Cold weather and winter fuel payments are being given to people to help them meet their heating costs - are you entitled to claim?
Reduce the footprint your festive celebrations leave on the environment by following some of our tips for an eco-friendly Christmas.
Microchipping for cats is to become compulsory with hefty fines for those owners who don't comply.
Swifts and house martins are among four species of bird to have today been added to the UK's red list of those under threat.
People who have HMRC benefits paid into a Post Office card account were to have them stopped but a last minute change has been announced.
Households looking for puppies or kittens for sale this Christmas are being warned about an increase in deceitful pet sellers.
Strict new rules for captive birds and poultry come into force from today as officials try to clamp down on outbreaks of avian flu.
It's the Covid variant causing concern worldwide, with the WHO describing it as a very high global risk, but what do we know about Omicron so far?
A special 50 pence piece, to mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, has been unveiled and demand for it is expected to be high.
With temperatures plummeting and heating bills rising here are seven ways you can help warm your home this winter.
A variation of Covid19 which started in Botswana and has since spread to South Africa and Hong Kong is concerning scientists.
Homes across the county are preparing for an invasion of pint-sized pixies - here's a guide to some of the mischief you should be prepared for.
Homes must prepare for flooding, says the Environment Agency, with all households being advised to check now if they're at risk.
The government has issued new advice on taking Covid tests as Europe battles a fourth wave and the UK races to administer more booster jabs.
Reverse advent calendars are set to support a number of food banks with their preparations for Christmas but what are they and how do you make one?
A ban on single-use plastic plates, cutlery and other items such as disposable cups and sachets is being explored, the government has confirmed.
New homes, shops and work places, as well as buildings under going major renovation, will have to add electric car charge points from next year.
Drivers are to be banned completely from using mobile phones while driving, under a strengthening of the law the government has announced.
A partial lunar eclipse will cause a part of the moon early on Friday morning to glow a rusty shade of red and here's how you can try and see it:
Dog abduction is to become a new criminal offence, with tougher penalties for offenders, under new government plans unveiled today.