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Martin Lewis issues warning to millions of people set to be underpaid

Amid the cost of living crisis, Martin Lewis has urged the public to switch their savings accounts to ensure they're getting the best possible deals available.

The money saving expert explained that savings accounts are a way for individuals' money to "grow" in real time if they are with a higher interest rate account.

He explained that many people are "missing out," as often this only happens in the top savings accounts.

"Millions of you at home are losers because your savings are paying les

Killer signed £40,000 contract to reveal location of victim's remains over 50 years later

A convicted killer signed a contract with his victim's family that offered him £40,000 to reveal what happened to her body. Muriel McKay's murderer had offered to return to the UK from Trinidad to show his victim’s daughter where he put her mother’s body 54 years ago. Muriel McKay, the wife of a newspaper executive, was kidnapped and held ransom for £1 million by a pair who had mistaken her for Anna Murdoch, the then-wife of media mogul Rupert Murdoch. McKay, 55, was the wife of Mr Murdoch’s dep

I'm A Celebrity's Nigel Farage and Nella Rose clash over 'cultural appropriation'

Former political leader Nigel Farage and influencer Nella Rose got into a heated argument on ITV’s I’m a Celebrity once again – this time over their differing views on "cultural appropriation". The duo has previously been caught in arguments surrounding political ideas in earlier episodes, in particular Farage’s Brexit plans. The disagreement, on Tuesday's episode, began as the campmates were discussing pronunciations in other accents, in particular the word “water” in a Patois accent. Farage wa

Cosy Book Recommendations for Winter

The autumn leaves are falling and we can hear the heavy rain against our windows. It’s time to cosy up and get lost in a new book. These are the titles to look out for this season.

Something Wicked This Way Comes – Ray Bradbury

Are you a fan of the 80s classic The Goonies? Do the mystery and thriller aspects of Stranger Things scratch your itch? Well then, Ray Bradbury’s 1962 classic is the book for you. Full of magic, an evil travelling circus, and two friends with a desire to uncover the str

James Webb telescope captures heart of Milky Way

Nasa's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has revealed brand new footage of the centre of the Milky Way. The images highlight over 50,000 stars and multi-coloured clouds that are almost 25,000 light years away from Earth. The new set of images will allow astronomers to explore the extent of how future stars begin forming and data that helps them understand then “extreme environment”. Samuel Crowe, the observation team’s principal investigator, said: “There’s never been any infrared data on this r

Amazon issues warning to help customers prevent being scammed

Global tech company Amazon has revealed that the winter months often see a rise in scams amongst their users.

In the hope of controlling the issue, Amazon has provided a five-step list to ensure the safety of users' information and details online.

Examples of popular scams are often "email attachment scams" where scammers pose as companies and include either PDF attachments or QR codes.

They will often state that user's accounts have been put on hold or that they need certain details, such as

Exact date snow is forecast to fall as Arctic blast descends on UK

As Arctic air is set to sweep across the UK, citizens are expected to see the return of the chilly winter weather.

The Met Office has forecast that heavy showers, sleet, and snow will be seen across northern England and Scotland this week.

The worst of the weather is set to hit northern England and Scotland on Thursday – while the remaining parts of England and Wales will mostly stay dry.

Forecasters have predicted by Friday, we will feel a drop in temperatures across the country, with figure

RSPCA warns 'winter crisis' is in store for abandoned animals across UK

The RSPCA has revealed that incidents of animal abandonment are now at a high-year high.

The animal rescue charity stated that 1,800 incidents of abandonment had been reported in Wales and England over the month of October.

The charity has speculated that the increase could be a result of the Covid pandemic and the ongoing cost of living crisis.

Dermot Murphy, commissioning inspector at the RSPCA, commented: "Sadly at the RSPCA we are seeing more people abandoning their pets because they can

Cosy Book Recommendations for Winter

The autumn leaves are falling and we can hear the heavy rain against our windows. It’s time to cosy up and get lost in a new book. These are the titles to look out for this season.

Something Wicked This Way Comes – Ray Bradbury

Are you a fan of the 80s classic The Goonies? Do the mystery and thriller aspects of Stranger Things scratch your itch? Well then, Ray Bradbury’s 1962 classic is the book for you. Full of magic, an evil travelling circus, and two friends with a desire to uncover the str

An immersive jail-themed bar is set to open in Cardiff next month

Ever wondered what it would be like to smuggle alcohol into prison? Or if the infamous orange jumpsuits suit you? Well Cardiff’s new bar offers you just those things

A one-of-a-kind theatrical experience is set to open in Cardiff this November.

Alcotraz, a prison-themed cocktail bar, has taken TikTok by storm with its unique range of activities.

The opening will take place on 24th November following the success of their bars across England, which debuted in London in 2017.

