“I ordered a £65 pair of boots and Hotter charged me £1.2k”

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Has the company treated you unfairly? Our consumer advocate is here to help. How to contact her click here. Dear Katie, I ordered a pair of boots from last November Hotter. The boots were a pair I’d been wanting for a few years, … Read more

Our technology revolution will help fix the NHS

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RACHEL RICKARD STRAUS: The old banks are robbing us. We have to switch

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE RACHEL RICKARD STRAUS says moving to a challenger bank can feel like a leap of faith: But we just can’t let the old guard keep tearing us down. Author: Rachel Rickard Straus, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:53 GMT, 28 January 2023 | … Read more

‘The Miele vacuum cleaner makes my wife sick’

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Don’t be fooled by the FA – the gap in prize money is actually widening

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‘My wife got seriously ill after giving birth to twins – and the insurance company abandoned us’

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The state pension is either welfare or a £100 billion Ponzi scheme

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A week in Everton owner Farhad Moshiri’s shoes: sacked Frank on Monday, hired Big Sam on Sunday

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The Covid pandemic is not a once-in-a-lifetime event – ​​Disease X could bring something much worse

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Disease X. It’s an ominous concept. A mysterious dangerous pathogen unknown to us to do the knowledge is out there – waiting to be crafted a deadly leap from an animal or bird into an unsuspecting person and goes on a viral killing … Read more

‘Heat pumps for all’ is a cult that the government should abandon

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A little-known ticking time bomb that every landlord should be aware of

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE The ICR is a key affordability measure that lenders use for buy-to-let mortgages. They use a ratio of rental income to the landlord’s interest payments (unlike owner-occupied mortgages, where the lender checks the loan-to-income ratio). For basic rate taxpayers and limited liability companies, … Read more

Three years of Covid restrictions highlight the importance of family during Chinese New Year

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Stop treating the WSL as a second class league

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Arsenal are a predator and super villain Mikel Arteta sets the tone

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‘Child-friendly Shakespeare play contained the f-word, adult jokes and transgender themes’

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Ukraine has strengthened Franco-German ties, and Britain may benefit

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The airport assistance for the disabled was so bad that we missed our flight to Lapland.

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“My husband died aged 48 and then a scammer posing as PayPal stole £50k”

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Manchester United aren’t ready to win the title – but Arsenal are

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HMRC needs to be reformed so we can return to common sense tax collection

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE HMRC head office is sure to be stung damn report issued by the Public Accounts Committee last week. In one piece, he concluded that “it is not acceptable to not answer calls from people trying to pay government money”. Surely the ability to … Read more

Ken Bruce’s resignation from Radio 2 is a complete disaster for the BBC

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Why did Ken Bruce really decide to go? He says in PR announcements that he simply wanted a change and to try something new after so many years. Ah, yes, but that’s what everyone says. We can only speculate about the reasons. It’s … Read more

Striking teachers need a harsh lesson on the true value of their pay packets

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE The National Education Union – the largest teachers’ union – has just voted for strikes in February and Marchcausing disruption in schools in England and Wales still recovering from covid. Meanwhile, other public sector workers are taking industrial action – ambulance drivers, nurses … Read more

‘Should we donate or lend the money for my daughter’s £65,000 cottage deposit?’

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Forcing landlords to do net zero upgrades won’t stop dangerous mold – only tenants can

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We must be able to threaten the technical bosses with prison

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Daniel Levy faces Qatar dilemma as Tottenham’s rivals splash the cash

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“My mum died and Barclays won’t let me settle her debts”

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“I can’t sleep because British Gas says my gas bill is £11,000 a year”

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“Halifax’s mortgage mistake could cost me an extra £2,400 every month”

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Life insurance for the over 50s was never a good idea. But now it’s a disaster

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Britain’s house price ‘crash’ won’t be as bad as everyone thinks

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE In just nine months, the average house in Sweden lost 17 percent of its value. In Stockholm, a two-year rise in housing prices has petered out in just over five months. The speed and scale of this market collapse is comparable only to … Read more

Child benefit tax on ‘high earners’ is a misnomer designed to trip up middle-class parents

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This January marks 10 unlucky years since that the introduction of the “High Income Child Benefit” charge.. HICBC, introduced by the coalition government of David Cameron and George Osborne, has left thousands of people having to file a tax return and hundreds of … Read more

It’s time to end the catastrophism – Putin’s gas weapon has been loaded

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‘Grandpa refused the covid vaccine. A month later I was loading his body into a hearse.

