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Here’s how to stop Alexa eavesdropping on you in your own home

Here’s how to stop Alexa eavesdropping on you in your own home

Alexa and Google Home devices are the most popular smart home hubs, giving users an effortless way to manage their home, life, and entertainment. Increasingly, however, more unnerving revelations are made about Amazon and Google listening to customers in their own home. A BBC Panorama documentary aired last week outlined exactly how much data Amazon […]

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This is how to watch The Walking Dead season 10 on UK TV

This is how to watch The Walking Dead season 10 on UK TV

AMC’s unstoppable zomb-pocalyse tale is back for another season, with the survivors trying to remain alive in a world of brain-munching ghouls and assorted maniacs. Like many major series, The Walking Dead’s 10th season has been split into two parts, with the first half airing last year. That means that fans haven’t been able to […]

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A daredevil has died while trying to prove that the earth is flat

A daredevil has died while trying to prove that the earth is flat

Michael Hughes, 64, died in California on Saturday when his steam powered rocket crashed into the ground. The US daredevil was launching his homemade rocket into the sky to try and prove that earth is flat. A video went viral on social media, showing Hughes’ rocket tumbling towards the ground. Known as ‘Mad’ Mike Hughes, […]

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These are the best instant coffee brands according to Which? – and the results might surprise you

These are the best instant coffee brands according to Which? – and the results might surprise you

Which? has ranked these instant coffee brands, and found that a higher price does not necessarily equal higher quality. The consumer watchdog ranked big name brands like Kenco and Nescafe along with cheaper supermarket own brand alternatives in a blind taste test with 60 coffee drinkers. While an expensive brand topped the rankings, much cheaper […]

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Some Italian towns have been locked down due to coronavirus – here’s the latest travel advice

Some Italian towns have been locked down due to coronavirus – here’s the latest travel advice

Italy’s government has imposed lockdowns and quarantines in several towns as the country battles the largest Covid-19 outbreak in Europe. More than 150 people in Italy are confirmed to have the virus, and four people have died. A total of 110 of the cases are in the northern border region of Lombardy, and a further […]

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Here’s how to make perfect pancakes every time – according to scientists

Here’s how to make perfect pancakes every time – according to scientists

With Pancake Day (25 Feb) on the horizon, making perfect pancakes is the goal that many of us aspire to achieve. Now, thanks to the Perfect Pancake Calculator, you can make perfect pancakes every single time. What is a Perfect Pancake Calculator? The calculator allows you to choose what kind of pancake you want to […]

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Some people are saying the new Colin the Caterpillar cake looks ‘demonic’ – what do you think?

Some people are saying the new Colin the Caterpillar cake looks ‘demonic’ – what do you think?

One of the most iconic birthday cakes is getting a makeover for Easter – but not everyone is a fan. The Easter edition of Marks and Spencers’ Colin the Caterpillar cake – know as Bunny Colin – will be available in stores from 31 March 2020, priced at £10, and is part of the supermarket’s […]

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A giant ‘chaos’ asteroid is headed for earth in 2029 – here’s what we know about it

A giant ‘chaos’ asteroid is headed for earth in 2029 – here’s what we know about it

At around 2pm yesterday, a giant asteroid drifted past earth. It was one of several ‘near-earth objects’ that have approached our planet since the beginning of the year. However, NASA has predicted an additional giant asteroid could be on its way, expected to arrive in 2029. But, how close it gets to the planet may […]

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Birds Eye is bringing back Crispy Pancakes for a limited time only – here’s where to buy them

Birds Eye is bringing back Crispy Pancakes for a limited time only – here’s where to buy them

Food fans can enjoy a taste of nostalgia this Pancake Day, as Birds Eye brings back its iconic Crispy Pancakes, just in time for the occasion. The brand’s popular minced beef and onion Crispy Pancakes have been given a modern makeover ready for their return to shelves on Shrove Tuesday (25 Feb), with an updated […]

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Here’s how to watch WWE Super Showdown 2020 – and what time it starts

Here’s how to watch WWE Super Showdown 2020 – and what time it starts

They’re some of the more controversial events on the World Wrestling Entertainment calendar, and not because of the dramatic action taking place inside the ring. WWE are heading back to the Middle East this week for their latest blockbuster show to be held in Saudi Arabia. Super ShowDown 2020 takes place on Thursday 27 February […]

