April 2, 2021

BAE Systems hands Woodburn £2m pay rise after poaching bid

Britain's biggest defence contractor has handed its chief executive a multimillion pound pay rise as its board scrambled to prevent a rival FTSE-100 company from poaching him.
April 2, 2021

AstraZeneca vaccine: 25 more reports of blood clots but MHRA says ‘benefits outweigh risk’

COVID vaccinations aren't without their risks, although many are mild. However, the latest government report reveals the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab has been linked to 25 more cases of blood clots. Is it still considered safe?
April 2, 2021

Garden furniture – The best selling garden chairs on Amazon

GARDEN FURNITURE sales have gone through the roof over the past few weeks, with people rushing to get their gardens ready for post-lockdown garden parties. If your garden furniture is falling apart or just needs a style update, the obvious first order ...
April 2, 2021

Millions of Johnson & Johnson vaccines thrown away after ‘human error’

MILLIONS of Covid vaccines failed quality standards in a production warehouse, meaning batches of the life-saving drug had to be discarded. What are the consequences of the manufacturing blunder?
April 2, 2021

After ditching its Echo, Microsoft is shutting down its Alexa rival on Android and iPhone

MICROSOFT is continuing on its mission to erase voice assistant Cortana. First up, it ditched the chatty assistant from its Amazon Echo rival and now it has ditched Cortana from Android and iPhone apps.
April 2, 2021

Uber ordered to pay $1.1m to blind woman who was refused rides 14 times

Uber has been ordered to pay $1.1m (£790,000) to a blind woman who was refused rides on 14 separate occasions.
April 2, 2021

Nike wins court bid to stop rapper’s ‘Satan shoe’ sales

Nike has won a bid to temporarily stop a company selling a customised version of its Air Max trainers dubbed "Satan shoes".
April 2, 2021

Drivers face heavy fines for not following 2021 number plate rule changes

NEW NUMBER plate rules have been introduced in 2021 to boost road safety with drivers issued heavy fines for breaking the rules.
April 2, 2021

Cleaning: Mrs Hinch fans share ‘excellent’ 89p tip for removing blood stains from bedding

CLEANING fans have shared their go-to 89p cleaning product for removing blood stains from bedding and clothes.
April 2, 2021

High blood pressure: The five best ingredients for lowering a high blood pressure reading

HIGH blood pressure is a precursor to heart disease so it is important to keep it in check. Fortunately, the condition can be easily reversed by making healthy dietary decisions.
April 2, 2021

Cleaning: Lynsey Crombie shares ‘tea bag trick’ to clean oven trays ahead of new book

CLEANING expert and Queen of Clean Lynsey Crombie has shared her go-to "tea bag trick" for cleaning oven trays while discussing her new book, The 15-Minute Clean.
April 2, 2021

Kate Middleton has ‘timeless’ ruby ring in jewellery collection – and it’s worth £35,000

KATE MIDDLETON, Duchess of Cambridge, has one of the most luxurious jewellery collections in the world. Being a member of the Royal Family means that she has access to a huge collection of pieces.