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Sky will raise TV, broadband and phone prices from April – here’s how much more you’ll have to pay

Sky will raise TV, broadband and phone prices from April – here’s how much more you’ll have to pay

by Matthew Mohan-Hickson Millions of customers who get their TV, broadband and phone from Sky will soon have to fork out more for the services. The media company is set to raise the price of its packages from 1 April, with those set to be affected due to be contacted by 21 February. This means […]

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All you need to know about the Eu Settlement Scheme

All you need to know about the Eu Settlement Scheme

I hold a EU passport (therefore EU Nationality) and have been living in the UK since 2002. I have the full rights to work and stay in the UK. Can you please confirm whether any of my rights will be impacted after Brexit? If so, please explain what will be affected? Do I need to […]

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Brexit food shortages are not inevitable – keep calm and don’t panic buy

Brexit food shortages are not inevitable – keep calm and don’t panic buy

With no Brexit deal in place and March 29 fast approaching, fears are growing that the UK will struggle to maintain supplies of food currently sourced from the EU. A company producing £295 “Brexit boxes” containing freeze-dried food, a water filter and fire-starting gel, recently said it has sold 600, showing that this issue is close […]

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Government advice on how to prepare your business for Brexit

Government advice on how to prepare your business for Brexit

Businesses can get help and advice on preparing for Brexit using an online tool on the government website. The government is currently planning for every possible outcome including no deal and has issued a number of technical notices and publications on how individuals, organisations and businesses can prepare for leaving the EU. Businesses can visit www.gov.uk […]

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Lotto and EuroMillions jackpots worth £170m on offer in space of 24 hours

Lotto and EuroMillions jackpots worth £170m on offer in space of 24 hours

Tickets for the National Lottery are in hot demand as fans try to snap up the winning numbers for two huge jackpots, worth more than £170 million. A hefty £154 million is up for grabs to be won in tonight’s EuroMillions draw, followed by an £18.2 million top prize in tomorrow’s “Must Be Won” Lotto […]

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‘CU46’ and ‘ASL’: Police issue list of slang terms used by teenagers to help parents spot signs of grooming

‘CU46’ and ‘ASL’: Police issue list of slang terms used by teenagers to help parents spot signs of grooming

Police have issued a list of secret slang terms and acronyms used by teenagers online in a bid to help parents spot the telltale signs of internet grooming and abuse. The list was released by Nottinghamshire Police and includes 200 commonly used phrases and hashtags which teens regularly use to communicate. Spotting the risks Among […]

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Gruffalo 50p coins are available now – here’s how to get one and what they could be worth

Gruffalo 50p coins are available now – here’s how to get one and what they could be worth

You may want to check your pockets in the coming weeks after a new set of 50p coins celebrating the 20th anniversary of The Gruffalo were released today. The Royal Mint launched the new commemorative coins depicting the distinctive beast with his orange eyes, poisonous wart and purple prickles and is available in three different […]

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Man ‘murdered over Beatrix Potter 50p coin collection’

Man ‘murdered over Beatrix Potter 50p coin collection’

A coin collector was stabbed to death in his home by a fellow enthusiast who wanted his limited edition Beatrix Potter 50p pieces, a court heard on Monday. The 50p coins are worth more than their face value and have become popular amongst collectors in recent years. Gordon McGhee, 52, was found dead with 14 […]

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‘Super snow moon’ to light up the night sky tonight – what you need to know

‘Super snow moon’ to light up the night sky tonight – what you need to know

January brought us the rare phenomenon that is a Super Blood Wolf Moon, and now February is set to deliver astronomers a treat in the form of another supermoon. A dazzling bright full moon is in store on 19 February, with the moon appearing larger and more brilliant in the night sky. Here’s everything you need […]

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Furious parents brand ‘depressing’ Fortnite Live gaming festival as ‘scam’

Furious parents brand ‘depressing’ Fortnite Live gaming festival as ‘scam’

Families have been left furious by a video game festival with “depressing” attractions that left kids in tears and parents demanding refunds. The two day Fortnite Live event (based on the hugely popular online video game of the same name) was billed as the “event of the year” for fans. Organisers Exciting Events promised the […]

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