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An Italian town is selling homes for 85p each and looking for people to renovate them

An Italian town is selling homes for 85p each and looking for people to renovate them

If you’ve ever dreamt about packing everything up and starting a new life in the sun, then one Italian town could have just the ticket. The quiet town of Bisaccia, nestled in the south of the Campania region, is selling homes for just 85p – and it wants people to buy and renovate them with […]

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Beales department store has gone into administration – these are the stores under threat of closure

Beales department store has gone into administration – these are the stores under threat of closure

Beales department stores have gone into administration, putting the future of the 140 year old chain under threat. As many as 1,300 jobs are at risk as the chain enters “active talks with various parties” in the hope of saving the business. Another high street blow Accountancy firm KPMG was appointed as the administrator to […]

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Settled status: how EU citizens apply to remain in the UK after Brexit, and what happens if the application is unsuccessful

Settled status: how EU citizens apply to remain in the UK after Brexit, and what happens if the application is unsuccessful

With the Brexit deadline looming, those originally from outside of Britain, but currently residing in the UK can apply to continue living in the country. Here is everything you need to know about the EU Settlement Scheme, including the application deadline and what to do if your application is unsuccessful. What is the EU Settlement […]

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Majorca and Ibiza are limiting all-inclusive holidays – plus banning pub crawls and happy hours

Majorca and Ibiza are limiting all-inclusive holidays – plus banning pub crawls and happy hours

The Spanish holiday destinations of Majorca and Ibiza have both introduced new laws that restrict the alcohol intake of tourists – in a bid to reduce so-called ‘booze tourism.’ The government in the Balearic Islands is trying to clampdown on boozy tourists by banning happy hours, party boats and organised pub crawls. The new rules […]

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These children’s toys sold on Wowcher and LivingSocial have been urgently recalled because they don’t meet UK safety standards

These children’s toys sold on Wowcher and LivingSocial have been urgently recalled because they don’t meet UK safety standards

Discount sites Wowcher and LivingSocial have been forced to recall seven products aimed at children after they failed to meet required safety standards. In a notice posted to their websites, both companies said they were “very sorry for any disappointment and inconvenience” that the recall may cause. A spokesperson for Wowcher said it has contacted […]

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Wetherspoons is slashing the price of drinks in honour of Brexit – here’s what’s included

Wetherspoons is slashing the price of drinks in honour of Brexit – here’s what’s included

With the UK’s departure from the European Union fast approaching, Wetherspoons is slashing the price of its drinks to mark the historic occasion. The pub chain is cutting the price of 10 drinks, including a number of beers and vodkas, from Brexit day, on Friday 31 January. ‘Let’s stay friends’ Dubbed the ‘Let’s stay friends’ […]

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This is the official advice for travel in Spain after heavy snow weather warning

This is the official advice for travel in Spain after heavy snow weather warning

An ‘extreme risk’ weather warning has been issued for tourists travelling to popular holiday spots in Spain, after the country was hit by Storm Gloria overnight on Monday (20 Jan). The UK Foreign Office issued the warning for tourists in 13 areas of Spain, including Majorca and Barcelona, with travellers urged to take care following […]

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This is your last chance to get £5.99 flights in the Ryanair seat sale

This is your last chance to get £5.99 flights in the Ryanair seat sale

If you fancy booking a last minute trip away or want to explore a new city, then Ryanair’s seat sale is offering flights across Europe from just £5.99 – but you’ll have to be quick. The flight sale (which ends tomorrow, 22 Jan) is slashing prices for trips to popular destinations, from a variety of […]

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Infectious SARS-like virus originating in China continues to spread – this is what you need to know

Infectious SARS-like virus originating in China continues to spread – this is what you need to know

With over 200 infected and four deaths attributed to the virus, the strain is causing concern due to its connection to SARS, which killed almost 650 people across mainland China and Hong Kong between 2002 and 2003. Where known cases have been found These are the following areas where cases have been confirmed: Beijing, five […]

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This is how Brexit will affect your summer holidays to Europe – and what you need to know before travelling

This is how Brexit will affect your summer holidays to Europe – and what you need to know before travelling

The UK’s exit from the European Union has been fraught with uncertainty, and with the leave date now fast approaching, there are still many questions about what changes lie ahead – including the impact it will have on holidaymakers. Ahead of the official exit day of 31 January, ABTA, the UK’s travel industry trade association, […]

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