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Landlords could face £30k fines if electrics are unsafe in rented homes

Landlords could face £30k fines if electrics are unsafe in rented homes

New Government regulations introduced this week will see landlords face fines of up to £30,000 if they fail to carry out electrical safety checks. They will come into force for new tenancies from July 1, 2020 and will affect existing tenancies from April 1, 2021. The new rules stipulate that landlords in the private rented […]

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Spotify has launched playlists and podcasts specifically for pets – here’s what’s on them

Spotify has launched playlists and podcasts specifically for pets – here’s what’s on them

If your pet enjoys a good tune or gets lonely when you leave the house, then Spotify might have the perfect solution. The audio streaming company has brought out a range of playlists which are specifically designed to soothe furry friends. Pet playlists The pet playlists are based on subscribers’ own musical tastes, alongside the […]

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A free Google Chrome extension can warn you if your passwords have been hacked – here’s how to get it

A free Google Chrome extension can warn you if your passwords have been hacked – here’s how to get it

With so much of our lives revolving around using the internet, be it for work or for leisure, keeping your passwords and account details safe should be a high priority for everyone. Many websites pose a threat to our online security, but there is an extension from Google Chrome which aims to keep you and […]

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Going to the cinema counts as a ‘light workout’ – according to scientists

Going to the cinema counts as a ‘light workout’ – according to scientists

Going to the cinema has been a beloved pastime for many of us, and with the Oscars right around the corner, there are loads of must see films that are required viewing. Now it seems you don’t have to feel guilty about choosing a movie night over the gym, since a new study has found […]

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This is how low income families can get free or discounted fridges, cookers and furniture

This is how low income families can get free or discounted fridges, cookers and furniture

Those on a lower income can access a multitude of grants and discounts, which are available to help them buy essential white goods for their homes. Who offers free or reduced cost appliances? The appliances – which include fridges and cookers – are offered by charities, nonprofit organisations, the Government, and private companies. Grants on […]

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Why might Scotland ban under 12s from heading footballs and will the rest of the UK do the same?

Why might Scotland ban under 12s from heading footballs and will the rest of the UK do the same?

The Scottish Football Association said on Thursday it was finalising its proposals to become the first European country to impose such restrictions. Here’s everything you need to know about the ban and what it means for the rest of the UK. Games between under 12s have been found to feature very few headers anyway. Picture: […]

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Microsoft warned by NSA over new Windows 10 security flaw – here’s how to fix it

Microsoft warned by NSA over new Windows 10 security flaw – here’s how to fix it

PC users are being urged to update to the latest version of Windows after a new bug that leaves your computer vulnerable to hackers was revealed. The National Security Agency (NSA) divulged details of the exploit at a press conference on 14 January, and said that that the “serious vulnerability” could let hackers spy on […]

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Spicy chicken nuggets will soon disappear from the McDonald’s menu – here’s when

Spicy chicken nuggets will soon disappear from the McDonald’s menu – here’s when

Spicy chicken nuggets are set to vanish from the McDonald’s menu this month, along with two other popular items. Fans have less than two weeks to enjoy the spicy twist on the classic nuggets before they disappear on 28 January 2020. No more spicy nuggets Spicy chicken nuggets first landed on the McDonald’s menu in […]

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Alicante airport fire: is the airport still closed, and what’s the latest advice on flights and departures after disruption

Alicante airport fire: is the airport still closed, and what’s the latest advice on flights and departures after disruption

A fire at Alicante Airport caused travel disruption for thousands of travellers, with around 2,000 people evacuated from the Spanish airport on 15 January) after a blaze broke out on the roof. Here’s everything you need to know about the situation: What happened? Airport operator AENA tweeted: “For security reasons the airport terminal is being […]

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You can get a free milkshake from McDonald’s today – here’s how

You can get a free milkshake from McDonald’s today – here’s how

You can get a free milkshake from McDonald’s today only (Thu 15 Jan), as part of the company’s January giveaway. The offer, which started on January 4 and runs until January 26 2020, will give customers access to 24 deals in 23 days. So far this month, the fast food giant has given away free […]

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