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Netflix is cracking down on sharing accounts – here’s what you need to know

Netflix is cracking down on sharing accounts – here’s what you need to know

Sharing passwords for Netflix is common for those who want to avoid paying for their own account – but the streaming service is looking to put an end to the practice. This is what you (and that one friend who piggybacks off your account) need to know about the crackdown on password sharing. Sharing accounts […]

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These everyday items in your loft could be worth a lot of money

These everyday items in your loft could be worth a lot of money

Have you ever wondered if any of the dusty items stored away in your loft might actually be worth something? Well, there are some surprisingly valuable things which you may have packed away in cardboard boxes. Self storage company, Space Station, has estimated how much some popular items could be worth if sold. Beanie Babies […]

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US fast food chain Wendy’s is planning to open 20 stores across the UK next year

US fast food chain Wendy’s is planning to open 20 stores across the UK next year

Executives at American fast food chain Wendy’s recently revealed plans to open up to 20 outlets in the UK to their shareholders. They said the brand, which has restaurants in America, Asia, and the Middle East, would open its first European outlets in the UK next year. What is Wendy’s? Founded in 1969, Wendy’s is […]

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Here’s how to see the Orionids meteor shower and shooting stars where you live tonight

Here’s how to see the Orionids meteor shower and shooting stars where you live tonight

Stargazers and fans of astronomy are in for a treat tonight (Mon 21 Oct), as they’ll get the chance to watch a meteor shower known as the Orionid. A shower of up to 20 visible meteors per hour is set to be at its height tonight and tomorrow night. Orionids are a type of meteor […]

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This is what to do with your leftover Halloween pumpkin after carving

This is what to do with your leftover Halloween pumpkin after carving

Carving pumpkins has become something of an annual tradition to mark 31 October, with people lighting up their spooky creations on Halloween. The activity is now so popular that the UK is expected to waste around 18,000 tonnes of perfectly edible pumpkin this Halloween – but the leftovers can be put to good use. Reducing […]

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Here’s how to make sure you don’t lose an hour’s pay when the clocks go back

Here’s how to make sure you don’t lose an hour’s pay when the clocks go back

This is how to make sure you don’t lose money when the clocks go back. Daylight Saving Time comes to an end at 2am on Sunday 27 October, when the clocks go back an hour, and read 1am. The system is designed to give people an extra hour of daylight each morning. But while most […]

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This common computer security scam is costing victims thousands of pounds

This common computer security scam is costing victims thousands of pounds

A common online scam known as computer service fraud is costing victims thousands of pounds. This week the BBC reported that two call centres in India had been shut down and seven people arrested in an operation run by British and Indian police to crack down on the scam. The four year long investigation focused […]

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Clever contestants wanted for new ‘toughest ever’ TV quiz show – here’s how to apply

Clever contestants wanted for new ‘toughest ever’ TV quiz show – here’s how to apply

Testing your knowledge at a local pub quiz has long been a favourite pastime, but for some it can spark the competitive spirit. Those who think they have the sharpest quiz brain now have the chance to show off what they know as part of a new TV quiz show dubbed the “toughest ever”. ‘Very […]

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These supermarket Indian ready meals have been recalled over fears they could trigger nut allergies

These supermarket Indian ready meals have been recalled over fears they could trigger nut allergies

Indian ready meals sold at Tesco are being recalled over fears they could trigger serious nut allergies. The supermarket is recalling the Tesco Takeaway Hot Indian Meal for Two due to a manufacturing error, which fails to declare that the product contains cashew nuts. ‘Incorrectly packed’ A warning issued by the Food Standards Agency said […]

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Turkey Dinosaurs have been recalled from Iceland – because they could contain chunks of metal

Turkey Dinosaurs have been recalled from Iceland – because they could contain chunks of metal

Batches of Turkey Dinosaurs sold by Iceland have been recalled over fears that they contain small pieces of metal. Customers have been warned not to eat the products due to the safety risk posed. The recall was made by manufacturer Bernard Matthews. The affected packs weight 450g, contain nine nuggets and have a best before […]

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