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Here’s how many knives and weapons were seized at courthouses in Scotland last year

Here’s how many knives and weapons were seized at courthouses in Scotland last year

Knives, drugs and needles are just some of the thousands of items being confiscated at courthouses in Scotland every year, we can reveal. Security staff seized more than 13,000 items at courthouse security gates last year – the equivalent of 36 every day. This included 1,300 knives and 2,558 other bladed or pointed objects. The […]

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3 mind tricks to stop you eating too much – with TV’s Steve Miller

3 mind tricks to stop you eating too much – with TV’s Steve Miller

by Steve Miller TV’s Steve Miller, renowned weight loss expert, is helping our readers to shed the pounds this summer with his FATnosis advice, and this week looks at how to stay focused and avoid overeating. It’s not just what you eat – it’s how much you eat. Do you often find yourself in a […]

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Cold offices could be killing the productivity of women – here’s why

Cold offices could be killing the productivity of women – here’s why

Anyone who works in an office will know that the air conditioning can be something of a touchy subject, with everyone having different temperature preferences. But a new study has found that overly-cooled offices could actually be damaging the productivity of female workers. Too cold to work Scientific studies have shown that most air conditioning […]

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iPhone users will now be warned by Apple if an update will impact their battery

iPhone users will now be warned by Apple if an update will impact their battery

System updates have been the source of many battery draining issues for owners of Apple products. But now iPhone users will be warned as to how a system update is set to affect the battery health of their device. Apple being more upfront? The pledge comes as a result of the tech giant entering into […]

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You could get paid £2,000 to travel the country and taste beer – here’s how to apply

You could get paid £2,000 to travel the country and taste beer – here’s how to apply

Beer drinkers have a great opportunity to turn their passion into some cash, as national pub company Greene King is currently on the hunt for its first ever event tester. The successful applicant will be paid £2,000 to travel around the country and taste a variety of different beers. A beer road trip The pub […]

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Painting your walls this colour could save you nearly £300 in heating bills

Painting your walls this colour could save you nearly £300 in heating bills

The well-known family argument over the best temperature for the house could finally be settled simply by repainting the walls. Scientists at Oxford University and Valspar have revealed that the colour you paint your walls can have an impact on how warm or cool you feel. The results came from a study, which assessed whether […]

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What is PTSD and how can I tell if I have it?

What is PTSD and how can I tell if I have it?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (often shortened to PTSD) is an anxiety disorder estimated to affect around one in every three people who have a traumatic experience, according to the NHS. Singer Ariana Grande has revealed that she has suffered from PTSD since the terrorist attack at Manchester Arena in May 2017, which took place while Grande […]

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Warning released about Instagram and Snapchat blackmail scam

Warning released about Instagram and Snapchat blackmail scam

Crooks are targeting Snapchat and Instagram users and blackmailing them into handing over cash. The scammers have been tricking people into telling them their two factor authentication (or 2FA) code, then using it to access their social media accounts. The criminals have then been threatening to share private photos of others, unless money is handed […]

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These are all of the Topshop, Dorothy Perkins and Burton stores set to close

These are all of the Topshop, Dorothy Perkins and Burton stores set to close

Arcadia Group has announced they are to close 23 retail stores across the UK as part of a rescue plan for the company, putting 520 jobs under threat. The closures come as the company has struggled with a challenging retail market, forcing it to restructure its business to ensure long-term sustainability in a highly competitive […]

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These are the top 25 best paying companies – is your employer one of them?

These are the top 25 best paying companies – is your employer one of them?

Your income defines many different aspects of your life from your home to your diet to your hobbies, and where you work can make all of the difference. The companies who pay the most to their employees are often the most sought-after places to work. What does the research show? Job site Glassdoor asked people […]

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