£300m Aldi investment in UK

The UK wing of Aldi has announced that they're going to invest a whopping £300 million into their stores, after notching up a 12% increase in sales, which raked in a massive £7.7 billion in 2015. There's currently 785 Aldi stores in the UK and Ireland, and there's going to be 70 more in 2017,…

Today, students get 10% off at Morrisons

This week, is Fresher's Week, so if you live near a university, be prepared for a lot of yelling and screaming at peculiar times of the night, and a lot of small silver gas canisters littered about the place. If you're a student, you're probably thinking about boozing, macking out with strangers, and worrying about…

Amazon Fire TV price drop 'til midnight

In a bid to promote the new Jeremy Clarkson (& Co) show, The Grand Tour, Amazon have decided to drop the price of their Amazon Fire TV. It is only until midnight tonight (today being 20th September 2016, if you're reading this late), and you'll get £25 off, bagging the set-top box for £9.99. Now,…

Free first class upgrade with British Airways

Ever fancied flying first class, but don't really want to stump up the money for it? Well, if you fly with British Airways, that could be happening for you. If you travel with Club World, you can get a free upgrade one-way with the airline. There's criteria that needs to be fulfilled, of course. There…

Ocado shares fall (and fun facts about their name)

Ocado has seen their shares tumbling, apparently because of the 'death of the weekly shop'. We'll get to that, but we'd like to point out that, once upon a time, on Ocado's Wikipedia page, it had the glorious fact: "Ocado is the last five letters of avocado". This has since been replaced with a quote…

Worm provokes fun Sainsbury's letters

Complaining is a fine art, and most people who have worked in the service industry know that being nice, and discrete, is a good way of getting what you want out of the bargain. Sometimes, messing about can be good too, provided you're deemed to be actually funny. Well, one lady called Leila Daly found…

MasterCard refunds - the latest

We told you about the potentially massive fine that Mastercard are looking at, and how that could see millions of customers getting compensation. There's talk of £14 billion leaving Mastercard's account, and in the latest on all this, yesterday, lawyers filed their case at the Competition Appeal Tribunal. The lawyers think that (up to) 46…

Messaging app alternatives to WhatsApp

If you're not happy about what's going on with WhatsApp and Facebook, you may well be looking at installing a different messaging app. If you want increased privacy, or just don't want anything to do with Facebook, there's a number of apps you can download for free, and message yourself silly, without sending all your…

Free Dulux paint this weekend!

Thinking of redecorating? Well, paint can be pointlessly expensive, but there is a neat trick where you can get free Dulux paint. Dulux have launched a challenge, called 'Dulux Paint+ Cashback Challenge', where you can get all the money you spend on Dulux paint, back from them! So what do you have to do? Paint…

KFC secret chicken recipe revealed?

Lots of food shops have a 'secret recipe', and one of the most famous is the one used to make KFC's fried chicken. There's a secret blend of 11 herbs and spices, and it might have been shared with everyone, so we can make our own! We can't be certain, but someone spoke to the…

Delayed flights - worst offenders and what to do

Delays at airports are nothing new, but some airlines are more guilty of them than others, which implies that they need to get their fingers out. Our pals over at Which!!! have found that nearly a quarter of flights out of airports in the United Kingdom are delayed by 15 minutes or more. When it…

Ginger? Free entry to a zoo for you!

Are you a ginger person? We're sure you've been playfully/cruelly mocked ever since you developed hearing. Well, good news for you, because on August 19th, you can get into Twycross Zoo free of charge! However, it's a bit of a backhanded compliment, as they're letting you in free of charge for a whole month (that's…

Play old Amiga games online!

If you're a fan of video games, and are either someone who is of a certain age, or a young person who wants to see what nonsense your parents used to play when they were kids, good news! You can play over 2,000 Amiga games in your browser, which means you can get stuck into…

PPI deadline confirmed - hurry up and make your claim

If you haven't made your PPI claim yet, you'll now have until June 2019 to get your compensation from the mis-selling scandal. Now, before we continue, we'll again point out that you can make your own claim and it is completely free. Don't give money to people who say they'll do it for you. It…

Starbucks to dress staff like hipsters

Do you get your coffee from the local hipster joint, where lads have beard that take 45 minutes to comb, and ladies with glasses more expensive than your entire wardrobe? Well, Starbucks want to get in on that action, and have updated their dress code so it looks a bit more 'bespoke', even if the…