Drivers should expect long delays and some problems on major routes, says the AA, which expects millions of cars to take to the roads this Christmas.
The Geminids meteor shower is taking place this month - here's how to catch one of Mother Nature's very best light shows.
Microchipping for cats is to become compulsory with hefty fines for those owners who don't comply.
The government has issued advice on taking Covid tests as the UK races to administer more booster jabs.
With temperatures plummeting and heating bills rising here are seven ways you can help warm your home this winter.
CONCERNS are growing about a new Covid-19 variant detected in Africa, with mutations that may make it the worst strain yet.
A BAN on single-use plastic plates, cutlery and other items such as disposable cups and sachets is being explored, the government has confirmed.
DRIVERS are to be banned completely from using mobile phones while driving, under a strengthening of the law, the government has announced today.
A partial lunar eclipse will cause a part of the moon early on Friday morning to glow a rusty shade of red and here's how you can try and see it:
It's a busy week in the stargazing calendar with two big events happening in the skies above us this week.
Royal Mail is urging families to send their letters to Santa in plenty of time if youngsters wish to receive a reply this year.
Temperatures are expected to plummet as freezing conditions sweep in for the second half of November.
Searches for Christmas jumpers are already increasing, but when is Christmas Jumper Day and how can you take part?
Toy experts have revealed the top 12 toys, available to buy this Christmas, that they think will be this year's must-have items.
More than 30 mince pies have been taste tested by Good Housekeeping judges looking for the best on offer this Christmas, but who came out top?
Motorists could save £700 a year by changing how they drive, say experts, who suggest more thought must now be given to environmental footprints.
Shoppers can buy more using contactless card payments from today, as limits rise as part of efforts to help the economy recover from the pandemic.
DRIVERS flouting the law and driving in closed motorway lanes can now be picked up by new auto-detection cameras with fines and points for offenders.
Road repairs must focus on residential and rural streets says the AA, as councils face £400m pothole blackhole.
Looking to make the petrol or diesel in your car last longer? Motoring experts say there is plenty drivers can do. Here's some top tips: