In your Weekend


This week, we slather on the fake tan and don our sequins ready for Strictly Come Dancing Live Show.

Happy families

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Black Country couple Pat and Gary Halligan have opened their home – and hearts – to homeless teenagers. Kirsty Bosley meets them.

I’m so snap happy so I can always remember

Kirsty Bosley

I must shove my iPhone camera into the beautiful, squishy little faces of my wonderful niece and nephews a hundred times every time I see them, much to the annoyance of everyone.

Shop staff shine as the real saints at Christmas

The Bullring is certain to be busy again this Christmas

I dedicate my column this week to those that work in retail. The people that spend time cleaning up smashed jars of pickled onions in the aisle at Tesco. Those who organise the mish-mash of bargain clothes on the never-ending sale racks in New Look.