17th April 2014
Food should be more expensive to make people value it more, a leading TV presenter has said in an interview this morning.
16th April 2014
Eighty years ago this Friday, the world's first launderette opened in Fort Worth, Texas.
15th April 2014
Fundraising hero Tony Phoenix-Morrison's attempt to run the London Marathon course four times in aid of a leading cancer charity had to be cut short after two circuits, as the Tynesider was suffering from sunstroke and heat exhaustion.
14th April 2014
Children from a Lincolnshire primary school stepped into a freezer operating at -19 degrees Centigrade, as part of a behind-the-scenes tour to a major supermarket.
11th April 2014
A man who earned widespread recognition for his feat of completing four marathons in one day with a six-stone fridge strapped to his back, will compete in this Sunday's London Marathon – but has said it will signal the beginning of the end of his fund-raising efforts.
10th April 2014
British Gas has been ordered to pay £5.6milliion, after the industry regulator found that, over a six-year period, it had wrongly blocked business customers from switching their energy suppliers.
9th April 2014
The Guardian newspaper yesterday launched a series of articles profiling the 10 candidates in the running to be named the 'best eco home in the UK'.
8th April 2014
A legal case alleging that design faults in one of the world's biggest manufacturer's washing machines caused mould and mildew accumulations which rendered them unusable has been thrown out by an American district judge.
7th April 2014
A new generation of smoke detector and alarm has been withdrawn from sale over fears that it could be accidentally turned off by users.
4th April 2014
Two years after it first went on sale in America, Google-owned Nest has announced a UK launch of its new smart home heating control device.