AI chip firm Nvidia valued at $2tn
bbc.co.uk - 23 February 2024 10:07 AM
Booming business at Nvidia sees investors bet the AI revolution will live up to its "hype".
What 99% mortgages could mean for first-time buyers... and the housing market
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 February 2024 9:59 AM
Jeremy Hunt is reportedly drawing up plans that would allow first-time buyers to get on the property ladder with just a 1 per cent deposit.
Budget 2024: When it is and what will it mean for my money?
bbc.co.uk - 23 February 2024 9:30 AM
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt will set out the government's tax and spending plans in the spring Budget.
BUSINESS LIVE: StanChart faces $850m writedown; CAB Payments names CEO; Energy bills to fall
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 February 2024 9:10 AM
The FTSE 100 closed up 21.79 at 7706.28. Among the companies with reports and trading updates today are Standard Chartered, CAB Payments and Shell.
Ex-Post Office boss Paula Vennells stripped of CBE
bbc.co.uk - 23 February 2024 7:47 AM
The former chief executive has forfeited the honour following the Horizon IT scandal.
What next for mortgage rates?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 February 2024 7:25 AM
Fixed mortgage rates appear to be rising again after four months of cuts by lenders.
CAB Payments boss Bhairav Trivedi to stand down next month
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 February 2024 6:03 AM
Bhairav Trivedi will leave as the financial technology group's boss following the publication of its annual results on 26 March but remain as a 'senior adviser' to its board.
SMALL CAP MOVERS: Frasers Group increases stake in Hornby
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 February 2024 6:02 AM
Frasers , which alongside Sports Direct has stakes in boohoo, Currys and Asos, upped its ownership stake in Hornby - whose products are already stocked in Frasers-owned GAME stores.
Half of EV drivers also have a back-up petrol or diesel car for when they want to do longer journeys
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 February 2024 5:35 AM
Concerns about range anxiety and the charging infrastructure is why around half have a second car with a conventional engine.
Husband 'made over a million' by eavesdropping on BP wife
bbc.co.uk - 23 February 2024 5:06 AM
The spouse of a BP deal manager allegedly picked up details of a takeover while they both worked from home.
Serco ordered to stop scanning leisure employees' faces and demanding biometric data
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 February 2024 5:03 AM
Government outsourcer Serco has been ordered to cease the use of facial recognition tech and fingerprint scans when monitoring employees.
Can you switch energy provider to save money - and is it worth it?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 February 2024 4:50 AM
Ofgem says the current £1,928-a-year average price-capped bill would fall on 1 April. But this still leaves millions paying very expensive bills and keen to take out cheaper deals.
Folkestone dubbed the new Whitstable after undergoing a dramatic transformation
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 February 2024 4:40 AM
Every year around this time we hear of plans to regenerate run-down seaside towns and dreary resorts, from Margate to Morecambe.
Standard Chartered shares surge as lender lines-up bumper investor rewards
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 February 2024 4:37 AM
The banking giant plans to repurchase $1billion of its own shares and hand investors $560million in final dividends, meaning full-year dividends were 50 per cent higher on the previous year.
Serco ordered to stop scanning leisure staff faces
bbc.co.uk - 23 February 2024 4:13 AM
The data watchdog orders Serco Leisure to stop using facial recognition technology on its employees.
Reddit users say share plans 'beginning of the end'
bbc.co.uk - 23 February 2024 4:04 AM
Redditors are reacting with anger as the social media platform files to become publicly listed.
Post Office scandal victims set to be cleared by new law
bbc.co.uk - 23 February 2024 3:52 AM
Legislation to exonerate wrongly convicted sub-postmasters is expected to come into effect in July.
Energy price cap: Ofgem sets it at £1,690 - what will it mean for your bill?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 February 2024 3:44 AM
Energy regulator Ofgem said the current £1,928-a-year average price-capped bill would fall by £238 to £1,690
Typical energy bill to fall £238 a year from April under new price cap
bbc.co.uk - 23 February 2024 2:36 AM
Bills will fall to the lowest for two years under the new price cap, but charities warn costs are still high.
Tony's Chocolonely sued by Milka-maker over the colour purple
bbc.co.uk - 23 February 2024 2:35 AM
Mondelez is taking legal action against the Chocolonely-maker over its latest campaign.
DVLA reveals how many classic cars over 40 years old are still on the road today
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 February 2024 2:31 AM
Around one in eight classic cars - motors over 40 years of age - still owned in Britain today are declared off the road by their keepers. Here's how the numbers breakdown.
Best downsizing locations revealed: Over 65s can unlock £300,000 on average
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 February 2024 2:25 AM
The average downsizer could unlock more than £300,000 by moving from a four bed to a two bedroom home, new analysis by the property firm Savills has revealed.
Installing green tech in your home could boost property value by 15%
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 February 2024 1:28 AM
Homebuyers are seeking houses with environmentally friendly upgrades such as solar panels, triple glazed windows and roof insulation.
Car loans probe may see billions in payouts, as Lloyds sets aside £450M
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 February 2024 1:23 AM
Lloyds, which provides about one in six car loans in the UK, announced the hit as it revealed record annual profits of £7.5 billion for 2023.
Boeing: Aviation giant displays crisis management at Asia's top airshow
bbc.co.uk - 23 February 2024 12:30 AM
The airshow is Boeing's first major aviation event since a mid-air incident on an Alaska Airlines flight.
How to save money on energy: Your essential guide to bills
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 11:22 PM
This is Money takes a look at all of the essential things you should know about cutting down your energy bill.
