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Nintendo issues Switch heat warning

13 July 2022
Nintendo issues Switch heat warning

Nintendo issues Switch heat warning

13 July 2022

Video games manufacturer Nintendo has issued a warning to those using its Switch console as England's heatwave continues.


Warning about 'extreme heat' extended into next week

13 July 2022
Warning about 'extreme heat' extended into next week

Warning about 'extreme heat' extended into next week

13 July 2022

The heatwave shows no signs of peaking yet with the Met Office now extending its amber warning for extreme heat into next week.


This is why you might see gritters in your street as heatwave continues

12 July 2022
This is why you might see gritters in your street as heatwave continues

This is why you might see gritters in your street as heatwave continues

12 July 2022

An amber warning for extreme heat is in place and temperatures could break all records so why are gritting teams now on standby?


'First £326 cost of living cash arrives this week, but will be gone in a month'

12 July 2022
'First £326 cost of living cash arrives this week, but will be gone in a month'

'First £326 cost of living cash arrives this week, but will be gone in a month'

12 July 2022

Eight million homes will get an extra £326 this week to help with the cost of living but many will struggle to make it last five weeks says a charity.


5 ice lollies for dogs you can make at home

12 July 2022
5 ice lollies for dogs you can make at home

5 ice lollies for dogs you can make at home

12 July 2022

While supermarkets Aldi and Morrisons are selling dog-friendly ice cream, here's 5 quick and easy recipes you can knock-up for your pets from home.


5 signs of heatstroke in dogs as RSPCA warns of 'silent killer'

12 July 2022
5 signs of heatstroke in dogs as RSPCA warns of 'silent killer'

5 signs of heatstroke in dogs as RSPCA warns of 'silent killer'

12 July 2022

'If in doubt, don't go out' warns the RSPCA which says owners should avoid hot walks and be alert to signs of heatstroke as the weather warms up.


9 strange rules and laws from around the world

08 July 2022
9 strange rules and laws from around the world

9 strange rules and laws from around the world

08 July 2022

As visitors to one Italian resort are banned from wearing swimwear on the streets we look at some other unusual rules in place across the globe.


Residents to be given control over street name changes

07 July 2022
Residents to be given control over street name changes

Residents to be given control over street name changes

07 July 2022

Street names won't be changed without the agreement of residents and businesses under new plans to let communities 'take back control'.


Scorching 30C temperatures forecast

06 July 2022
Scorching 30C temperatures forecast

Scorching 30C temperatures forecast

06 July 2022

High pressure is going to bring very hot dry weather over the next week with some forecasts warning of the potential for another heatwave.


Warning to use water wisely as heatwave predictions continue

05 July 2022
Warning to use water wisely as heatwave predictions continue

Warning to use water wisely as heatwave predictions continue

05 July 2022

With more hot dry weather forecast, homes are being asked to use water wisely, with the Environment Agency admitting it's watching levels 'closely'.


Millions to get more money in their pay packets from this month

04 July 2022
Millions to get more money in their pay packets from this month

Millions to get more money in their pay packets from this month

04 July 2022

Millions of workers are expected to see their take-home pay increase from this month thanks to changes to National Insurance contributions.


Will there be another rail strike this month?

01 July 2022
Will there be another rail strike this month?

Will there be another rail strike this month?

01 July 2022

With the RMT union now threatening further strike action we look at when another strike would be permitted and at who else is walking out this year.


When is Flying Ant Day 2022?

01 July 2022
When is Flying Ant Day 2022?

When is Flying Ant Day 2022?

01 July 2022

Every year thousands of flying ants take to the skies in giant swarms but when is Flying Ant Day and what should you do when the critters arrive?


22-point action plan revealed to help airport passengers avoid summer chaos

30 June 2022
22-point action plan revealed to help airport passengers avoid summer chaos

22-point action plan revealed to help airport passengers avoid summer chaos

30 June 2022

As flight cancellations and holiday disruption continues, a plan has been unveiled to help get people's summer plans back on track.


Government offering up to £2,000 per child to help with childcare costs ahead of summer holidays

29 June 2022
Government offering up to £2,000 per child to help with childcare costs ahead of summer holidays

Government offering up to £2,000 per child to help with childcare costs ahead of summer holidays

29 June 2022

Working parents can find the six-week school holiday a costly struggle but there's extra help out there, says HMRC, and here's what's available.


The bowel cancer signs Deborah James didn't want people to miss

29 June 2022
The bowel cancer signs Deborah James didn't want people to miss

The bowel cancer signs Deborah James didn't want people to miss

29 June 2022

Supermarkets have pledged to put the signs of bowel cancer on toilet roll packets as tributes pour in for campaigner Dame Deborah James.


Fixing broken goods may cost less than 'worthless warranties' suggests report

28 June 2022
Fixing broken goods may cost less than 'worthless warranties' suggests report

Fixing broken goods may cost less than 'worthless warranties' suggests report

28 June 2022

Households keen to save money should consider cancelling extended warranties on appliances and instead pay for the repairs themselves, says Which?


Energy exit fees now 10 times higher in further hike to bills

27 June 2022
Energy exit fees now 10 times higher in further hike to bills

Energy exit fees now 10 times higher in further hike to bills

27 June 2022

Customers face further hikes to energy bills with exit fees for leaving fixed-rate deals now up to 10 times higher than they were in 2021.


Plans to cap private parking fines on hold

27 June 2022
Plans to cap private parking fines on hold

Plans to cap private parking fines on hold

27 June 2022

Plans to curb the amount private parking firms can charge drivers in fines have been temporarily withdrawn.


What is polio virus and when should you be vaccinated against it?

23 June 2022
What is polio virus and when should you be vaccinated against it?

What is polio virus and when should you be vaccinated against it?

23 June 2022

Parents are being told to check immunisations are up-to-date after sewage samples detected polio virus but what is the infection and who is at risk?


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