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You can now buy a chilli sauce-filled advent calendar for less than a fiver

You can now buy a chilli sauce-filled advent calendar for less than a fiver

Quirky advent calendars are already being released ahead of the run-up to Christmas, with everything from chocolate to alcohol and cheese hidden behind their doors. This year, bargain retailer B&M has decided to spice up their advent calendar offering by launching a hot chilli sauce advent calendar. 24 days of hot sauce For those who […]

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You could help to name a new planet – here’s how to get involved

You could help to name a new planet – here’s how to get involved

Asking the public to name something of importance is becoming more and more common. From boats to storms, the chance for an average person to stamp their identity onto something significant is appealing to many, and this latest opportunity may be the biggest yet. Scientists are asking the public to name a planet found hundreds […]

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These are the British Airways flights affected by strikes and your rights if you have tickets

These are the British Airways flights affected by strikes and your rights if you have tickets

British Airways is advising passenger not to go to the airport on Monday 9 and Tuesday 10 September, as pilots embark on two days of planned strike action. The airline announced that it had cancelled “nearly 100 per cent” of its flights, as there was “no way of predicting how many [pilots] would come to […]

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These are the UK’s best and worst airports – according to customers

These are the UK’s best and worst airports – according to customers

Long queues, expensive parking and overcrowded terminals have been cited as reasons behind the crowning of Belfast airport as the worst in the UK. A survey by consumer group Which? asked fliers to rank the airports, requiring them to list up to four experiences of flying from or to the UK. Of the 4,499 passengers […]

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This is when temperatures are set to soar as unseasonably warm air from tropical Atlantic hits the UK

This is when temperatures are set to soar as unseasonably warm air from tropical Atlantic hits the UK

The weather in the UK is looking up over the next few days, with warmer temperatures and brighter skies forecast. Warm weekend As the week continues, temperatures will begin to increase, with some areas of the UK reaching highs of 25C by the weekend. The Met Office outlook for Friday 13 to Sunday 15 September […]

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You can get a free McMuffin from McDonald’s this week – here’s how

You can get a free McMuffin from McDonald’s this week – here’s how

Free food is always an exciting treat, particularly first thing in the morning when you don’t have the energy to make breakfast. If you are in need of an early morning pick-me-up this week you are in luck, as McDonald’s is giving away a free breakfast treat with the purchase of any hot drink. Free […]

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This is how much your landlord can legally charge you to have a pet in a rented property

This is how much your landlord can legally charge you to have a pet in a rented property

Having a pet can be a wonderful thing, but for renters, having a lovable animal companion could now see them charged a hefty sum. Following a shake-up of rules for landlords earlier this year, tenants can now face additional rent charges of up to £600 annually to have pets in their home. Lost income charges […]

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A new Gruffalo 50p coin could be on the way – here’s everything we know so far

A new Gruffalo 50p coin could be on the way – here’s everything we know so far

A new commemorative coin featuring popular children’s literature character the Gruffalo is rumoured to be coming soon. According to Change Checker, “something very exciting is making its way out of the deep dark wood.” “Rumour has it that the Gruffalo will be returning for a second 50p coin.” Here’s what we know so far. What […]

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These are your legal rights if you want to carry over your annual leave at work

These are your legal rights if you want to carry over your annual leave at work

The working year is a long stretch, but those precious days of annual leave help to break up the tough slog for a bit of well-earned rest. With annual leave being restricted to just a small number of days, it’s natural to want to hang on to them for as long as possible – but […]

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This email scam could affect Santander,  Royal Bank of Scotland and HSBC customers – here’s what you need to know

This email scam could affect Santander, Royal Bank of Scotland and HSBC customers – here’s what you need to know

Scammers are taking advantage of new security measures being rolled out by banks in order to steal your banking information. These are the signs to look out for and what to do if you have a dodgy looking email in your inbox. What to look out for With banks, card providers and retailers across the […]

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