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These expert tips will help parents to keep their children safe online

These expert tips will help parents to keep their children safe online

With a multitude of technological devices now available – from tablets to laptops to mobile phones – children are living in a digital age where they can play games, watch TV and partake in educational activities online. But the recent emergence of the Momo challenge saw children being exposed to videos inappropriate for their age. […]

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This is how to avoid the Sky price hike and save on your bill

This is how to avoid the Sky price hike and save on your bill

Millions of Sky TV and broadband customers are set to be hit with a significant price hike on their bills next month, amounting to an extra £42 per year on average. The bill increase will come into effect from 1 April, and notifications have now been sent out to inform customers of the change. But […]

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Here’s what the #Trashtag challenge is all about – and how you can get involved

Here’s what the #Trashtag challenge is all about – and how you can get involved

Whether it’s eating cinnamon powder, jumping out of moving cars, or ‘downing’ alcohol, internet challenges have often proven controversial and some labelled outright dangerous. However the latest viral hashtag is drawing praise for its positive impact, as it encourages people to get outside and do their bit to help clean up the planet. As part of […]

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Google has launched a new hotel price comparison feature – here’s how to get cheap deals

Google has launched a new hotel price comparison feature – here’s how to get cheap deals

Internet giant Google has rolled out a new comparison feature that allows people to find the best hotel deals when planning their holidays. Integrated into the search engine, the site allows users to enter the destination and dates of their trip, as well as the number of guests. The initial search options on Google Hotel […]

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Police warning over ‘distraction thefts’ – watch how one thief stole a phone from this hotel concierge

Police warning over ‘distraction thefts’ – watch how one thief stole a phone from this hotel concierge

A nimble-fingered thief was caught on camera distracting a hotel concierge – before stealing his mobile from right under his nose. The thief distracted the worker with a piece of paper and, while asking for his advice, took his phone from the counter top. Video grab from the footage of Magdalena Stanescu,38, using a ‘distraction’ […]

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A mum is warning other parents that her toddler needed surgery after eating popcorn

A mum is warning other parents that her toddler needed surgery after eating popcorn

A shocked mother has issued a warning to other parents after her toddler fell seriously ill when eating popcorn. Nicole Goddard, from Parker, Colorado in the USA, took to social media to spread the word when her youngest son, Nash, ended up needing surgery after choking on the snack. Toddler needed surgery after choking on […]

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This is how much more you’ll have to pay for food and cars in the event of a no deal Brexit

This is how much more you’ll have to pay for food and cars in the event of a no deal Brexit

The prices of cars and fresh food in the UK are expected to rise should a no deal Brexit take place, according to plans revealed by the UK government this morning. A temporary scheme was announced, outlining tariffs which could be slapped on products imported from the EU as the UK leaves the bloc and […]

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How your MP voted on Theresa May’s Brexit deal

How your MP voted on Theresa May’s Brexit deal

A total of 391 MPs from constituencies across the country voted against Theresa May’s Brexit deal in last night’s devastating blow for the Prime Minister. MPs rejected the deal by 391 to 242, just over two weeks before the proposed date for Britain to leave the EU. The majority of 149 was less than the record […]

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How repair shop numbers are on the rise across the UK

How repair shop numbers are on the rise across the UK

The ‘make-do and mend’ ethos of wartime Britain is enjoying something of a resurgence. Businesses fixing our household goods are booming, with the number of premises growing by more than a third since 2010, according to official figures. Retail analysts say consumers are becoming less interested in being seen with the very latest products, wanting […]

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This rare silver 2p coin sold for £485 on eBay – here’s why it’s so valuable

This rare silver 2p coin sold for £485 on eBay – here’s why it’s so valuable

A rare two pence coin has been priced at over 24,000 times its face value on auction site eBay. The silver coin was minted in error in 1989, when it was accidentally struck onto the cupro-nickel base of a 10p, and sold for a staggering £485 in February. When errors such as these occur at […]

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This Aldi rum beat bottles worth three times its price in a blind taste test

