In this week’s collection of stand out news brand content from the last seven days, Taylor Swift takes a stand, the Mirror invites the world for a natter and the winner of Eurovision is revealed…
1. Breakfast breakdown
It’s the most important meal of the day, but have you been doing it all wrong? The i‘s Sophie Morris took a deep dive into what experts consider the perfect breakfast. Unsurprisingly, the regular full English is out (or is it?) alongside popular sugary cereals, but with some experts eschewing healthier alternatives such as muesli and porridge, what really should be in our morning bowl?
2. Look sharp
In 2023, age is truly just a number. But while some nonagenarians dream of wing-walking or climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, this 99-year-old woman’s wish was a real adrenaline rush. The Independent shared the moment she stood as a knife-thrower’s target at a circus, the only person with a smile on their face in the entire room. Rather her than us…
3. Thank you for the music
Loreen became only the second act in Eurovision history to win the content twice on Saturday night, making Sweden the joint most successful country of all time alongside Ireland. Metro’s Instagram showed the moment the Liverpool crowd learned the winner alongside the millions watching at home.
4. Global gossip
Despite our interconnectedness in the information era, it’s easy to feel distant from those leading lives very different from our own. Teaming up with news brands around the world, the Mirror’s new initiative ‘World Talks’ aims to connect readers with new conversations partners across the globe
Fancy a chinwag with someone from Ghana? Want to get to know what life’s like for a Ukrainian behind the headlines? Curious about what it’s like to be a Russian living in exile? Found out more here.
5. Bad blood
Taylor Swift’s certainly no anti-hero when it comes to sticking up for her fans. The Daily Mail spoke to a fan who had been consistently shouted out by security for touching the rails; Taylor caught wind of the situation and used the chorus of an apt song to call the guard out.