February 17, 2021

Facebook blocks Australians from viewing and sharing news

Facebook has blocked Australians from viewing and sharing news on the platform in the latest dispute between digital firms, journalism, and governments.
February 17, 2021

Next month’s budget is a ‘fork in the road’ for the UK, Sir Keir Starmer warns

Next month's budget is a "fork in the road" for the UK and should be treated as an almost post-war moment to forge a "new partnership" between business and government, according to Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer.
February 17, 2021

Broadband refund: Lost service recently? You could be entitled to compensation

BROADBAND usage has surged across the UK as more Britons work from home and spend time online during lockdown. Tonight on The One Show, Matt Allwright spoke to an expert about what to do if your broadband speed is continuously slow and how you could be...
February 17, 2021

Will I test positive for Covid after the vaccine?

COVID vaccination rates in the UK have surged near the top globally, as the NHS has now provided 15 million people with their first dose. Can you test positive for Covid after the vaccine?
February 17, 2021

Revealed: Whitehall plans for rapid reopening of shops, pubs and restaurants

Internal plans in Whitehall suggest a rapid reopening of the economy in the weeks after pupils return to classrooms on 8 March, Sky News understands.
February 17, 2021

Toilet cleaning: Dangerous mixtures to avoid when cleaning your toilet

TOILET cleaning is among people's least favourite chores, given the proximity to bacteria and harsh chemicals. When mixed, some of these chemicals can produce potentially dangerous effects.
February 17, 2021

How to live longer: Vigorous activity boosts life expectancy – key exercises

EXERCISE and longevity go hand in hand but the benefits associated with different intensity levels is the subject of ongoing research. One large study found vigorous-intensity exercise conferred the greatest longevity benefits.
February 17, 2021

Jaguar Land Rover to cut 2,000 non-factory jobs globally

Jaguar Land Rover has announced plans to cut 2,000 non-factory jobs, just days after it committed to its UK plants and revealed a huge investment in a zero emission future.
February 17, 2021

How to clean an induction hob – the SEVEN products you should use

INDUCTION hobs will have seen some increased use during the latest lockdown, as people move from on-the-go dinners at work to more regular home cooking. How do you clean an induction hob?
February 17, 2021

Coronavirus new strain symptoms: Scientists calling for four new symptoms to be added

Coronavirus mutations are likely here to stay so finding sustainable ways to live with the virus will be key moving forward. Extending the list of the "classic three" symptoms is a good place to start, suggests a new study.
February 17, 2021

Sub-Saharan Africa had a manufacturing renaissance in 2010s – it’s a promising sign for the years ahead

Industrialisation was key to long-term economic growth in the west and Asia. After years of going in the wrong direction, new research suggests that many African countries have seen a turnaround.
February 17, 2021

McDonald’s owner sues fast food giant for racial discrimination

A former professional baseball player who owns a string of McDonald's restaurants is suing the fast food giant for racial discrimination.