France holidays: Refunds explained as France added to FCO travel quarantine list | Travel News | Travel

France is to be added to the UK’s quarantine list from tomorrow morning, it was announced last night. The current government travel advice is as follows: “The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to France (including Corsica). “This is based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks. Check separate travel advice pages for overseas territories of France. “The FCO is not advising those already travelling in France to leave at this time. You should follow the advice of the local authorities on how best to…

Child benefit claimants may also get guardian’s allowance payments – are you eligible? | Personal Finance | Finance

Guardian’s allowance can be claimed as soon as the child comes to live with the claimant. To claim it, people will need to fill in the “BG1” claim form. The form will then need to be sent to the guardian’s allowance unit with the child’s full birth certificate and the parents’ death certificates. Guardian’s allowance can be backdated by up to three months, providing some leeway for those who are delayed in applying. If a claim is rejected, claimants will be able to challenge the decision through mandatory reconsideration. Source…

Heat rash: How long does prickly heat take to go away?

Heat rashes or prickly heat is more likely to occur in hot weather. It’s uncomfortable, unsightly, and itchy, so you’ll want to try and avoid heat rash. It is normally harmless and is easy to prevent. Heat rash is normally caused by blocked sweat glands. When it is hot and you sweat excessively, sometimes your sweat glands can become blocked. This trapped sweat can cause a heat rash or prickly heat to occur a few days later. Heat rash is common in babies who cannot control their body temperature, but…

Petrol hybrid cars are the most reliable fuel type on the car market, says Which?

“Despite the complexities of two motors working in harmony, they are mechanically simpler than conventional petrol or diesel cars, which is good news for motorists as it reduces the likelihood of problems. “While our research shows electric cars and plug-in hybrids are still less dependable than other fuel types, we expect to see their reliability improve as these markets establish themselves.  “Thanks to more challenging CO2 regulations, we’re seeing more choice and in the future, we will have a lot more models to report on.”  Which? Says the choice of…

Fortnite removed from iOS App Store and Google Play for Android – Epic takes legal action | Gaming | Entertainment

UPDATE: Fortnite has also been removed from the Google Play store, although it is still available on Android. Unlike Apple’s iOS operating system, third-party publishers can distribute apps through other means on Android devices.  This means that while Fortnite is no longer available to download from the Google Play Store, you can still download the app from the Epic Launcher. Epic Games is also suing both Google and Apple in separate lawsuits against the tech giants. ORIGINAL: Fortnite Battle Royale can no longer be downloaded from Apple’s App Store, and that…