WANT a tip-top tree to rival the stars? Let us show you how.Celebs have been taking to social media in their droves to showing off their lavishly-decorated Christmas trees.So we’ve teamed up with Stephen Evans, MD of christmastreeworld.co.uk to reveal how you can get an Insta-ready tree on a tight budget.Stephen said: “You might not be able to spend a fortune on enormous trees and expensive decorations like the celebs but with a bit of shopping around, it’s easy to create something similar on a much smaller budget.”This year, Towie’s Gemma Collins has decorated her tree with unicorns, which are proving to be very popular. Etsy has a great selection from just £5.Bows provide a luxurious finishing touch — copy Amanda Holden’s look with a traditional red one for £2 from Hobbycraft.Britney Spears’ tree is more than 10ft tall. While most of us can’t fit a whopper that size in the house, decorate a tree in the garden … [Read more...] about How to dress (your Christmas tree) like Amanda Holden and Kylie Jenner — plus find out how to get £5,000 with Sun Savers
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AGE HAREIDE already knows what Ireland are going to do — but he admits planning to stop them doing it is keeping him awake at night.Denmark face the Boys in Green tonight which represents a reunion for Hareide with his old landlord and Norwich City team-mate Martin O’Neill.The pair remain good friends and there is no sinister edge when Hareide declares that O’Neill’s Ireland team are predictable.Instead, he admires how hard they are to stop.Hareide explained: “The Irish are easy to read, difficult to beat.“The gameplan is easy, they don’t change from game to game. You can see the same style of play.“But you also see the way that they stick together and the way that the team spirit spreads out in the team. They work well together.”Even Ireland’s physical approach does not concern Hareide.He reckons players such as Tottenham star Christian Eriksen have dealt with worse before.The Norwegian said: “We know they are physical, … [Read more...] about Denmark boss Age Hareide says he knows Ireland’s gameplan – but not how to beat it
COULD you have cash in the attic disguising itself as old clutter?A new report found that one in five households owns antique furniture worth over £1,000, while a quarter have at least one painting worth over £500.But most of us are unaware of the value of our old stuff, meaning we’re either underinsuring our hidden treasures or missing out on a cash windfall from selling them.To help, new online platform Mearto.com connects sellers with top auction houses including Christie’s, Bonhams and Sotherby’s.Just upload some snaps and provide information about what you hope to sell.The auction houses provide free estimates, then it’s up to you if you want to proceed.Mads Hallas Bjerg, co-founder and CEO of Mearto.com, says: “Whether you’re cleaning out the garage or thinning the clutter in the attic, don’t throw anything away until you know how much it’s worth.“Maybe that old painting will pay for your next holiday.”So here … [Read more...] about Unlock cash in your attic with our expert tips — plus find out how to win £5K
DESPITE an enviable array of talent, and no shortage of major honours accumulated over the last 18 months, Real Madrid have endured a difficult start to the 2017/18 La Liga season.The reigning Spanish champions have already dropped seven points after just five games of the new campaign and are playing catch-up, with Barcelona topping the table.Our friends at Football Whispers have taken a look at what’s going wrong for the European champions at the moment.After securing a league and Champions League double, becoming the first team to retain Europe’s top prize in 20 years in the process, Real Madrid were installed as heavy favourites to top La Liga again this season.Liverpool’s refusal to sell Barcelona transfer target Philippe Coutinho’s only added to Blaugrana frustration in a summer of disarray which also saw superstar forward Neymar move to Paris Saint-Germain for a world-record fee.Zinedine Zidane’s side’s dismantling of their bitter rivals in … [Read more...] about How and why Real Madrid have gone from La Liga champs to flops and are already SEVEN points behind rivals Barcelona
BAYERN MUNICH star Thomas Muller suffered a horror gash to his right eye during his side's frustrating draw with Eintracht Frankfurt... yet carried on playing.The German ace, 27, clashed with Chelsea's on-loan defender Michael Hector, seemingly being caught by the Blues man's elbow.Muller was left on the ground, with blood gushing from his eye, running down his face as he lay writhing in pain. Keep up to date with ALL the Bayern Munich news, gossip, transfers and goals on our club page plus fixtures, results and live match commentary by clicking HERE.The forward was eventually patched up via butterfly stitches as Carlo Ancelotti and Co battled to get their hands on all three points.Ultimately the Bundesliga giants were forced to settle for a frustrating point, finishing the match 2-2, despite playing against ten men.It was an exasperating afternoon for Ancelotti's side having TWICE let a lead slip - as Bayern's form has taken a nosedive by their standards recently.Having got off to a … [Read more...] about Bayern Munich star Thomas Muller suffers nasty eye injury during Eintracht Frankfurt draw… and still manages to play on
