Wales holidays: Can you stay overnight in Wales under new Covid rules? | Travel News | Travel

First Minister Mark Drakeford has lifted the measures on travellers from other parts of the UK into Wales. Wales went into a firebreak lockdown in November shortly before England entered its own month-long lockdown on November 5. Under England’s national lockdown, travellers from the country were not allowed to travel to Wales unless for an essential reason. Wales is a popular destination for UK holidays – the unpredictable weather aside, Wales welcomed 87 million people on day-trips to the country in 2019. The tourism industry in Wales accounts for almost…

State pension warning: ‘Billions unclaimed’ as experts warn ‘you could be missing out’ | Personal Finance | Finance

The Government could be preparing a drastic change in its economic policy as a result of the pandemic, hiking taxes and taking precautionary measures to try and lift the UK out of recession. But a recent report outlines that the Treasury is holding up to £5billion in unpaid state pensions. This figure would be accurate if there are as little as 250,000 claimants who have missed out on payouts at any time, as highlighted by consultancy Lane Clark & Peacock. The analysis indicated that the unpaid sums originate from national…

How long does it take for a vaccine to become effective?

The Pfizer vaccine has been approved by authorities in the UK and will be given to Britons early next week. The first case of Covid-19 was confirmed in the UK on January 21 and now 316 days on and the end is in sight. But just how many days does it take for the coronavirus vaccine to become effective after it is delivered to a recipient? The UK has made history and became the first country to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for use. The vaccine will be rolled out…

DVLA Number plate changes: New green designs to be fitted on electric cars from next week

Experts at the British Number Plate Manufacturers Association (BNPMA) have confirmed green number plates are permitted on electric cars from December 8th. The new designs are set to be fitted to all new electric vehicles but are optional on existing models. The BNPMA says the change is not a legally permitting design meaning owners will not be fined for failing to switch their plates. This decision has been made after a public consultation confirmed 60 percent agreed the plates should not be mandatory. However, refusing to have a new plate…

Fireball seen during day prompts 911 call ‘I thought a plane crashed’ | Science | News

During the day on December 2, a huge fireball entered the skies above northeast USA. The fireball was so bright it could be seen during daylight hours and frightened residents across the States. Almost 200 people flocked to the International Meteor Organisation (IMO) to report their sighting. One person even claimed they thought a plane was crashing, while another believed the meteor made contact with the ground. Angie told the IMO: “I thought maybe a plane crashed and actually called 911 OPP in our area.. I’ve never seen something like…

Google Chrome made deleting your internet history quicker than ever

Google Chrome users will soon be able to type out commands in the address bar – saving them time. The change, which is slowly rolling out at the moment, will save users from digging through the settings menus to find the option they’re looking for. Instead, starting to type “delete search history” in the address bar will summon a shortcut for the option. Like triggering a new Google search or navigating to a website, users will be able to hit the Enter button to select the suggestion. Google was one…

PS5 UK re-stock confirmed for TODAY – PlayStation 5 stock is back in time for Christmas | Gaming | Entertainment

UPDATE: Argos had PS5 stock earlier today, while BT customers have been able to buy the PlayStation 5 since 8am GMT. According to BT customers who have been able to secure a console, the PS5 will be sent out for delivery on December 15. You can try for yourself by visiting the BT website. Argos, on the other hand, quietly re-stocked the PS5 overnight. Some customers weren’t happy with the decision to release the stock between 3-4am, complaining that it’s made it harder for the average person to buy one.…