I want to open a shop but business rates worry me - what should I do? DAVE FISHWICK replies
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 10:00 PM
During the pandemic, I started a business selling handmade treats online.
Ideally, I'd open a shop with room out back to scale-up but business rates worry me.
Two thirds of Britons are £65k worse off due to low financial confidence
Britons are £65,000 worse off on average over the course of their life due to low financial confidence and knowledge.
Property vs pensions - which is the better long-term investment?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 7:00 PM
Abrdn, which carried out the survey, points out property and pensions are not mutually exclusive investments. Find out what its research reveals about people's saving habits and attitudes...
Vice Media stops publishing on website and cuts hundreds of jobs
bbc.co.uk - 22 February 2024 6:11 PM
Vice Media Group filed for bankruptcy in May and was bought by Fortress Investment Group.
The 'mind-bending' bionic arm powered by AI
bbc.co.uk - 22 February 2024 4:07 PM
BBC Click reporter Paul Carter tries out a high-tech prosthetic promising a 'full range of human motion'.
Rolls-Royce profits more than doubled last year amid a recovery in air travel: But investors clamour for a dividend
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 2:01 PM
Rolls-Royce more than doubled profits last year as a turnaround led by boss Tufan Erginbilgic (pictured) paid off amid a recovery in air travel.
ALEX BRUMMER: Drug firm Indivior has been betrayed by UK asset mangers
Drugs innovator Indivior, with a market value of £2bn, wants to move to the US, joining firms seeking to quit London in search of a higher valuation.
MARKET REPORT: Nvidia adds £206bn in biggest ever share rally
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 2:00 PM
Shares rose nearly 15% yesterday in New York. The increase outpaces the £156bn gain made by Facebook owner Meta at the start of February.
UK private sector growing at fastest rate for nine months fuelling hopes the recession is already over
The UK purchasing managers' index showed business activity picking up in stark contrast to data showing a deepening downturn in Germany.
Japan stock market is back after 34 years: Tokyo's Nikkei closes at highest level since the 1980s boom
In 1992, the bubble of high property and share prices burst and was followed by a long period of economic stagnation and deflation known as the 'lost decade'.
Get out of Russia, you're paying for Putin's war, senior MPs tell Cadbury's owner Mondelez
Labour's Alex Sobel, who co-chairs an all-party Ukraine group, has written to Dirk Van de Put, boss of Mondelez which took over Cadbury in 2010.
HSBC, NatWest and Virgin Money changing interest rates
bbc.co.uk - 22 February 2024 10:18 AM
HSBC, NatWest and Virgin Money are all increasing mortgage rates continuing a frantic start to the year.
BUSINESS LIVE: Rolls-Royce profits double; Lloyds lifts investor payouts; WPP suffers 'challenging' 2023
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 9:12 AM
The FTSE 100 closed up 21.98 points at 7684.49. Among the companies with reports and trading updates today are Rolls-Royce, Lloyds Banking Group, WPP and Hargreaves Lansdown.
Six-bed detached house on the Dorset peninsula Sandbanks is for sale for £9m
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 8:32 AM
The house boasts a 35 meter width water frontage, with direct access onto Poole Harbour as well as its own jetty.
Tech jobs bloodbath shows no sign of slowing as higher interest rates weigh on sector
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 8:08 AM
Many of the industry's giants have seen their share prices test record highs on the back of market exuberance over AI developments, helping to mask the pressures of a higher rate environment.
Beazley shares rise as group unveils plans to dish out more cash to shareholders
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 8:05 AM
Beazley saw its shares jump 8.33 per cent or 48.50p to 630.50p on Thursday, topping the FTSE 100 rankings, having fallen over 6 per cent in the last year.
Hargreaves Lansdown profits boosted by cash balances - but new business levels drop
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 8:02 AM
Hargreaves saw its underlying pre-tax profit rise in the latest half, but net new business and asset and client retention fell.
Ad giant M&C Saatchi names Channel 4 marketing chief as next CEO
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 8:00 AM
Zaid Al-Qassab is set to join in mid-May, replacing Moray MacLennan, who quit last September, having been with the ad giant since its breakaway from Saatchi & Saatchi in 1995.
HMRC to extend Making Tax Digital to 1m landlords and sole traders… and expert warns it could cause big delays
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 7:31 AM
HMRC is extending its Making Tax Digital programme to landlords and sole traders with income over £30,000 from 2027.
Last of the sub-4% fixed mortgages disappear as HSBC hikes rates
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 7:26 AM
Homebuyers and homeowners looking to bag a sub-4% mortgage rate have until the end of today to bag the last one before they disappear.
Google to fix AI picture bot after 'woke' criticism
bbc.co.uk - 22 February 2024 7:14 AM
Users fault Gemini for generating diverse images in inappropriate historical contexts.
Got more than £20,000 saved up? Here are the top accounts to open right now
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 6:53 AM
There's good news for all of you who long to use a cash Isa as a nest egg and have been waiting for providers to step up to the plate.
Advertising giant WPP hit by weaker demand from tech clients
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 6:47 AM
The global technology sector's growth has slowed considerably over the past couple of years amid higher interest rates, inflation, and the absence of pandemic-related restrictions.
Can I stop my pension company sticking my savings into a lifestyle fund?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 6:46 AM
The bond market crash last year drew attention to a little-known investment strategy many workers are 'defaulted' into in the run-up to retirement. Finance expert Rob Morgan, pictured, explains,
Lloyds sets aside £450m for car finance probe
bbc.co.uk - 22 February 2024 5:43 AM
An investigation into whether brokers charged people too much interest to buy a motor was recently launched.
