This week’s selection of show-stopping stories from news brands includes a return to British soil for David Attenborough, top tips to perfecting pancakes and an insight into Ed Sheeran’s foundation for aspiring musicians…
1. The return to British soil
2023 marks the 69th anniversary of Sir David Attenborough’s first appearance on our screens. ‘Wild Isles’ is a documentary filmed in Britain presented by Sir David, focussing on the wildlife and habitat found on these isles and capturing their nature with raw footage. In a Telegraph exclusive, he expressed his pleasure to make the series on British soil after a lifetime’s travel.
2. Flipping amazing!
The Metro shared a video on Twitter in honour of Pancake Day. With advice about non-stick pans and wrist action from chef Lisa Marley, the clip gives a rundown of the steps you need to follow to create the perfect crepe. Ready, set, flip!
3. Beautiful people
The Mirror reported on Ed Sheeran’s new foundation, aiming to help under 18-year-olds, living in Suffolk who play and study music. The foundation offers grants for everything from funding the instruments to covering course fees, and Ed has personally put half a million pounds into the organisation. The way music impacted his life is the reason of inspiration behind the concept.
4. Movie moments
First held in 1949, the Baftas returned for its 76th ceremony on Sunday, honouring the best British and international film talent and celebrating the year’s finest movie moments. The Independent shared the highlights from the night, from host Richard E Grant’s opening speech to Helen Mirren’s tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth.
5. Confidence boost
Lacking self-assurance is a struggle many people can face, whether it’s daily situations or once in a blue moon. The i shared eight simple ways to increase readers’ internal self-worth, with easy tricks to boost self-confidence within work, friends or meeting new people.