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Here’s why you could still be pregnant even with negative test results

Here’s why you could still be pregnant even with negative test results

An over-the-counter pregnancy test is usually the first port of call to check if you could be pregnant, and home tests are around 99 per cent accurate. However, if you’ve got too much of a certain hormone in your body, you could still be pregnant even if your test appears negative. How does this happen? […]

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This is why your Virgin Mobile bill is about to increase by £10 per year

This is why your Virgin Mobile bill is about to increase by £10 per year

Millions of Virgin Mobile users are soon to be hit with a price hike on their phone bills, with customers informed about the increase during a major mobile outage. The company is hiking costs by 2.4 per cent, adding an extra £10 per year to bills. Rising prices The increases will see pay monthly and […]

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Quality Street axes Toffee Deluxe again two years after social media outcry brought it back

Quality Street axes Toffee Deluxe again two years after social media outcry brought it back

Quality Street is getting rid of its much-loved classic Toffee Deluxe – two years after a social media storm saw its return. The sweet, which comes in a brown wrapper, will be replaced by new limited-edition flavour Chocolate Caramel Brownie. Nestle scrapped the Toffee Deluxe in 2016, but were forced to bring it back after […]

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Quiz: Can you pass this maths quiz aimed at primary school children?

Quiz: Can you pass this maths quiz aimed at primary school children?

For many, numeracy is a part of daily life, with others not practising more difficult maths skills after leaving school. But can you pass this maths quiz aimed at primary school children? Questions sourced from National Numeracy. This quiz originally appeared on our sister site, Sunderland Echo.  

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These are the common signs and symptoms of menopause and early menopause

These are the common signs and symptoms of menopause and early menopause

The menopause occurs when a woman stops having periods and it’s a natural part of ageing. But what are the common signs and symptoms of menopause and what age does it usually happen? What is the menopause and what age does it usually happen? The menopause is when a woman stops having periods and is […]

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This is how to eat at Frankie and Benny’s for half price

This is how to eat at Frankie and Benny’s for half price

Do you know someone who can’t help but post a photo of their food to social media? Well now they’ll be able to knock 50 per cent off their Frankie and Benny’s main meal. For a limited time, the Italian-American restaurant is celebrating its new menu by giving customers the chance to slash their bill […]

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Prezzo is giving out 15,000 free drinks, starters and desserts – how to claim yours

Prezzo is giving out 15,000 free drinks, starters and desserts – how to claim yours

Italian restaurant chain Prezzo will be offering foodies the chance to cash in on 15,000 items from the menu throughout 2019. Refurbished restaurants will be giving away freebies, from Edinburgh to York and Glasgow to Chingford – but only if you’re fast enough. How does the Prezzo deal work? Every week, two towns will be […]

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Jeremy Kyle Show cancelled, could Love Island be next? MPs launch inquiry into reality TV shows

Jeremy Kyle Show cancelled, could Love Island be next? MPs launch inquiry into reality TV shows

An investigation will be carried out into reality TV programmes that prey on vulnerable people following the suicide of Jeremy Kyle guest Steve Dymond. The presenter of the popular ITV daytime show has said that he is “devastated” by the news about Mr Dymond, but he could not face questions from MPs in parliament. The […]

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This new reality show is searching for the next top make-up artists – here’s how to apply

This new reality show is searching for the next top make-up artists – here’s how to apply

If you are something of a creative talent with a make-up brush, you could be in with a chance of becoming one of the next top make-up artists. The BBC is on the hunt for aspiring professionals to take part in its new reality series, in a bid to find the most gifted make-up artist […]

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You can now spend a night on the Spice Girls bus from the Spice World movie

You can now spend a night on the Spice Girls bus from the Spice World movie

Die-hard Spice Girls fans can now spend a night aboard the Spice Bus which featured in the 1997 movie Spice World. Emblazoned with the Union Jack, the original double decker bus has been listed on Airbnb, allowing girl power enthusiasts the chance to live out scenes from the Spice World flick. An overnight stay The […]

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