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Hiccuping could be a symptom of pancreatic cancer – here are other signs you need to know about

Hiccuping could be a symptom of pancreatic cancer – here are other signs you need to know about

Pancreatic cancer is caused by the abnormal and uncontrolled growth of cells in the pancreas, which is a large gland that forms part of the digestive system. “Around half of all new cases are diagnosed in people aged 75 or over. It’s uncommon in people under 40 years of age,” explains the NHS. Symptoms of […]

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Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp outage showed how your photos are mined for information

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp outage showed how your photos are mined for information

If you use Facebook, Instagram or Whatsapp, you were probably affected by the outage that hit these social media platforms on 3 July. Something you may have noticed during this time is how the platforms tag and categorise your photos. Scanning your photos for information The glitch affected the social media platforms in a variety […]

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A dangerous Asian hornet queen has been spotted in Britain for the first time – here’s what it means

A dangerous Asian hornet queen has been spotted in Britain for the first time – here’s what it means

An Asian hornet queen has been found in the UK for the first time, sparking fears of a summer invasion that could pose a serious threat to humans and bees alike. A fresh warning has been issued by government officials after the venomous insects were discovered in New Milton, Hampshire. They had previously been seen […]

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This is how the common cold virus could cure cancer

This is how the common cold virus could cure cancer

The common cold virus can infect and kill bladder cancer cells, a new study has suggested. A particular strain of the cold virus was shown to have led to the disappearance of all signs of cancer in one patient, with another 14 showing evidence that cancer cells had died. Researchers on the study from the […]

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You could get paid to taste Mars Bars, Malteasers and Snickers – here’s how to apply

You could get paid to taste Mars Bars, Malteasers and Snickers – here’s how to apply

If you are something of a chocolate fiend, your dream job may have just surfaced, as Mars Wrigley is recruiting for chocolate taste testers. The confectionery brand – which is the brains behind the likes of Mars bars, Malteasers and Snickers – is on the hunt for eight new recruits to join its team at […]

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These £9.99 Lidl gins won gold awards – beating rivals three times the price

These £9.99 Lidl gins won gold awards – beating rivals three times the price

Lidl has brought out a wide range of new and exciting gins this year, alongside staple spirits that are proving popular with not only customers, but critics alike. The chain supermarket won numerous accolades in the 2019 Gin Masters, beating rival products that retail for three times the price. Which gins came out on top? […]

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CCTV footage shows man stealing a giant inflatable cricket ball and rolling it away

CCTV footage shows man stealing a giant inflatable cricket ball and rolling it away

A man was caught on CCTV by an Indian restaurant’s security cameras – stealing their giant, inflatable cricket ball. CCTV cameras captured the lone suspect cutting the two-metre wide ball loose from its position above one of the curry house’s rickshaws during the night – before rolling it down the street. The man then dragged […]

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You can now buy hay fever wipes to ‘instantly’ relieve symptoms – and they only cost 90p

You can now buy hay fever wipes to ‘instantly’ relieve symptoms – and they only cost 90p

The recent sunny weather may have been warmly welcomed by many, but for some, the summer season can be a nightmare for allergies. The hot temperatures have also seen pollen counts soar, leaving hay fever sufferers struggling with itchy eyes, runny noses and sneezing – but shoppers have been raving about a new product which […]

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Using WhatsApp could be good for your health – here’s why

Using WhatsApp could be good for your health – here’s why

Social media often gets a bad reputation for damaging the mental health of those who use it, however new research suggests it may not all be bad. A study by Edge Hill University has claimed that interacting with family and friends on WhatsApp may actually be good for a person’s psychological wellbeing. Research found that […]

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Young TikTok users are being exploited for money – here’s what parents need to know

Young TikTok users are being exploited for money – here’s what parents need to know

Popular video-sharing app TikTok has apologised after it emerged that children were being pressured into giving money to their favourite influencers. TikTok allows fans to send rewards to their favourite video makers on the app in the form of ‘digital gifts’, which can cost as much as £48.99. These gifts are often exchanged for perks, […]

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