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Costa is offering free plant-based milks for vegans over the festive period

Costa is offering free plant-based milks for vegans over the festive period

Costa Coffee has announced it will be offering all Lactofree and plant-based alternatives for no extra charge across participating stores during the Christmas period. From Friday 1 November 2019 until Wednesday 1 January 2020, customers visiting a participating Costa Coffee store for a refreshment will be able to customise their drink with plant-based alternatives such […]

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General Election 2019 briefing: leaders clash over Brexit and NHS in first TV debate

General Election 2019 briefing: leaders clash over Brexit and NHS in first TV debate

The Prime Ministerial hopefuls were at loggerheads over a number of issues during an ITV debate which many have deemed inconsequential to the outcome of the election. Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have clashed over Brexit during the first televised debate of the general election campaign. While Mr Johnson promised to “end this national misery”, […]

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General Election 2019: what to expect from the first TV debate between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn

General Election 2019: what to expect from the first TV debate between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn

Labour and Conservative leaders prepare for debate, Greens and DUP set out their stalls and Shadow Chancellor makes his speech – all this in today’s General Election 2019 daily briefing Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson will face each other tonight in the first televised live debate of the election campaign. ITV will host the first […]

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A former gambling addict who stole £53k from his employer is advocating for more awareness of the problem

A former gambling addict who stole £53k from his employer is advocating for more awareness of the problem

The family of a respected accountant was torn apart after his secret gambling addiction was revealed. David Bradford, 63, ran up debts of £500,000 as he sank deeper into his online gambling and fruit machine habit. The mild-mannered father-of-three turned to crime in a bid to cover his losses, stealing £53,000 from his employers. And, […]

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Videos sent over WhatsApp could harm your phone – here’s how to stay safe

Videos sent over WhatsApp could harm your phone – here’s how to stay safe

WhatsApp is a popular messaging app used by thousands around the world, but it might not be as safe as some people may think. Following a warning issued by Facebook (which owns WhatsApp), users are being urged to take action to protect their devices from harmful software. What’s the warning? In the Facebook warning, it […]

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Here’s how to get a free Christmas jumper from McDonald’s

Here’s how to get a free Christmas jumper from McDonald’s

With December nearly here and temperatures plummeting, it’s more important than ever to wrap up warm. This winter, McDonald’s is giving away more than 2,000 Christmas jumpers for free. Here’s how to get your hands on one. What does a McDonald’s Christmas jumper look like? The jumper comes in a dark green colour and features […]

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You will soon be able to buy Lindt pick and mix from Sainsbury’s stores – these are all the locations

You will soon be able to buy Lindt pick and mix from Sainsbury’s stores – these are all the locations

Fans of Lindt chocolate will soon be able to tailor-make their own sweet selection as Sainsbury’s is launching a new pick and mix stand in stores. The Lindt stands will be up and running in 72 supermarkets across the UK by next month. Varied flavours Following a successful trial in five stores earlier this year, […]

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Popular baby stair gates are being recalled by Argos after safety fears

Popular baby stair gates are being recalled by Argos after safety fears

A number of stair gates have been recalled by Argos amid safety fears that they are unable to withstand the force of a child pushing or falling against them. Some Cuggl Safety Gates have failed tests, with wooden slats breaking under the impact of a child kicking or pushing against them. Other issues discovered during […]

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Fact-checking the election campaign: online ads, fake Twitter accounts and doctored videos

Fact-checking the election campaign: online ads, fake Twitter accounts and doctored videos

First Draft, a global non-profit organisation that tackles online disinformation, is keeping close tabs on disputed content and media manipulation during the general election campaign. Investigations from their collaborative CrossCheck project – in which newsrooms around the country share tips, emerging narratives and insights – have yielded a number of interesting stories. Over the next […]

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This is when Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury’s and other supermarkets open their Christmas food delivery bookings

This is when Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury’s and other supermarkets open their Christmas food delivery bookings

Demand for Christmas food shopping deliveries is expected to skyrocket this year, so stay ahead of the pack and keep these dates in your diary. Thousands of shoppers were left disappointed last year when delivery slots for Christmas grocery deliveries from Tesco and other supermarkets were snapped up minutes after they had been made available […]

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