Psychiatrist studies near-death accounts and says they make you happier 

BOOK OF THE WEEK AFTER by Dr Bruce Greyson (Bantam £16.99, 272 pp)  One Monday morning, at the age of 56, lorry driver Al Sullivan turned up for work and had a massive heart attack. The next thing he remembers is looking down at his own body on an operating table. He was interested, in a … Read more

Best current accounts: First Direct brings back £100 switching bonus

New logo, old switching deal: First Direct brings back £100 cash carrot as current account switching battle returns The bank closed its doors to newcomers last March amid the pandemic  Its £100 switching bonus hadn’t been available for almost a year Its parent bank HSBC brought back £125 to switch since last week Virgin Money … Read more

Facebook restricts accounts linked to Myanmar’s military

Facebook has said it will ‘significantly’ restrict accounts linked to Myanmar’s military for spreading ‘misinformation’ in the wake of the coup. The move means pages and profiles with links to the military will be harder to access, and fewer users will see content they post. Facebook also said it will delete posts that support the … Read more

Instagram vows to get tough and REMOVE accounts that send racist messages

Instagram have finally announced they will crack down on online abuse by removing accounts that send racist messages and prevent abusers from creating new profiles in the wake of the latest spate of sickening racist attacks on footballers. Manchester United players Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford, Axel Tuanzebe and Lauren James are among those to have been … Read more

Bizarre social media accounts feature Sylvanian Family dolls in very dramatic soap storylines

Sylvanian family drama! Bizarre social media trend features the dolls in soap-style storylines – including a cheating bear and an emotionally abusive cow (and thousands of fans are hooked) Baffling social media accounts document dramatic lives of Sylvanian Families  Soap opera-style storylines include a caravan crash in the middle of a funeral  One storyline sees … Read more

Bizarre social media accounts feature Sylvanian Family dolls in very dramatic soap storylines

Sylvanian family drama! Bizarre social media trend features the dolls in soap-style storylines – including a cheating bear and an emotionally abusive cow (and thousands of fans are hooked) Baffling social media accounts document dramatic lives of Sylvanian Families  Soap opera-style storylines include a caravan crash in the middle of a funeral  One storyline sees … Read more

Banks raid accounts to claw back Covid loans

Banks raid accounts to claw back Covid loans: Cash seized from hundreds of businesses in scramble to stop fraud on bounce back scheme HSBC, Barclays, NatWest and Lloyds Banking Group have all begun freezing business accounts linked to suspected fraud  They have seized sums of up to £50,000 from the accounts of hundreds of customers  … Read more

Chloe Sepanowski and Micthell Orval reveal they have separate bank accounts despite sharing a child

Influencer couple Chloe Szepanowski and Micthell Orval reveal why they have separate bank accounts despite sharing a child together By Zoe Burrell For Daily Mail Australia Published: 22:14 GMT, 19 January 2021 | Updated: 04:52 GMT, 20 January 2021 They welcomed their first baby – a son called Artis James – in August 2020. But … Read more

Labour MPs tell Tories to give parents £15 in their accounts to buy food rather than provide meals

Labour MPs tell Tories to ‘put your trust in mums and dads’ and give parents £15 in their accounts to buy food for children during lockdown school closures rather than providing meals Images emerged last week of food boxes containing just £4 or £5 of produce Labour has now urged the Government to ‘sack the … Read more