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AA demands tax cut for car insurance as premium costs soar

AA demands tax cut for car insurance as premium costs soar

AA demands tax cut for car insurance as premium costs soar

27 February 2024

Cash-strapped drivers need support from the Chancellor in next week’s budget, says the AA, which has put forward the policies it says would help.


Energy bills could fall by £300 in April

Energy bills could fall by £300 in April

Energy bills could fall by £300 in April

23 February 2024

There could be some relief for households with new energy bill predictions forecasting a drop in the price of gas and electricity by the spring.


Teens offered a taste of the high life

Teens offered a taste of the high life

Teens offered a taste of the high life

23 February 2024

Would-be air cadets can discover real-world ways to lead an exciting life.


Complete ban on mobile phones in school confirmed – even at break times

Complete ban on mobile phones in school confirmed – even at break times

Complete ban on mobile phones in school confirmed – even at break times

19 February 2024

Schools have been told they should ban mobile phones completely but what exactly do the new rules mean for teachers, parents and pupils?


Stamps celebrate the impact of Vikings

Stamps celebrate the impact of Vikings

Stamps celebrate the impact of Vikings

15 February 2024

Royal Mail today revealed images of eight new stamps that celebrate the history, impact and legacy of Vikings in Britain.


Project to boost UK bee numbers appeals to public for help

Project to boost UK bee numbers appeals to public for help

Project to boost UK bee numbers appeals to public for help

12 February 2024

A project to try and boost vital numbers of bumblebees has been launched in Britain this week and conservationists need help.


Is Prince George heading to local school?

Is Prince George heading to local school?

Is Prince George heading to local school?

12 February 2024

The Prince and Princess of Wales are considering secondary schools for their eldest son.

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Car finance investigation: Could you be owed money?

Car finance investigation: Could you be owed money?

Car finance investigation: Could you be owed money?

09 February 2024

Drivers who bought a vehicle before January 2021 using a car finance agreement could be entitled to make a claim for compensation and here’s why.


Why could people born after 1970 soon have to work into their seventies?

Why could people born after 1970 soon have to work into their seventies?

Why could people born after 1970 soon have to work into their seventies?

09 February 2024

By 2050 workers may need to be 71 before they retire, suggests a new report, but why is the state pension age becoming such a big issue in the UK?

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Award winning theme park to reopen in time for February half term

Award winning theme park to reopen in time for February half term

Award winning theme park to reopen in time for February half term

09 February 2024

A popular children’s theme park is reopening in time for the school half-term following a winter break.


More children to be offered Covid-19 booster jab

More children to be offered Covid-19 booster jab

More children to be offered Covid-19 booster jab

08 February 2024

A Covid-19 booster jab will be offered to millions of patients in the spring and for the first time more children will be offered an extra vaccine.


Bereaved parents risk missing out on support as claim deadline looms

Bereaved parents risk missing out on support as claim deadline looms

Bereaved parents risk missing out on support as claim deadline looms

07 February 2024

Thousands of unmarried parents who have lost a partner may be missing out on vital help as a deadline for restrospevtive bereavement payments closes.


Nestle to axe two biscuit bars

Nestle to axe two biscuit bars

Nestle to axe two biscuit bars

07 February 2024

Nestle says it will no longer make two biscuit bars in its range because of declining sales, just months after Caramac bars were discontinued.


Drivers of new cars advised to buy a spare tyre

Drivers of new cars advised to buy a spare tyre

Drivers of new cars advised to buy a spare tyre

07 February 2024

As increasing numbers of manufacturers ditch spare wheels in newer vehicles the AA says drivers without one must consider buying an extra tyre.

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Lucozade and Ribena shortages ‘inevitable’ due to strike action

Lucozade and Ribena shortages ‘inevitable’ due to strike action

Lucozade and Ribena shortages ‘inevitable’ due to strike action

06 February 2024

A union is warning of shortages of two popular drinks and the possibility of empty shelves because of industrial action by factory workers.


Learner drivers face disruption as strike looms

Learner drivers face disruption as strike looms

Learner drivers face disruption as strike looms

05 February 2024

Learner drivers are facing more disruption as test examiners prepare to go on strike in a row over their increasing workload.


Parents urged to check their children’s ‘red books’ as UK measles cases rise

Parents urged to check their children’s ‘red books’ as UK measles cases rise

Parents urged to check their children’s ‘red books’ as UK measles cases rise

02 February 2024

Parents are being asked to check their children’s ‘Red Book’ health records as NHS officials try to reach those missing an MMR jab.


7 illnesses that can now be treated without seeing a GP

7 illnesses that can now be treated without seeing a GP

7 illnesses that can now be treated without seeing a GP

31 January 2024

Prescriptions for seven common illnesses, including earache and a sore throat, will now be available to many patients without the need to see a GP.

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Amazon Prime Video to include ads unless customers pay to remove them

Amazon Prime Video to include ads unless customers pay to remove them

Amazon Prime Video to include ads unless customers pay to remove them

30 January 2024

Amazon Prime is to begin adding adverts to its television and film streaming service unless customers upgrade subscriptions and pay to remove them.


Oxfam offers music fans free entry to top UK summer festivals

Oxfam offers music fans free entry to top UK summer festivals

Oxfam offers music fans free entry to top UK summer festivals

30 January 2024

Free tickets to some of the UK’s top summer music festivals including Glastonbury, Latitude and Reading are being offered by Oxfam and here’s why.


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