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This is how long you can stay off work if your children have norovirus – and how to stop it spreading

This is how long you can stay off work if your children have norovirus – and how to stop it spreading

Winter is a time when illness and viruses tend to strike, with norovirus being particularly common at this time of year. Dubbed the winter vomiting bug, norovirus cases typically soar during the colder months and a number of nasty outbreaks have been reported across the country, forcing the closure of several wards and schools. Highly […]

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Parents are being warned about walkie talkies, robots and karaoke machines that can be hacked by strangers – how to stay safe

Parents are being warned about walkie talkies, robots and karaoke machines that can be hacked by strangers – how to stay safe

Parents have been warned by experts about the dangers of children’s toys that can be hacked by strangers. Consumer watchdog Which? tested “smart toys” sold by Amazon, Argos, Smyths, and other retailers, and found security flaws. What did Which? find? Product testers found that strangers could hack into a £30 V-tech KidiGear walkie talkie and […]

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Take a look at the first images of the huge new theme park opening in the UK – featuring six islands and a waterpark

Take a look at the first images of the huge new theme park opening in the UK – featuring six islands and a waterpark

The first images of a huge new UK theme park have been released – and it looks set to be every thrill-seekers dream. The theme park, named the London Resort, will feature six islands based on popular children’s TV shows such as Thunderbirds and Robozuna. £3.5billion theme park The £3.5billion theme park is set to […]

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Amazon users urged to check their account after customers report being hacked – how to keep yours safe

Amazon users urged to check their account after customers report being hacked – how to keep yours safe

With Christmas around the corner, many of us rely on online services such as Amazon to get our Christmas shopping done. However, some account holders are reporting being hacked – these are the signs to look out for and how to keep your account safe. Accounts getting hacked Amazon account holders have reported instances of […]

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Parents warned not to buy fake ‘dangerous’ versions of popular kid’s toys online as they could contain toxic chemicals

Parents warned not to buy fake ‘dangerous’ versions of popular kid’s toys online as they could contain toxic chemicals

Parents are being warned to look out for fake and potentially dangerous versions of popular children’s toys that are being sold online, as they could contain toxic chemicals. Counterfeit versions of L.O.L Surprise! Dolls, which were one of the ‘must-have’ toys for Christmas last year, have been found to contain the harmful chemical phthalates. Dangerous […]

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These were the most Googled questions in 2019 – and the answers people were searching for

These were the most Googled questions in 2019 – and the answers people were searching for

Google has now released its ‘Year in Search’ 2019 results, which showcases what we’ve been searching for all year. Sporting events, TV shows, movies, pronunciation of words and how to do the floss dance – we’ve been searching for it all and more. UK google searches It seems that we were most concerned with sport […]

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This is when you should put your Christmas tree up and take it down – according to tradition

This is when you should put your Christmas tree up and take it down – according to tradition

Originating in the 16th century, the Christmas tree is a central part of our modern festive celebrations – but when is the right time to put it up and take it down? There is plenty of (sometimes heated) debate over when it’s acceptable to start decorating for Christmas, and it can feel like trees go […]

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General Election 2019: the 10 super-marginal seats to watch out for on results night

General Election 2019: the 10 super-marginal seats to watch out for on results night

Parties will try to win the constituencies which had the smallest majorities in the 2017 election – here’s the ones to look out for. Political parties in the UK are gearing up for a general election on Thursday which, they hope, will break the Parliamentary deadlock. In order to do so they will aim to […]

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You could be owed a Cold Weather Payment thanks to the dip in temperatures – how to check if you’re eligible

You could be owed a Cold Weather Payment thanks to the dip in temperatures – how to check if you’re eligible

With temperatures dropping, cold weather payments have now been triggered in some areas, to help with the cost of heating your house during the winter months. This is everything you need to know – including how to know if you’re eligible for a Cold Weather Payment and how to check if your area has begun […]

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You can now get a Christmas dinner delivered straight to your door by tractor – here’s how

You can now get a Christmas dinner delivered straight to your door by tractor – here’s how

If you’ve ever wanted a Christmas dinner delivered straight to your door then now is your chance, as you can now have it brought to you in style – by tractor. Showcasing British farming In the run up to Christmas, Farm to Feast by Farmison & Co is showcasing great British farming with numerous extra […]

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