Dr Hilary Jones explains importance of vitamin A and D SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Doctors are currently worried about the simultaneous onslaught of both Covid and flu expected to hit the UK this winter. Dubbed as the “twindemic”, this cocktail of viruses could compromise the health of millions of Britons. Fortunately, Doctor Hilary has shared how to protect yourself against this double whammy. Related articles Number of bowel movements daily could signal your heart attack risk Four fruits full of potassium that could tackle arthritis symptoms Speaking on Lorraine , the doctor said: “If you look at what’s happening in Australia, which is a good gauge of what could happen in our winter, they’ve … [Read more...] about Dr Hilary’s key tips to ‘boost’ your immunity ahead of ‘twindemic’ expected to hit UK
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Watching Liz Truss over the last 24 hours, and the 24 days since her election, has been a curious experience. To most people she is the woman blowing up the economy. To me, she’s my university nemesis. Almost three decades ago, we were vocal opponents at Oxford University Student Union. In the autumn of 1993, I was a 22-year-old, highly idealistic sabbatical officer at Oxford University, the kind 18-year-old Mary Elizabeth Truss most despised. Perhaps because we reminded her of her lefty dad. I’d just finished an English degree and been elected as vice-president. Liz was a first-year student in politics, philosophy and economics, who arrived in an unnerving blaze of confidence. Within weeks, she had been co-opted into the student union as a Liberal Democrat member of the executive. A committed contrarian, Liz seemed to confuse OUSU with the Oxford Union, a debating society more usually beloved of wannabe British prime ministers. She thrived on controversy – and could pick … [Read more...] about ‘My university nemesis Liz Truss – her priority was attacking role of Women’s Officer’
THERE are several plants that can be commonly found in gardens up and down the country that can make your dog ill. Some can be highly poisonous to your pet pooch while others can cause a mild tummy upset. Which plants should I be wary about my dog being around? While many plants can be poisonous to dogs , the most common are listed below, according to The Kennel Club . Anyone unsure if a plant poses a health problem to your pup it is best to consult a plant expert. Aconitum Amaryllis bulbs Asparagus fern Azalea Bluebells Cyclamen Daffodil bulbs Day lilies Delphiniums Dog's Mercury (Mercurialis perennis) Foxgloves Hemlock Hyacinth Hydrangea Ivy Laburnum Lily of the valley Lupins Morning glory Nightshade Oleander Rhododendron Rhubarb leaves Sweet pea Tulip bulbs Umbrella plant Wisteria Yew If your dog eats or chews any of these plants, seek advice from a vet immediately. All you need to know as a dog owner … [Read more...] about What plants are poisonous to dogs?
Sarah Kneller and Angel-Joy Darko share magical bond (Image: Jonathan Buckmaster) SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Sarah, her headteacher, took Angel into her home so she did not have to go into care. A judge who appointed her as legal guardian compared their story to the popular children's book, which became a film and musical. Matilda is about a schoolgirl heroine who moves in with teacher Miss Honey after her parents disappear and they live happily ever after. Related articles Teacher took in pupil to stop her going into care Mum's horror as daughter told half her bed will be rented to stranger Angel, now 12, and "Auntie" Sarah, yesterday told the Daily Express of their bond and the fun they share at home in … [Read more...] about Magical bond at the heart of amazing real-life Matilda story
WITH the Queen's funeral bank holiday upon us, you might find yourself short on medication and need to quickly run to the pharmacy. But you might be wondering if your local pharmacy will be open - here is all the information you need so you do not get caught out on the day. Are pharmacies open on the Queen funeral bank holiday? NHS England confirmed that pharmacies may close for the full day on Monday, September, 19 if they wish. Many of the UK's top pharmacies are set to close their doors on the bank holiday as a mark of respect. This includes Lloyds Pharmacy, the vast majority of Boots pharmacies, and Wells Pharmacy. Lloyds Pharmacy is informing their patients of the planned closure and sending out invitations to re-arrange appointments that were meant to fall on that day. Boots have announced that most of their branches will be closed on the bank holiday. There will, however, be a few exceptions as a few branches will remain open according to some local … [Read more...] about Are pharmacies open on the Queen funeral Bank Holiday?
