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This is when Easter falls in 2020 – and why the date changes every year

This is when Easter falls in 2020 – and why the date changes every year

Easter can be hard to plan since the date changes each year Here are the key dates for your diary for 2020 which should make things a little easier. When is Easter 2020? Unlike Halloween, New Year or Christmas, Easter doesn’t have a set date on which it falls every year. It can fall any […]

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You can now buy margherita pizza and katsu curry flavoured crisps – would you try them?

You can now buy margherita pizza and katsu curry flavoured crisps – would you try them?

There’s some good news for those missing their favourite restaurants. Walkers has introduced a new range of crisps, inspired by the UK’s most popular high street eateries. Partnering with five of the nation’s most popular chains, the new Taste Icons range has transformed customers’ best-loved dishes into snacks. Which restaurants are included in the range? […]

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Are loss of smell and taste key symptoms of coronavirus?

Are loss of smell and taste key symptoms of coronavirus?

There have been some reports that loss of smell and taste may be a symptom of coronavirus – here’s everything researchers know so far. How common is loss of taste and smell among coronavirus sufferers?  After anecdotal reports that some suspected coronavirus sufferers were experiencing loss of taste and smell, researchers at King’s College London […]

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Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland have started a dedicated phone line for over-70s

Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland have started a dedicated phone line for over-70s

Some major British banks are now providing a telephone service dedicated to customers aged 70 or over. Lloyds Banking Group has announced the new initiative aims to assist customers who need support the most, by helping its banks keep on top of the high increase in customer phone calls. The sharp demand in customer calls […]

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You can download and play Rayman Legends for free – here’s how to get it

You can download and play Rayman Legends for free – here’s how to get it

If you’re stuck at home, finding ways to keep entertained is vital, and video games can be a welcome distraction. Now, Ubisoft is offering the world a chance to play some classic games for free. In an announcement, the games company explained that over the past few weeks its teams have been following official guidance […]

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This is how the furloughed workers scheme works – and if you still have to pay taxes

This is how the furloughed workers scheme works – and if you still have to pay taxes

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, the government has introduced a number of emergency measures to support workers affected by the pandemic. Under the newly introduced Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, the government will cover 80 per cent of the wages of millions of workers, up to the value of £2,500 per month. All employers in […]

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Here’s what to do at home if you’ve got a dental emergency – according to a dentist

Here’s what to do at home if you’ve got a dental emergency – according to a dentist

Due to current restrictions, many dentists can no longer take face-to-face appointments for dental emergencies, and instead have resorted to webcam consultations. If you find that you are having issues with your teeth, Dr Richard Marques (who graduated with distinction from Guy’s, Kings and St Thomas institute of dentistry) has shared some advice on how […]

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The best games coming in April 2020 – from Resident Evil 3 to Final Fantasy VII Remake

The best games coming in April 2020 – from Resident Evil 3 to Final Fantasy VII Remake

April 2020 looks set to be a cracking month for new game releases, with everything from blockbuster remakes to narrative-driven indie titles to keep everyone occupied. Here are the eight best looking titles scheduled to be released this month. Resident Evil 3 PS4, PC, Xbox One What is it? Last year’s Resident Evil 2 remake […]

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This is how much Universal Credit payments will go up in April

This is how much Universal Credit payments will go up in April

People who receive Universal Credit will see a boost to their payments from April, as the benefit is given a 1.7 per cent rise. The increase will see around 2.5 million households better off following a five year freeze on the amount payable. What is Universal Credit? Universal Credit is a payment that is made […]

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Number of coronavirus cases in the UK rises to 29,474 – as death toll reaches 2,352

Number of coronavirus cases in the UK rises to 29,474 – as death toll reaches 2,352

The number of deaths in the UK linked to coronavirus currently stands at 2,352, according to Public Health. The Department of Health and Social Care also revealed that there were 29,474 confirmed cases of the virus. A statement from the government department read: As of 9am 1 April, a total of 152,979 people have been […]

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