Niamh Spence

I am a freelance journalist, copywriter and PR, who writes and contributes to a variety of titles including national news, lifestyle and online titles.

Previous work; Stylist, Grazia, The Telegraph, Tyla, LadBible, Unilad, Entertainment Daily, BBC, The Metro, The Mirror, OK! and Mail Online.

Costco customers fume as 'new' food court rule comes into effect

Costco food fans could be left out in the cold (literally) as new rules that have come into place mean access to the infamous food court meal deals are out of bounds. The newly highlighted rules, which kicked in at the start of April, now mean that the $1.50 deal for a soda and a hot dog are solely available for Costco members.

Whilst technically this has always been the rule, many of the retailers' stores have seen non-members able to get the cheap eats because store staff don't check for memb

Food scientist explains why Coke tastes so much better at McDonald's

The combination of being ice cold, the perfect fizz and the distinctive taste of Coca-Cola is hard to beat, but it's now scientifically proven that it does taste better at McDonald's than at home.

Factors including dilution, temperature and if the water used for it is filtered or not before it comes through the drinks fountain also affect the taste and it makes getting the perfect soft drink a fine art - and one that the fast food outlet appears to have nailed according to a fanbase on Reddit.

'My wife's breast reduction makes me want to dry heave - I want a divorce'

A man has come under fire for revealing that his wife's decision to get a breast reduction has him wanting to file for a divorce. In his post on Reddit, the 30-year-old begins: "M wife, 29, and I have been together for six years married for two.

"I have a type, and based on my past relationships and the women I'm attracted to, it's not subtle. I like curvy women. And my wife happens to fit this type to a tee." He then adds how thinner and less curvy women are not attractive to him, stating "att

'Mum has been having 22-year affair with my husband - he fathered my brothers'

A devastated pregnant mum-to-be has shared the moment her world "shattered" and the family fallout she's now facing. Whilst finding out your partner has been cheating is awful enough, she's had it made worse by discovering her husband is cheating on her with her own mother. To add even more insult to injury she's then discovered the affair has been going on for 22 years and the length of their entire marriage, and that some of her siblings are actually her husband's biological children.


Bruce Willis' wife shares sweet throwback snaps amid actor's dementia struggles

Bruce Willis' wife Emma Heming Willis has taken to Instagram to share a touching look back at their relationship, posting heartfelt memories as they navigate Bruce's dementia diagnosis.

Emma uploaded a clip of the Die Hard star playing harmonica as he was accompanied by a friend on guitar. In a follow-up selfie, she told fans she was: "Caught in the old photo and video vortex. Send help!"

She continued to share nostalgic posts with her 941,000 followers, including one from a 2012 Budapest trip

Lizzo worries fans as she 'returns' to her real name amid trauma confessions

Lizzo has caused fans to worry as she appears to have returned to using her real name in place of her performance alter ego.

The chart topping singer, who's real name is Melissa Viviane Jefferson, shared an honest update to fans about her feelings and recent state of mind on Tumblr which used her Christian name throughout. The essay began: "Melissa hated her feelings. She buried them in a chest in the 5th grade (along with her ability to express them). Other peoples’ feelings on the other hand

Michael Strahan's daughter cries as she faces more surgery in brain cancer fight

Michael Strahan’s 19-year-old daughter Isabella has revealed in an emotional update that she will face further surgery.

Isabella will undergo her third craniotomy as part of her ongoing fight against her brain cancer, and she revealed the news in a vlog uploaded to her YouTube channel. She told fans that she was anticipating it wouldn't be as 'bad as the first one' but also broke down in tears as she told viewers about being in pain.

She explained: "It’s not as bad as the first time but I’m re

Lily Allen slams Beyoncé's new career move as 'calculated' and 'weird'

British singer Lily Allen has hit out at Grammy winner Beyoncé as she labeled the singer's move into country music as 'calculated'.

On her new album, Beyoncé covered the hit country song Jolene and it even had a small cameo from singer Dolly Parton who sang the original in 1973. Lily, who discussed the new album Cowboy Carter on her podcast 'Miss Me?', admitted she's only heard a couple of the songs. However she did label Beyoncé's decision to cover Dolly Parton's hit Jolene as '"very weird".

Surgeon shares the body part on men that gives away how big their penis is

There's a common myth that if you want to know the size of a man's private parts, then his hands and feet are usually a good guide. But how true is it? Research and experts have now indicated that the shoe size and hand size of men isn't really a true indicator of them having a large or small penis, and actually, we should be looking elsewhere on the body if we want to get a sneaky clue.

Our eyes should be looking at a man's face and specifically, one part if we want to get an idea of the size

Bruce Willis' wife reminisces about their sweet love story amid dementia battle

Bruce Willis' wife Emma Heming Willis has shared a series of sweet tributes to her husband as she reflects on their relationship amid Bruce's battle with dementia.

In one Instagram story, Emma shared a video of her Hollywood actor husband playing the harmonica alongside a friend playing guitar. In another she told fans she was "Caught in the old photo and video vortex. Send help!".

She continued sharing memories with her 941,000 Instagram followers as she paid tribute to her husband of 14 year

Meghan 'acted like a small child' in intense moment with pals at Netflix event

The Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle has been described as acting 'like a small child' while attending a recent Netflix shoot.

The former Suits actress and her husband Prince Harry were spotted attending a photoshoot with Nacho Figueras' family for Harry's upcoming Netflix series about polo. The former working royals met up with the Argentinian actor, his wife Delfina and their eight-year-old daughter Alba, who Harry and Meghan share close bonds with. Nacho, who's real name is Ignacio Figueras B

Prince Harry's close pal shares hopes for Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet

A close friend of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry has revealed a sweet wish for the couple's two children, Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet.

