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Poll: When is it acceptable to leave your children home alone?

Poll: When is it acceptable to leave your children home alone?

More than half of all parents are happy to leave their 11 year old child at home alone, a survey has found. The research, undertaken by Childcare.co.uk, also shows that parents are happy for 12 year old children to babysit their younger siblings. Some parents added that they would be happy for children as young […]

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You’ll have to verify your age to watch porn online from July

You’ll have to verify your age to watch porn online from July

The UK will become the first country in the world to bring in age verification for all online pornography when the controversial measures come into force on 15 July. From that date, commercial providers of online pornography will be required by law to carry out robust age verification checks on users, to ensure that they […]

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Citizen Bravo – talking money and music

Citizen Bravo – talking money and music

It’s not unusual for musicians to attend university, but more often than not art college is the destination with the luckier ones turning their hobby into gainful employment. Less normal is finding a popular musician working in education, and for Doctor Matt Brennan, combining the two is some sort of holy grail. “Some days it’s […]

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Hay fever sufferers told to stay inside as ‘pollen bomb’ forecast for the UK

Hay fever sufferers told to stay inside as ‘pollen bomb’ forecast for the UK

Experts have said that the hay fever season will begin three weeks earlier this year than it has done previously. Hay fever sufferers have been warned to stay inside as a so-called ‘pollen bomb’ descends on the UK that could cause potentially life-threatening asthma attacks. Hay fever season’s early arrival is all down to the […]

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Burger King is giving away free Whoppers today – and serving nothing else

Burger King is giving away free Whoppers today – and serving nothing else

Burger King is dedicating today (17 April) to the classic Whopper burger – serving nothing else and giving some lucky customers the burgers for free. Whopper Wednesday The fast food chain will only be serving their signature Whopper today in a bid to try to remind customers of the classic burger. For those who try […]

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Nearly every adult in the UK could be owed £300 by Mastercard – here’s why

Nearly every adult in the UK could be owed £300 by Mastercard – here’s why

Almost every adult in the UK could be in line for a £300 payout from Mastercard if legal action against the company is successful. A £14 billion damages claim is being brought against the company on behalf of millions of consumers, having been revived by the Court of Appeal in a surprise court ruling. Former […]

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A private enforcement officer ‘threatened children with an £80 fine’ – complaining they were protesting too loudly

A private enforcement officer ‘threatened children with an £80 fine’ – complaining they were protesting too loudly

by Joel Lamy Video footage has emerged showing a private enforcement officer who allegedly threatened children with an £80 fine after complaining they were protesting “too loudly”. Pupils as young as Year 8 were allegedly told by an enforcement officer from Kingdom Services Group last Friday that their protest about climate change was “anti-social behaviour” […]

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These are the common signs and symptoms of meningitis you need to know about

These are the common signs and symptoms of meningitis you need to know about

Meningitis is a serious infection of the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord. Although it can affect anyone, it is most common in babies, young children, teenagers and young adults. But what causes meningitis and what are the common signs and symptoms? What is meningitis? Meningitis is an infection of the protective membranes […]

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This is how to spot a fake five star review on Amazon so you don’t get tricked

This is how to spot a fake five star review on Amazon so you don’t get tricked

Online retail giant Amazon is flooded with fake five star reviews for products for unfamiliar brands, consumer group Which? has found. The inauthentic reviews mean that household names are largely absent from the top rated items in categories such as headphones, smart watches and fitness trackers. Thousands of the reviews were found to be unverified, […]

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Spanish airports may strike over Easter weekend – here’s what to do if you’re affected

Spanish airports may strike over Easter weekend – here’s what to do if you’re affected

People around the UK may be planning to jet off over the Easter bank holiday weekend, but potential strikes could cause disruption for those heading to Spain. An indefinite strike by 60,000 ground handling staff in Spain may cause major disruption if it does go ahead. When and why is the strike happening? Unión Sindical […]

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