Much of their insp

Here were some of Cardiff's most iconic Halloween costumes last year

“In Girl World, Halloween is the one day a year when a girl can dress up like a total sl*t and no other girls can say anything else about it”

It’s that time of year again when students are at their most creative and will party till there’s no tomorrow. That’s right, it’s Halloween week.

Deciding on a costume can be one of the most difficult tasks for a student. Do you become the funny icon at the party? Do you wear a classic to avoid the decision process? Or do you go as something so iconic, t

Sustainable clothing brand, Lucy & Yak, opens new Cardiff store

Independent fashion retailer, Lucy & Yak, opened their seventh store in Cardiff on September 30th in the Morgan Arcade.

Following the launch of its Manchester store in July 2023, the British company focuses heavily on its inclusivity and environmental values.

“Size inclusivity, gender inclusivity, and [we’re] good for the planet.”

Speaking to Cardiff’s Lucy & Yak staff, they emphasized the importance of the range of sizes available for customers: “Our aim is to provide comfortable, fashionabl

What's Your Movie Checklist This October?

Halloween is one of my favourite holidays, from childhood traditions to spooky-themed parties, but the best part of the spooky season has to be the films. Spooky animations have always been my favourite but don’t get me wrong, I do love a good horror too. There is something so comforting and nostalgic about animation and how it can transport you back to being an excited kid. With that said, here are my top 3 childhood animation classics that are sure to make you feel like a kid stuffing their face with candy again!

How To Enjoy Halloween As An Adult

Halloween is the time to embrace your inner child, from dressing up in costumes to watching your favourite spooky films. However, the one thing we can’t do as adults during the spooky season is trick-or-treating… No matter how much we want free sweets!

So, what is there to do as an adult who loves celebrating Halloween?

Many people’s first thoughts would be to go out drinking or stay inside to watch horror films. You could host a party for your friends and judge the best costumes. But there ar

Martin Lewis reveals how people with a bank account could get £205 for free

The Money Saving Expert has shared a way for individuals to get £205 for free, and all you need is a bank account. In his October 24 newsletter, the finance expert said HSBC's new Global Money Account is offering customers a cash bonus, that doesn't require a bank switch to receive the benefit. Martin Lewis said: "HSBC wants you to get one of its new multi-currency accounts, and it's willing to pay you at least £125 to do so (and then £80 later with a bit of a play)." An added benefit to this ac

Search for rugby player Levi Davis suspended a year after disappearance

An investigation into the disappearance of British rugby star, Levi Davis, has been suspended by the Spanish, officials have said. The former Bath player, who also appeared on Celebrity X Factor, was declared missing days after last being seen at an Irish pub in Ibiza on October 30, 2022. The authorities confirmed the suspension of the 24-year-old's investigation on the anniversary of the disappearance as "no results" had been discovered. Although the court confirmed the suspension, a source tol

Five Wilko stores to return to the high street before Christmas - see the locations

Five Wilko stores are set to return to the high street before Christmas, The Range has announced.

The retailer stated the stores will open before Christmas and from Friday 27, Wilko products will be sold in existing The Range stores across the UK.

The first of the five stores to be revealed will be in Plymouth and Exeter in Devon, while two unidentified stores are set to open shortly after in the South and North of England.

After the closure of the 93-year-old high street store, The Range pur

This is what degree you should study based on your favourite bar in Cardiff

Cardiff nightlife is one of the highlights of studying in the city center. Do you feel like you need to have a dance after a long day in the library? Or perhaps you’re one for a spot of karaoke? Or maybe you enjoy a drink with your flatmates. Whatever the reason, Cardiff is sure to have a place for you.

However, some of the best bars in Cardiff tend to have specific audiences. The drama kids won’t typically be seen in the same bar as the sports science students. So, do you fit the stereotype fo

Llais Festival: Welsh Music Prize 2023

A fun filled event promoting and celebrating the musical talents in Wales has yet again proved that the Welsh indie scene is one to watch. As part of Llais Festival, the awards ceremony for the ‘Welsh Music Prize’ was presented for the second time in front of a live audience presented by BBC Radio 1’s Sian Eleri on October 10th, at the Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay. We had the pleasure of attending this Welsh event thanks to Cowshed and the Millennium Centre.

From 130 long-listed artists, th

Is cinema etiquette the worst we've seen it in years?

Films being recorded on mobile phones has been a problem for years, but the emergence of social media platforms like TikTok has seen an increase in people sharing their favourite moments online.

So, what are the complaints?

Another popular flick currently in cinemas is Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour, but its release has come with accusations that there has been a dramatic shift in cinema etiquette.

This summer's blockbusters included Greta Gerwig’s Barbie, and Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer – w
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