The five scams you've never heard of... but could get caught out by in 2024
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 5:15 AM
According to research from Which? shared exclusively with This is Money, there are five new scams that people should keep a keen eye out for this year.
Should we split inheritance between our dead daughter's well-off son and our daughter or all four grandchildren? Money psychotherapist VICKY REYNAL replies
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 5:03 AM
My wife and I are in our late 60s. Under normal circumstances we would leave our estate to our two daughters and split it 50/50. But our eldest daughter passed away ten years ago, leaving a son.
My grandchildren in their 20s never visit - should I stop sending cash? Money psychotherapist VICKY REYNAL replies
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 5:01 AM
Every birthday I send them a card with money included but I never receive a thank you message from them.
Should I now stop sending money or would it cause an upset?
Welcome to scam street: How 18 households on a very ordinary Swansea road found mysterious Chinese firms registered at their addresses
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 4:34 AM
Michelle Goosey (pictured) was confused when post addressed to Chinese and Japanese nationals supposedly living at her property started to arrive.
Our BA flight was delayed and 19 members of my running group got compensation - but two have been refused. How on earth is that fair? SALLY SORTS IT
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 4:32 AM
I organised a trip to Venice for my running group. The flight home was delayed, entitling us all to compensation. Most of our group got the payout, but two were told they weren't entitled to the £220.
Revealed: The fifty buy-to-let hotspots where you can still make a profit
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 4:31 AM
Buy-to-let investors are enduring a mixed bag, battling against high rates and inflation while benefitting from strong rental growth and demand.
Banned number plates revealed: Full list of new '24' registrations the DVLA has ruled are too rude or offensive
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 4:12 AM
March 1 marks the arrival of the new '24' age identifier for vehicle registrations plates - and with it a fresh list of combinations the DVLA deems too derogatory to go on sale.
Indivior shares soar as pharma firm ponders primary listing in the US
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 4:07 AM
The drugmaker believes the move would attract more American investors, who own nearly half its share capital, by elevating its profile among US capital markets.
Scams in 2024: Stay one step ahead and remember - you're always susceptible, says LEE BOYCE
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 2:40 AM
We are constantly under attack from a barrage of scammers looking to steal our cash - and now is not the time to be complacent.
More drug than drink-driving arrests by some forces
bbc.co.uk - 22 February 2024 2:27 AM
Drug driving is becoming more prevalent in younger groups, says one of Britain's top police officers.
Best cities for first-time buyers: Is yours in the top 10?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 1:33 AM
The Co-operative Bank ranked 30 UK cities on average house price, crime rates, traffic levels and life satisfaction, in order to work out the top destination for first-time buyers.
I lost £100k to 'safe account' scam... Tide admitted failings but will only pay me back half
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 1:27 AM
Jamie* tells This Is Money how the scammers managed to access his cash through a sophisticated 'safe account' scam and how Tide left him in the lurch.
Spring Budget 2024: What changes could be made by Jeremy Hunt?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 1:18 AM
On 6 March, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt will unveil his Budget. We look at the tax and spending changes that could be announced, and what that might mean for the pounds in Britons' pockets.
Vauxhall owner Stellantis to start making electric vans in Luton from 2025
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 February 2024 12:32 AM
In a major boost for the UK motor industry, Stellantis - one of the biggest carmakers in the world - will outline plans to start production in spring 2025.
Nvidia: Boss says AI at 'tipping point' as revenues soar
bbc.co.uk - 21 February 2024 11:45 PM
The artificial intelligence boom has helped Nvidia become one of the most valuable firms in the US.
Vauxhall to build electric vans at Luton plant from 2025
bbc.co.uk - 21 February 2024 11:39 PM
The plans are expected to secure the long-term future of the factory and 1,500 jobs.
Nikkei: Japan's main stock index closes above 1989 record high
bbc.co.uk - 21 February 2024 10:25 PM
The benchmark Nikkei 225 closed at 39,098.68 on Thursday, surpassing the all-time high set 34 years ago.
My call with Three's bereavement team was strange and upsetting: CRANE ON THE CASE
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 10:00 PM
I wanted to sort my husband's mobile phone contract after he died, but the supposedly trained member of staff at Three made unwelcome comments and told me off for being upset.
My student loan has increased by 25% in six years… should I pay it off early?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 7:00 PM
I am paying £250 a month to repay my student loan but it is not even paying off the interest. Should I keep paying every month or start saving to pay off the loan early and avoid the interest?
Britain's most popular new electric cars revealed: The EV models drivers bought in biggest numbers last year
Official industry figures from the SMMT reveal a Tesla takes the top spot… but it might not be the model you might think...
Post Office: Governments of last 20 years should 'regret' Horizon scandal, says David Cameron
bbc.co.uk - 21 February 2024 4:47 PM
The BBC has learnt that in 2016 an investigation into the flawed Horizon IT system was cancelled.
How AI is helping the search for extraterrestrial life
bbc.co.uk - 21 February 2024 4:01 PM
Artificial intelligence software is being used to look for signs of alien lifeforms.
BAE booms as woke ESG worries are cast aside and weapons sales soar
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 2:15 PM
As BAE delivered a bumper set of annual results, boss Charles Woodburn said that in the past its value was marked down due to 'environmental, social and governance' concerns.
America is reaping the fortunes of war after UK defence firms were sold off on the cheap, says ALEX BRUMMER
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 2:14 PM
Students of Franklin D Roosevelt will know it wasn't the New Deal alone which lifted the US out of the Great Depression but military spending.
MARKET REPORT: £150m wiped off software firm Byte after boss quits
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 2:07 PM
Bytes is 'working to clarify the details of undisclosed trades' by Neil Murphy (pictured) who resigned as chief exec and told the board about his dealings.
