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The cost of your water bills should be going down in April 2020 – here’s how much you’ll save

The cost of your water bills should be going down in April 2020 – here’s how much you’ll save

For some, household water bills can rack up and prove to be expensive each month. But the cost of water is now set to be cut in April 2020 in both England and Wales. Cost of water set to be reduced According to the Consumer Council for Water, Ofwat, which currently sets out how much […]

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Unmarried couples could save money this year thanks to a new law – here’s who can claim it

Unmarried couples could save money this year thanks to a new law – here’s who can claim it

Millions of unmarried couples could benefit from a £250 tax break this year thanks to a change in the law, the Government has announced. All couples in England and Wales will now be able to apply for a Civil Partnership by the end of 2019, giving them greater financial security. A legal agreement Couples who […]

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Video: Police car taken for joy ride in Krispy Kreme car park – after officers left keys in the ignition

By Joel Lamy This is the extraordinary moment a man took a police car for a joyride – after officers left the keys in the ignition. A video shows one daring member of the public hop into a car parked at a Krispy Kreme branch in Peterborough, before driving it around the car park. The […]

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This is how to get tickets for the Love Island final

This is how to get tickets for the Love Island final

Love Island is a staple of summer reality TV and ITV’s most popular show. The debut episode of 2019’s contest was watched by an average of 3.3 million people. This season has been running for six weeks, and now the end is in sight. When is the Love Island final? It appears that the Love […]

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Kids’ foam mattresses could release toxic chemicals while they sleep

Kids’ foam mattresses could release toxic chemicals while they sleep

Mattresses made out of foam could release toxic chemicals, which may be harmful to children as they sleep. A study published in the Environmental Science and Technology journal suggests that the level of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in polyurethane mattresses – and which are found in numerous common household products, including perfume and paint – […]

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These countries pose the highest risk of contracting travel bugs – here’s how to avoid getting ill

These countries pose the highest risk of contracting travel bugs – here’s how to avoid getting ill

Staying safe and healthy is paramount to all holiday-makers, but some locations require extra precautions to reduce the risk of becoming ill. While travellers may be keen to jet off, sometimes that holiday bliss can be ruined by picking up a common bug in one of the world’s most popular travel destinations. The countries with […]

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This is how much we’re spending on attending our friends’ weddings

This is how much we’re spending on attending our friends’ weddings

Attending the wedding of a friend can be an important occasion, but with hen parties, stag dos, clothing, accommodation and travel all to consider – how much does it really cost? The average Brit will be a member of the wedding party four times in their lifetime, according to a survey of 1,003 UK adults […]

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Taking a dip in the pool on holiday to cool off from the sun is always a treat. But as inviting as a swimming pool may appear, it could actually be hiding a number of deadly bacteria which could be harmful to your health. Safe to swim? Even if a swimming pool abroad looks completely […]

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These hidden parasites could be lurking in your hotel swimming pool – here’s how to check it’s safe

These hidden parasites could be lurking in your hotel swimming pool – here’s how to check it’s safe

Taking a dip in the pool on holiday to cool off from the sun is always a treat. But as inviting as a swimming pool may appear, it could actually be hiding a number of deadly bacteria which could be harmful to your health. Safe to swim? Even if a swimming pool abroad looks completely […]

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These are the areas most targeted by payday lenders and loan sharks

These are the areas most targeted by payday lenders and loan sharks

Households in areas where people are struggling to be accepted for affordable borrowing are being targeted by high-cost credit lenders. A new report by Demos think tank, named The Good Credit Index, has identified 30 places around the UK where households have low credit scores and an increased need to borrow money – alongside a […]

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