ShinyShiny snippets: Does Roblox have a sex problem?

A naked man, wearing just a dog collar and a lead, is led across the floor by a woman in a bondage outfit. Two strippers dance next to a bar. A group has gathered around a couple openly having sex, watching and occasionally commenting. One man is wearing a Nazi uniform. This isn't happening in…

Millennials staying in to save cash while Baby Boomers splash the cash

Millennials and Gen Z are saving cash by ditching nights out in favour of cheaper nights in, hunting for second-hand items and using money-saving apps, according to research. Meanwhile, Baby Boomers are more likely to splash the cash on holidays and expensive meals out, though adults aged 18-24 – and those over 65 – are…

5 top tips for a stress-free Christmas

Christmas can certainly be a stressful time for most – and this year promises to be no different as we emerge (hopefully) from the pandemic. It’s also no surprise that money is tighter for many households this year than in previous years. In 2019, the average UK adult spent £1,116 on Christmas presents. In 2020,…

ShinyShiny tech news: O2 to reintroduce EU roaming charges

One of the UK’s biggest mobile phone networks has announced roaming charges for Britons travelling to the EU, in a blow to Boris Johnson’s Brexit celebrations. Customers of O2 have been told they will be billed £3.50 for every gigabyte (GB) of data used above a new limit of 25GB, from August. The move comes after the Christmas Eve trade agreement…