High rates 'scarring' UK economy, says Bank of England maverick Swati Dhingra
Swati Dhingra (pictured) was the only member of the Bank of England's rate-setting monetary policy committee to vote for a cut in rates this month.
HSBC shares suffer biggest fall since the pandemic as China write-off takes chunk out of profits
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 2:06 PM
The slump knocked about £10bn off the value of the lender even as it reported a 78% surge in annual pre-tax profits to £24bn. The shares fell 8.4%, or 54p.
MP accuses 'infuriating' IMF of dodging scrutiny as it sits on its 'perch in Washington'
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 2:05 PM
A senior MP branded the IMF 'infuriating', just weeks after it waded into UK politics by advising Jeremy Hunt not to cut taxes in the Budget next month.
Mike Ashley brands Morgan Stanley bankers 'snobs' as £40m legal fight begins
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 2:04 PM
Frasers Group - which is controlled by Ashley (pictured) - has taken Morgan Stanley to court in a row over its stake in fashion label Hugo Boss.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos dumps another £1.9bn of shares - bringing total sold this month to £6.7bn
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 2:01 PM
The tycoon (pictured) who founded the group in 1994, has sold 14m Amazon shares this week alone, to add to the three tranches he sold for £4.8bn.
Boeing 737 Max boss out after blowout
bbc.co.uk - 21 February 2024 12:11 PM
The company says leadership changes are meant to improve the quality and safety of its planes.
Sarah Munby: Top civil servant hits out in Post Office compensation row
bbc.co.uk - 21 February 2024 11:42 AM
Sarah Munby has claimed she never told the former Post Office chairman to delay compensation.
BUSINESS LIVE: Bumper January budget surplus; HSBC profits hit $30.3bn; BAE Systems earnings jump
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 9:05 AM
The FTSE 100 closed down 56.70 points at 7662.51. Among the companies with reports and trading updates today are HSBC, BAE Systems, Rio Tinto, Heathrow, and Tate & Lyle.
Interpol partners with AI-focused Windward amid maritime crime clampdown
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 8:30 AM
Windward said it will assist Interpol in their mission 'of facilitating a secure maritime environment.'
Pawnbroker H&T Group acquires pledge book from Essex-based Maxcroft
Aim-listed H&T said the main asset snapped up from Maxcroft was its pawnbroking pledge book, amounting to around £6.1m.
Bereaved families stump up £6.3bn in inheritance tax since April 2023
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 8:24 AM
The inheritance tax take for the 10 month period was £400million higher than by the same point a year earlier, HM Revenue & Customs said.
BAE Systems sales top £25.3bn amid global surge in defence spending
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 8:07 AM
Europe's largest defence contractor revealed its sales rose by 9 per cent at constant currency levels to £25.3billion in 2023, £2billion ahead of guidance.
Rio Tinto and Glencore profits slump on lower commodity prices
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 8:02 AM
Glencore saw its net income plunge by three-quarters to $4.3billion last year, while Rio Tinto revealed post-tax profits tumbled by 19 per cent to $10billion.
Can I remortgage to help my daughter buy her first home? DAVID HOLLINGWORTH REPLIES
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 7:01 AM
I want to help my daughter buy her first home by giving her the money she needs for a deposit. Are there mortgages for older people to help raise the money she needs?
Doctors are most aggressive drivers and hairdressers are friendliest, poll finds
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 6:52 AM
The multi occupational study claims to these are just some of the direct correlations between professions and driving habits - with some surprising results.
London's BT Tower: Landmark to be turned into a hotel after £275m sale
bbc.co.uk - 21 February 2024 6:39 AM
The well-known tower, which once dominated London's skyline, has been sold for £275m.
Mini goes big and bold with the new Countryman John Cooper Works SUV
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 4:17 AM
Big news! The Mini is not so mini anymore. The new Countryman is set to hit Britain's roads within months and will be the largest family car in the brand's line up. We've driven the hot JCW model.
Dominic Raab lands job at private equity mining investor
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 4:16 AM
In May, Dominic Raab announced he would be leaving parliament at the next election, having originally won his Esher seat back in 2010.
Don't dry your iPhone in a bag of rice, says Apple
bbc.co.uk - 21 February 2024 3:59 AM
The popular remedy risks "small particles" entering the phone and causing damage, new advice says.
King Charles banknotes to enter circulation in June
bbc.co.uk - 21 February 2024 3:15 AM
The new notes have been printed ready to use and will be used for the first time on 5 June.
Government finances show big surplus in January
bbc.co.uk - 21 February 2024 2:53 AM
The £16.7bn surplus was double last January's but lower than economists expected.
New report confirms UK debanking fears: Customers being dumped because of opinions or lifestyles
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 2:42 AM
Last year, Coutts, the private bank owned by NatWest, ditched former Ukip and Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage (pictured) over his views.
Barclays wields axe in £10bn bid to woo investors as boss hails Britain's 'resilient' economy
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 2:39 AM
Barclays, led by boss Venkat (pictured), is targeting £2bn in savings and a £10bn in dividends and buy-backs
How do government bonds work?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 1:45 AM
Global government bond markets are vast and affect everyone who pays tax, saves or invests. We unscramble the jargon used by industry insiders to help everyone else fathom what's going on.
Dacia Spring to be Britain's cheapest electric car - it could cost less than £16,000!
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 12:53 AM
The small battery-powered hatchback has been in showrooms in mainland Europe since 2021, but bosses at parent group Renault had been reluctant to launch the low-cost EV in the UK... until now.
