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The makers of Fortnite have promised to refund parents – here’s why

The makers of Fortnite have promised to refund parents – here’s why

Fortnite maker Epic Games has said that it will refund parents whose children rack up large bills on their bank cards while playing the online battle game. Matthew Weissinger, Director of Marketing at Epic Games, said that parents could claim a refund through the company’s player support system. Mr Weissinger was speaking at a meeting […]

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A primary school has swapped school uniforms for tracksuits – is it acceptable?

A primary school has swapped school uniforms for tracksuits – is it acceptable?

Teachers at a primary school have replaced traditional school uniforms with tracksuits, in a move that prompted mixed reactions from parents. Introduced to inspire a more ‘active’ curriculum, around 40 per cent of parents of children at Telford Junior School in Leamington Spa originally objected to the change in clothing. Some of the children have […]

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Your passport could be refused if it is damaged – here’s why

Your passport could be refused if it is damaged – here’s why

After the former Miss Universe was stranded in Bali because her passport was considered too water damaged to be accepted, do you know if your passport is in good enough condition to fly? With countries around the globe cracking down on their restrictions regarding passports, this is how to ensure you won’t be stopped when […]

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This is what people think should be done about climate change

This is what people think should be done about climate change

Over two thirds of people in Britain say urgent action is needed by our MPs to tackle climate change – according to a new poll. Environmental groups The Climate Coalition and Greener UK asked over 2,000 people for their views on policy, business and collective action on a range of environmental issues for the poll […]

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UPDATE: Cheddar cheese recalled over listeria fears is safe to eat

UPDATE: Cheddar cheese recalled over listeria fears is safe to eat

A brand of cheddar cheese that was urgently recalled from shops has been tested and proven safe to eat. Previously, shoppers were being urged not to eat Galloway Coloured Medium Grated Cheddar amid fears that it could contain deadly bacteria. However, Lactalis McLelland, the company that makes the cheese, has now carried out tests and found no […]

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These are the cheapest family summer holiday destinations – all for less than £70 per night

These are the cheapest family summer holiday destinations – all for less than £70 per night

Holidays can be expensive, with some costing a lot of money if you want to travel further afield or as a family. But travel comparison site TravelSupermarket has now revealed this summer’s top 20 holiday deals. These are the cheapest countries to travel to. Greece comes out on top Specific locations were analysed for the […]

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A fifth of toys sold on Amazon and eBay have potentially deadly ‘safety issues’ – here’s how to keep your kids safe

A fifth of toys sold on Amazon and eBay have potentially deadly ‘safety issues’ – here’s how to keep your kids safe

A new investigation has revealed shocking figures regarding the levels of unsafe toys being sold through online marketplaces like Amazon and eBay. Parents should be aware that their children are at risk of “serious injury” and even death, according to the findings. What did the investigation find? The British Toy and Hobby Association (BTHA) conducted […]

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Eating with my Ex is looking for former couples – here’s how to apply

Eating with my Ex is looking for former couples – here’s how to apply

Popular TV show Eating with my Ex is back for another series – and it’s looking for former couples to take part. Eating with my Ex reunites ex-couples and shows the asking of awkward questions, the search for closure and sometimes the exchange of apologies. ‘Do you have unanswered questions for your ex?’ The application […]

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You should only be working for eight hours a week – here’s why

You should only be working for eight hours a week – here’s why

If you feel like your nine to five routine is bad for your health, you might just be right, according to new research. A study has found that in order to stay healthy you should only be working for eight hours (or one day) per week. Researchers at the Universities of Cambridge and Salford say […]

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Deadly ticks carrying Ebola-like virus have been found in the UK – here’s how to stay safe

Deadly ticks carrying Ebola-like virus have been found in the UK – here’s how to stay safe

Deadly ticks that carry an ebola-like virus have been found in the UK after spreading across Europe, health officials have warned. The hyalomma tick was discovered in Dorset last year and was 10 times larger in size than average, as experts believe the blood-sucking parasites have mutated to survive the cold winters. ‘The next ebola’ […]

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