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This is everything you need to know about travelling when your child has a different surname

This is everything you need to know about travelling when your child has a different surname

When travelling abroad, there are a lot of things to take into consideration before travelling – is your passport up to date, have you booked accommodation, have you brought enough sunscreen? Something you may not have considered, though, is the potential difficulties you can face when you’re travelling abroad and your child has a different […]

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Spider season is here early – here’s how to keep them out of your home

Spider season is here early – here’s how to keep them out of your home

For people with arachnophobia (the fear of spiders), it’s the worst time of year – spider season. Unfortunately, it has arrived early this year. Here’s everything you need to know. What is spider season? Usually we see spider season in early autumn, generally around the beginning of September. This is because male spiders have spent […]

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New chlamydia vaccine could wipe out the STI for good – here’s everything you need to know

New chlamydia vaccine could wipe out the STI for good – here’s everything you need to know

Science has moved a step closer to protecting people against chlamydia following a clinical trial of a new vaccine, according to a new report. The vaccine was the first of its kind to enter into human trials. The vaccine Writing in the Lancet Infectious Diseases journal, the report stated that “chlamydia is the most common […]

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The RSPCA wants to identify a man who dumped a bag of kittens in a toilet – do you recognise him?

The RSPCA wants to identify a man who dumped a bag of kittens in a toilet – do you recognise him?

The RSPCA is hunting a man caught on CCTV dumping a bag of kittens in a Wetherspoons pub in a copycat incident, after four were abandoned last year. The above footage shows the hoodie-wearing man walking casually into the pub holding a bag and bounding up the steps to the bar. He then makes his […]

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Using hands‑free mobile phones while driving could be banned under MPs plans

Using hands‑free mobile phones while driving could be banned under MPs plans

by Richard Vaughan MPs have demanded that ministers look into bringing in a ban on motorists using hands-free mobile phones while driving. The controversial measures have been recommended as evidence suggests the use of hands-free mobiles can create the “same risk of a collision” as using hand-held mobiles, the Commons Transport Committee warned. Driving law […]

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You could get two new Paddington Bear 50p coins in your change soon – here’s what they look like

You could get two new Paddington Bear 50p coins in your change soon – here’s what they look like

Those who love to collect coins will be excited to learn that there are now two new Paddington Bear coins out there. The 50p coins, featuring the much-loved children’s character, have gone into the tills at the Royal Mint Experience near Cardiff, and will be launched nationwide in the upcoming weeks. What do the coins […]

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Apple is offering £830,000 to anyone who can hack an iPhone

Apple is offering £830,000 to anyone who can hack an iPhone

With people growing more concerned about their digital privacy and how secure their personal data is, Apple is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to protecting its customers from hackers. Putting their security systems to the test, Apple are offering up $1 million (£830,000) to anyone that can successfully hack an […]

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Your dog could become a pet-friendly hotel reviewer – here’s how to apply

Your dog could become a pet-friendly hotel reviewer – here’s how to apply

A globe-trotting dog is wanted to fill a dream job – reviewing canine hotels. Together with their owner, the selected dog will post their hotel reviews on a leading accommodation website. The new position of ‘canine critic’ at Hotels.com will give one lucky hound the chance to try out 10 of the world’s most dog-friendly […]

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The Pension Credit application deadline is looming – here’s how to know if you’re eligible

The Pension Credit application deadline is looming – here’s how to know if you’re eligible

Thousands of people across the UK can claim pension credit – but a new rule coming into place means that you may be receiving it later than expected. What is Pension Credit? Pension Credit is a means-tested benefit that aims to help those on lower incomes by giving them extra money throughout retirement. Gov.uk explains […]

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This is everything we know about the new Brexit 50p coin

This is everything we know about the new Brexit 50p coin

Millions of new 50p coins may be minted and released into circulation to mark the UK’s departure from the European Union. Chancellor Sajid Javid is drawing up plans for the coins to be released in time for the planned leave date on 31 October, according to The Telegraph. Limited edition coins Chancellor Javid, who is […]

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