How to BEAT school holiday travel price hikes

There's a collective 'GRRRRR' from parents about holiday price hikes when term ends – the cost of flights, hotels and package holidays always seems to rocket. Yet the law's plain. You can't take kids out of school for unauthorised vacations without being fined (see our Term-time holidays 60-second guide for the full lowdown).

Facebook overhauls its privacy settings – how to protect your data

Facebook has overhauled the way you manage its privacy settings and data shared with third parties – and you can now even choose which ads you see.

Is it cheaper to rent – rather than buy – your kids’ bikes?

An Airbnb for kids’ bikes, The Bike Club lets you rent decent cycles from £5/month (plus delivery and other fees) - then once your wannabe Laura Kenny outgrows it, you can exchange the bike for another. It's a nice idea, but can it really beat buying? We've crunched the numbers...

Is regulation on the way for heat networks?

Heat networks could soon be regulated after a Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) investigation found that many people are facing higher prices and have less protection over the service they receive.