MARTIN Lewis has explained whether it's cheaper to leave the heating on low all day or to turn it on when needed. The hotly debated topic comes as temperatures have plummeted this week and energy bills for the average household now cost £2,500. Speaking on ITV's Good Morning Britain yesterday (December 7), the MoneySavingExpert put the debate to rest. Martin's advice comes after a reader wrote into the show and asked if it was cheaper to leave your heating at 18°C all day or have it come on twice a day. Martin said: "So there is a debate over this - the general advice from the Energy Saving Trust is that you have your heating on when you need it, and you turn it off when you don't need it. "The myth that it is cheaper to have it on all day is false. READ MORE IN MONEY BILL HELP Thousands of hard-up households to get £300 free cash direct to bank accounts CREDIT WHERE IT'S DUE Almost a million are losing out on … [Read more...] about Martin Lewis explains if it’s cheaper to leave the heating on all day on low or turn it on just when needed
This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 5 San Franciscans love costumes, and we look for any reason (or no reason at all) to throw one on and celebrate. Events like San Francisco Pride , Bay to Breakers , How Weird Street Faire , Folsom Street Fair and, of course, Halloween bring the costumed hordes out in droves, and one of the calendar's quirkiest of these events is the much-loved and much-maligned SantaCon. On the second Saturday in December, if you're out and about in San Francisco, you're bound to run into boisterous bands of Santas toasting their way across the city . If you aren't well versed on San Francisco's awesomely absurd tradition that is SantaCon, you'll have questions. And we've got answers — and a direct line to Santa. Tom DiBell aka Santa Tom — the white-bearded organizer of San Francisco SantaCon — has championed the costume party/bar crawl/toy drive for the better part of a decade. … [Read more...] about ‘Far more than just a bar crawl’: San Francisco SantaCon explained
State Pension: Expert outlines criteria to qualify SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The state pension is often essential for people in retirement, to help them manage their finances and have a source of income. However, certain individuals could get “money on top” of their entitlement, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has said. Related articles State pension age could soar to ’70 and beyond’ WASPI grandma 'pensionless pensioner' after state pension age change This is known as the Additional state pension, and is available to certain people on the basic state pension. The basic state pension is the older scheme, for: Men born before April 6, 1951 Women born before April 6, 1953. … [Read more...] about State pension alert as you may be entitled to ‘additional’ sum – eligibility explained
PREGNANCY is long. Lasting for about 280 days or 40 weeks a mother and baby spend a lot of time together. Throughout this the body goes through major changes as your baby grows from a small embryo to the size of a newborn. And of course after birth your life changes completely. But it’s just nine months right? Maybe not. Read more pregnancy stories LUXE LOUNGE I’m pregnant & bought Kim Kardashian’s Skims – the fabric is perfect on my bump TIP TRANSPARENCY I'm a pregnant Hooters employee and still get tons of tips Courtney is a mum of two and he has been pregnant for a long time. In fact she has been pregnant for almost two years straight. In a recent video she explained her story. Recounting her conversation with her doctor. Most read in Fabulous HARRY THE NASTY Royal family 'in state of sadness' as Harry & Meghan mock Queen in new doc … [Read more...] about I’ve been pregnant for almost two years… people are beyond confused until I explain to them what’s really happened
CELINE Dion has revealed that she has been diagnosed with an extremely rare and incurable neurological condition. The singer shared the news with fans in an emotional Instagram video, as she explained that she has been forced to cancel her upcoming European tour after receiving the news of her diagnosis. What condition has Celine Dion been diagnosed with? Celine Dion, 54, has been diagnosed with Stiff Person Syndrome - also known as SPS. It’s a neurological disease with features of autoimmune conditions. The exact cause of SPS is not known. According to experts at the University College London the condition is caused by persistent spasms and affects multiple muscles - primarily the lower limbs. Most people who develop the illness will receive a diagnosis from the ages of 40 and 60-years-old. Read More on Celine Dion shock diagnosis Celine Dion diagnosed with incurable stiff person syndrome at 54 'GETTING … [Read more...] about What condition has Celine Dion been diagnosed with?