The Duke of Sussex has teamed up with longtime pal and Argentinian polo player Nacho Figueras as he films a new series for Netflix focusing on the sport of polo. Harry's series will be exploring the world of polo, including the aesthetics surrounding the popular sport. The new Netflix show aims to give viewers a behind-the-scene look at the passion and de

Dad of cruise passenger, 20, who jumped off ship 'confident' his son's alive

The father of a 20-year-old man who jumped off the side of a cruise ship seven days ago believes his son is still alive as he claims he's "confident" his prayers for his safety have been heard.

Levion Parker jumped off a Royal Caribbean cruise ship last Thursday (April 4) in what is believed to be a drunken leap and he has not been seen since despite rescue attempts. His father, who has described his son as "a master diver" is insistent that he is still alive despite the US Coast Guard standing

Boy, 14, stabbed to death while protecting his girlfriend as teens charged

A 14-year-old boy from Wyoming was stabbed to death whilst allegedly trying to protect his girlfriend from two 15-year-old teens at the mall.

Robert Dean Maher was stabbed twice in the stomach with a stolen kitchen knife at Eastridge Mall in Casper on Sunday (7 April) after being called by his girlfriend who claimed two males were following her and a friend around the mall.

Two 15-year-olds, Dominique Antonio Richard Harris and Jarreth Joseflee Sabastian Plunkett, were arrested later that day

Teacher fired after telling parents of autistic student staff ignored their son

A US teacher has been fired after she told the parents of a non-verbal autistic boy that he was ignored whilst he repeatedly banged his head on the floor and covered himself in blood.

Amanda Delzell, 29, had her position at Webster Elementary School in Iowa, terminated by the school board of Urbandale in a 4-1 vote on Monday night. Amanda, who has been on leave since last year, claims she has been let go after she spoke out against a staff colleague who let seven-year-old Keaton Petek continue

Morgan Wallen chats with mystery woman before arrest for 'disorderly conduct'

Chart-topping country singer Morgan Wallen was pictured talking to a mystery woman in a Nashville bar before he reportedly launched a chair off of a rooftop bar.

The singer was arrested for three felony counts of reckless endangerment and one misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct and has been “cooperating fully with authorities,” according to his lawyer. During the incident, Wallen was accused of throwing the piece of furniture off of the six-story Chief’s Bar on Broadway that reportedly land

Meghan was 'disruptive' to Harry's relationship with these royals, says expert

The Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle "disrupted" Prince Harry's relationship with key royals, including his sister-in-law the Princess Kate, a royal expert has claimed.

The Duke of Sussex and Princess Kate shared a close bond before Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, left their royal duties and exposed private information on the family in interviews, their Netflix documentary, and in Harry's memoir, Spare.

A royal expert has now claimed that Meghan "disrupted" Harry's bond with Kate, who previo

Prince Philip's brutal nickname for Meghan Markle that he 'never said to her'

The late Prince Philip had a nickname for the Duchess of Sussex, and the message behind it was brutal, claims a royal expert.

Prince Philip, who died in 2021, was supposedly "wary" of the former Suits actress and drew comparisons between her and Wallis Simpson, the wife of Prince Edwards. Both women were American and divorced when they married into the royal family, and comparisons between the two have been highlighted before but Philip was said to have pointed out the likeness explicitly with

Meghan Markle 'incredibly envious of Kate Middleton's relationship with Harry'

The Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle has been described as "jealous" of her sister-in-law Princess Catherine's bond with her husband Prince Harry, by a royal expert.

The Duke of Sussex and Princess Kate shared a close bond before Harry and his wife Meghan Markle were married in 2018 and prior to their decision to leave the Royal Family just two years later. It's been claimed that Kate was the 'sister Harry had longed for' and before his relationship with Meghan, Harry was often seen with Prince

Fin Affleck's close bond with Jennifer Lopez's child Emme Maribel Munniz

Ben Affleck's child Fin Affleck has been spotted getting close to Jennifer Lopez's Emme Maribel Munniz, with the two teens spotted holding hands.

Fin, 15, and Emme, 16, have been seen together out and about in Los Angeles with the two youngsters showcasing a firm friendship. The pair have been pals even before their respective parents Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez tied the knot two years ago.

Fin is Ben and ex-wife Jennifer Garner's middle child, with a sister, Violet Anne, 18, and twin broth

Chris Pine unrecognizable as he steps out with gray hair and overgrown beard

Hollywood actor Chris Pine looks a world away from his red carpet suave appearance as he sported gray hair and a bizarre off duty wardrobe.

The star was seen making his way out of a local dance studio in Los Angeles, looking refreshed and in high spirits. Dressed in a relaxed ensemble including an oversized knit cardigan and workout leggings, he quickly stopped to pick up a morning coffee.

The 43-year-old actor's hair was swept back and appeared gray alongside his white and gray beard.


Meghan Markle 'blew' opportunity to be an asset to the royals, expert says

Meghan Markle could have been seen as a valuable asset to the Royal Family but 'blew' it and 'threw it in their faces', according to a royal expert.

The former Suits actress married into the Royal Family in May 2018 when she wed Prince Harry, and initially it was thought that she had 'all the right attributes' to be a working royal, but that soon changed when she and Harry stepped back from royal life in 2020. The couple have since made explosive and controversial comments during interviews and

Meghan Markle 'didn't understand royal pecking order' prior to move, says expert

The Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle has been accused of leaving the Royal Family after 'she wanted to be the star' according to a royal expert.

The former Suits actress married into the Royal Family in May 2018 when she wed Prince Harry, yet the couple stepped back from royal duties in 2020. After their exit, Meghan and Harry have since made explosive and controversial comments during interviews and their Netflix series about their experience in The Firm.

Now a royal expert has suggested that
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