This Aldi rum beat bottles worth three times its price in a blind taste test

A budget bottle of rum has beaten off fierce competition at the world’s most prestigious blind tasting competitions. Budget supermarket Aldi’s own-label Sea Dog Premium Spiced Rum has been praised by industry experts at the Spirits Business Rum Masters, where judges awarded it a coveted gold medal. The £16.99 bottle took the accolade alongside Ableforth’s […]

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Two Swedish artists want to pay someone £1,754 a month to do ‘whatever they want’

Two Swedish artists want to pay someone £1,754 a month to do ‘whatever they want’

Being paid for doing nothing. It’s a dream scenario that many of us aspire to. But it would never happen in real life – right? Two Swedish artists are making that dream a reality for one lucky individual by offering the chance to apply for a ‘job’ that has no actual work requirements. Gothenburg’s Simon […]

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This is when McDonald’s Monopoly is coming back – and what you can win

This is when McDonald’s Monopoly is coming back – and what you can win

by David Hughes McDonald’s Monopoly is eagerly awaited by fans of the fast food chain each year, offering diners the chance to win prizes, cash or (in the vast majority of cases) more food. Here’s what you need to know about this year’s promotion, including the dates, how it all works and the prizes on […]

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Stephen Hawking 50p coin released today by the Royal Mint – here’s how to get one

Stephen Hawking 50p coin released today by the Royal Mint – here’s how to get one

A new commemorative coin is released today (12 March), featuring a tribute to the late Stephen Hawking, who died in March last year. A Royal Proclamation announced the new 50p coin – which will honour the life of the eminent physicist, and in particular his theoretical research into black holes – in February. His findings […]

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These are the airlines still using the Boeing 737 Max 8 planes linked to the Ethiopian Airlines crash

These are the airlines still using the Boeing 737 Max 8 planes linked to the Ethiopian Airlines crash

Passengers flying to and from the UK could find themselves on board a model of plane suspected to be to blame for Sunday’s deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash. A number of airlines – some UK-based – have yet to announce plans to ground the Boeing 737 Max 8. This includes British holiday operator TUI Airways, formerly Thompson, […]

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This is why one in seven people are still paying for Christmas in March

This is why one in seven people are still paying for Christmas in March

More than one in seven people are still struggling to pay their Christmas debts in March, according to new research. Excessive Christmas spending is now thought to cause debt woes into the spring, say the results of a survey of over 2000 people’s attitudes towards festive shopping. (Graphic: Kimberley Mogg) It showed that 15 per […]

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This baby’s ‘glowing’ eye turned out to be a rare form of cancer – here are the signs to watch out for

This baby’s ‘glowing’ eye turned out to be a rare form of cancer – here are the signs to watch out for

A mother who spotted a rare and aggressive cancer in her baby daughter’s eye is urging other parents to look out for symptoms of the disease. Indiana, who is an identical twin, was just a few months old when mum Alison Lawler spotted a strange glow in one of her eyes. After a series of […]

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Coin collector convicted of murdering fellow enthusiast for Beatrix Potter 50p pieces

Coin collector convicted of murdering fellow enthusiast for Beatrix Potter 50p pieces

A coin enthusiast is facing a life sentence after being convicted of murdering a fellow collector to get his hands on his limited edition Beatrix Potter 50ps. Danny Bostock, 33, left 52 year old Gordon McGhee covered in blood in his bedroom after stabbing him 17 times when he was disturbed as he tried to […]

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Applications for MasterChef 2020 are now open – here’s how to apply

Applications for MasterChef 2020 are now open – here’s how to apply

The popular cooking show MasterChef is on the hunt for budding cooks to appear on next year’s series. If you think you have what it takes to be crowned the champion of MasterChef 2020 and impress judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace then this is how to apply. How to apply to be on MasterChef […]

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These are the official NHS guidelines on co-sleeping with your baby

These are the official NHS guidelines on co-sleeping with your baby

Parents are set to be offered new guidance on safely sharing a bed with their baby, following an increase in the number of cot deaths. The guidance is to be made available both online and across maternity wards in the UK, with the aim of encouraging more ‘open conversations’ about co-sleeping and the risks associated […]