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Four ways to increase your state pension

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‘Thieves stole £170 Givenchy wallet from my doorstep’

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Has the company treated you unfairly? Our consumer advocate is here to help. How to contact her click here. Dear Katie, I’m an art student living in London and although I work part-time, money is tight. Last year was quite difficult for me, … Read more

Is Graham Potter right to believe in a new Chelsea? Todd Boehly will answer

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‘I ordered a fryer from Currys but got a printer instead’

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Has the company treated you unfairly? Our consumer advocate is here to help. How to contact her click here. Dear Katie, I went to Currys PC World and queued to order and pay for a £180 Tefal “3 in 1” fryer. I was … Read more

The NHS is under strain but we are making progress. It’s time for the unions to get involved

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‘Fault on flight ticket will cost me £900 – and British Airways won’t help’

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Has the company treated you unfairly? Our consumer advocate is here to help. How to contact her click here. Dear Katie, I am registered as disabled due to autism, dyslexia, ADHD and anxiety and many severe physical problems. I booked a trip to … Read more

Kiwi’s sad departure from the UK makes me long for the days when people dressed appropriately

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Funny how emotional we can get when something we haven’t seen or thought about in years is threatened with extinction. Postcards, pork scratchings, Bibles in hotel room nightstand drawers: where have these things gone? And now we can add Kiwi Shoe Cream to … Read more

After the crypto disaster, here’s where you shouldn’t invest your money in 2023

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE I’m sorry if you bought it in 2022, but I personally was happy when the NFT market dropped 99 percent. First, I never have to explain what a non-fungible token is again. Do you answer the follow up question “why are they worth … Read more

Gianni Infantino’s selfie next to Pele’s open coffin shows he’s funnier than Blatter

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‘How do I prevent my children from interfering with my funeral plans?’

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Dear Gary, I was married to the mother of my two grown children for forty years before we separated acrimoniously when I began a relationship with the lady who later became my second wife. My children initially sided with their mother and we … Read more

Keely Hodgkinson doesn’t aim for bronze or silver, she always wants gold

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Seven Big Tax Filing Mistakes to Avoid

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The right to access cash will soon be enshrined in law

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE One of the macro trends likely to continue in 2023 is the further shift from cash to electronic payments. In the last decade, the use of cash to pay for goods and services he refused by almost three quarters. Industry body, UK Finance, … Read more

‘I left London, saved £10,000 for rent and bought my first home’

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE In 2009 I packed up and left London looking for a way to save money and get on the housing ladder. The costs were adding up and I could no longer afford to stay, despite a good career as a songwriter. I left … Read more

Why Millennials Will Enjoy Better Investment Returns Than Baby Boomers

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Even younger investors have not only maintained their discipline in Britain. Vanguard conducted a study of its American investors after the covid accident. It found that only a small percentage of customers – less than 0.5 per cent – ​​panicked a switch to … Read more

Today guest editors give Radio 4 a welcome bit of festive punch

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RUTH SUNDERLAND: Class is the prejudice still swept under the corporate carpet

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Cracking the CLASS ceiling: In an increasingly woke corporate world, it is is the prejudice still swept under the carpet, says RUTH SUNDERLAND By Ruth Sunderland for the Daily Mail Published: 22:45 GMT, 27 December 2022 | Updated: 22:45 GMT, 27 December 2022 … Read more

‘Local teachers can’t find a home’: the owner and the local councilor should fight the holidays

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ALEX BRUMMER: Ukraine’s nightmare war is ravaging the country

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE ALEX BRUMMER: Our problems here in Britain are nothing compared to the nightmare for Ukraine Author: Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail Published: 21:50 GMT, 26 December 2022 | updated: 27 December 2022 at 09:30 GMT Lives around the world have been disrupted … Read more

Some see pickleball as a threat to tennis, but it’s also an opportunity

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Arsenal need to buy big and go all out for the title – this opportunity may not come again

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE ‘Jesus took Arsenal to the next level’ I’ve often argued that developing sides don’t need four or five new faces to take them to the next level. It often only takes one world-class player to take a club forward. Jesus is that player … Read more

HMRC’s increasingly aggressive approach should alarm taxpayers

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Strikes are in no one’s interest – least of all the patients

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I’m on a Christmas card drought – but they’re more important than ever

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‘Will my pension remain the same if I retire abroad?’

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE When you become a non-UK taxpayer when you move abroad, the rules change. You will only be able to claim tax relief on your personal contributions of up to £3,600 gross per year for five full tax years after the tax year in … Read more

Why NatWest is at the top of my ‘Scrooge’ list

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Has the company treated you unfairly? Our consumer advocate is here to help. How to contact her click here. Since Katie Morley Investigates returned in March, I’ve dealt with hundreds of businesses to help you solve your money problems, recovering a total of … Read more

Christmas is better in France than in Britain. Here, I said

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We wouldn’t need a triple lock if the tax man stayed away from our savings

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A timely reminder of when football really did come home in 2022

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“Can I take my child out of school on vacation to save money?”