MANCHESTER CITY failed to break down a resolute Stoke side to lose more ground on league leaders Chelsea.Pep Guardiola’s team failed to put the Potters under any constant pressure throughout the clash with substitute Kelechi Iheanacho squandering the best chance of the game late on.A drilled cross from the right found the striker in the box but a mix up with Sergio Aguero meant he failed to hit the target from close range.In a first half of few chances, it was Stoke who had the first opportunity as Mame Biram Diouf failed make a solid connection on Erik Pieters’ cross.Aleksandar Kolarov then stung the palms of Lee Grant with a trademark free-kick as Stoke’s tactical tweak continued to frustrate the home side.Potters boss Mark Hughes opted to start Saido Berahino for the first time in a front two with John Walters and the ex-Baggies man was quiet for large periods although he did get a sight of goal in the second half.Man City vamped up the pressure with 30 … [Read more...] about Manchester City 0 Stoke 0: Watch highlights as Pep Guardiola’s side miss chance to close gap on Chelsea after failing to break down resolute Potters at Etihad
ARSENAL fans are probably fearing the wurst ahead of the last-16 draw.The Gunners have finished top of the Champions League group for the first time in five seasons to give themselves a chance of, in theory, swerving the continent’s other big guns. EXCLUSIVE OFFER WITH SUNBETS - ANY ENGLISH TEAM TO WIN THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE THIS SEASON AT 6-1Lucas Perez fired in a hat-trick to sink Basel last week and leave French champions Paris Saint-Germain trailing in their wake at the top of Group A. Keep up to date with ALL the Arsenal news, gossip, transfers and goals on our club page plus fixtures, results and live match commentaryBut luck has conspired against Arsene Wenger and left him facing the prospect of having to plot how to deal with some of the heaviest artillery in the business in his quest not to go out for a seventh straight season at the last-16 stage.SunSport gives you a guide to the six teams that the Gunners could come up against in Monday’s Nyon draw. BAYERN … [Read more...] about Champions League draw: Who could Arsenal face in the round in the knockout stages?
LEICESTER passed the Champions League group stage test with flying colours.And now the Foxes face the biggest game in their club history. EXCLUSIVE OFFER WITH SUNBETS - ANY ENGLISH TEAM TO WIN THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE THIS SEASON AT 6-1Convincing wins against Porto, Copenhagen and two against Brugge act as evidence Claudio Ranieri could shock the odds - again - and have a serious go at the European big boys. Keep up to date with ALL the Leicester news, gossip, transfers and goals on our club page plus fixtures, results and live match commentaryDespite a 5-0 drubbing in Porto - when top spot was already won - Leicester have looked like their title-winning selves again in the competition.Here, SunSport gives you a guide to the six teams the Foxes could come up against in Monday's Nyon draw.Paris Saint-Germain THE French giants finished second to Arsenal in a tense group.But with the quality they have in their ranks, they might fancy their chances against the Premier League … [Read more...] about Champions League draw last 16: Who could Leicester City face in knockout stages?
“I’m too old for this,” claimed Valencia coach Marcelino after witnessing his side’s breathless 6-3 win at Real Betis on Saturday.But Marcelino had better get used to it.Four points behind leaders Barcelona in second and a point ahead of title holders Real Madrid, La Liga’s surprise package continue to do just that.It has been 13 long years since Los Che last won the title – their sixth – under the now-Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez.Since then the only major honour they’ve won was the Copa del Rey in 2008.It’s been a period of struggle for the club, on and off the field, with austerity hitting hard.The high-profile appointment of former Manchester United defender-turned-Sky pundit Gary Neville in 2015 drew attention to the club’s plight.Neville was just one of 11 men to have the hot-seat since current Southampton coach Mauricio Pellegrino left in 2012.But things are back on track in spectacular fashion… our friends … [Read more...] about How Valencia bounced back to find themselves in a three-horse race for the La Liga crown
If 2010-11 was the season of surprises, 2011-12 is shaping up to be a season in which things go more or less according to plan. Hotly tipped Bayern Munich are back atop the Bundesliga table, and Dortmund and Leverkusen will be pleased that they are only two points back of the leaders. So which teams look likely to mount serious bids for silverware? With four rounds played, Deutsche Welle takes a look at the main contenders. Bayern Munich The mighty Bavarians were brought down to earth last season by a defense that never gelled and leaked goals in crunch matches. So with only one goal conceded in four games, new coach Jupp Heynckes will feel he has this problem pretty well sorted. Star keeper Manuel Neuer may want to start bringing a PlayStation with him to matches - that's how little his talents have been needed in the first month of the season. Bayern have been clicking at both ends of the pitch With Rafinha, Daniel van Buyten, Jerome Boateng, Holger Badstuber and … [Read more...] about Bayern live up to favorite status, while Dortmund, Leverkusen stay in the chase