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Peter Kay has rescheduled his cancelled Dance For Life tour two years later – here’s how to get tickets

Peter Kay has rescheduled his cancelled Dance For Life tour two years later – here’s how to get tickets

Lancashire comedian Peter Kay will return to the stage for another series of huge fundraising nights. In 2012, Kay set a new Guinness World Record for the most successful stand-up comedy tour of all time after playing to 1.2 million people. His long-awaited return to the stage was then set to come in 2017, until […]

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Aldi releases unusual Pancake Day recipes – including a boozy brunch pancake

Aldi releases unusual Pancake Day recipes – including a boozy brunch pancake

Pancake Day is well and truly crêping up on us, so to celebrate, discount supermarket Aldi has some boozy pancake recipes that are easy to make this Shrove Tuesday. Whether you’re looking to add a caffeine kick or a vegan twist to your Instagram-worthy stack, these recipes have everyone covered for a delicious Pancake Day. […]

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Shocking dashcam footage shows driver leading police on 80mph chase through city centre

Shocking dashcam footage shows driver leading police on 80mph chase through city centre

This shocking dashcam footage shows the moment a reckless driver led police on an 85mph chase through a busy city centre in a stolen car. If you can’t see the video, watch it here Ryan Byrne, 30, was spotted by officers behind the wheel of a Ford Kuga two days after he stole it from […]

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Tesco has launched a range of plasters available in different skin tones – this is why it’s making waves

Tesco has launched a range of plasters available in different skin tones – this is why it’s making waves

Following a viral tweet last year from a man getting emotional about finding a plaster that blends into his skin tone, Tesco has released a new range of plasters available in a variety of colours. This is everything you need to know about the new, diverse range of plasters from Tesco. New plasters Tesco has […]

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Primary school kids have been banned from heading footballs with immediate effect

Primary school kids have been banned from heading footballs with immediate effect

Primary school children in the UK have been banned from heading balls during football training. The ban has been introduced with immediate effect in England, Northern Ireland and Scotland. Why has the ban been introduced? The three football associations issued a statement on Monday morning (24 Feb) confirming changes to their heading guidances. The new […]

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Here’s how you can get free pancakes from Bella Italia

Here’s how you can get free pancakes from Bella Italia

Everyone loves a sweet treat – especially when it’s free. With Shrove Tuesday on the horizon, pancakes are on everyone’s mind. Lucky for you, on Pancake Day (25 Feb), Bella Italia customers can claim some free treats – here’s how. Free pancakes Tomorrow only, Bella Italia is giving you the chance to claim two buttermilk […]

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CCTV captures the moment this brave pensioner, 77, fought off attempted mugger at cash machine

CCTV captures the moment this brave pensioner, 77, fought off attempted mugger at cash machine

This is the astonishing moment a mugger at a cash machine met his match – in the form of a 77-year-old who put his fists up for a fight. If you can’t see the video, watch it here The CCTV footage shows the pensioner parking in a seemingly empty Sainsbury’s car park on February 5, […]

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Here’s why singer Grimes won’t reveal the sex of her baby

Here’s why singer Grimes won’t reveal the sex of her baby

Canadian pop star Grimes has sparked debate once again after recent remarks about her pregnancy. The concept of the ‘gender reveal’ has been a hot topic lately, especially after last year’s stories of reveal parties gone horribly awry. Fortunately, that won’t be something Grimes has to worry about, if her recent comments are anything to […]

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There’s still time to apply to be a cruise ship ‘godparent’ – here’s what it means

There’s still time to apply to be a cruise ship ‘godparent’ – here’s what it means

Multinational travel group, TUI, is on the hunt for a pair of so-called ‘godparents’ to bring good luck and protection to new river cruise ships – with travel included as a perk of the job. What is a TUI ‘godparent’? The role of godparent is an ancient maritime tradition in which a civilian – often […]

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Your private WhatsApp group could be found on Google – here’s how to protect it

Your private WhatsApp group could be found on Google – here’s how to protect it

Many people use the WhatsApp messaging app every day, for both social and business reasons. Maybe you have a group chat for work – or maybe there’s a secret work group chat that you might not want your boss to find. Well, if you add people to that group via the app’s ‘invite to group […]

