Premium rate phone services have been in the news lately due to the scandals over their use in various television programmes. A premium rate service means that the caller is charged for information or entertainment over and above the normal rate for a telephone call. Premium rate numbers in the UK normally start with an 09 dialling code and they are commonly used for phone...

Children in the UK are currently suffering because they are losing the opportunity to play outdoors. This trend has been blamed on overly anxious parents and the explosion in sedentary activities such as playing computer games and watching TV. But what can a parent do to encourage their kids to break away from their addictive computer games and go outdoors to play? I recently...