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Thomas Cook could be going bust – here’s what to do if you’ve booked a holiday with them

Thomas Cook could be going bust – here’s what to do if you’ve booked a holiday with them

UK holidaymakers face more uncertainty as Thomas Cook could go into administration this weekend unless it finds £200m in extra funds to secure its future. Banks have insisted that the travel firm comes up with the contingency money in case it needs the funds in order to survive the quieter winter months. Should the company […]

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This is why you won’t get plastic toys with kid’s meals at Burger King any more

This is why you won’t get plastic toys with kid’s meals at Burger King any more

Fast food giants McDonald’s and Burger King have announced that they will be removing plastic toys from their children’s meals altogether, or offering customers the chance to swap them out, in order to reduce waste. From today (19 Sep) Burger King will remove all plastic toys from meals served in the UK in an effort […]

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This is how ‘cheap’ holiday booking sites could be misleading you

This is how ‘cheap’ holiday booking sites could be misleading you

Booking.com is still misleading customers in spite of a crackdown by regulators, according to a new report. The online holiday booking service was criticised over the way it ranks and displays rooms on its site by the Competition and Markets authority. A review into the system was ordered over pressure-selling concerns, however consumer group Which? […]

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Here’s how you can get money off all food and drink at Wetherspoons tomorrow

Here’s how you can get money off all food and drink at Wetherspoons tomorrow

Wetherspoon pubs across the UK are cutting the price of everything on the menu by 7.5 per cent, as part of the chain’s ‘Tax Equality Day’ campaign. But this discount will be in place for one day only – on Thursday 19 September. ‘Tax Equality Day’ campaign This annual price drop is part of the […]

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This is how to know if your Ryanair flight will be affected by today’s strike

This is how to know if your Ryanair flight will be affected by today’s strike

Ryanair pilots across the country are today going on strike over disputed working conditions, beginning a 48 hour industrial action. The Irish airline flies from 18 airports in the UK, and the walkout is leaving travellers concerned over whether their flights will be delayed or cancelled. Affected airports The airports affected by the strike are: […]

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Yip Man’s Eastern promise – Al Nero takes the Scottish language to a new audience

Yip Man’s Eastern promise – Al Nero takes the Scottish language to a new audience

Getting noticed as a singer-songwriter is hard enough in your own country, but if you happen to live 6,000 miles away, launching a new album isn’t without its problems. However, Al Nero, who trades under the moniker Yip Man, seems relaxed about the launch of his second solo long player ‘Pure Zen, Ken’. “Well, there’s […]

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You can get paid to be an elf in Lapland this Christmas – here’s how to apply

You can get paid to be an elf in Lapland this Christmas – here’s how to apply

Working as an elf in the heart of Lapland in Finland may sound like a fantasy, but now your dream could become a reality. Lapland Safaris has opened applications for Christmas elf roles, where you will get paid to transform into an elf for the Christmas season. The website states, “The work of the Elves […]

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Dashcam footage shows the moment ‘angry’ driver crashes at 100mph after road rage spat

Dashcam footage shows the moment ‘angry’ driver crashes at 100mph after road rage spat

This shocking dashcam footage shows the moment an “angry” driver ploughed into a field after he tried to overtake a car at 100mph following a road rage spat. Graham York, 44, was jailed for 12 weeks after his own dashcam captured the moment he sped up to 104mph on a country lane. York angrily demanded […]

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These are the most common symptoms of prostate cancer – and how to get tested

These are the most common symptoms of prostate cancer – and how to get tested

Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer among men, with more than 47,000 diagnosed with the disease every year. One man dies from the illness every 45 minutes and as many as one in eight men will get prostate cancer during their lifetime, according to Prostate Cancer UK. Who is at risk? Prostate […]

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This is what to do if you or someone you know is being affected by domestic abuse

This is what to do if you or someone you know is being affected by domestic abuse

Domestic violence is a growing problem in the UK, with the number of deaths from abusive relationships reaching the highest level in five years, according to new police data. More than 170 people were killed in domestic-violence related homicides last year – an increase of 32 deaths from 2017, the BBC reports. Data obtained by […]

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