alcohol
Shopkeeper Lands Himself with £8k Fine for Pranking Police with Carrot Juice

A shopkeeper from High Wycombe who was fined for drinking carrot juice out of a beer can in a no-alcohol area has landed himself with £8,000 of court costs after losing his case against the council. Read More >>

goats
Even Goats Are Queuing for Post-Lockdown Haircuts

The ever-brilliant Kashmiri goats of Llandudno, North Wales appear to be having the same post-lockdown problems as the rest of us. Read More >>

apple
Apple’s Latest Folding Phone Patent Shows Touch Bar, Notification Strip

Apple has been one of the few phone manufacturers not to release or even publicly show a folding smartphone prototype, but that doesn't mean it isn't interested. Read More >>

facebook
Facebook Removed a Baby Owl Webcam for ‘Nudity and Sexual Activity’

A webcam feed of baby owls in the nest was taken down by Facebook for supposedly breaking its rules about nudity and sexual activity. Read More >>

apple
Apple Paid Hardly Any UK Tax Last Year Despite £1bn+ in Sales

Apple Retail UK has filed its accounts with Companies House, and the figures are kind of vexing. Read More >>

apple
Looks Like the iPhone 12 Comes Without a Charger or Earbuds

We're expecting to see the shiny new iPhone 12 range later this year (it's usually September, but coronavirus has put a spanner in everyone's works, so who knows), and a new packaging leak seems to confirm what an analyst recently claimed: that the new phone will come without a charger and earbuds. Read More >>

london
You’ll Soon be Able to Uber Across the Thames in a Boat

Uber use has been declining lately due to the whole not-going-anywhere-or-doing-anything situation, but the company isn't resting on its hubcaps: it's been working on a deal with Thames Clippers. Read More >>

Tea
PG Tips Tipped to be First Tea Brand to Ditch Plastic

PG Tips says its products will be entirely plastic-free by the middle of next year. Read More >>

food
Bosch Invests in Robot Fruit Pickers Since Humans Don’t Want to Do it

It turned out that Getting Brexit Done (TM) resulted in all the fruit pickers that our economy relied on buggering off, since they were low-paid immigrants who not only got no thanks but were also frequently blamed for the country's problems. Read More >>

food
Oatly’s Dairy-Free Yoghurt is Now Available in the UK

Every vegan, flexitarian and person-who-feels-guilty-about-cows knows that Oatly makes the best oat milk for hot drinks and cereal in the form of Oatly Barista. Read More >>

housing crisis
Demand for Pet-Friendly Rentals Has More Than Doubled Since Lockdown

It seems lots of people realised that life without animals is rubbish and thus got a new pet during the lockdown period, which has resulted in a huge rise in demand for pet-friendly rentals. Read More >>

samsung
New Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 Photos Leak

Now that the date for Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked event has been officially confirmed, the leaks are coming thick and fast for the products we're expecting them to unveil. Read More >>

samsung
Samsung Confirms Galaxy Unpacked Launch Date

Samsung has officially confirmed the date of its next Galaxy Unpacked event, and our leak was spot on: 5th August. Read More >>

oneplus
The OnePlus Nord Will Have a Good Camera, Honest, Says OnePlus

One of the big pain points of OnePlus devices has traditionally been the camera. While the phones usually offer impressive specs with early-adopter features that haven't gone mainstream yet, the camera modules often leave the phones short of the full package. Read More >>