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Living abroad after Brexit – what do I need to know?

https://jpgreatcontent.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Brexit_UK_leaving_EU_all_you_need_to_know-1.m4v We have a property in Spain which we use regularly. We aren’t Spanish residents but as we approach full retirement we have the option of spending much more time there, although probably not as full time residents. How will Brexit impact foreign home owners who aren’t residents of the country in question? A:  If […]

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Location, Location, Location is returning – here’s how to apply to be on the show

Location, Location, Location is returning – here’s how to apply to be on the show

Location, Location, Location is returning to our TV screens, visiting various locations around the UK. The popular property show is looking for a new cast of house hunters to appear on screen – so if you’re searching for a new home, this could be the perfect opportunity. House hunters The hit show is returning for […]

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We’re here to help with your Brexit questions

We’re here to help with your Brexit questions

There’s just over two weeks to go until the UK leaves the EU – and the next few days will be crucial in deciding if we have a deal or no deal situation It still remains to be seen how Brexit will pan out, and how it will affect individuals, businesses, and communities. We’re investigating […]

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WhatsApp users are being ‘banned’ and could lose their entire chat history – here’s the cause

WhatsApp users are being ‘banned’ and could lose their entire chat history – here’s the cause

WhatsApp users are being warned they could lose their entire chat history after reports of accounts being temporarily banned. The popular messaging service has warned that fake versions of its software are the cause of the problem, with users advised to only use the official app. ‘Temporarily banned’ WhatsApp users who are using an unsupported […]

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This is how you can get Cadbury Creme Eggs for just 20p each this week

This is how you can get Cadbury Creme Eggs for just 20p each this week

With Easter just around the corner, Creme Eggs are stocked up in many supermarkets across the UK. But for those looking for a bargain, Tesco is selling boxes of the iconic treats at a reduced price this week. Two boxes for £2 A box of five Creme Eggs normally costs £1.65, but the supermarket chain […]

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This is why you need to update Google Chrome now to protect your browser from hackers

This is why you need to update Google Chrome now to protect your browser from hackers

Google Chrome users are being urged to update the internet browser as soon as possible, after the search giant announced that a ‘zero day’ vulnerability was being exploited by hackers. “Past 0-days targeted Chrome by using Flash as the first exploit in the chain,” said Chrome security engineer, Justin Schuh, on Twitter. “Because Flash is a […]

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Porn websites will be automatically blocked in the UK shortly – here’s everything you need to know

Porn websites will be automatically blocked in the UK shortly – here’s everything you need to know

X-rated websites will soon be automatically blocked by all internet providers, with users having to verify their age before they can proceed. Users will be automatically blocked from using free sites like PornHub and YouPorn, unless they can prove their age. Age-appropriate content This automatic block, introduced under the Digital Economy Act 2017, is being […]

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This is why you may need to renew your passport today if you have a holiday booked

This is why you may need to renew your passport today if you have a holiday booked

Millions of UK travellers could be barred from entering a number of European countries in the event of a no-deal Brexit unless they renew their passports by tomorrow (Friday 8 March), a consumer group has claimed. Visitors usually need to have at least six months left on their passports from the date they arrive in […]

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A couple discovered a ‘staggering 700 faults’ with their brand new £280,000 house

A couple discovered a ‘staggering 700 faults’ with their brand new £280,000 house

A couple say they have been left ‘at breaking point’ after discovering a staggering 700 faults in their brand new £280,000 home. Nicola Bentley, 46, and husband Phil, 48, claim that, despite complaining about the faults 10 months ago, only 10 per cent of them have been fixed. ‘A house that looked like a building […]

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This is how you can earn £50 per hour tutoring kids while playing Fortnite and Call of Duty

This is how you can earn £50 per hour tutoring kids while playing Fortnite and Call of Duty

If you’re a fan of video games and would like to earn some extra money then this could be the job for you. An online tutoring agency has put a call out for individuals willing to teach children whilst playing popular video games, including Fortnite, Apex Legends and Call of Duty. Increasing focus Tutors will […]

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