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Dear Gary, My son is an August baby and is due to start school in September 2023 when he will just turn four. I realize that, unlike when I was young, there are now strict rules about not taking children out of school … Read more

England’s biggest regret is that World Cup glory was there for the taking

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‘My dad tried to commit suicide after crypto fraudsters robbed him of £144k’

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Has the company treated you unfairly? Our consumer advocate is here to help. How to contact her click here. Dear Katie, I am writing on behalf of my father, a retiree in his 70s who has suffered from severe bipolar disorder for 30 … Read more

Safe, organized, friendly – ​​but inaccessible: a fan’s assessment of the World Cup

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE It wasn’t an “affordable” World Cup, except for people who are very lucky and privileged like me, who have some money or have saved up – I don’t do things on purpose at the weekend to save up to go to trips around … Read more

How I almost fell for Amazon’s excellent Christmas chocolate

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The days of low tax for investors are over – but it’s still not as bad as it was in the 1970s

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Stand up Sir Tyson? Fury goes beyond boxing with Rooney among celebrity fans

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“Direct Line charged me £700 to insure my dead cat”

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Has the company treated you unfairly? Our consumer advocate is here to help. How to contact her click here. Dear Katie, My beloved Bengal cat Dexter was hit by a car last May and died instantly. I was devastated. I had Direct Line … Read more

Trying to mold Will Jacks into the new Moeen Ali is the latest English enthusiast’s gamble

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE At least Jacks was on the field ready to be thrown in the deep end, which Livingstone wasn’t after injuring his knee while playing. But the circumstances would have spooked the veteran spinner: Pakistan’s most subdued pitches, two opening batsmen for whom Rawalpindi … Read more

‘My daughter had a stroke and someone stole £6,000 – Barclays and Lloyds were useless’

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Has the company treated you unfairly? Our consumer advocate is here to help. How to contact her click here. Dear Katie, Last November, my daughter, who is in her 40s, had a massive stroke and was in the hospital for six months. The … Read more

Why the Tories no longer care about falling house prices

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Jeremy Davis, a 60-year-old recently retired Telegraph reader, said: “I have three full-time adult sons and none of them can afford to buy a property. One of them, aged 25, basically gave up and emigrated to South Korea. The other two, aged 28 … Read more

Never panic, never fret – it’s time to stop doubting Gareth Southgate

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My 10 steps to surviving Christmas

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“Three jewels fell off my £600 wedding shoes and I want a refund”

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Was this the moment America truly fell in love with soccer?

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I am determined to take care of our children in their first crucial years of life. They are our future

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I went to four World Cup matches in one day – and ended up letting out the biggest upset

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE 10:00 a.m To Lusail for Argentina to Saudi Arabia by taxi. Road closures make for a grueling 15-minute round trip. “Welcome to Qatar,” says my patient taxi driver. We get to the closest parking lot to the stadium I’m sure. The stadium is … Read more

We need to break the stigma of menopause and help women thrive at all stages of their careers

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Somalia is reeling from one disaster to another – we barely have time to catch our breath

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England have shown that they are a force to be reckoned with

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“The Le Creuset pot arrived broken, but Evri denies that it fell on the floor”

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Iran’s few words revealed the true reality of “life and death” football.

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“I found an old Premium Bond but NS&Won’t tell me if I’ve won the £1m prize”

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‘I feel gay, I feel disabled, I feel migrant worker’ – craziest parts of Infantino’s rant unraveled

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I took on the most difficult job in journalism – finding beer in Qatar

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In less than an hour, Jeremy Hunt delivered the death sentence on the aspirations of a generation

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‘They are charging me for the old owner’s energy and threatening me with bailiffs – what should I do?’

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The interview with Cristiano Ronaldo is a metaphor for the last joyless chapter in his career

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Qatar has won…let the sports washing begin

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Simon Middleton has been a great coach – but it’s time for new blood

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The Met needs more resources and greater unity to make the turnaround it needs to meet today’s challenges

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Even if England win the T20 World Cup, they still won’t be the best white team ever

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“Hit and run Range Rover bump will add 50pc to my insurance”

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Rishi Sunak’s sneaky tax grab is about to backfire

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We can’t afford a triple lockout and pay rise for nurses – but there is a solution

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The UK risks exiting the world stage by abandoning the fight against pandemics

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Britain’s newfound obsession with deep fryers won’t spare a penny

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LEE BOYCE: Fix it to beat the cost of living crisis

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Why Simpson’s Inn Needs to be Saved

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MPs are right to prosecute tax evaders – but we’re getting closer to the innocent being found guilty

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Racing’s demographic crisis threatens to push it down the path of cockfighting

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The right teams are in the World Cup finals – and a professional approach pays off

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The restaurant “Press for champagne” banned my friend who is breastfeeding

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COP27’s solutions to tackle climate change are insane

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The art world placed ideology above the success of British culture

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Fifa treats players like cattle – the winter world cup is a terrible decision

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Baby boomers should not forget that taxpayers bailed them out in the last mortgage crisis

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Joe Cole: This is why people are wrong about Raheem Sterling

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Jeremy Hunt should scrap misleading ‘cap’ on care costs – saving £1.2bn a year

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‘My mother has already given my brother his inheritance but she is not changing the will – what can I do?’

