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Here’s how to see the Orionids meteor shower and shooting stars where you live tonight

Here’s how to see the Orionids meteor shower and shooting stars where you live tonight

Stargazers and fans of astronomy are in for a treat tonight (Mon 21 Oct), as they’ll get the chance to watch a meteor shower known as the Orionid. A shower of up to 20 visible meteors per hour is set to be at its height tonight and tomorrow night. Orionids are a type of meteor […]

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This is what to do with your leftover Halloween pumpkin after carving

This is what to do with your leftover Halloween pumpkin after carving

Carving pumpkins has become something of an annual tradition to mark 31 October, with people lighting up their spooky creations on Halloween. The activity is now so popular that the UK is expected to waste around 18,000 tonnes of perfectly edible pumpkin this Halloween – but the leftovers can be put to good use. Reducing […]

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Here’s how to make sure you don’t lose an hour’s pay when the clocks go back

Here’s how to make sure you don’t lose an hour’s pay when the clocks go back

This is how to make sure you don’t lose money when the clocks go back. Daylight Saving Time comes to an end at 2am on Sunday 27 October, when the clocks go back an hour, and read 1am. The system is designed to give people an extra hour of daylight each morning. But while most […]

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This common computer security scam is costing victims thousands of pounds

This common computer security scam is costing victims thousands of pounds

A common online scam known as computer service fraud is costing victims thousands of pounds. This week the BBC reported that two call centres in India had been shut down and seven people arrested in an operation run by British and Indian police to crack down on the scam. The four year long investigation focused […]

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Clever contestants wanted for new ‘toughest ever’ TV quiz show – here’s how to apply

Clever contestants wanted for new ‘toughest ever’ TV quiz show – here’s how to apply

Testing your knowledge at a local pub quiz has long been a favourite pastime, but for some it can spark the competitive spirit. Those who think they have the sharpest quiz brain now have the chance to show off what they know as part of a new TV quiz show dubbed the “toughest ever”. ‘Very […]

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These supermarket Indian ready meals have been recalled over fears they could trigger nut allergies

These supermarket Indian ready meals have been recalled over fears they could trigger nut allergies

Indian ready meals sold at Tesco are being recalled over fears they could trigger serious nut allergies. The supermarket is recalling the Tesco Takeaway Hot Indian Meal for Two due to a manufacturing error, which fails to declare that the product contains cashew nuts. ‘Incorrectly packed’ A warning issued by the Food Standards Agency said […]

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Turkey Dinosaurs have been recalled from Iceland – because they could contain chunks of metal

Turkey Dinosaurs have been recalled from Iceland – because they could contain chunks of metal

Batches of Turkey Dinosaurs sold by Iceland have been recalled over fears that they contain small pieces of metal. Customers have been warned not to eat the products due to the safety risk posed. The recall was made by manufacturer Bernard Matthews. The affected packs weight 450g, contain nine nuggets and have a best before […]

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This new Halloween ‘roulette’ pizza contains hidden ghost and Scotch Bonnet chillies – would you try it?

This new Halloween ‘roulette’ pizza contains hidden ghost and Scotch Bonnet chillies – would you try it?

Though sweets and chocolate are traditional for Halloween, Morrisons is changing things up with the launch of a new Halloween exclusive ‘trick or treat’ pizza. Only for the brave, the supermarket’s new pizza will spice up your Halloween and give it a fiery kick. What’s the pizza? It’s designed to be a twist on the […]

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Here’s where you can buy a new chocolate orange Twirl

Here’s where you can buy a new chocolate orange Twirl

Since their release in September, chocolate lovers have been desperate to get their hands on the new orange-flavoured Twirl. But the elusive chocolate bar is proving hard for people to get a hold of. This is where you may be lucky enough to find one. Which shops are selling the orange Twirl? Shops selling the […]

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This is why your aching joints could be a sign of a disease your cat has given you

This is why your aching joints could be a sign of a disease your cat has given you

Getting the odd scratch from your pet is something every cat owner is used to, but do you know the risks that these scratches can carry? In some cases, your feline pet giving you a scratch or bite can have greater consequences than a mild itch, and this is due to a disease carried by […]

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