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Are GPs no longer prescribing antibiotics? This is what you need to know

Are GPs no longer prescribing antibiotics? This is what you need to know

You may be used to being prescribed antibiotics when you visit your GP with an infection, but with the risk of becoming resistant to antibiotics, are GPs still prescribing them? Here’s everything you need to know. What do antibiotics do? The NHS notes that “antibiotics are used to treat or prevent some types of bacterial […]

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Victims of shopping deal scams lose up to £2,000 – here’s how to stay safe on Black Friday

Victims of shopping deal scams lose up to £2,000 – here’s how to stay safe on Black Friday

by Zlata Rodionova Black Friday is arguably one of the best days of the year to grab a bargain, but it also presents scammers with a golden opportunity to make a quick buck. Careless shoppers are being warned to watch out for online shopping scams during the sales events, as a new research from Barclays […]

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Thousands disappointed to learn that Buckfast Truck Christmas Tour isn’t real

Thousands disappointed to learn that Buckfast Truck Christmas Tour isn’t real

by Sean Murphy Fans of the UK’s most popular tonic wine were left disappointed after discovering that the Buckfast Truck Christmas Tour isn’t actually a real event. A page recently set up on Facebook said the festive themed truck would be arriving in Glasgow on 19 December, along with other dates in Aberdeen, Livingston, Edinburgh, […]

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Here’s how much you can save on toys by shopping around for Christmas

Here’s how much you can save on toys by shopping around for Christmas

Christmas is quickly approaching, and it’s an exciting time for children – but not always for their parents. Some toys can be surprisingly expensive, with some of the most sought-after items costing as much as £90 each. If you’re on a budget, there are a few retailers offering similar products for less, and some that are […]

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Military personnel on standby in event of Brexit unrest

Military personnel on standby in event of Brexit unrest

Armed forces may be called upon to assist emergency services in the event of a No-deal Brexit, according to reports. The Sunday Times claim that a crack squad of army officials are currently putting a plan in place should chaos unfold following March 29 when Britain ceases to be a member of the EU. Delivering […]

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Want to make more money in 2019? Experts say you should become a dog groomer

Want to make more money in 2019? Experts say you should become a dog groomer

Pet care, catering and gardening services are among the most in demand across the UK, with the wedding industry following not far behind, according to new research. Local services marketplace, Bark.com, has compiled a list of the sectors desperately in need of more professionals, so if you’re considering a career change, their data could steer […]

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Who will be Christmas Number One? The latest odds – from Elton John to The Spice Girls

Who will be Christmas Number One? The latest odds – from Elton John to The Spice Girls

The 2018 Christmas number one song isn’t due to be revealed until Friday 21 December. But that hasn’t stopped early speculation from being rife – and a number of contenders are already being tipped for the UK chart top spot. Debating who is going to be crowned the musical star of Christmas has become something […]

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Sainsbury’s is now selling edible insects – here’s everything you need to know

Sainsbury’s is now selling edible insects – here’s everything you need to know

Sainsbury’s has become the first supermarket in the UK to sell edible insects – specifically smoky barbecue flavoured roasted crickets, made by a brand called Eat Grub. Some may recoil at the idea of eating a creepy crawlie, but research carried out by both companies suggests that the UK is coming round to the idea […]

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These are some of the best Black Friday deals on offer across the UK

These are some of the best Black Friday deals on offer across the UK

Black Friday is one of the most popular days in the shopping calendar year, and will take place this Friday (23 Nov). Millions of shoppers worldwide will be hoping to bag a bargain, with many retailers offering Black Friday deals both in store and online. Some shops launch their discounts even earlier in order to […]

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Warnings issued over ‘Fire Challenge’ which prompts teens to set themselves alight for social media likes

Warnings issued over ‘Fire Challenge’ which prompts teens to set themselves alight for social media likes

A public health warning has been issued by burns and plastic surgeon specialists after finding a rise in the number of young burns victims who have attempted the so-called ‘Fire Challenge’ on social media. Like the infamous ‘Tide Pod Challenge’, the Fire Challenge is a bizarre social media trend which sees people pour flammable liquid […]

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