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When is Lent 2020? Start and end dates, why it lasts 40 days and the meaning behind fasting

When is Lent 2020? Start and end dates, why it lasts 40 days and the meaning behind fasting

Lent is an annual religious observance in the Christian calendar, but when does it begin this year – and what does it signify? This is everything you need to know about Lent 2020, including what it means, when it starts and how long it lasts. What is Lent? Lent is a period of reflection and […]

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These are the cheapest supermarkets for buying big name brands

These are the cheapest supermarkets for buying big name brands

Finding ways to shave some money off of your weekly shop can help your money go much further over the course of the year. However, you also don’t want to miss out on your favourite brands when it comes to certain items – your morning cuppa just isn’t quite the same if the brand isn’t […]

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UK issues a commemorative coin celebrating rock band Queen – here’s how to get one and how much they cost

UK issues a commemorative coin celebrating rock band Queen – here’s how to get one and how much they cost

Rock band Queen have made history as the first British band to appear alongside Queen Elizabeth II on a commemorative coin. The Queen coins from the Royal Mint are here to celebrate the legacy of the iconic band and kick off the Royal Mint’s Music Legends series. Queen coins The Royal Mint has released a […]

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You could live rent free on a beautiful remote Irish island – here’s how

You could live rent free on a beautiful remote Irish island – here’s how

Are you looking for a change of scenery, the chance to live on an Irish island rent free and the opportunity to work with your best friend? If that sounds up your street, this experience from Great Blasket Island might just be the perfect thing for you – this is everything you need to know. […]

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British Airways has issued a final deadline for customers affected by its data breach – here’s how to claim

British Airways has issued a final deadline for customers affected by its data breach – here’s how to claim

British Airways (BA) customers affected by two data breaches in 2018 have just one year to claim compensation from the airline. Hackers stole an estimated 500,000 customers’ personal and payment card details who had purchased flights via the airline’s official website, app and Avios, the airline’s reward scheme. Affected customers could be due thousands of […]

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A rare Paddington Bear Tower of London 50p has sold for £300 on eBay – here’s how to tell if you have one

A rare Paddington Bear Tower of London 50p has sold for £300 on eBay – here’s how to tell if you have one

A 50p coin commemorating Paddington Bear has sold for 600 times its face value. The rare coin, which shows the bear from Darkest Peru standing outside the Tower of London, sold for £300. While it’s not been confirmed whether the coin was in mint condition or not, the image used on the 50p’s eBay page […]

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You can win a free item from Lidl’s bakery every day for a year with their new ‘gold card’

You can win a free item from Lidl’s bakery every day for a year with their new ‘gold card’

Lidl is offering customers the chance to win a year’s supply of free food from their bakeries – today (20 Jan) only. The budget supermarket chain has unveiled a ‘Lidl Bakery Gold Card’ which will grant the carrier a free item from one of its bakeries every day. In a tweet, the company said, “We’re […]

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This is when the Brexit 50p coin will enter circulation – and how you can get one

This is when the Brexit 50p coin will enter circulation – and how you can get one

Millions of new 50p coins are due to be minted and released into circulation this month, to mark the UK’s departure from the European Union. Keen coin collectors will be able to get their hands on the commemorative 50p from Friday 31 January 2020 – the so-called ‘Brexit day’. Limited edition coins Around three million […]

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Hundreds of Nationwide customers have been charged twice – here’s how to check if you’re affected

Hundreds of Nationwide customers have been charged twice – here’s how to check if you’re affected

Nationwide has accidentally charged hundreds of its credit card customers twice – forcing many into financial difficulty as a result. The mistake was first uncovered by financial advice group MoneySavingExpert.com, who found that the bank had pushed many beyond their overdraft limits. What happened? Nationwide customers were charged twice for payments they made on the […]

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Blue Monday is today – here’s why it probably isn’t ‘the most depressing day of the year’

Blue Monday is today – here’s why it probably isn’t ‘the most depressing day of the year’

As well as being the name of one of New Order’s biggest hits from the 1980s, Blue Monday has become known as the single most depressing day of the year. But is it really? Here is everything you need to know about the controversial concept and its strange origins. When is Blue Monday? Blue Monday […]

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