fashion and travel trends The latest lifestyle, fashion and travel trends With its historic sights, winding alleyways, buzzing riverside and distinctive cuisine, Lyon is perfect for a long weekend, says Christopher Beanland. See The old town is packed with quirks, from the huge windows of the silk weavers’ houses in the Croix-Rousse area, […]

These are the most targeted brands on the internet by hackers – but it doesn’t have to happen to you

You hear the stories about data breaches and login details sold on the dark web and you think it won’t happen to you, until it does. According to a survey by Studio Graphene, 12 per cent of UK adults have fallen victim to fraud and hacking in the past 12 months – which is equivalent […]

Artist says using her period blood as a face mask leaves her skin glowing

Gabrielle does a monthly face mask with her period blood (Picture: MDWfeatures / @rosiemoons)When Gabrielle Schlegel, 22, first got her period, she was deeply embarrassed and saw her monthly menstruation as a burden. That’s definitely not the case now. These days Gabrielle is an artist who paints with her menstrual blood and even applies it […]

The best boozy breaks and day trips around the UK

WINE FizzFest, Hampshire FizzFest is the Vineyards of Hampshire’s annual festival, held at a different vineyard each year – this year, for the first time, it is at Exton Park. Visitors can taste 16 still and sparkling wines from eight Hampshire vineyards (Exton Park, Hambledon, Hattingley Valley, Cottonworth, Jenkyn Place, Danebury, Raimes and Black Chalk), […]

The Gag Vault – 14th June 2019

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Garth – 14th June 2019

Get the biggest daily news stories by emailSubscribeSee our privacy noticeMore newslettersThank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee our privacy noticeCould not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailGarth is the Mirror’s time-travelling comic strip superhero. The strip originally ran from 1943 to 1997. Due to public demand, reprints of classic stories began in 2011  !function(){return […]