Princess Diana broke royal protocol during her travels by not doing this one thing | Travel News | Travel

The Princess of Wales is one of the most well-known figures in the history of the Royal Family. She was known as the “People’s Princess”, being both a humanitarian and a loving mother to her children Prince William and Prince Harry. She was loved by people across the world, who flocked around her when she visited their country. “She also stopped wearing hats because she said, ‘You can’t cuddle a child in a hat’.” But while Diana stopped wearing gloves on royal tours, the Queen still sports a pair, even…

Child Benefit UK: Will your claim be limited by earnings or savings? Full details | Personal Finance | Finance

This will be particularly important if one of the parents has to give up or reduce how much they work to raise the child. If the child being claimed for is under 12 and the claimant is not working or does not earn enough to pay National Insurance, they’ll be able to get National Insurance credits which will count towards a state pension. This could protect state pension payments down the line as at least 10 years of National Insurance contributions will be needed to receive a state pension. To…

Heart attack: Cynicism, resentment, impatience or irritability may increase fatality risk

Study author Tracey Vitori said: “Hostility is a personality trait that includes being sarcastic, cynical, resentful, impatient or irritable. “It’s not just a one-off occurrence but characterises how a person interacts with people. “We know that taking control of lifestyle habits improves the outlook for heart attack patients and our study suggests that improving hostile behaviours could also be a positive move.” Heart attack symptoms – what to look for Heart attack symptoms vary from person to person. According to the British Heart Foundation (BHF), they can include: Pain or…

Petrol car ban UK: New ban could be moved forward to 2030 in bid to sell electric vehicles

The ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel models could be brought forward from 2040 to 2030 to get people to switch. It is understood the government had hoped to set out plans this week, according to the Guardian, but this was delayed. But many are concerned that the nation may not be prepared for an earlier switch. A recent survey by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) found that 44 percent of motorists do not think they will be ready to run an electric car…

Shark bombshell: Mystery of world’s largest fish solved amid fear for ‘vulnerable’ species | Science | News

The whale shark is a slow-moving, filter-feeding carpet shark and the largest known extant fish species, with the biggest on record measuring 62 feet. They are found in open waters of the tropical oceans and are rarely found in temperatures below 21C. Studies looking at vertebral growth bands and the growth rates of free-swimming sharks have estimated a whale shark can live between 80 to 130 years, but scientists have struggled to accurately age them for years. But using the world’s radioactive legacy they now have a workable method that…

Don’t buy a Google Home or Amazon Echo speaker this month – here’s why

Google and Amazon continue to lead the way with their Home and Echo smart speakers two of the most popular on the planet. However, if you were thinking of treating yourself to one of these intelligent music makers we’d advise to wait a few weeks. Amazon and Google are both holding major launch events in September and we’re expecting to see new smart speakers being unleashed on the world. Google has even confirmed that a new speaker is on its way with an invite to an event on Wednesday, September…

WandaVision gave FIRST look at newest Avenger in latest Marvel trailer – WATCH | Films | Entertainment

WandaVision has been quite the mystery for some time. It was first announced at the beginning of the year, alongside a slew of other Marvel TV show properties. Now, Disney has released the first trailer for WandaVision, which will be coming out on Disney Plus “late 2020” – but the confusion amongst fans still remains on how it will connect to Avengers Endgame. The show focusses on both Wanda Maximoff (played by Elizabeth Olson) – better known as Scarlet Witch – and Vision (Paul Bettany). The pair were engaged in…