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October 22, 2018 10:44 AM Robert Sharkey jailed for spending dead woman's £6k on pizza

A man who spent £6,000 of his dead neighbour's savings on pizzas has been sentenced to two years. Robert Sharkey, 24, of Grays Hill, Bangor, was convicted of 11 charges after failing to report the woman had died, and then stealing from her. The charges included using one of Marie Conlon's debit cards to buy almost £6,000 worth of pepperoni pizzas 6

September 4, 2018 2:16 PM 'We can be a FREE trading nation!' Wetherspoons boss shuts down Labour MP in FIERY clash

WETHERSPOONS boss Tim Martin was involved in a fiery clash with Labour MP Jess Philips after he suggested a no deal Brexit would allow the Government to divide the £40billion withdrawal deal between British citizens. "My constituents already are in an enormous deficit. Their jobs have been moved to Slovakia from Jaguar-Land Rover so excuse me if I’m not cheering 30

August 26, 2018 11:01 PM ‘Give savers a bonus’ to prevent pension poverty

Mr Johnson’s report also warned that the current system had become hugely expensive for the country. “In 2016-17, the combined cost of tax relief and National Insurance rebates on pensions contributions was £47billion – of which 40 per cent went to the top 10 per cent of earners. The top one per cent received more than double the amount paid to the bottom 13

August 24, 2018 6:40 PM Fundraising skydive after a tragic death

A CLOSE friend of a young mum who died in her sleep has collected hundreds of pounds before a planned a skydive. Chloe Dunk tragically died in May aged just 20 after taking a nap at her Southend home, leaving behind her one-year-old son Raheem. Taylor Cooper, 26, from Romford, a friend of her brother, Chris Dunk, is now preparing for the charity skydive 26

August 23, 2018 11:57 AM Goldman Sachs to launch UK online retail bank in coming weeks

The Wall Street giant will launch its Marcus savings accounts to retail customers as it seeks to broaden its appeal. Marcus, named after Goldman Sachs' founder, will be open to the investment bank's UK employees from Thursday before its official launch. "Marcus by Goldman Sachs, which first launched in 2016 in the US, will now extend its product offering 21

August 21, 2018 11:06 AM Councillor raises half of legal bill for tower fight

A COUNCILLOR who fought a High Court battle against plans for a visitor centre below Clifford’s Tower has reached the half-way point in efforts to recoup his £55,000 legal bill. Now Johnny Hayes is launching a fresh drive to raise as much as possible of the outstanding £27,500, with a fundraising music event also being planned at a York pub. The Independent 20

August 13, 2018 3:56 PM Victims of pension scammers lost an average £91,000, regulators say

A total of 253 victims reported to Action Fraud that they had lost more than £23m to pension scammers in 2017. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) are urging the public to be on their guard when receiving unsolicited offers about their pensions and to check who they are dealing with. According to the regulators, highly 14

August 8, 2018 7:47 AM Terrified middle Englanders ‘would vote for Pol Pot over Jeremy Corbyn if they thought it would protect their house prices’

MOST middle Englanders are so terrified of Jeremy Corbyn they would happily vote for Cambodian despot Pol Pot, it has been confirmed. The Institute for Studies found that nearly all middle Englanders who own their own property would vote for many of histories greatest monsters as long as they thought it would not effect their house price including, Genghis 20

July 31, 2018 11:51 AM Housing benefits claimants facing long waits for claims to be processed

THOSE seeking housing benefits in south Essex are facing long waits for their claims to be processed, which a charity has warned could lead to homelessness. Between April 2017 and March 2018, new claimants waited on average of 26 days in Southend, 34 days in Basildon, 23 days in Castle Point and 20 days in Rochford. This waiting time can be worrying 16

July 12, 2018 2:58 PM BBC axes Daily Politics show as part of changes to political output

BBC show Daily Politics is being scrapped to make way for a new programme. The move was announced as part of changes to the broadcaster’s political and parliamentary output. Daily Politics, on BBC2, which first aired in 2003, will be replaced by Politics Live, which will air from Monday to Friday. The new programme will be presented four days a week by Jo Coburn 29