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O2 and Three are raising phone bill prices – here’s how to check if you’re affected

O2 and Three are raising phone bill prices – here’s how to check if you’re affected

Customers on pay-monthly contracts with Three Mobile and O2 will see their bills rise in the coming months after both companies announced their latest inflation figures. How much will my phone bill go up by? With both providers, customers will see their bills go up by 2.7 per cent. No matter what the length of […]

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Will it snow in the UK today? Here’s everything you need to know

Will it snow in the UK today? Here’s everything you need to know

Snow is set to hit parts of the UK on Monday (24 Feb), with Met Office weather warnings in place and temperatures dipping to below freezing in some areas. The Met Office said, “The forecast for the coming week remains unsettled with rain and snow on Monday followed by a colder, showery spell mid-week. “A […]

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Bill Turnbull makes emotional return to breakfast TV on Good Morning Britain – how viewers reacted

Bill Turnbull makes emotional return to breakfast TV on Good Morning Britain – how viewers reacted

Bill Turnbull made a return to breakfast TV today when he was reunited with his former co-presenter Susanna Reid on Good Morning Britain. If you can’t see the video, watch it here It’s the first time in six years that the pair have presented together, as Turnbull sits in for Piers Morgan on the ITV […]

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The BBC is axing Watchdog after 40 years – here’s why

The BBC is axing Watchdog after 40 years – here’s why

The BBC will stop broadcasting Watchdog as a standalone programme after 40 years on air, with the show to become a segment on The One Show instead. The TV fan favourite, which held businesses to account and aimed to protect consumer rights, had good viewing figures and produced more than 1,000 episodes over its 41 […]

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Coronavirus declared a ‘serious and imminent threat to public health’ as death toll passes 2,500 – these are the signs and symptoms

Coronavirus declared a ‘serious and imminent threat to public health’ as death toll passes 2,500 – these are the signs and symptoms

The deadly coronavirus – officially named Covid-19 by the World Health organisation – has been declared by the government as a “serious and imminent threat to public health”, as it introduced new powers to help deal with the spread. Under new measures announced on Monday (10 Feb), the Department of Health said that people with […]

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Why has Stormzy mysteriously disappeared from social media?

Why has Stormzy mysteriously disappeared from social media?

Having a presence on social media is common among celebrities, with fans keen to follow updates on their favourite famous faces – making it hard for a disappearance to go unnoticed. Rapper Stormzy has left followers baffled after mysteriously deleting his Twitter and Instagram accounts on Thursday (20 Feb), leaving many questioning ‘what’s going on?’ […]

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Line-up of contestants for Love is Blind and how the Netflix dating series works

Line-up of contestants for Love is Blind and how the Netflix dating series works

Netflix is branching out with the content it produces – alongside original films, TV shows and documentaries, reality dating show are being added to its roster. Love is Blind challenges singles to meet, fall in love and get engaged – without ever seeing each other. This is everything you need to know about the controversial new […]

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The price of stamps is going up – here’s how much you’ll soon need to pay

The price of stamps is going up – here’s how much you’ll soon need to pay

The price of first and second class stamps will go up again next month, the Royal Mail has announced. From 23 March 2020, the price of a first class stamp will be increased by 6p, to 76p. A second class stamp will see a price rise of 4p to 65p. “These changes are necessary to […]

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Nando’s is getting rid of four dishes – here’s what’s going and what’s replacing them

Nando’s is getting rid of four dishes – here’s what’s going and what’s replacing them

Nando’s has removed and replaced four items from its food menu. The restaurant chain will no longer offer customers the following items: Sweet potato mash Sweet potato and butternut squash Fillet steak and chargrilled veg wrap Feta cheese The ‘Mango & Lime’ flavouring is also being replaced by ‘Passionfruit & Mango’. A spokesman for the […]

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BrewDog is offering shares in exchange for empty cans – here’s how it works

BrewDog is offering shares in exchange for empty cans – here’s how it works

Independent craft beer company BrewDog is inviting people to exchange empty beer cans for shares in the Scottish brewery as part of a new sustainable business initiative. The scheme that went live on Tuesday (18 Feb) is available until April across Brewdog’s 52 UK bars.  Here customers can earn a £25 share voucher in exchange […]

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