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What we know about Mu - the covid strain that may evade vaccines

03 September 2021
What we know about Mu - the covid strain that may evade vaccines

What we know about Mu - the covid strain that may evade vaccines

03 September 2021

Scientists have added a new covid variant to the World Health Organisation's watchlist over concerns it may evade people's existing immunity.


Royal Mint unveils new 50p Winnie the Pooh coin worth £1,000

03 September 2021
Royal Mint unveils new 50p Winnie the Pooh coin worth £1,000

Royal Mint unveils new 50p Winnie the Pooh coin worth £1,000

03 September 2021

A new 50p collectable coin featuring Winnie the Pooh and Friends has been unveiled by The Royal Mint, including one with a very hefty price tag.


Met Office reveals full list of new storm names

03 September 2021
Met Office reveals full list of new storm names

Met Office reveals full list of new storm names

03 September 2021

The UK storm names for the next year have been revealed. Did your name make the final list?


Drivers remain confused about new petrol roll-out and whether their car is compatible warns RAC

01 September 2021
Drivers remain confused about new petrol roll-out and whether their car is compatible warns RAC

Drivers remain confused about new petrol roll-out and whether their car is compatible warns RAC

01 September 2021

More than 600,000 vehicles can't use the new eco-friendly petrol being rolled out this month, causing ongoing confusion for drivers says the RAC.


600,000 cars not compatible with new petrol

01 September 2021
600,000 cars not compatible with new petrol

600,000 cars not compatible with new petrol

01 September 2021

A new greener petrol is being sent to forecourts, but it's not a perfect match for all vehicles and drivers are being warned to check.


The microchip mistake costing dog owners £500

31 August 2021
The microchip mistake costing dog owners £500

The microchip mistake costing dog owners £500

31 August 2021

Outdated microchips are one of the most overlooked pet problems, says an animal charity, and a mistake which could land dog owners with a big fine.


Contactless spending limits to rise to £100

27 August 2021
Contactless spending limits to rise to £100

Contactless spending limits to rise to £100

27 August 2021

Shoppers will be able to buy more using contactless payments instead of chip and pin when limits rise to help the economy recover from the pandemic.


Self-isolation rules to be scaled back

16 August 2021
Self-isolation rules to be scaled back

Self-isolation rules to be scaled back

16 August 2021

New self-isolation rules for children and fully vaccinated adults are in place bringing the classroom bubble system to an end.


Why is Friday the 13th so unlucky?

13 August 2021
Why is Friday the 13th so unlucky?

Why is Friday the 13th so unlucky?

13 August 2021

Will you avoid mirrors, walking under ladders or crossing the path of black cats today? It's Friday the 13th and that can only mean one thing...


KFC warns of menu shortages

12 August 2021
KFC warns of menu shortages

KFC warns of menu shortages

12 August 2021

One of the UK's most popular food chains has issued a warning to customers over food shortages and packaging problems.


Supermarket offers free refills

12 August 2021
Supermarket offers free refills

Supermarket offers free refills

12 August 2021

Morrisons petrol stations are offering customers free water refills at its forecourts in a bid to cut plastic waste.


Animal lovers lose millions to pet fraud

12 August 2021
Animal lovers lose millions to pet fraud

Animal lovers lose millions to pet fraud

12 August 2021

Potential pet owners are being told to be cautious when trying to buy an animal through the internet after fraudsters made millions in the last year.


What do you need to drive in the EU after Brexit rules change?

11 August 2021
What do you need to drive in the EU after Brexit rules change?

What do you need to drive in the EU after Brexit rules change?

11 August 2021

As travel rules relax more of us may begin thinking about taking the car to Europe once again, but what rules have changed for drivers since Brexit?


Supermarket staff welcome Boxing Day closure

10 August 2021
Supermarket staff welcome Boxing Day closure

Supermarket staff welcome Boxing Day closure

10 August 2021

One of the UK's largest supermarkets is set to remain closed on Boxing Day, a move being welcomed by many who say key workers deserve a break.


High demand for MOTs could leave millions without valid certificates and risking a £1,000 fine

09 August 2021
High demand for MOTs could leave millions without valid certificates and risking a £1,000 fine

High demand for MOTs could leave millions without valid certificates and risking a £1,000 fine

09 August 2021

Demand for MOTs is expected to surge next month and drivers are being told to book appointments now.


How to see this week's Perseid meteor shower

09 August 2021
How to see this week's Perseid meteor shower

How to see this week's Perseid meteor shower

09 August 2021

It's been described as the best display of the year and here's how you can catch sight of the Perseid meteor shower this week:


With energy prices rising here's how to find a cheaper deal

06 August 2021
With energy prices rising here's how to find a cheaper deal

With energy prices rising here's how to find a cheaper deal

06 August 2021

The price of gas and electric is to rise by almost £140 this winter. Here's how to begin looking for a better deal that could save you money:

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Cost of driving tests and MOTs set to increase

05 August 2021
Cost of driving tests and MOTs set to increase

Cost of driving tests and MOTs set to increase

05 August 2021

The price of theory and practical driving tests, and MOT slot fees, are among charges the DVSA wants to increase as it faces a funding shortfall.


Supermarket launches back to school packs to help families

04 August 2021
Supermarket launches back to school packs to help families

Supermarket launches back to school packs to help families

04 August 2021

Morrisons has designed back to school 'pick up packs' for families struggling to meet the costs of getting children ready for the new term.


RAC warns of 'more misery' as petrol hits eight-year high

04 August 2021
RAC warns of 'more misery' as petrol hits eight-year high

RAC warns of 'more misery' as petrol hits eight-year high

04 August 2021

Petrol prices have risen for the ninth month in a row with the RAC warning the situation shows no sign of improving.


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