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WhatsApp may stop working on your smartphone this month – this is why

WhatsApp may stop working on your smartphone this month – this is why

Thousands of WhatsApp users could lose access to the popular messaging service this month, with the app set to stop working on a number of devices. WhatsApp is withdrawing its support on Windows Phone operating systems as of 31 December. No longer in use The messaging app is currently available on select versions of Windows […]

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You can get free ‘magic’ carrots to give to Rudolph this Christmas – here’s how

You can get free ‘magic’ carrots to give to Rudolph this Christmas – here’s how

Shoppers will soon be able to get their hands on magic carrots for Father Christmas’s reindeer for free from Morrisons. The supermarket announced the “Carrots for Rudolph” campaign to help support British vegetable farmers this winter. Why are Morrisons giving them away? After a “difficult” harvest for British carrot growers meant that a higher-than-usual number […]

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You can now buy festive flavoured edible candles for Christmas – here’s where to get one

You can now buy festive flavoured edible candles for Christmas – here’s where to get one

After last year’s success, the world’s first edible candle is back in time for Christmas 2019. Available in two flavours, the candles are 100 per cent vegan and proved incredibly popular on their launch last year, with all 1,000 candles selling out in less than two hours. What flavours are these edible candles? The edible […]

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You can now buy a hot vegan sausage roll from M&S – these are the stores that sell them

You can now buy a hot vegan sausage roll from M&S – these are the stores that sell them

Veganism has been a huge trending topic this year, with loads of us trying out a meat free diet. Here to make eating meat-free even easier is M&S, who have launched their own hot vegan sausage roll. ‘No-pork sausage roll’ M&S are offering a scaled up version of its Plant Kitchen ‘No Pork Sausage Rolls’ […]

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General Election 2019: the Leeds General Infirmary fake news flooding social media explained

General Election 2019: the Leeds General Infirmary fake news flooding social media explained

Twitter and Facebook have been flooded with fake and misleading posts after a campaign debacle centred around Leeds General Infirmary, just days before voting begins. The farce began on Sunday when the Yorkshire Evening Post reported that a four year old boy, Jack Williment-Barr, who was suffering from suspected pneumonia, had been forced to lie […]

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Fact-checking the election: Boris Johnson quote disputed – and more suspicious Facebook ads

Fact-checking the election: Boris Johnson quote disputed – and more suspicious Facebook ads

Week five of the UK’s general election campaign gave First Draft’s collaborative CrossCheck project a lot to dig into, writes Lydia Morrish. From Channel 4 misquoting Boris Johnson to ‘Factcheck UK’ making a mysterious return, the final full week before the vote on December 12 was full of disputed content. ‘People of talent’ or ‘people […]

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4,000 bottles of the rarest Scotch whisky in the world are to be put up for auction – here’s how to get one of the prized drams

4,000 bottles of the rarest Scotch whisky in the world are to be put up for auction – here’s how to get one of the prized drams

Whisky aficionados will have the chance to get their hands on some of the rarest and most sought-after bottles of Scotch in the world as the largest private collection ever goes under the hammer next year. But they will need to have deep pockets to get hold of the most prized drams as some bottles […]

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You can claim free rides and food from Uber this Christmas if you work for the NHS – this is how

You can claim free rides and food from Uber this Christmas if you work for the NHS – this is how

Christmas is an incredibly busy time for everyone, but while many of us have time off over the festive season, the same can’t be said for millions of NHS workers. This Christmas, Uber is looking to give NHS workers a way to make their lives a little bit easier during the hectic festive season by […]

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Your card will now be declined if you pay contactless five times in a row – here’s why

Your card will now be declined if you pay contactless five times in a row – here’s why

Shoppers who have grown accustomed to using contactless payments for their goods may now see their card declined more often, as new measures have been introduced to crackdown on fraud. The new rules mean that your card will be declined if you use contactless on five transactions in a row – even if you have […]

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Thousands of customers are still awaiting refunds from Thomas Cook after payments are ‘paused’ – what to do if you’re affected

Thousands of customers are still awaiting refunds from Thomas Cook after payments are ‘paused’ – what to do if you’re affected

Tens of thousands of Thomas Cook customers still have not been refunded by the Civil Aviation Authority after the travel firm collapsed two months ago. In October, the government body had reassured the public that all claims made on the first day of its online refund programme would be repaid within 60 days. But with […]

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