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August 3, 2018 10:54 PM Widow lives on cheese for 5 weeks in pension blunder

A VULNERABLE widow was forced to survive for five weeks on cheese left over from her husband’s funeral after blundering officials stopped her pension thinking she was dead. Diane Geraghty, 76, was meant to receive £166.42 a week from her pension and injury disablement benefit to buy food and pay bills. But the money suddenly stopped in early May after 8

July 26, 2018 8:49 AM Cliff Richard BBC: Star offered £850,000 from corporation after privacy case win

CLIFF RICHARD was awarded £210,000 in damages after winning his privacy case against the BBC last week, and now it has emerged the corporation's bosses have agreed to pay the Summer Holiday singer £850,000 on account. Making the ruling, Mr Justice Mann concluded the reports had been a “very serious” invasion into the singer's privacy. Sir Cliff took legal 9

June 21, 2018 10:42 PM Virginia congressman delinquent on $11K in property taxes

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Records show that a Virginia congressman was delinquent in paying nearly $12,000 in property taxes, interests and penalty charges. Citing city tax and property records, The Virginian-Pilot reports U.S. Rep. Scott Taylor is late on the payments for multiple properties. Records show the Virginia Beach Republican apparently ignored 1

June 21, 2018 1:34 PM Rats break into ATM, munch through $18,000 in cash

Indian police on Thursday said rats nibbled through more than a million rupees of banknotes after busting into a cash machine in the country's northeast. The rodent heist in Assam state was only detected by bank officials after locals complained that the ATM was faulty and had stopped dispensing cash, police in Tinkusia district told AFP. "The bank officials 9

June 20, 2018 3:38 PM Ex-Bills GM Whaley named NFLPA's college scouting director

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley is taking over as the NFL Players Association's director of college scouting. Whaley will oversee the recruitment, evaluation and selection of draft-eligible prospects to compete at the annual NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. He replaces Tony Softli, who left to become the Alliance of American 8

June 20, 2018 5:01 AM Upskirting law suffers from an archaic system that needs changing

So, when a single “object!” came from MP Sir Christopher Chope – who has made it his political mission to curb Private Members’ bills as a matter of principle – many people were livid. And that included the Prime Minister. Personalities apart, there is something wrong with a system that can be halted by a single individual with such a comprehensive axe to grind 9

June 19, 2018 11:57 PM 400,000 more face paying 40p tax rate to fund NHS £20.5billion-a-year cash boost

Hundreds of thousands more families could be forced to pay the higher 40p rate of income tax under plans to give the NHS a £20.5billion-a-year cash boost. Ministers have been told that freezing the tax-free allowance at £12,500 and the point at which the higher rate kicks in at £50,000 would raise billions of pounds from 2020. But the Institute for Fiscal 8

June 18, 2018 12:28 AM Debit card payments more popular than cash

Debit card payments have overtaken cash use for the first time, new figures show, as contactless technology takes a firm hold on day-to-day spending. A total of 13.2 billion debt card payments were made last year, a rise of 14% on the previous year, according to banking trade body UK Finance. That outstripped the 13.1 billion cash payments made, as the use of notes 10

June 6, 2018 11:09 AM New banking option for Ryedale residents

RYEDALE District Council is working in partnership with Community First Credit Union to offer an alternative banking option. Residents in Ryedale can open a current account with card access and online banking facilities through the credit union. They also offer loans, savings accounts and a budgeting account which assists households to manage their monthly 11

June 5, 2018 8:15 AM Labour Remainer Owen Smith put on the spot by Humphrys over latest Brexit WHINE

David Davis meets EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels ahead of a crunch meeting of European Union leaders later this week “And historic precedents would suggest we should have had significant amounts of time already to debate this Bill. “The truth is, of course, they have already truncated the amount of time that we would have to debate 12