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October 17, 2018 11:14 AM Where are house prices rising the fastest?

House prices are rising the fastest in the East Midlands, increasing by 6.5% in the year to August, according to official statistics. Wales also showed a significant rise - up by 6.2% over the same period, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). However, a "sustained slowdown" in the south and east of England has pulled back house price 37

October 15, 2018 9:37 PM Teachers launch school aimed at middle classes unable to pay ‘greedy’ private school fees

TEACHERS from leading institutions are opening a sixth form school in London costing £13,000 a year aimed at middle class students priced out of private school education by “corporate greed”. The average cost of private school tuition each year has soared above £17,000-a-year with fees rising by 553 per cent in the past 25 years. Joe Francis, a senior 23

October 9, 2018 5:42 AM Facebook faces backlash over £7.4m UK tax bill on sales of £1.3bn

Labour MP Margaret Hodge says it is "absolutely outrageous that Facebook's UK tax bill is 0.62% of their revenue". Documents released on Monday showed the company paid a net £7.4m in corporation tax last year after an £8.4m credit for staff share awards cut the total from £15.8m. Facebook had booked a 7.5% increase in pre-tax profits to £62.8m on revenues 101

October 8, 2018 11:10 PM Put YOUR hands down back of sofa! Republic DEMANDS royals pay for Princess Eugenie wedding

THE Royal Family should “put their hands down the back of the sofa” and pay for Princess Eugenie’s wedding, the vice chair of anti-monarchist campaign group Republic has said. Dani Beckett, vice chair of campaign group Republic, wants to see the Royal Family abolished and is adamant taxpayers should not foot the bill for Princess Eugenie’s wedding to fiance 24

October 5, 2018 1:04 PM Holiday HELL as Thomas Cook axes passenger compensation in no-deal Brexit

BRITISH holidaymakers travelling with Thomas Cook would receive no extra compensation expenses if flights are grounded post-Brexit. “We clarified our terms and conditions to highlight that if customers could no longer fly, we would of course ensure that the cost of tickets, or package holidays, were reimbursed.” The spokesman added: “If a customer was on a holiday 31

October 2, 2018 3:26 PM After 50 years, New York fixes typo in bridge's name

It was an engineering marvel when it opened in the 1960s, but the Verrazzano-Narrows bridge has been spelt wrong ever since. The Verrazzano-Narrows bridge was named after Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano, the first European explorer to sail into New York Harbor in 1524. The bridge, which connects Brooklyn with Staten Island, was opened in the 1960s and was the world's 48

October 1, 2018 6:18 AM Canada and US agree last-minute trade deal

Negotiators agreed a revamped arrangement as a looming deadline threatened the future of a 24-year old three-country pact. The $1.2tn open trade zone had been on the verge of collapse after 24 years - with Canada facing the prospect of being left out of a deal between the US and Mexico. But with an overnight deadline approaching, negotiators reached 82

September 29, 2018 1:07 AM F-35 fighter jet: Programme suffers first crash

The US military has suffered the first crash in its hugely expensive F-35 fighter jet programme. A F-35B jet came down in South Carolina, the Marine Corps said. The pilot managed to safely eject and there were no injuries. The Marines said in a statement that an investigation into the cause of the crash is underway. The F-35 is the largest and most expensive 39

September 28, 2018 7:30 AM Euro ON EDGE as Italy defies EU austerity to pass HUGE budget: ‘Things will now get tough’

ITALY has caused jitters in the eurozone after flouting austerity rules imposed by the European Union to pass a bumper budget. Rome is heading for a collision course with the EU after passing plans to target a budget deficit of 2.4 percent of GDP for the next three years late last night. “It leaves him damaged. It seems clear that he is just staying 49

September 26, 2018 11:00 AM Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: PM calls for her release

The prime minister has called for the release of jailed charity-worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Downing Street says. Theresa May met the Iranian president for talks at the United Nations in New York, on Tuesday. Mrs May told Hassan Rouhani she had "serious concerns" about Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe's imprisonment. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt also had his first 39