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Netflix: the best new TV and films in May (plus everything else)

Netflix: the best new TV and films in May (plus everything else)

[Main image: Netflix] May on Netflix brings us bombastic true-crime stories, dystopian dramas from Denmark and a Martin Freeman-led zombie movie. Here are the best new TV and films coming in May to Netflix UK – along with a list of everything else. Dear White People (Season 2) (Photo: Adam Rose/Netflix) What is it? Satirising a ‘post-racial’ […]

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Utilita Energy calls for review into smart meter rollout

Utilita Energy calls for review into smart meter rollout

A leading energy company has called for the Government to push back the deadline for the installation of smart meters. Utilita Energy has confirmed it has filed for a judicial review into the end date for the installation of SMETS1 meters for Pay As You Go (PAYG) customers. The company – listed as a Which? […]

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Graphic kids sex education book causes uproar among parents

Graphic kids sex education book causes uproar among parents

The “Birds and the Bees talk” is a conversation many parents dread having with their kids. One way around this is to buy them a book which helps to explain how babies are made in an age-appropriate way. If you decide to go down this route, there’s a chance you’ll come across a book called […]

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‘Am I Stoned’ phone app to help dope smokers realise how drug is affecting them

‘Am I Stoned’ phone app to help dope smokers realise how drug is affecting them

Cannabis users can now test how stoned they are with a clever new app, designed by scientists, that shows how high they are. Researchers developed a prototype called ‘Am I Stoned’ which helps cannabis users understand how the drug is affecting them through a series of tasks. The researchers examined the usefulness of computer and […]

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Women at high risk of breast cancer ‘shunning wonderdrug’

Women at high risk of breast cancer ‘shunning wonderdrug’

Most women at high risk of developing breast cancer are shunning a preventative pill, according to new research. Wonderdrug Tamoxifen is available on the NHS to those with a family history of the disease. But six in seven have decided against taking it for a variety of reasons. These include a fear of potential side […]

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Child swallowed coins after copying GoCompare’s cash-eating monster

Child swallowed coins after copying GoCompare’s cash-eating monster

A Go Compare TV ad featuring a cash-eating monster has been banned from being shown before 7.30pm when a four-year-old swallowed coins after watching it. The ad featured a woman being shocked to find a small animated monster called Bill eating the cash from her neighbour’s purse. The neighbour explained that the monster was her […]

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Ikea recalls thousands of hobs due to carbon monoxide poisoning risk

Ikea recalls thousands of hobs due to carbon monoxide poisoning risk

Ikea has recalled thousands of gas hobs for repair, due to a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. More than 5,000 units have been sold in the UK, with the item being available in 22 European countries. The Swedish retail giant have said the fault was due to human error, resulting in the wrong gas injector […]

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Could it be you? One lucky Brit scoops £121m EuroMillions jackpot

Could it be you? One lucky Brit scoops £121m EuroMillions jackpot

A British ticket holder has won the EuroMillions jackpot of £121.3m – could it be you? As of 9am this morning, no-one has come forward to claim the massive prize following last night’s draw. Britain’s newest multi-millionaire instantly becomes the third biggest lottery winner in UK lotto history. Andy Carter, senior winners’ advisor at the […]

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5 of the best little coffee shops in the North East

5 of the best little coffee shops in the North East

Seeking the best coffee in the North East? Try one of these cafes. Holmeside Coffee, Sunderland Punctuated with cactus plants and vintage light fixings, Holmeside wouldn’t look out of place in the country’s cosmopolitan hubs. Housed in the grounds of the Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens, this hip hangout serves up excellent freshly made coffees, with an […]

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Tom Hardy’s new monster movie Venom: here’s everything you need to know

Tom Hardy’s new monster movie Venom: here’s everything you need to know

Tom Hardy has played a lot of things over the years. But Venom might be his strangest role yet. The outlandish superhero/supervillain blockbuster isn’t due to hit cinemas until October. Yet in a week where comic book fever is already heightened by the imminent release of Avengers: Infinity War, it’s already gaining a great deal of […]

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