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Here’s how to update WhatsApp to the latest version after hack sparks security warning

Here’s how to update WhatsApp to the latest version after hack sparks security warning

WhatsApp was targeted by an “advanced cyber actor” which exploited a major vulnerability in the messaging app to install spyware. The company said a “a select number of users” had been chosen by an “advanced cyber actor” in a breach uncovered earlier this month. The spyware gave hackers the ability to take over the functions […]

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Watch the moment a quick-thinking dog owner saved his Jack Russell from choking to death

Watch the moment a quick-thinking dog owner saved his Jack Russell from choking to death

When his dog started choking on a piece of cheese, this quick-thinking owner saved his pet’s life with the heimlich manoeuvre. Electrician and former lifeguard Joshua Aspey, 22, used his poolside training to rescue his beloved Jack Russell Sally from choking on the food he’d just given to her. After realising Sally was having a […]

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TV bosses urged to cancel Jeremy Kyle Show for good following lie-detector guest’s death

TV bosses urged to cancel Jeremy Kyle Show for good following lie-detector guest’s death

ITV has been urged to cancel the Jeremy Kyle Show for good, with politicians slamming the programme following the apparent suicide of a man who failed one of the show’s lie detector tests. The controversial daytime programme was pulled off air indefinitely after a man named by The Sun as 63 year old Steve Dymond […]

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McDonald’s is giving away free food this week – here’s how to get some

McDonald’s is giving away free food this week – here’s how to get some

Few people would turn down the offer of free food, particularly when it’s being provided by McDonald’s. This week, the popular fast food chain is giving away its spicy veggie wraps to customers completely free of charge. Free food deal Members of the public will be able to claim a free wrap this week, provided […]

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This is why one in 10 British kids doesn’t eat meat

This is why one in 10 British kids doesn’t eat meat

According to a new survey by popular vegetarian food brand Linda McCartney, one in 10 British children are choosing to give up meat. With vegetarian and vegan options more widely available than ever before, it seems that schools are one place that seem to be falling behind when it comes to food options. Why are […]

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Pension credit is changing – here’s everything you need to know

Pension credit is changing – here’s everything you need to know

Pension credit is an essential benefit for older people who are struggling financially, however changes are being made which could make some individuals ineligible. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is making significant changes to pension credit which could mean that pensioners with younger partners can no longer receive the money. It could leave […]

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More Asda and Tesco cereal bars recalled over salmonella contamination fears

More Asda and Tesco cereal bars recalled over salmonella contamination fears

Asda and Tesco have urgently recalled batches of their own-brand cereal bars over fears the products may contain salmonella. Asda has warned customers who purchased the Cranberry and Nut, Peanut and Almond not to eat them, and Tesco has also recalled their Apricot, Almond and Yogurt Cereal Bars, due to the risk that they could […]

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Parents warned that baby walkers, jumpers and bouncers could leave infants ‘requiring surgery’

Parents warned that baby walkers, jumpers and bouncers could leave infants ‘requiring surgery’

Baby jumpers and walkers are common sights in households with toddlers all over the globe, but now parents are being warned that the exercise equipment could actually do more harm than good – potentially even leaving babies in need of surgery as a result. Experts have voiced concerns that the devices can stiffen babies’ legs […]

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Hollywood icon Doris Day dies, aged 97

Hollywood icon Doris Day dies, aged 97

Hollywood star Doris Day, an icon of early post-war cinema and one of the biggest female stars of all time, has died aged 97. The Doris Day Animal Foundation confirmed Day died on Monday (13 May) at her home in California. The foundation stated she was surrounded by close friends and “had been in excellent […]

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‘The threat to freedom of speech is on our doorstep’: David Dinsmore on why Journalism Matters

‘The threat to freedom of speech is on our doorstep’: David Dinsmore on why Journalism Matters

Today (Mon 13 May) marks the beginning of Journalism Matters week – part of a new campaign emphasising the vital role trusted news media journalism plays in our democratic society. Here, David Dinsmore (chairman of the News Media Association – the trade association for national, regional and local news media publishers) highlights the benefits of […]

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