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You can now use your Nectar points to buy or rent movies and box sets in the Sky Store – even without a subscription

You can now use your Nectar points to buy or rent movies and box sets in the Sky Store – even without a subscription

If you are a dedicated collector of Nectar points, you can now put them to use in the Sky Store to buy or rent movies and box sets. Nectar card holders are able to swap their loyalty points for Sky Store vouchers – even if they don’t pay for a Sky TV subscription. Sky Store […]

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Shocking dashcam footage shows moment drunk motorcyclist smashes into car

Shocking dashcam footage shows moment drunk motorcyclist smashes into car

This shocking dashcam footage shows the moment a drunk motorcyclist crashes head-on into a car. The footage shows the motorcyclist swerve into the path of the car, while being nearly twice the drink drive limit. The rider was critically injured and had to be airlifted to a London hospital. PC David Burstow of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, […]

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Police hunt thug caught on CCTV snatching handbag from elderly woman

Police hunt thug caught on CCTV snatching handbag from elderly woman

Police are hunting a thug caught on CCTV snatching a handbag from an elderly woman as she walked along a residential street in broad daylight. Shocking footage shows the moment the 79-year-old victim was pounced on as she walked on the path before dragging her down the street. The victim suffered a broken arm in […]

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This is why Friday 13th is considered to be unlucky

This is why Friday 13th is considered to be unlucky

What are the origins of the Friday the 13th superstition, which has provided inspiration for films, novels and music over the years? The answer is that it’s a combination of two age-old superstitions. Friday is regarded as unlucky in the Christian religion, as Jesus Christ was crucified on a Friday. Initially, followers of Christianity reserved […]

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This is everything parents need to know about ‘loot’ boxes in video games like Fortnite and FIFA

This is everything parents need to know about ‘loot’ boxes in video games like Fortnite and FIFA

Found in games popular with children such as Fortnite and FIFA, loot boxes have been equated to gambling. But just how dangerous are they? Here’s everything you need to know about them. What are loot boxes? A loot box is a virtual ‘crate’ players can buy in a game, which can be unlocked to receive a […]

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Here’s how to get free hash browns from Burger King this week

Here’s how to get free hash browns from Burger King this week

Burger King has joined McDonald’s this week in offering freebies to anybody who buys breakfast from their local branch. McDonalds already promised free McMuffins to anybody who orders a hot drink – and now it customers who buy a breakfast meal through the Burger King app will be entitled to a free portion of hash […]

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A Fire and Rescue service has ditched its Fireman Sam mascot because he isn’t inclusive enough

A Fire and Rescue service has ditched its Fireman Sam mascot because he isn’t inclusive enough

by Joel Lamy Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service has dropped its Fireman Sam mascot, based on the popular TV character, to stop people from feeling “excluded”. Lincolnshire’s chief fire officer Les Britzman said, “Firefighters nationally and residents locally have raised some concerns that ‘Fireman Sam’ doesn’t reflect the fire service today, in terms of both […]

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Working parents on Universal Credit now have more time to submit childcare claims

Working parents on Universal Credit now have more time to submit childcare claims

The government has announced that “working parents and guardians will be given weeks of extra time to apply to be reimbursed for their childcare costs”. This is what you need to know. Extra time The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) said that those claiming the childcare element of Universal Credit will get an extra […]

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You can have a Harry Potter-themed Christmas dinner at Hogwarts – here’s how

You can have a Harry Potter-themed Christmas dinner at Hogwarts – here’s how

For those of us who didn’t get their Hogwarts letter on their 11th birthday, feasting at the Great Hall seems like a distant fantasy. But no more. For the fourth year in a row, the Great Hall at the Warner Bros studio tour is opening its doors to put on an amazing Christmas feast this […]

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This is why people are scared of the new iPhone 11

This is why people are scared of the new iPhone 11

The release of the new iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max is an exciting time for fans of Apple phones and modern technology. But for those with a specific fear, the unique design of the new iPhone is their worst nightmare. Triple camera design The iPhone 11 Pro has not just one, but three cameras, […]

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