New month, new you? Perhaps. It seems to be about the personal for many of us. Getting away travelling, doing some shopping or maybe looking at ourselves to see where we may need a change could be what we need to lift our spirits or put ourselves back on track. But it won’t be easy. Some pettiness may be hovering over you, you may be irritable and feel pushed into making changes. However, it’s advisable to look on the bright side and indulge, just keep an eye on your purse or wallet. Cancer, you may feel lethargic, restless… pace yourself and simplify matters. Scorpio, it’s time for celebrations so get out and party. Ahead, you’ll find all the star signs ’ horoscopes for October 1, 2022. Read on for your full forecast. Aries March 21 to April 20 Today’s Venus/Jupiter face-off, brings new opportunities for spending quality time with your partner, friends or other close ones. Kindness and co-operation rule, so the more obliging you can be, the … [Read more...] about Your daily horoscope for Saturday, October 1, 2022
A WARNING has been issued to all Android phone owners over a major danger. Cyber-experts say Android fans need to be very careful over the apps they're downloading. Every month dozens of Android apps are revealed to be dangerous, fraudulent or both. Just this week, it emerged that as many as 75 apps were filled with spammy "adware" that floods phones with advertisements. There's no truly safe way to guarantee you'll avoid being hacked – but cyber-experts say you can boost your chances of avoiding danger. "Stay on native app stores, and stay off third-party app stores," cybersecurity giant Kaspersky warned. Read more on Android LOCATION, LOCATION Android owners warned of hidden risk when downloading apps on holiday TRIPLE THREAT Every Android user warned to check THREE things today – it's risky not to "As a rule of thumb, you should stick to the Apple , Google Play, or Microsoft stores. … [Read more...] about Warning for millions of Android phone owners over very dangerous mistake
Living in a different country must be difficult at first. Getting used to the cuisine and acclimatised to the weather might not be an easy task for some. But chip butties and our heavy rainfall aside, this American living in the UK has been left in a state of confusion. READ MORE: Brits baffled as American tourist visits UK and falls in love with Boots stores Previously, they were baffled as to why Brits have garages in their 'living room' and park in garden . And, where even left lost for words as to why we have clocktowers attached to our supermarkets . This time around, the American's surprise was due to something among the aisles of Tesco - security tagged candles. In a TikTok clip which racked up 1.2million views, the US expat shared their unusual observation with their 117,000 followers. As they scoured the supermarket, they came across a display of Yankee candles with the lid off and a bright yellow security tag on. They wondered: "Did you know … [Read more...] about American confused why Brits ‘love’ candles after seeing them security tagged
Hypermiling: Drivers go to extremes to conserve fuel This article contains affiliate links, we may receive a commission on any sales we generate from it. Learn more SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Currently, petrol and diesel prices remain high despite costs falling consistently since the record high prices seen at the beginning of July. Drivers are facing average costs of 163.47p per litre for petrol while diesel motorists are still being lumbered with prices of 180.43. Related articles Drivers refuse to pay parking fine because it's written in English New ‘stealth’ speed limit changes could see thousands of drivers fined As a result, drivers looking to fill an average sized 55-litre … [Read more...] about ‘Better for your fuel bill’: Drivers urged to use fuel-saving hacks to slash consumption
UK motorways: Highways England warns drivers of speed limits This article contains affiliate links, we may receive a commission on any sales we generate from it. Learn more SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info As of today, October 1, National Highways switches over to its autumn and winter operations - a procedure it has conducted every year since the 1960s. From today, it will receive forecasts and updates at various stages every day and from there will decide the course of action. Related articles UK motorists warned of major driving law changes tomorrow in October Should elderly motorists retake their driving test Many local authorities switch over to autumn and winter operations in November, … [Read more...] about Major road changes come into effect today as temperatures drop