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November 21, 2018 10:22 AM The Highest Paid Woman In Music Has Been Revealed And You Might Be Surprised

Forbes have just released their annual list for the highest paid women in music and it sounds like both Katy Perry and Taylor Swift have a lot to celebrate this year. The former enemies rank at number one and two respectively, with Katy raking in an impressive $83 million due to a combination of earnings from Witness: The Tour and her time as a judge 7

November 14, 2018 9:31 AM Inflation stalls as clothing prices fall

Economists had been expecting the consumer prices index (CPI) measure of inflation to edge up to 2.5% as household utility bills and petrol prices climbed. But instead, CPI remained steady, according to the figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) - meaning a little more spending power for households to add to the boost from the uptick in wage growth 10

November 13, 2018 10:12 AM Wages show fastest rise in almost a decade

Compared with a year earlier, wages excluding bonuses, rose by 3.2% - the biggest rise since the end of 2008 and up slightly on the previous quarter. However, the ONS warned that real wage growth was below the 2015 level. The unemployment total went up for the first time this year, rising by 21,000 in the same period to 1.38 million. Adjusting for inflation 8

November 13, 2018 9:32 AM Unemployment climbs while wage growth improves

Joblessness climbed from 4% to 4.1% as the number of people classed as unemployed rose by 21,000 to 1.38 million, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said. But the rate was still close to 43-year lows while those in work saw further improvements in their pay packets as average weekly earnings - excluding bonuses - rose by 3.2%. That was up from 3.1% recorded 10

October 25, 2018 12:27 AM US stock CRISIS: 2018 economic gains WIPED OUT after Dow Jones drops 608 points in one day

US STOCKS went into further free-fall on Wednesday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted by over 600 points in a day, wiping out any economic growth that was made in the entirety of 2018. Facebook saw a loss of 5.41 percent, Amazon plummeted by 5.91 percent, Google's parent company Alphabet by 5.17 percent, AT&T by 8.08 percent and Netflix by 9.4 percent 12

October 22, 2018 6:55 PM The Queen net worth: How much is Queen Elizabeth II worth?

THE Queen is the head of the British Royal Family and has ruled for longer than any other Monarch in its history - but how much is she worth and is she the richest royal in the world? The 92-year-old’s vast fortune comes from inherited investments although she earns money from the public purse. The Queen’s net worth was estimated to be about $530 million 10

October 16, 2018 9:53 PM Netflix adds more subscribers than thought

Netflix added nearly seven million new customers in the three months to September, bringing its total to more than 137 million members worldwide. The growth was stronger than expected, prompting the firm's shares to jump more than 10% in after-hours trade. It came as the firm premiered a record amount of original programming, including new seasons of Orange 11

September 19, 2018 12:24 AM Jailed, ‘mother’ who lied to cash in on bomb terror

A WOMAN who pretended to have a daughter who was seriously injured in the Manchester Arena attack to make an insurance claim was jailed for two years yesterday. Susan Pain, 51, stared at the floor of Liverpool Crown Court as she was sentenced after earlier admitting the £139,000 fraud involving 31 bogus claims. Pain’s crimes were discovered after her final 15

September 11, 2018 11:01 PM BREXIT BOOM as earnings RISE and unemployment DROPS

The good economic news came as the Department for International Trade prepares to unveil a new partnership between Britain and the Texas Medical Center (TMC), home to 61 world leading innovators, including the US’ leading cancer hospital, will now offer UK companies a unique package which will help boost exports and drive forward scientific innovation 12

September 4, 2018 2:58 PM Chris Evans rubbishes claims radio move was about money or rifts

Chris Evans has said money was not a factor in his decision to leave BBC Radio 2 and return to Virgin Radio. The broadcaster, 52, announced on Monday that he would be leaving his BBC breakfast show slot after 13 years at the station to return to his previous employers nearly 20 years after he first left Virgin. The former Top Gear host addressed speculation 20