hotels
Premier Inn Reveals New £19 Emergency Crash Micro Hotel Rooms

Premier Inn has come up with a way to make going away even worse an idea than ever, revealing newer, smaller, cheaper hotel rooms for 2019, so that even millennials might be able to afford a short city break. As long as they don't mind it being in Cardiff and sleeping on something akin to a glorified sun lounger. Read More >>

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Report: Amazon May Prey on Your Toys ‘R’ Us Catalogue Nostalgia By Mailing You Its Own

E-commerce giant Amazon, which remains determined to cannibalise what’s left of the brick-and-mortar competitors it helped kill off, may be making a move on the turf formerly occupied by bankrupt retail chain Toys “R” Us with plans to distribute a holiday toy catalogue. Read More >>

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This Empty Box Hides a Screaming Ghost Head That Will Make All Your Friends Hate You at Halloween

If, for you, Halloween is less about trying to score free candy, and more about terrifying every last adult and child that crosses your path, then a company called VFX Crates has the perfect prank for you. What looks like an empty (suspiciously blood-splattered) box breaks open to send a screaming, heart attack-inducing ghost head lunging at your victim. Read More >>

politics
Jeremy Corbyn Reminds Everyone That He Wants to Give Us Four More Bank Holidays a Year

In case you didn't know today is St George's Day, the most English day on the calendar that gives people the chance to pull out flags without being accused of racism or supporting our pitiful excuse of a national football team. It's also Shakespeare's birthday, but that's not quite as relevant to this conversation because Jeremy Corbyn has reminded everyone that Labour would totally have let us have today off work if it'd won the general election. Read More >>

food
Poundland’s Offering a Dirt-Cheap Three Course Valentine’s Day Meal Deal for Just £5

Expect to see a lot more stories like this over the course of the next week. We've already pointed out that Greggs, Wetherspoons, and one branch of McDonald's are all offering Valentine's Day meals, but there's an even tackier alternative out there: Poundland. Read More >>

holidays
Holiday Firm Offers Pre-Booking for Sunbeds

Fans of comedy routines from the 1970s are dusting off some of the old material today thanks to holiday chain Thomas Cook, which has revealed a pilot scheme that lets travellers pre-book poolside sun loungers for the entire duration of their stay. Read More >>

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You Could Spend Your Valentine’s Day in the Romantic Ambience Of Greggs

Valentine's Day is just over two weeks away, putting a pressure on couples across the country to spend a bunch of money on cards, flowers, and other crap lest their partners decide they don't love them any more. If you can't cook worth a damn that also involves going out for dinner, and if you somehow forgot to make a reservation then Greggs has your back. Read More >>

business
A Japanese Company is Giving Non-Smokers Six Days Extra Holiday

It's one of those things that most people seem to have accepted about the working world. Everyone gets breaks at work, but smokers seem to get more because they're always off to light up every couple of hours. Well no more, says one Japanese company, and is offering extra holiday to make up for it. Read More >>

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This Delightful Lego Contraption Deals With Trick-or-Treaters For You

The lead up to Halloween is one of the best times of the year, with spooky parties, scary movies, and copious amounts of cheap candy in stores. But Halloween night, when you’re constantly running to the door to give away your coveted candy stocks, is less enjoyable. So why not build a Lego robot to deal with trick-or-treaters instead? Read More >>

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Airlander Plans Holidays in the Sky

The Airlander 10 big bottomed balloon thing has found its first commercial use, with a travel company set to offer a bed on the ship for tourist runs from next year. Read More >>

history
Happy Talk Like a Pirate Day! Most Holidays are Fake, Here’s Why

Do you celebrate National Onion Rings Day? What about Be Kind to Animals Week? Have you bought anything for your significant other for, today, "Talk Like a Pirate Day"? Time is running out! ThARRRRs just 9 shopping days left! Read More >>

security
Government’s Holiday Horror Terror Advisory Inadvertently Promotes the ‘Staycation’

Older readers might remember the Cold War horror videos of the 1970s and early 1980s, which convinced a generation of seven-year-olds that the jet plane flying overhead was probably a nuclear bomb about to wipe out Bodmin and therefore their homes, turning them and the dog into dust. This generation's thing for children to be scared of? Overseas random terrorist gun attacks. Read More >>

food
Fake Food Poisoning Claims Could Get Brits Banned From All-in Holiday Deals

Suspiciously high numbers of claims of food poisoning when troughing out at the hotel buffet have been coming in, with only the British travellers complaining of becoming ill at some all-inclusive holiday destinations -- causing hotel operators to accuse us of becoming a nation of compensation-chasing liars. Read More >>

holidays
Bristol Crane Opens for B&B

A listed former cargo crane in a dock in Bristol is the latest "glamping" pod for rich people to sit in on the Wi-Fi all day, with the crane-based treehouse now available for rent. Read More >>

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The Best Gadgets To Safeguard Your Stuff When You’re on Holiday.

We've already talked about a few ways you can increase security in the home, but what about when you're away from familiar surroundings? If you're going on holiday you don't have the same level of security as you do at home, but thankfully there are some thing you can buy to make sure you and your stuff is nice and safe. Read More >>