Spain: Benidorm expats scramble to get Spanish residency before Brexit – latest | Travel News | Travel

Benidorm has long attracted British expats eager to leave the chilly UK behind them and enjoy the sun, sea and sand the resort in Spain has to offer. However, with Brexit fast approaching, Britons in the area need to make sure they register their residency in time. In July this year, the Spanish government introduced a new residence document for UK nationals living in Spain who have rights under the Withdrawal Agreement – the Tarjeta de Identidad de Extranjero (TIE). “This biometric card explicitly states that it has been issued…

State pension: DWP on why more than 500,000 people miss out on increase to amount | Personal Finance | Finance

It is estimated more than 500,000 UK state pensioners have found themselves unable to receive an annual increase to their state pension payments each year. This is due to where they live, as the state pension can be impacted for those who live overseas. “Your pension will go up to the current rate if you return to live in the UK.” The issue – which has become known as frozen pensions – was addressed in the House of Commons yesterday, during Live Work and Pensions Questions. Labour MP for Streatham,…

Covid test: Can you get a Covid test without symptoms and who is eligible?

Coronavirus testing is a key part of the Government’s Covid response. Liverpool was the first England city to have regular coronavirus testing for all residents, whether they had symptoms or not. The scheme in Liverpool as part of a pilot scheme. Express.co.uk explains if you can get a coronavirus test without symptoms and who exactly is eligible for tests in these cases. Can you get a coronavirus test without symptoms? Free NHS tests are only available for those if the following applies: You have a high temperature You have a…

Car tax changes: Benefit in kind increase may see costs rise by £400 by April 2021

Car tax benefit in kind (BiK) rates for electric models were dropped from 16 percent to zero in April this year to encourage more drivers to switch to eco-friendly vehicles. The updates ensured thousands of electric car owners paid no BiK tax to use an electric model if they secured the car through a salary sacrifice scheme. However, the charges will increase to one percent for zero-emission models from 2021 which could see some road users fork out hundreds of extra pounds. The new one percent charge will be based on…

China Moon landing: Chang’e 5 touches down on the Moon for historic sample collection | Science | News

The probe was pencilled in to land near Mons Rümker, a volcanic formation in the Oceanus Procellarum region. This part of the Moon sits in the northwest of the Moon’s near side. According to Long Xiao at the China University of Geosciences in Wuhan, who helped pick landing site candidates, the landing site covers two geological units of interest. Rocks in this part of the Moon – likely similar to those collected by NASA’s Apollo programme – are expected to be about 1.2 billion years old. But these rocks are…

New Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 revealed and hints big changes to your next Android phone

Next-generation Android devices will enjoy a major performance upgrade thanks to the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. The US chipmaker has just unveiled the all-new brains and it looks set to improve dramatically on the Snapdragon 865 found in the Galaxy S20, OnePlus 8T and others. Qualcomm has changed things up for this year’s launch. Firstly, due to the ongoing health crisis, Qualcomm has ditched the usual glamourous surrounding of Hawaii with the 2020 Tech Summit coming via a live stream from its HQ in San Diego. The other major change…

Fortnite Galactus end of season 4 event – Global start time, login news, streaming WARNING | Gaming | Entertainment

Fortnite fans are counting down to the big end of Season 4 event featuring Galactus. The Devourer of Worlds will finally invade the Fortnite map this week, as Epic Games gets ready to launch a brand new season and Battle Pass. The Fortnite Galactus event has a December 1 release date on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch and Android. If you’re interested in taking part, the Galactus event has a 9pm GMT start time. That’s 4pm ET for US players, and 10pm CET for European fans.…