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These shortbread biscuits have been recalled over serious allergen fears

These shortbread biscuits have been recalled over serious allergen fears

The Oxfordshire Tea Co has recalled its butter shortbread – sold exclusively at Home Bargains – over fears it contains allergens. In a customer notice, TJ Morris, which owns the Oxfordshire Tea Co, said the product had been incorrectly labelled as ‘gluten free’ when it may contain wheat. Which biscuits are affected? The only TJ […]

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Netflix no longer works on some smart TVs – how to check if your model is affected

Netflix no longer works on some smart TVs – how to check if your model is affected

Netflix fans may no longer be able to access their favourite films and shows, as the streaming service has ceased to work on some smart TVs. Several of Samsung’s older smart devices are no longer compatible with Netflix, with the streaming service stopping working from 1 December 2019. ‘Technical limitations’ Those who own a Samsung […]

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Political parties must stop undermining local media with fake newspapers, says News Media Association head

Political parties must stop undermining local media with fake newspapers, says News Media Association head

David Dinsmore is the chairman of the News Media Association, the voice of national, regional and local news media organisations in the UK. Here, he shares his thoughts on the importance of local media – and why political parties need to do more to help. News brands, and in particular local newspapers and their websites, […]

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This CBBC show lets kids plan their parents wedding – here’s how to apply

This CBBC show lets kids plan their parents wedding – here’s how to apply

Would you trust your kids to organise your wedding day? If you would, then this is the perfect opportunity for you – new TV programme Marrying Mum and Dad is looking for children to organise their parents’ big day. The show The show, from CBBC, sees kids getting help from presenters Ed Petrie and Naomi […]

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HSBC and Santander owe more than 115,000 customers money for overdraft charges

HSBC and Santander owe more than 115,000 customers money for overdraft charges

HSBC and Santander will have to give money back to thousands of customers, after charging them for entering into overdrafts without any warning. It was found that HSBC broke the overdraft rules twice, whereas Santander was found to have broken these rules six times. Breaking overdraft rules Both banks will now have to give back […]

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Netflix could still be charging you money even if you cancelled your account – here’s how to check

Netflix could still be charging you money even if you cancelled your account – here’s how to check

Former Netflix users are being warned their old accounts may have been reactivated without permission, which could see them unwittingly charged a subscription fee. Customers who previously had a subscription to the streaming service are being urged to check their bank account to check for charges. Reactivated accounts Netflix holds on to user data for […]

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General Election 2019: Boris Johnson ducks climate debate as IFS calls main parties’ manifestos ‘not credible’

General Election 2019: Boris Johnson ducks climate debate as IFS calls main parties’ manifestos ‘not credible’

Johnson and Farage duck out of climate debate, “racist” Johnson book rediscovered, and the IFS labels Labour and Tory spending plans “not credible” – all this and more in today’s election brief. Climate change debate – the key quotes For the first time ever in a General Election, party leaders have debated the climate emergency […]

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These are the warning symptoms of flu and norovirus parents need to know – and how to stop the viruses spreading

These are the warning symptoms of flu and norovirus parents need to know – and how to stop the viruses spreading

As is the case every year, cases of the flu and norovirus are on the rise. But while the two diseases may have similar symptoms, they are caused by different viruses, and have different treatments. What is Norovirus? The NHS describes the virus as “a stomach bug that causes vomiting and diarrhoea. It can be […]

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Aldi and Home Bargains will be closed on Boxing Day – this is why

Aldi and Home Bargains will be closed on Boxing Day – this is why

Supermarkets and shops experience a surge in shoppers over the Christmas period and are usually open extended hours, alongside Christmas Eve, Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve. However, Aldi and Home Bargains have once again decided to go against the grain and remain closed on Boxing Day, in order to give staff a well-earned break. […]

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Mothercare has slashed its prices by 50% to shift remaining stock – here are some of the best deals

Mothercare has slashed its prices by 50% to shift remaining stock – here are some of the best deals

The childcare retailer, which went into administration earlier this month, has lowered prices by up to 50 per cent as part of its closing down sale. From today (Thursday, November 28), customers can buy pushchairs at half price, while all items of furniture is 30 per cent off. Bargain prices Here are some of the […]

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