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This idyllic town in Italy is selling houses for 80p – here’s how to buy one

This idyllic town in Italy is selling houses for 80p – here’s how to buy one

If you’ve ever fancied venturing into the property market abroad, then now could be your chance as one town in Italy is selling homes for just 80p. This Italian town is among many others in the country that is struggling with a decrease in populace, hence an attempt to attract more people to move to […]

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This is when benefits and tax credits will be paid over Christmas and New Year 2019 –  including child benefit and Universal Credit

This is when benefits and tax credits will be paid over Christmas and New Year 2019 – including child benefit and Universal Credit

The festive and New Year period can be an expensive and stressful time, particularly for those who are relying on benefit payments to see them through. But dates set by the Government show that many claimants will receive their payments early over the Christmas season, although there are some differences across the UK. Varied dates […]

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Universal Credit payments are set to rise for the first time in more than four years in 2020 – this is how much you’ll get

Universal Credit payments are set to rise for the first time in more than four years in 2020 – this is how much you’ll get

Conservatives say the four-year freeze on benefits increases will come to an end in April next year. Work and Pensions Secretary Therese Coffey said: “We’re clear the best way for people to improve their lives is through work, but we know some people require additional support. “Our balanced fiscal approach has built a strong economy, […]

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Nectar card users advised to check their accounts after reports of hundreds of points being stolen – just before Christmas

Nectar card users advised to check their accounts after reports of hundreds of points being stolen – just before Christmas

For many people who own a Nectar card, the festive period is the best time to spend all those hard earned points. But some users have been left disappointed after reports of hundreds of pounds worth being ‘stolen’ from their accounts. Missing points Nectar card owners are being advised to check their accounts following a […]

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British Gas is predicting 125,000 boiler breakdowns in the run up to Christmas – how to keep yours working

British Gas is predicting 125,000 boiler breakdowns in the run up to Christmas – how to keep yours working

British Gas predicts more than 120,000 boilers will break down in the run up to Christmas. Two years ago, as the “Beast from the East” blanketed the country in snow, the British Gas helpline received an average of 104 calls every second from people needing help with their heating and hot water systems. Now engineers […]

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General election 2019: MP candidate’s election placard burned down outside her parents’ home

General election 2019: MP candidate’s election placard burned down outside her parents’ home

Vandals have burned down an election placard at the home of a general election candidate’s parents in a sign of escalating tensions in the race for a traditionally safe Conservative seat. Claire Wright, an independent candidate for the constituency of East Devon, is in with a fighting chance of ousting the Tories, who have held […]

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You can now apply to be the next top hand model – here’s how

You can now apply to be the next top hand model – here’s how

A leading watch brand has opened applications for Britain’s next top hand model. Successful candidates will get paid to test seven eye-catching designs in the new Seksy collection, reporting back on wear-ability, style and versatility. To promote the new role, professional hand models Julia Holden, Cherelle Claudia and Sarah Skjoldevik strutted their stuff on a […]

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Burger King is giving away free food for 12 days this month – here’s what’s on offer

Burger King is giving away free food for 12 days this month – here’s what’s on offer

Christmas is a time to indulge in festive treats, and Burger King has decided to spoil its customers by giving away free food for 12 days. The deal, which started on 2 December 2019, offers free food for 12 days in a row, including Whopper burgers, chicken nuggets, chicken fries, hash browns and sundaes. What […]

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These are the 10 most sugary festive drinks from Starbucks, Costa and Greggs

These are the 10 most sugary festive drinks from Starbucks, Costa and Greggs

Festive warm drinks are popular among many during December, with a range of luxury hot beverages and festive flavours available from a variety of popular high street coffee chains. But how much damage could those treats do to your health? The 10 most sugary festive drinks have now been revealed, with some containing as much […]

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HIV vaccines could be brought in by 2021 – here’s everything you need to know

HIV vaccines could be brought in by 2021 – here’s everything you need to know

The prospect of an HIV vaccine in the next few years looks “promising”, experts say. Three different experimental vaccines are entering the final phase of tests, having been developed in various countries. Speaking to NBC News, Dr Susan Buchbinder (director of the Bridge HIV research program at the San Francisco Department of Public Health) said, […]

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