Stocks to watch: Greetings cards and wine could be a better play than the Magnificent Seven tech bandwagon
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 12:28 AM
If you weren't invested in the Magnificent Seven tech stocks, investing in equities in 2023 was a bit like treading water in treacle. Heavy going.
Advanced driving experts explain how to survive these 10 major problems on Britain's roads in 2024
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 February 2024 12:14 AM
We've picked 10 aspects of driving that we know irk motorists. We've focussed on those that trigger costly vehicle repairs, result in penalty notices, cause delays on journeys or are a major safety concern.
HSBC: Bank's pre-tax profits soar fuelled by high interest rates
bbc.co.uk - 20 February 2024 10:57 PM
Europe's biggest bank, HSBC, has reported a jump of almost 80% in its annual profits in 2023.
Thinking about moving a pension? A common mistake on fees can cost you dear
www.dailymail.co.uk - 20 February 2024 10:00 PM
Savers often stack up a lot of retirement pots during their working lives. It is sometimes, but not always, beneficial to merge them. Find out what to check here...
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos completes $8.5bn share sale plan
bbc.co.uk - 20 February 2024 6:12 PM
The firm had previously said its founder would sell up to 50 million shares by the end of January 2025.
Families' shock as cost to take pets abroad hiked
bbc.co.uk - 20 February 2024 4:10 PM
Some owners say they may have to leave their pets behind after a major travel firm raised its prices.
Robot inventor: 'We had to adapt to the AI revolution'
bbc.co.uk - 20 February 2024 4:04 PM
Sandy Enoch of Robotical explains why he had to pivot his educational robot company due to AI.
Woolworths: Australian grocery boss quits amid price-gouging claims
bbc.co.uk - 20 February 2024 4:00 PM
The Australian grocery chief walked out on a reporter when questioned over alleged price-gouging tactics.
Readers back our call for stamp duty to be cut in next month's Budget
www.dailymail.co.uk - 20 February 2024 2:01 PM
Our campaign has drawn support from politicians and housebuilders who describe stamp duty as counter-productive, anti-growth and an economic dampener.
Currys backer warns of UK market decline after board rejects £700m takeover offer by US hedge fund
Redwheel, which owns 14.6% of Currys, backed the decision by the electrical retailer's board to reject a £700m takeover offer by Elliott Partners.
Nearly half of The Body Shop stores to shut as High Street chain battles for survival
The company had 198 shops in Britain and 2,200 staff when it tumbled into administration last week in a major blow to the High Street.
Easyjet to fly back in to Footsie four years after it crashed out during the pandemic
Global index provider FTSE Russell said the airline is on course for promotion when the next reshuffle takes place next month.
MARKET REPORT: National Express crashes 25% after results delay
National Express, which has changed its name to Mobico Group, had planned to publish its figures for 2023 on Thursday next week.
The £135m man: That's how much Pascal Soriot has been paid in 12 years at AstraZeneca... with more to come
www.dailymail.co.uk - 20 February 2024 2:00 PM
The pharmaceutical giant's long-standing chief executive earned £16.9m in 2023 - the fifth year in a row that he has taken home more than £15m.
Monzo's £4bn valuation woe: Digital bank not worth much more than it was three years ago
The company is set to finalise a deal in the next two weeks to raise as much as £350m from old and new investors, according to reports.
Venkat seizes the moment: Barclays boss aims to restore the sheen to a tarnished brand, says ALEX BRUMMER
Barclays boss CS Venkatakrishnan (pictured) has been struggling with weak market capitalisation since taking the helm in November 2021.
Superdry soars 17% on reports US investor is in talks to buy the troubled fashion chain
New York investment management firm Davidson Kempner is in discussions with Superdry co-founder and chief Julian Dunkerton.
Sorting out Mum's financial affairs after her death is an emotional rollercoaster - and one giant provider left me fuming, says JEFF PRESTRIDGE
www.dailymail.co.uk - 20 February 2024 11:25 AM
Sorting out my Mum's financial affairs after her death late last month has been a rollercoaster affair. Particularly when I've been forced to deal with AI bots. For bereavement? God, help us.
Crew abandon UK-registered cargo ship after Houthi attack off Yemen
bbc.co.uk - 20 February 2024 10:51 AM
The strike on the Rubymar is one of the most damaging attacks so far by the Iran-backed Houthis.
The Body Shop to shut up to half of its UK stores
bbc.co.uk - 20 February 2024 9:46 AM
Hundreds of staff will lose their jobs at head office and in stores, with closures starting immediately.
BUSINESS LIVE: Barclays overhaul; IHG's profits top $1bn; CMA baby formula probe
www.dailymail.co.uk - 20 February 2024 9:17 AM
The FTSE 100 closed down 9.29 points at 7719.21. Among the companies with reports and trading updates today are Barclays, IHG, Plus500 and Nightcap.
Lloyds Bank launches new investment account for under 25s called Invest Wise
www.dailymail.co.uk - 20 February 2024 8:15 AM
Lloyds Bank has launched a new range of Invest Wise investment accounts aimed at 18 to 25 year olds.
Nightcap shares slump as takeover is overshadowed by bar group's weak start to the year
www.dailymail.co.uk - 20 February 2024 8:03 AM
The bar operator, co-founded by former Dragons Den star Sarah Willingham, saw its share price slump after saying trading had been 'far softer' than anticipated.
Sub-4% mortgage rates 'could disappear this week' as Santander announces hikes
www.dailymail.co.uk - 20 February 2024 8:01 AM
Homeowners looking to remortgage will therefore have until the end of today to bag Santander's five-year fixed rate at 3.99% with a £999 fee attached.
