The cities where first-time buyers save deposits fastest – and two where it takes 25 YEARS

First-time buyers in Vaduz, Bern and Copenhagen can save up for a home the quickest, according to a new report – while those in Zagreb and Monaco could have to wait a whopping 25 years. The research by housebuilder Barratt Homes, which used statistics from the Numbeo global index, looked at how fast people could … Read more The cities where first-time buyers save deposits fastest – and two where it takes 25 YEARS

RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: Don’t clean your teeth – save the NHS… a look forward to Covid Britain in 2024

The date is March 1, 2024, and Britain is about to enter its fifth year of lockdown. Despite the entire population being vaccinated every six months and the death toll from Covid-19 falling to zero, scientists are still warning that it is too early to ease restrictions. At the Old Bailey, anti-lockdown campaigner Piers Corbyn … Read more RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: Don’t clean your teeth – save the NHS… a look forward to Covid Britain in 2024

How to become a property guardian and save on your rent

There is a nomadic lifestyle in Britain that sees around 10,000 people rent in unoccupied properties for a reduced rate.   Kevin Harris, 54, has saved hundreds each month by becoming a property guardian, although he accepts it is not for everyone. He has lived in seven different properties in the last seven years, including police … Read more How to become a property guardian and save on your rent

Julia Stiles and Sean Patrick Thomas reunite to celebrate 20-year anniversary of Save The Last Dance

Julia Stiles and Sean Patrick Thomas reunite to celebrate 20-year anniversary of Save The Last Dance By Paul Chavez For Dailymail.com Published: 02:02 GMT, 21 January 2021 | Updated: 02:02 GMT, 21 January 2021 Julia Stiles and Sean Patrick Thomas reunited virtually to mark the 20-year anniversary of Save The Last Dance. The 39-year-old actress … Read more Julia Stiles and Sean Patrick Thomas reunite to celebrate 20-year anniversary of Save The Last Dance

Private equity asset strippers must save Debenhams pensioners

Multi-millionaire private equity tycoons who masterminded a takeover which left Debenhams loaded with £1.2billion of debt are facing calls to bail out its stricken pensioners. The 243-year-old department store firm collapsed after a loss of £491.5million in 2018, buckling under the impact of online competition and a failure to invest in stores and products. Although … Read more Private equity asset strippers must save Debenhams pensioners

How to save your house sale from the stamp duty cliff edge

The stamp duty holiday’s days are numbered. Chancellor Rishi Sunak is said to have ruled out an extension to the tax break that ignited the housing market in the pandemic and saved buyers more than £3 billion. And as the clock now ticks towards the deadline on March 31, movers are being urged to put … Read more How to save your house sale from the stamp duty cliff edge

Average first-time buyer must save more than a YEAR’S salary for a deposit on a home

The average first-time buyer must save more than a year’s salary to put down a deposit on a house, according to new data. A 20 per cent deposit on a home now equates to 104 per cent of annual pre-tax income of the average worker, Nationwide Building Society says. This figure, which applies to the … Read more Average first-time buyer must save more than a YEAR’S salary for a deposit on a home

Bowel cancer test for £4 could save thousands of lives by spotting early signs of the disease

The £4 bowel cancer breakthrough: Cheap test could save thousands of lives by spotting early signs of the disease, researchers say The £4 test is already sent out to people aged over 60 every two years Scientists say it also works for over-50s who have early signs of the disease Researchers examined 3,890 patients and picked … Read more Bowel cancer test for £4 could save thousands of lives by spotting early signs of the disease

The tiny balloon that could help save a man’s love life

A tiny balloon that clears blocked blood vessels could banish impotence. The deflated silicone balloon, no bigger than a grain of rice, is placed on the end of a hollow plastic tube and inserted through the skin into the lower abdomen. It is then fed into the pudendal artery, which supplies the genitals with blood. Blockages … Read more The tiny balloon that could help save a man’s love life

Botanists are creating a ‘family tree’ to save the putrid-smelling corpse flower from extinction

Even though it smells like rotting flesh, the so-called ‘Corpse Flower’ is a huge draw at botanical gardens all over the world. In addition to its shockingly putrid scent, it can grow over ten feet tall and only blooms every few years—and even then just for a few days. But the flower, which originates in … Read more Botanists are creating a ‘family tree’ to save the putrid-smelling corpse flower from extinction