Cost of British passport to increase

The price of a British passport is to rise by £12.50 from 27 March for those applying by post. Currently, an adult's passport costs £72.50...

2018 set to be 4th hottest year on record, UN agency says

Global temperatures in 2018 are set to be the fourth highest on record, the United Nations said Thursday, stressing the urgent need for action...

Smoking may be permanently damaging your DNA, says study

Tobacco smoke leaves its mark on DNA by changing a chemical code on the DNA molecule that can sometimes change gene activity, according to...

Earth at its warmest since 120,000 years, report says

A new study paints a picture of an Earth that is warmer than it has been in about 120,000 years, and is locked into...

Airlines told: Pay compo for delays

FURIOUS airlines were yesterday told they must pay passengers up to £480 compensation each for delayed flights. An EU judge said the...

April Fools’ Day 2016: how did the tradition originate and what are the best...

April Fools! The date falls on a Friday this year, so keep an eye out for office pranksters. For those who don't know, April Fools’...

Compulsive shopping addiction as bad as drug abuse

Omniomania, compulsive shopping, commonly referred to as shopping addiction, is presumably the most innocent type of addiction, but experts warn that compulsive shopping may...

Thomas Cook cuts 2,500 UK jobs and shuts 195 high street travel agencies

Thomas Cook, the world's oldest travel firm, is cutting 2,500 British jobs and closing 195 of its high street travel agencies. Peter Fankhauser,...

Smokers have harder time getting work, make less than non-smokers: US study

People who smoke may find it harder to get work, and make less money than non-smokers, according to a US study. The findings in the...

Britons will be able to ask Facebook, Google to erase their personal data, minister...

Britons will be able to make social media platforms like Facebook delete information, including content published in their childhood, under government proposals that will...

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