Tesco changes how it shows Clubcard prices after row
bbc.co.uk - 20 February 2024 7:55 AM
The price per unit will now be displayed alongside the total price to make it easier to compare deals.
Competition watchdog to probe baby formula market as costs soar
www.dailymail.co.uk - 20 February 2024 6:32 AM
A CMA report released last November on the grocery sector found Britons could save more than £500 in the first year of a baby's life by switching from a 'premium' brand to alternative options.
UK recession may already be over, says Bank of England boss
bbc.co.uk - 20 February 2024 5:31 AM
Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey tells MPs the UK's economic downturn is "very small".
Rishi Sunak defends Kemi Badenoch in Post Office clash
bbc.co.uk - 20 February 2024 5:07 AM
The business secretary is embroiled in a row over compensation in the Post Office scandal.
Tate & Lyle's Golden Syrup rebrand drops dead lion
bbc.co.uk - 20 February 2024 4:56 AM
Tate & Lyle's Sugars, which owns the product, claims a new logo will appeal to modern shoppers.
Government launches enrolment drive for free digital skills bootcamps to upskill the workforce
www.dailymail.co.uk - 20 February 2024 4:37 AM
Enrolling in a free digital skills bootcamp could see you earning 55 per cent more than the national average wage, according to research.
New Toyota Prius hybrid arrival date confirmed - but this fifth-generation car isn't cheap
www.dailymail.co.uk - 20 February 2024 4:28 AM
Having said the new Prius would not be sold in Britain due to a lack of demand for saloon cars, bosses at the Japanese company U-turned on that decision - and have now confirmed it arrival date and price.
My mechanic did £5,000 worth of repairs without asking - now he's holding my car hostage. What can I do? Consumer rights lawyer DEAN DUNHAM replies
www.dailymail.co.uk - 20 February 2024 4:18 AM
I put my car in to the garage for the head gasket to be replaced. I asked for a quote first but instead of this the mechanic did the work and has invoiced me £5,500. They won't release my car unless I pay in full.
Revealed: The 10 car brands that will make others think you're well off
www.dailymail.co.uk - 20 February 2024 4:16 AM
With the ONS defining high earners as those bringing home in excess of £75,000, a study has revealed which brands are most commonly driven by respondents in this salary bracket.
Plus500 reveals £140m in shareholder payouts as profits smash forecasts
www.dailymail.co.uk - 20 February 2024 3:58 AM
Plus500 has revealed shareholder payouts worth $175million (£139million) in buybacks and dividends after annual profits beat expectations.
Can we really expect British banks to police rogue states? It's unrealistic, says City after claims Iran used four of UK's biggest lenders
www.dailymail.co.uk - 20 February 2024 3:30 AM
Hearts sank across the City when allegations emerged that Iran has used three of the UK's biggest high street banks as part of a vast plot to elude US sanctions.
Drone rules may change to allow medical deliveries
bbc.co.uk - 20 February 2024 2:50 AM
The UK's aviation regulator is proposing to allow drones to be flown out of sight of their pilot.
Barclays targets £2bn in cost savings as lender vows £10bn in payouts over the next three years
www.dailymail.co.uk - 20 February 2024 2:45 AM
In its first significant strategy update since 2016, Britain's second-biggest bank wants to cut its cost-to-income ratio from 63 per cent in 2023 to 'high 50s in percentage terms' by 2026.
Baby formula milk prices to be investigated over cost concerns
bbc.co.uk - 20 February 2024 2:44 AM
Parents could be saving up to £500 in a baby's first year, according to the UK competition watchdog.
I want to buy Nvidia shares - have I missed the boat and how do I buy US stocks?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 20 February 2024 2:24 AM
I want to buy shares in Nvidia but I'm not sure where to start. Its shares have had a phenomenal time of it in 2023, but have I missed the boat?
Why have I paid 67% tax on my savings interest? I earn over £100k but should get at least £500 tax-free
www.dailymail.co.uk - 20 February 2024 1:48 AM
When I added in the £2,025 of savings interest that I had received my tax bill went up by an extra £1,016. If you consider £500 of that should be tax-free, I've been taxed 67%.
Volkswagen's ID.7 Tourer EV estate is revealed - here's what to expect
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 11:20 PM
The new Volkswagen ID.7 estate offers long range, loads of space and ultra-rapid charging, as VW looks to be one put down a marker in the premium all-electric estate car ring.
Whole Lotta Love for this classic Ferrari: 1973 Dino GTS first owned by Led Zeppelin manager Peter Grant to be sold in online auction
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 11:13 PM
This rare UK-delivered, right-hand-drive example of the Italian sports car will be sold in a seven-day auction - and its rocking history should see it change hands for around £350,000.
I moved into a new home... and British Gas refuses to give me a smart meter display
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 10:00 PM
There was no in home monitor device at the property, and British Gas are refusing to supply one as the meter was installed more than a year ago.
Man who forecast last two property slumps says house prices will jump 20% before falling in 2026
The house price prophet who forecast the last two property crashes years before they happened, has warned of another impending boom and bust on the horizon.
Gloucestershire vertical farm is one of UK's 'most advanced'
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2024 8:15 PM
Salad crops are grown indoors under lights three times faster than in traditional agriculture.
Japan's discount store pioneer Hirotake Yano dies
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2024 7:29 PM
The billionaire behind the so-called 100 yen store passed away at the age of 80, the firm says.
