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NASA is hiring its next class of astronauts for a mission to the Moon – but there’s a catch

NASA is hiring its next class of astronauts for a mission to the Moon – but there’s a catch

Those who dream of exploring space may have a chance to reach the Moon, as NASA launches a fresh recruitment drive. NASA is planning to reach the South Pole of the Moon by 2024 and hopes to send a woman there for the first time, along with another man. The space agency is accepting applications […]

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More than half of the UK go into debt to pay for an engagement ring

More than half of the UK go into debt to pay for an engagement ring

New research has found that almost half of Brits will get into debt to pay for their engagement ring, and one in five of people will subsequently take between two and five years to pay it off. More than a third of those who have been engaged regret how much they spent on an engagement […]

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NHS, armed forces, emergency services and social care workers can get discounts at these bars and restaurants in February

NHS, armed forces, emergency services and social care workers can get discounts at these bars and restaurants in February

Working long shifts during the winter months can start to take its toll, but a well deserved treat can help to lift the mood. In honour of those who work in the emergency services, NHS, social care and armed forces, a number of bars and restaurants across the UK are offering special discounts throughout February. […]

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Transgender users have accused TikTok of censorship – here’s why

Transgender users have accused TikTok of censorship – here’s why

Transgender users have complained about having their posts removed from popular social media platform, TikTok. Videos, including some members of the community discussing their lives, were taken down and others complained of having the sound removed. TikTok defended its actions, stating that some posts were deleted for breaking guidelines on smoking and nudity, but could […]

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Asda is launching in-store Greggs counters – but only in select locations

Asda is launching in-store Greggs counters – but only in select locations

Fans of Greggs could soon be able to pick up their favourites treats and pastries from Asda, as it prepares to launch in-store counters at some of its stores. The roll-out is due to take place next month, but only five Asda branches will be involved. A trial launch The in-store Greggs counters will be […]

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Wall’s has vowed to stop advertising ice cream to kids – because they say it’s making them obese

Wall’s has vowed to stop advertising ice cream to kids – because they say it’s making them obese

Food giant Unilever has pledged to stop advertising its ice cream products to children by the end of 2020 to help tackle obesity. The food company, which owns Wall’s ice cream, says it would limit the use of cartoon characters in its advertising. It also said it would stop using celebrities and social media personalities […]

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Bill Turnbull set to make a breakfast TV return alongside Susanna Reid

Bill Turnbull set to make a breakfast TV return alongside Susanna Reid

Former BBC Breakfast presenter Bill Turnbull will be reunited with his former co-host Susanna Reid later this month. The 64 year old, who has incurable prostate cancer, will return to our screens on ITV’s Good Morning Britain to cover for Piers Morgan. Starting on Monday 24 February, Turnbull will host the show for three days […]

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Virgin Media announces closure of 25 UK stores – here’s the full list of locations

Virgin Media announces closure of 25 UK stores – here’s the full list of locations

Virgin Media has announced it is to close 25 of its stores across the UK, resulting in the loss of 110 jobs. The decision will leave just 53 existing branches in the country, although it is feared that more closures will follow as the chain continues further investment in online sales. 110 job losses The […]

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Pubs will stay open longer to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day

Pubs will stay open longer to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day

In commemoration of VE Day, pubs all over England and Wales will receive an extended license of two hours this year. Here’s what you need to know about the one off extended license. Staying open longer The Home Secretary, Piri Patel, has confirmed that pubs across England and Wales will be able to keep their […]

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Should free school meals be available to every child? One council is pushing for it

Should free school meals be available to every child? One council is pushing for it

School meals could soon be available to all pupils for free, regardless of what their parents earn, under proposed new rules. At the moment, only pupils from low income backgrounds, including many families on Universal Credit or income support, and those in the first three years of primary school are automatically entitled to free meals. […]

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