This week’s selection of unmissable stories from news brands includes the red carpet return of seventies glam rock, how much caffeine is really in your cuppa and a friendly face drops by for a surprise visit…
1. Glam rock style guide
The Grammys returned for its 65th ceremony on Sunday, recognising accolades from artist and album of the year to best compositions. However, the evening is known for more than the awards, with glamour and fashion ready to turn heads on the red carpet. The Telegraph dove into the latest trends and the reappearance of 1970s glam rock.
2. The perfect blend?
How strong do you like your coffee? The Times reported on a study based on high-street coffee brands and compared each cuppa’s caffeine strength. The results showed a medium cappuccino from Costa contains 325 milligrams of caffeine, equal to four cups of tea and five times stronger than one from Starbucks.
3. At the finish line
On YouTube, the Evening Standard shared the wholesome story of Jamie Austin, a father who ran the length of the M1 over two weeks. He ran with the aim to raise awareness of type 1 diabetes after his 12-year-old son’s diagnosis. In the process, he raised more than £11,000 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
4. The Hollywood fairy tale of Wrexham AFC
When Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney decided to buy a non-league club, they brought the cameras to document a unique moment in the sport’s history. Former professional footballer and The Times columnist Gregor Robertson joins host Manveen Rana on the ‘Stories of our times’ podcast, sharing his views on the club, its community and mass media interest. Lights, camera…score?
5. A friendly neigh-bour
The Mirror shared a heartwarming video how the surprise visit of a friendly face can brighten anyone’s day. Terry, who lives with a life-limiting lung condition, was visited by his carer’s horse through the window of his home. Equestrian-loving Terry had shared his passion and stories with his care staff, previously owning up to 15 horses before having to rehome them. A lovely afternoon visit.