September 30, 2022

Truss admits ‘disruption’ to UK economy but stands by forecast-free mini-budget

Liz Truss has for the first time acknowledged that "there has been disruption" to the UK economy following last week's mini budget.
September 30, 2022

Top things that make a house a home – including family photos and hosting Christmas

A house is not a home until you've hosted Christmas, filled your shelves with books - and completed at least four mini DIY projects, according to a study. Research of 2,000 adults found they need to enjoy an average of three special occasions, such as ...
September 30, 2022

‘Stay alert to scams’: Minister issues fraud warning as energy support package kicks in

Consumers are being warned they may be targeted by scammers as the government's energy price guarantee comes into effect.
September 30, 2022

Queen Victoria’s engagement ring was most ‘distinctive’ royal sparkler ever – expert

Queen Victoria's engagement ring from Prince Albert was adorned with an emerald, her birthstone.
September 30, 2022

Digital bank Zopa in talks to raise another $100m from investors

Zopa, the UK-based digital bank, is in talks to raise another round of funding in what is expected to be the last capital injection into the business before it seeks a public listing.
September 30, 2022

Princess Charlene wears same £1,680 red trousers as Meghan – but one looks more ‘dominant’

The Duchess of Sussex wore the red trousers when visiting a school in Harlem, New York City this time last year.
September 30, 2022

‘Looks freshly regrouted!’ ‘Best trick’ to ‘successfully’ clean grout – ‘costs pennies’

Tackling discoloured or mildew-infested grouting can feel like a war you'll never win. However, experts have shared some tips on how to clean grout so keeping your bathroom and kitchen walls and floors pristine will become a breeze.
September 30, 2022

Drivers warned of heating car as it can ‘shorten life of your engine’ and waste fuel

Drivers are being urged to use simple car hacks to help heat their car and save fuel as the colder weather sets in.
September 30, 2022

September financial curse strikes again – and beware of October economic horrors

September has a deserved reputation for being a troublesome month in financial markets.
September 30, 2022

Queen Camilla’s favourite meal costs just £1.15 from Waitrose – nothing too ‘fiddly’

Queen Camilla, 75, is not a fussy eater as her favourite meal can be purchased very cheaply from a popular supermarket.
September 30, 2022

Surge in mortgage approvals as home-buyers race to lock in loans, amid market ‘headwinds’ warning

Mortgage approvals have surged as home-buyers race to lock in loans ahead of further interest rate hikes, latest figures indicate.
September 30, 2022

When are the 21 days of Royal Mail strikes and what’s affected?

Royal Mail workers are striking on multiple days across the next few months, with people warned to expect delays to their parcels and letters.