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A law banning cruel puppy and kitten farms will come in force in April – here’s what it means if you want a new pet

A law banning cruel puppy and kitten farms will come in force in April – here’s what it means if you want a new pet

A new law that will ban puppy and kitten farming comes into force in April this year. Known as ‘Lucy’s Law’, the legislation will prevent the animals being sold by a third party seller – like pet shops and commercial dealers – unless they bred them themselves. The law, passed in Parliament in 2019, is […]

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Nando’s employees claim the chain’s restaurants are ‘unclean’ and that the company does not employ cleaning staff

Nando’s employees claim the chain’s restaurants are ‘unclean’ and that the company does not employ cleaning staff

An online petition started by Nando’s employees alleges that Nando’s restaurants are “unclean”, and that servers and chefs are sometimes forced to clean them after hours without pay. The petition, which has more than 4,000 signatures, alleges that “thousands of us are eating in unclean restaurants” because Nando’s does not employ dedicated cleaning staff in […]

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This is when and where it will snow today across the UK

This is when and where it will snow today across the UK

A yellow weather alert has been issued across the UK today (27 Feb), warning of snow, sleet and icy conditions. The warning extends across much of Scotland, northern England and Northern Ireland, with the north Midlands and north Wales expected to see wintry showers later tonight. Snow, sleet and hail The snow and ice warning […]

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Coronavirus declared a ‘serious and imminent threat to public health’ as cases surpass 83,000 – these are the signs and symptoms

Coronavirus declared a ‘serious and imminent threat to public health’ as cases surpass 83,000 – 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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Advice for parents as UK schools close amid coronavirus fears – the symptoms to look for

Advice for parents as UK schools close amid coronavirus fears – the symptoms to look for

Public Health England (PHE) said it is not advising schools in the UK to close in an effort to stem the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), despite recent outbreaks in Europe. Around a dozen schools have sent staff and pupils home to self-isolate for 14 days after returning from half-term trips in northern Italy, where 323 […]

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Italy v Ireland Six Nations rugby matches postponed due to coronavirus – here’s when they’ll be rescheduled

Italy v Ireland Six Nations rugby matches postponed due to coronavirus – here’s when they’ll be rescheduled

The mens and women’s Six Nations matches between Ireland and Italy have been postponed due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus. The decision comes after Irish Health Minister, Simon Harris, called for the games, which were due to be played this weekend (29 February and 1 March) in Dublin, to be put on hold. […]

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These are the must-play video games releasing in March 2020

These are the must-play video games releasing in March 2020

As we head into March, the video game release schedules start to gather pace. It’s a particularly good month for Nintendo Switch fans, with one of the year’s biggest games coming to the hybrid console in Animal Crossing. But even if you don’t own a Switch, there’s a lot to look forward to, including a […]

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How to catch armoured Mewtwo and everything else about Pokemon GO’s Pokemon Day event

How to catch armoured Mewtwo and everything else about Pokemon GO’s Pokemon Day event

February 27 is Pokemon’s birthday, so naturally there’s a big event scheduled to celebrate. Our obsession with the pocket monsters has been kept alive thanks to Niantic’s addictive monster-catching mobile game, which has become an international phenomenon since it launched in 2016 and has now been downloaded over a billion times. It has kept its […]

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Android users are being advised to delete these 10 apps now

Android users are being advised to delete these 10 apps now

Android users are being urged to delete certain apps after allegations that they may be used to hack into personal data. The apps in question are called VPNs or Virtual Private Networks and they help people access websites and streaming services that may not be available in their home country. VPNs are also used by […]

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McDonald’s has invented candles that smell like burgers

McDonald’s has invented candles that smell like burgers

The smell of a McDonald’s restaurant is a unique thing that often leads to cravings for a burger and fries. But the signature scent has now been bottled, with the fast food chain releasing a new range of six candles. The company has released the collection of candles that, when burned all together, smell just […]

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