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Samsung users have been receiving a bizarre “Find My Mobile” notification – here’s what happened

Samsung users have been receiving a bizarre “Find My Mobile” notification – here’s what happened

Samsung users got an unwelcome surprise on Wednesday 19 February when a mystery notification popped up on their devices. It came from the “Find My Mobile” app but its contents left many users scratching their heads as to what exactly was going on. Here’s everything you need to know about the recent glitch.  What is […]

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The Weeknd announced a massive UK arena tour – here’s where he’s playing, and how to get tickets

The Weeknd announced a massive UK arena tour – here’s where he’s playing, and how to get tickets

Canadian singer-songwriter Abel Makkonen Tesfaye – better known by his stage name The Weeknd – has announced a UK arena tour to take place later this year in support of new album, ‘After Hours’. The ‘After Hours’ tour takes in three dates at London’s O2 Arena, before winding across the country and calling into Glasgow, […]

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These are the UK’s top 20 ultimate hidden gems – have you visited any of them?

These are the UK’s top 20 ultimate hidden gems – have you visited any of them?

Have you ever wanted to visit somewhere new, but escape the hustle and bustle of tourist attractions and discover a place relatively unknown by others? Hayes & Jarvis have revealed the top secret spots in the UK, where you can explore a host of hidden gems without a crowd of others around. The travel agency […]

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This is when the Bank of Scotland and Clydesdale £20 polymer notes are launched – and when the old notes expire

This is when the Bank of Scotland and Clydesdale £20 polymer notes are launched – and when the old notes expire

Today (20 February) sees the launch of the brand new polymer £20 note in England and Wales, featuring a self portrait of renowned British landscape artist, William Turner. But while the new note entering circulation is causing excitement south of the border, what have Scots got to look forward to from their own tender? A […]

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This is when the new polymer £50 note is being released – and when the current one expires

This is when the new polymer £50 note is being released – and when the current one expires

Following the release of the new polymer £20 note on 20 February, the £50 note is the next in line for a makeover. Re-designed £50 notes are set to enter circulation from 2021 onwards, and they will be printed on polymer rather than paper.  As well as being more durable and long-lasting, polymer notes allow […]

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This is everything you need to know about the new plastic £20 note entering circulation

This is everything you need to know about the new plastic £20 note entering circulation

Joining the likes of the plastic £5 and £10 notes is the £20 note, which is officially entering circulation. This is everything that you need to know about the new £20 note – including when your paper notes will no longer be accepted. When will it be released? The note is due to be released […]

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Storm Ellen: When the next storm could hit the UK as more bad weather batters the country

Storm Ellen: When the next storm could hit the UK as more bad weather batters the country

The UK has recently seen a swathe of wet and windy weather first brought by Storm Ciara, and then followed Storm Dennis. Further bad weather conditions are now forecast to hit the UK, with reports that the next storm on the list – Storm Ellen – could be on its way. But what is the […]

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Coronavirus declared a ‘serious and imminent threat to public health’ as death toll passes 2,100 – these are the signs and symptoms

Coronavirus declared a ‘serious and imminent threat to public health’ as death toll passes 2,100 – these are the signs and symptoms

The deadly coronavirus – officially named Covid-19 by the World Health organisation – has been declared by the government as a “serious and imminent threat to public health”, as it introduced new powers to help deal with the spread. Under new measures announced on Monday (10 Feb), the Department of Health said that people with […]

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This is who features on the new £20 note – and why they were chosen

This is who features on the new £20 note – and why they were chosen

The Bank of England has released new £20 notes into circulation that are made of a waterproof polymer – but whose face will be printed on them? Adam Smith’s austere-looking profile has been a fixture of the paper £20 note since 2007. However, the Scottish economist has been replaced on the new polymer notes issued […]

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13 coronavirus myths debunked by the World Health Organisation

13 coronavirus myths debunked by the World Health Organisation

Confirmed cases of the deadly coronavirus have now reached more than 75,600 across the globe, with the death toll in China reaching 2,126 as of today (20 Feb). Officially named Covid-19, the virus has been declared a “serious and imminent threat to public health” by the World Health Organisation (WHO), with new measures announced by […]

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