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This is what to do if you see someone having an epileptic fit

This is what to do if you see someone having an epileptic fit

Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological conditions in the world, which affects around 600,000 people in the UK. The condition affects the brain and causes a person to have frequent seizures, and while with some types of epilepsy this can eventually stop over time, the condition is usually life-long for many. What are […]

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Killer Asian hornets set to descend on England – here’s everything you need to know

Killer Asian hornets set to descend on England – here’s everything you need to know

Killer Asian hornets are set to descend upon the UK this spring as temperatures soar to record levels. The breed can reportedly chew through protective clothing and their stings can send a person into anaphylactic shock. Nests found Nests have been found in tourist hotspots New Alresford and Brockenhurst in Hampshire’s New Forest. Christine McClellan, […]

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Ron Swanson from Parks and Rec is performing live in the UK

Ron Swanson from Parks and Rec is performing live in the UK

Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman has announced a new stand-up show, with live dates across the UK. ‘All Rise’ sees the Ron Swanson actor performing in Glasgow, Manchester, Leeds and London. Leeds, Manchester, Glasgow and London Speaking to Chortle, Offerman said, “My aim in this undertaking is to encourage my fellow homo sapiens to […]

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This popular dog food sold at Pets At Home has been recalled due to vomiting and weight loss fears

This popular dog food sold at Pets At Home has been recalled due to vomiting and weight loss fears

Dog owners are being urged to check their cupboards for potentially dangerous cans of dog food, after health warnings were issued by a pet food manufacturer. Hill’s Pet Nutrition has recalled eight different products from the shelves of pet stores such as Pets at Home. The move follows an earlier recall in January, when five […]

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These hidden parasites could be lurking in your hotel swimming pool – here’s how to check it’s safe

These hidden parasites could be lurking in your hotel swimming pool – here’s how to check it’s safe

Taking a dip in the pool on holiday to cool off from the sun is always a treat. But as inviting as a swimming pool may appear, it could actually be hiding a number of deadly bacteria which could be harmful to your health. Safe to swim? Even if a swimming pool abroad looks completely […]

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This is the likelihood of facing legal action if you leave a bad review online

This is the likelihood of facing legal action if you leave a bad review online

More and more of us are turning to social media and review sites before visiting restaurants, booking holidays or buying tickets for entertainment. But could sharing thoughts and experiences online turn into an unexpected legal dispute? The recent case of a pub landlady in Wales ‘taking on’ a spate of bad online reviews has highlighted […]

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Vegan Oatly Drink Whole ‘milk’ is being recalled because it may contain metal pieces

Vegan Oatly Drink Whole ‘milk’ is being recalled because it may contain metal pieces

Oatly is recalling a batch of one of its most popular products, after it was found the milk substitute may contain metal pieces. The affected drinks are only sold at Tesco, but the possible presence of metal make the product “unsafe to drink and presents a safety risk” according to the Food Standards Agency. The […]

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On this day: the events that DID happen on March 29

On this day: the events that DID happen on March 29

Brexit may be delayed from its scheduled date of March 29 – but here’s the events that did actually happen on that day in years gone by: 1549: The city of Salvador da Bahia, the first capital of Brazil, is founded. 1795 Ludwig van Beethoven (24) has his debut performance as a pianist in Vienna. 1901: Edmund […]

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Doritos, Pringles and Walkers are the nation’s favourite crisps – here’s how the others ranked

Doritos, Pringles and Walkers are the nation’s favourite crisps – here’s how the others ranked

Thanks to social media, it is now possible to weigh in on debates on pretty much any topic the world over. Last night, one that drew a great deal of impassioned outcry was over the country’s favourite crisp. Following a documentary on Channel 5 called Britain’s Favourite Crisps, a number of Twitter users took the […]

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Minimum wage is going up by 5% – here’s how much more you’ll earn per hour

Minimum wage is going up by 5% – here’s how much more you’ll earn per hour

New levels for the minimum wage – now known as the National Living Wage – are due to come into force next month. The National Living Wage replaced the former National Minimum Wage in 2016, following a re-brand. Workers were given a pay rise from £7.50 to £7.83 per hour in April last year, with […]

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