London dog walking: Walks near me – top five London routes from Hampstead to Greenwich | Travel News | Travel

Lockdown may be over but under the strict new tier system, life has still not improved that much for many people. London, like many other areas in England, is in Tier Two. This means that two different households still can’t meet indoors. Walking is therefore still a great a way to catch up with friends and family – and perhaps a little warmer than huddling in a beer garden. For dog owners, trotting out on a daily constitutional is very much needed, but where is best to go in the…

Martin Lewis gives his verdict on which Premium Bonds savers are most likely to benefit | Personal Finance | Finance

On Thursday, Martin Lewis and Angellica Bell were on hand to cover a wealth of money matters throughout the programme. During the latest episode of the ITV money show, the presenters addressed the recent rate cut to Premium Bonds. Martin gave ITV viewers a break-down on what Premium Bonds are, and what the annual prize fund rate means for savers. During his explanation, he pointed out the smallest prize that a person can win is £25. The jackpot prize is £1million – with two people securing a payout of this size…

Covid vaccine ingredients: What is in Moderna, Pfizer mRNA vaccines?

Moderna and Pfizer emerged as the first two successful vaccine projects in the world, and the latter his since received full approval in the UK ahead of a rollout next year. Both companies produced groundbreaking jabs utilising a relatively new approach to creating virus-specific antibodies. But the approach has raised questions amongst a general public unfamiliar with the new concept. What is in the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines? Moderna and Pfizer used an atypical approach when synthesising their COVID-19 jabs. Traditional jabs inject viruses, alive or dead into the bloodstream…

Pavement parking: Road safety experts warn that a national ban would be too extreme

Experts at IAM RoadSmart want to see a legislative change to allow local authorities to enforce against parking restrictions. They fear that a national effort could risk removing parked cars from many roads where the traffic has a calming effect. They say that clearing all parked cars would allow drivers to simply travel as fast as they like down the road which would increase the average speed of traffic. This argument carries some momentum after police forces reported an increase of speeding offences due to quieter roads under lockdown. Neil…

SpaceX Starship launch LIVE stream: How to watch Starship’s first 12.5km launch online | Science | News

After reaching its maximum height, the stainless steel spacecraft will flip to its side and plummet to the ground. The spacecraft will only be steered by four fins mounted at the front and rear of the rocket. The move has been compared to a skydiver controlling their descent by adjusting their arms and legs in freefall. Then, just a few hundred feet from the ground, Starship will flip upright once more and ignite its engines for a steady, powered landing. Many things will need to go right for SpaceX to…

Google Maps has new game and the prize is 40 must-see movies for FREE

Google is using this month to celebrate some of the best of British cinema. To do that, the Californian firm will use its Google Maps technology to create a treasure hunt across a map of the United Kingdom – with a total of 40 British blockbusters and indie favourites to find. If you manage to decode the clues and find the movies on the map, Google will hand over a code to rent the title for free from the Google Play Store. Think of it as an Easter egg hunt,…

Star Wars: Jango Fett’s hate for the Jedi hinted in The Mandalorian by Boba Fett | Films | Entertainment

Star Wars is continuing to expand upon its ongoing universe with the Disney Plus show The Mandalorian. This week’s episode saw Mando (played by Pedro Pascal) taking Baby Yoda (or “Grogu”) to the planet of Tython to bring him into contact with other members of the Jedi order. Mando unfortunately found himself hitting a few snags along the way – namely the arrival of Boba Fett (Temuera Morrison). Boba tracked down Mando in order to retrieve his legendary Mandalorian armour, which he acquired in Tattooine earlier in the season. When…