EV drivers charge for FREE with new Octopus tariff - but only if they have one of these three car models
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 7:00 PM
The Octopus Power Pack deal could save drivers more than £850 a year compared to charging cars on a variable-rate electricity tariff subject to the Ofgem price cap, the energy firm said.
Cameron government knew Post Office ditched Horizon IT investigation
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2024 4:35 PM
Documents show the secret investigation may have helped wrongly accused postmasters prove their innocence.
The staff shortage in India's special effects industry
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2024 3:56 PM
With international studios sending more work to India, the industry is struggling to train enough staff.
Row deepens between Kemi Badenoch and ex-Post Office chair
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2024 3:12 PM
The business secretary and ex-Post Office chair have clashed over comments about compensation.
MARKET REPORT: Lung cancer drug gives AstraZeneca a shot in arm
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 2:13 PM
The pharma giant's drug Tagrisso, a tablet taken once a day, alongside chemotherapy delayed the disease progressing by nearly nine months.
Eurostar faces backlash as passengers hit by half-term strikes struggle to get refunds
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 2:09 PM
Travellers saw their journeys disrupted over the weekend after a walk-out by French train staff caused cross-Channel services to be cancelled.
Aldi fires up price war with fresh round of reductions on fruit and vegetables
Aldi overtook Morrisons to become Britain's fourth-biggest grocer two years ago. It is now cutting the prices of over 50 items by an average of 7%.
Currys shares soar as bidding war erupts between US and Chinese predators
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 2:05 PM
The electrical retailer confirmed that late last week it had rejected a £700m takeover offer from US hedge fund Elliott Advisors.
Bank of England is crushing economy, says former chief economist Andy Haldane
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 2:01 PM
Andy Haldane (pictured) said holding rates too high for too long could prolong the recession - and hammer the central bank's credibility in the process.
Moneysupermarket rakes in record revenues as households search for cheaper insurance
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 2:00 PM
Moneysupermarket, whose adverts feature actress Judi Dench (pictured), said revenues rose 11% to £432.1m in 2023 while profits were up 8%.
Bahrain shifts gear: From F1 to finance, Gulf state jostles for pole position as the Middle East's most liberal economy
With the 20th anniversary of its Grand Prix fast approaching, Bahrain is jostling for pole position in the burgeoning finance and tech sectors.
Valentine's Day boost leaves Perfume Shop smelling like roses as sales surge 18% on 2023 levels
Best-sellers for women included YSL Black Opium and Carolina Herrera Good Girl, which is advertised by model Karlie Kloss (pictured).
Beware the Currys raiders: Electronics chain at risk of becoming a plaything for predators, says ALEX BRUMMER
Currys is the last survivor of Britain's hollowed out electrical and electronics retail sector and under intense competition from online rivals.
London Stock Exchange to double boss's pay to £11m amid concerns City talent is being poached by US rivals
David Schwimmer (pictured), boss of the London Stock Exchange Group, looks set to get a multi-million pound pay rise.
Loretta Swit was a hit in M*A*S*H... but tells ME & MY MONEY how she almost left for more cash
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 11:23 AM
Loretta is now an author and entrepreneur with her own line of jewellery and perfume, using the proceeds to help fund her animal charity.
Currys takeover battle looms as JD.com eyes bid
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2024 9:52 AM
The Chinese e-commerce firm joins US investor Elliot as a possible bidder for the UK retail group.
BUSINESS LIVE: Currys takeover bid; Hipgnosis makes claim against adviser; Morrisons plots price cuts
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 9:11 AM
The FTSE 100 closed up 16.79 points at 7728.50. Among the companies with reports and trading updates today are Currys, Hipgnosis, Morrisons and Moneysupermarket.com Group.
New controls on holiday lets to be introduced
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2024 9:01 AM
From the summer, planning permission may be needed to turn homes into new short-term lets.
Israel's economy shrinks more than expected on Gaza war
Its gross domestic product contracted by far more than expected in the wake of the conflict with Gaza.
Stats watchdog criticises Treasury tax cut claims
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2024 8:50 AM
Two Treasury ministers, Laura Trott and Bim Afolami, have been criticised over recent claims on tax cuts.
Royal Jordanian Airlines ruined our trip - why don't we have a refund? TONY HETHERINGTON investigates
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 6:42 AM
We booked to fly, but they changed the flight times by two days so we had to claim a refund. I have since contacted them more than 20 times, but I have received nothing.
Best investing strategy of past decade revealed - and why you SHOULDN'T follow it
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 6:37 AM
With the help of investment platform AJ Bell, we pitted six portfolios against each other, each with a different popular strategy. So which one did best?
SMALL CAP IDEA: Newmark's Safetell secures strategy success
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 5:46 AM
Put simply, Grosvenor's products and systems help companies and organisations provide secure and safe work environments.
AstraZeneca shares rise on US approval of lung cancer treatment
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 5:22 AM
The pharmaceutical giant revealed that the lung cancer drug Tagrisso, together with chemotherapy, has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.
Charge with a view: Five of the UK's most picturesque EV charging spots
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 3:16 AM
Whether by fortune or through planning, you may find yourself at an EV charger that's surrounded by extraordinary natural beauty. Here are our top five most scenic charging spots in the UK.
Currys shares skyrocket as JD.com considers bid for struggling retailer
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 2:50 AM
JD.com said it was in the 'very preliminary stages' of considering a takeover offer for the company, which operates over 800 stores and employs around 28,000 people across eight countries.
Hipgnosis Songs Fund launches High Court claim against investment adviser and former CEO
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 2:45 AM
Hipgnosis Songs Fund (HSF) has launched a High Court claim against its investment advisor Hipgnosis Songs Management (HSM) and former chief executive Merck Mercuriadis.