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England are too good, too strong and too determined not to reach the World Cup final

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Mauricio Pochettino is playing a risky game in the hope that the elite will come

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‘British Gas Engineer Broke My Mum’s Water Heater And Now She’s Facing A £5,000 Bill’

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Eco-extremists are leading the world towards despair, poverty, and starvation

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Antonio Conte’s biggest problem is Arsenal

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The RFU must extend central contracts to keep the Red Roses ahead

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Keith Hackett’s Referee Ranking: 2022/23 Premier League Officials Rated and Reviewed

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How you can join the world’s biggest “living well longer” experiment

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Discrimination in grassroots football has increased by 40 per cent – the government needs to do the right thing

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Rishi Sunak: A precautionary prime minister for a dangerous economic world

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A Brief History of Australian Cheating

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How to protect your money from political chaos

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‘My wife is afraid of our new toilet ‘ghostly flushing’ and no one will fix it’

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Why I support Rishi Sunak for Prime Minister

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England’s women’s rugby team has a new star

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Rishi Sunak is the only candidate who fits the bill for Prime Minister

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The builders charged £20 to clean our gutters and then scammed us out of £20,000.

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It was hard to watch Stevie end up being mocked – but he still has so much to give

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‘My 90-year-old neighbor was tricked into insuring a non-existent satellite dish’

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Manchester City have the best manager, striker and squad – so why are they so unhappy?

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A shake-up of public sector pensions could make everyone richer

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Kudos to the Booker Prize judges – this year’s winner deserves your attention

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‘My neighbour’s care is paid for by the NHS but my wife’s is not. What can I do about it?’

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Anthony Taylor was right to disallow Phil Foden’s goal

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It was good to see England in the test with France – the game was a great advertisement for women’s rugby

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Uefa’s expanded competitions could create a two-tier Premier League without its virtues

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Falling home prices aren’t always the disaster we think they are

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Robbie Coltrane – a master of contradictions whose magic has surpassed Harry Potter

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Commonwealth solidarity is more important than ever in the fight against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria

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Kwarteng made a serious mistake and needs to reverse course

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How landlords can secure the best mortgage deals

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A fall in housing prices is now inevitable

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‘Stranger collects parking tickets in my dead dad’s car and my mum is stuck with the bill’

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Demanding perfection from our Red Roses is a dangerous game

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The glowing friendliness is a stark contrast to the off-field problems that continue to mar the women’s game

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I lost £400k after being referred to a Ponzi scheme by a NatWest wealth adviser.

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For the greater good of the women’s game, England must win the World Cup

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Every worker should have the right to a salary increase instead of saving for their pension

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Why Wayne Smith is the man to revive the Black Ferns’ World Cup hopes

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Only the wealthy pay inheritance tax – but there would be no outcry if Kwarteng abolished it

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Barry Humphries Archive Show brought back the thrill of turning radio knobs

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It may not buy happiness, but money provides peace of mind when the bills need to be paid

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Liz Truss must choose between a tax haven and a property crash

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Harry Maguire does not deserve this level of derision – but his position in England looks untenable

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My tenants can’t afford the heat let alone the rent – time to sell

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The last big jump in the direction of growth ended in disaster – so this time may be different

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‘I bought my wife a chainsaw but it didn’t arrive – now eBay won’t give me my money back’

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Gareth Southgate’s time with England may be coming to an end, but his replacement is fraught with danger

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“British Airways is forcing me to share my Avios account with my cheating ex-husband”

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Emma Raducanu needs a fitness guru to build her a body fit for purpose

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‘I spent £10,000 on matching sofas from Heals and one is the wrong shade of grey’

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Meet the four candidates for the role of James Bond

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Tax cuts are welcome, but they won’t help solve the real problem of ruinous mortgage rates

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Why the world can’t afford to give HIV, tuberculosis and malaria a chance to make a comeback

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BBC Radio’s report on the funeral painted a thousand pictures with a few words

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Rumors of a British fiscal crisis are greatly exaggerated

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“Cockapoo ate mum’s hearing aid and replacement costs £2k”

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BBC coverage of the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. was flawless – well, almost

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Enough pomp and circumstance – the funeral music of the late Queen took a different approach

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