FORMER Daily Show host Trevor Noah has had his share of romances. Trevor was on-and-off with Minka Kelly for some time before he was linked to Dua Lipa. Who has Trevor Noah dated? In 2014, Trevor Noah began dating South Africa-based physiotherapist Dani Gabriel. The following year, Trevor and Dani broke things off when the former moved to New York to take over The Daily Show in place of Jon Stewart . In 2015, Trevor and singer Jordyn Taylor entered a relationship. In January 2019, Jordyn confirmed she and the comedian parted ways. Through an Instagram post, she elaborated: "I love him so much but you guys should know we broke up this past summer, but yeah I love him." When did Trevor date Minka Kelly? In August 2020, it was reported that Trevor moved on with Minka Kelly . Regarding their relationship, an insider told PEOPLE : "They're making plans for a future together, and it's a very stable relationship. "They've been spending time between … [Read more...] about Who has Trevor Noah dated?
QUEEN Elizabeth II's death shocked the world but also raised questions about what happens to notes and coins with her face on. The first ever coin featuring King Charles III started appearing in people's change from today (December 8). The 50p has entered circulation and will be available from Post Offices around the UK. The Bank of England has said notes featuring his face are expected to enter circulation by mid-2024. And although people use cash a lot less nowadays, you might be wondering whether you can still use notes and coins featuring the former monarch's face. Below, we explain everything you need to know. Read more in Money HELPING HAND Thousands can get £60 free supermarket vouchers this Christmas - how to claim BILL HELP Thousands to get £65 free cash before Christmas - check if you'll get it Can I still use coins and notes with Queen Elizabeth's face on? The simple answer is yes. … [Read more...] about Can I still use coins and notes with Queen Elizabeth’s face on?
Click here to read the full article. How do you say goodbye to a late-night show redefined by your presence? Well, if you’re listening to the advice of Comedy Central executives, Paramount Global boardrooms, and the entire Daily Show staff — you don’t. But for Trevor Noah , who stepped behind the Daily Show desk for the last time as host on Thursday night, you say goodbye with a party — and a thank you. “One last time,” Noah said, opening the show. “Let’s celebrate.” More from Rolling Stone Sarah Silverman, Leslie Jones, Hasan Minhaj to Guest Host 'Daily Show' After Trevor Noah Leaves Will Smith Talks 'Horrific' Oscars Slap in First Late Night Interview Since Incident: 'That Is Not Who I Want to Be' Trevor Noah Explains Why He Didn't Tell Anybody He Was Leaving 'The Daily Show' Bid farewell by a full cast of correspondents and crew and semi-successfully serenaded with the Liverpool favorite “You’ll Never Walk Alone,” Noah spent his final … [Read more...] about Behind the Scenes of Trevor Noah’s Star-Studded ‘Daily Show’ Farewell
Reality star Gemma Collins confessed that she didn't feel comfortable spending shed loads of money on a huge wedding, and revealed she'd rather elope instead. Speaking to The Mirror , Gemma said it "ain't the time" to be splashing the cash on a wedding and when asked if she'd planned anything else for her big day, she replied: "Nah, not at all. "I just think it ain't the time to be spending like millions on a wedding you know? It's not the time, it will happen, to be honest my life is always like I'm on the stage anyway." READ MORE: Liam Reardon red-faced after majorly X-rated Celebs Go Dating 'pegging' confession Gemma and Rami got engaged this time last year, but met over a decade ago in 2011. The pair first dated in 2013 and Rami appeared in a few one-off episodes of TOWIE before proposing to Gemma for the first time. Things sadly broke off several weeks later but having rekindled their romance, Rami proposed to Gemma in December 2021 with a huge … [Read more...] about Gemma Collins calls off lavish wedding plans as she explains sad money reason
Learn how to care for Christmas cactus and poinsettias SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Poinsettias are well adapted to the conditions of their native habitat which transfers well to growing as houseplants . However, like a lot of indoor plants, they are sensitive to water, both under-watering and over. Gardening experts have shared the “correct” way to water this festive plant. Related articles Ex-burglar shares how to protect your home from thieves this Christmas Electrician shares curtain trick to keep your home warm in winter Gardening experts from Sutton Manor Nursery explained: “Poinsettias are sensitive plants that are susceptible to being both under-watered and over-watered. “When … [Read more...] about ‘Correct way’ to water ‘sensitive’ poinsettia houseplants – ‘prevent’ root rot now