JPMORGAN GLOBAL GROWTH & INCOME: The £2.3bn 'all-weather' fund that seeks out the world's best
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 2:40 AM
It also pays shareholders an income linked to the growth in the trust's assets. In simple terms, if the assets increase in value, shareholders see their dividends boosted.
MIDAS SHARE TIPS UPDATE: Car testing firm AB Dynamics is still driving forwards
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 2:38 AM
Shares in AB Dynamics have risen more than sevenfold in the past nine years and now might be a good time to take some profit.
MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Want to win in the casinos? Invest in security cameras with Synectics!
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 2:37 AM
Companies such as Synectics are proof that the UK can punch above its weight in technology. At £1.80, Synectics is a business worth backing.
Why am I being asked intrusive questions about moving my pension?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 1:55 AM
I have changed companies and want to move my pension - but my old provider wants signed declarations about my pension plans and to know if it's high risk, as well as photo ID.
Police failed to solve three out of four car thefts last year and just 2% of cases involved a suspect being charged, figures reveal
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 12:48 AM
Data shared with the Daily Mail showed that police failed to get to the bottom of more than 100,000 cases of stolen motor vehicles in England and Wales in the year ending last September.
Property asking prices rise for second month in a row, says Rightmove - as buyers get back in the game
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 12:32 AM
Average newly-listed asking prices rose this month to £362,839, according to the property portal - and more new homes are being put up for sale, too.
Oil and gas giants in crisis talks over Labour's windfall tax
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2024 12:00 AM
Industry group Offshore Energies UK said Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer's policy would be a 'hammer blow'.
RUTH SUNDERLAND: Chancellor must tackle ill-health's £43bn toll on economy
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2024 11:59 PM
Osteoporosis could provide Jeremy Hunt with an easy win. The costs to the economy could be reduced by ending the post code lottery in
Rolls-Royce turnaround takes off with £1.4bn profits
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2024 11:57 PM
City analysts forecast that the firm will see profit more than double in 2023, compared with the previous year.
One in five people won't tell anyone what they earn... even their PARTNER
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2024 11:52 PM
Secretive couples should be open about their money to avoid later strain on the relationship, the bank warns.
Time to put supermarket Tesco on your shopping list of shares
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2024 11:51 PM
Tesco is a traditional player adapting to cater for those who shop online, but also for those who like the convenience of buying in a bricks and mortar store.
Lunar New Year: China tourism spending tops pre-Covid level
bbc.co.uk - 18 February 2024 7:17 PM
Figures for the start of the Year of the Dragon show millions of people made trips during the break.
Morrisons eyes Aldi and Lidl shoppers with price cuts
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2024 4:05 PM
Morrisons lost its status as Britain's fourth-biggest grocer nearly two years ago because shoppers have been switching to the German discounters.
Rents fall for third month in a row across the UK - and London prices drop 5%: Here's why
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2024 4:01 PM
Since October, the average rent has fallen from a high of £1,283 a month to £1,260 a month. This follows three years of dramatic rises.
Want to own Elton's boots? Seventies nostalgia drives music memorabilia boom
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2024 8:48 AM
Investors can own their own piece of performance history - whilst also enjoying a link to their favourite singer or band.
Housebuilders call for urgent stamp duty cut to boost property market
Taylor Wimpey's Jennie Daly said that there was a 'real case' for reducing the levy on lower-priced properties and for sellers over the age of 60 who were looking to downsize.
Does it matter that the UK is in recession - and are things already getting better? This is Money podcast
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2024 7:07 AM
Is this a bad one, why does the term 'technical recession' keep being bandied about and do these backward-looking figures mask things already getting better?
SHARE OF THE WEEK: Nvidia investors hoping for bumper results
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2024 6:58 AM
The bar has been set high
after chief executive Jensen Huang said the group expects to post sales of £16billion for the
final three months of 2023.
Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou urges EasyJet to opt for dual market listing
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2024 6:40 AM
Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou said that a New York listing could boost its value and bring it closer in size to rival Ryanair.
JEFF PRESTRIDGE: DWP's PIP assessment 'barbarity' is unfair on those who have suffered enough
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2024 2:34 AM
People should not have to go through personal independence payment hell. They've already had a lifetime's worth.
Donald Trump launches own-brand shoes after $355m fraud fine
bbc.co.uk - 17 February 2024 10:39 PM
The ex-president promoted gold-coloured shoes priced at $399 at a sneaker convention in Philadelphia.
Time to revalue your jewellery? Gold price leaves owners at risk of losing a small fortune
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2024 12:41 AM
The value of engagement rings, watches and gold chains will all have increased in value over the past 10 years, with the value of some pieces having risen by thousands of pounds.
Post Office scandal: £10k payout 'cruel', says bankrupt victim
bbc.co.uk - 16 February 2024 2:32 PM
"I now have no career, no money, no pension, no nothing... they took that all away," says Tony Downey.
Tata Steel workers to vote on strikes amid job peril
bbc.co.uk - 16 February 2024 10:47 AM
Unions say they are "prepared to fight" in response to job losses at Tata Steel sites.
Annuity sales jump to the highest level in years as savers are tempted by deals worth 7%-plus
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 February 2024 8:57 AM
Industry body the Association of British Insurers says sales were £1.5 billion in the last quarter of the year, after a strong third quarter when sales were £1.4 billion.
How Impax Environmental Markets invests for profit and to improve the planet: INVESTING SHOW
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 February 2024 8:15 AM
Jon Forster, of Impax Environmental Markets, discusses backing companies that can deliver future profits and be beneficial for the world we live in.