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Changes to the law will make these 10 things illegal in a relationship

Changes to the law will make these 10 things illegal in a relationship

New laws on domestic abuse will now make emotional abuse within a relationship illegal. Changes to Scotland’s Domestic Abuse Act will come into place in early 2019 and will criminalise abusive behaviours which are psychological, rather than being strictly limited to physical violence. Changes to legislation Harmful, emotionally abusive behaviours haven’t historically been captured by […]

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Your mobile phone could be 10 times dirtier than a toilet seat

Your mobile phone could be 10 times dirtier than a toilet seat

Be honest, how often do you clean your mobile phone? If the answer to that is ‘rarely’ or ‘hardly ever’, then you might want to reach for the cleaning supplies. As disgusting as it sounds, mobile phone owners have been warned their smartphone screen could be dirtier than a toilet seat. That’s according to Insurance2go, […]

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What is Channel 4’s new show Born Famous – and why is it controversial?

What is Channel 4’s new show Born Famous – and why is it controversial?

Channel 4 have announced a new four-part factual show called Born Famous. And the series is already causing controversy long before it has aired. Featuring “the teenage offspring of some of Britain’s most successful self-made celebrities”, each episode will see a different privileged youngster sent to the low-income areas that their famous parent grew up […]

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WhatsApp is set to delete all your photos, videos and chat data

WhatsApp is set to delete all your photos, videos and chat data

WhatsApp users could be set to lose their photos, videos and chat data as the instant messenger app prepares to undergo a major update. The Facebook owned app announced that data would be deleted if it hadn’t been backed up for over a year. The news comes following a deal between Whatsapp and Google that […]

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When does Strictly Come Dancing 2018 start and who’s in the line-up?

When does Strictly Come Dancing 2018 start and who’s in the line-up?

Strictly Come Dancing will be back on our screens before you know it, taking over Saturday night TV once again in the run up to Christmas. But which celebs are taking part in this year’s show, which new professionals are joining and when does the glitzy action get underway? Here’s everything you need to know […]

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The Great British Bake Off 2018: everything you need to know about the contestants

The Great British Bake Off 2018: everything you need to know about the contestants

By Alex Finnis The Great British Bake Off finally returns to our screens next Tuesday (28 August), as Channel 4 hosts the hit culinary show for a second year. Judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith are returning, as are presenters Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig. The show will air at 8pm every week, and with […]

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Spiders that can jump six feet in the air discovered for first time in the UK

Spiders that can jump six feet in the air discovered for first time in the UK

Arachnophobes look away now. A rare type of spider has been spotted for the first time in the UK – and it can leap six feet in the air. The spring-legged arachnid was found at the Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s Holcroft Moss Nature Reserve in Warrington, Cheshire. Officially known as the Sibianor larae, the creepy-crawly was […]

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Rare £2 coins sell on eBay for £3,500 – with similar coins worth thousands

Rare £2 coins sell on eBay for £3,500 – with similar coins worth thousands

An eBay user has just sold two rare £2 coins for a whopping £3,500 – so if you keep special edition coins, it’s worth taking a closer look at your own collection. A Charles Dickens £2 coin was sold by the user climbing_uk on the auction site earlier this week, raking in a staggering amount. […]

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The number of parking tickets issued has increased by over six million in the last 12 years

The number of parking tickets issued has increased by over six million in the last 12 years

Nearly 6.5 million parking tickets could be issued to British drivers in just a 12-month period, new figures suggest. The number of parking tickets issued has risen from 272,000 in 2006/07 to 6.44 million in 2018, showing an increase of around 6,178,000 tickets over a 12 year period. According to RAC Foundation analysis of Government […]

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The UK is experiencing a sharp rise in bedbug infestations – here’s how to get rid of them

The UK is experiencing a sharp rise in bedbug infestations – here’s how to get rid of them

The UK is facing a dramatic increase in the number of bed bug infestations as a result of hot weather. Here’s how to prevent your house from being overrun by the critters. What has brought it on? The record Summer heatwave has caused the bedbug infestation. The parasites are known to reproduce at a more rapid […]

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