Warning:“Hoverboards” Are Illegal to Use on Pavements or Roads

Whilst Marty McFly was no stranger to trouble, riding his hoverboard in public in 2015 would be an offence - according to guidance released by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).

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How Facebook Pays Less Tax than You - Legally

Facebook, one of the most valuable companies in the world, is insisting it is legally compliant after paying less than £5,000 in corporation tax last year - less than many of us pay in income tax. The average salary in the UK is £26,500, which results in an income tax and National Insurance contributions bill of £5,392. So how is Facebook managing to earn so much and contribute so little?

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Why are NASA banned from investigating water on Mars?

Scientist from NASA have recently revealed that they have discovered chemical evidence of liquid water on the surface of Mars. However, at this stage they have mere discovered evidence of liquid water and in order to confirm their theory, they would need to see it, touch it and of course analyse it. Whilst humans at this stage are unable to carry out such an assessment, the task will lie with the Mars Rovers robots, except that they are not permitted under the law.

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American Apparel Files for Bankruptcy - What happens now?

Super-cool retailer American Apparel has now filed for bankruptcy (un-cool) following plummeting sales and a string of scandals. The company based in LA has now reached a restructuring real with 95% of its secured lenders. This will allow the company to reduce its debts. But what does this mean in practicality for the company?

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The ‘Complicated’ Plastic Bag Rules - Explained

As of 5 October 2015 shoppers in England will be required to pay a charge of 5p if they require a plastic bag in a 'large' shop. Seems simple enough, however many sources are reporting concern that consumers and employees may be confused by the new rules.

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