Banks will soon start charging nearly 40% for overdrafts again

The city regulator today effectively gave the green light to banks to reintroduce overdraft rates of nearly 40 per cent within weeks, despite the coronavirus pandemic potentially leaving millions struggling financially. The Financial Conduct Authority announced it would not launch an investigation into overdraft changes announced by banks, nor would it require lenders to continue … Read more Banks will soon start charging nearly 40% for overdrafts again

NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Robert Behnken start 7-hour spacewalk

NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Robert Behnken begin seven-hour spacewalk to replace ageing batteries on the International Space Station The spacewalk is the latest in a series of mission to replace ageing batteries Cassidy and Behnken will swap out nickel-hydrogen batteries for lithium-ion It is the 229th spacewalk from the ISS and the eighths walk … Read more NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Robert Behnken start 7-hour spacewalk

Workers will see their health start to fail at 59 – long before they reach pension age

Workers’ health starts to fail at the age of 59 as a study reveals the nation’s divide with those in the Northeast more likely to fall ill before retirement age Employees at 50 can expect to only see an average of nine more in-shape years However, the pension age is currently 65 and will rise … Read more Workers will see their health start to fail at 59 – long before they reach pension age

Easy-access deals down 0.35% since start of year

Rates see worst cuts in a decade: Easy-access deals down 0.35% and fixed Isas down 0.56% since start of year By Money Mail Reporter For The Daily Mail Published: 22:00 BST, 30 June 2020 | Updated: 22:00 BST, 30 June 2020 Easy-access rates have plummeted by 0.35 per cent since the start of the year … Read more Easy-access deals down 0.35% since start of year

Liz Jones’s Diary: In which I make a fresh start 

In the bin go David’s gluten-free flours, Gaviscon and tea bags The tweet that has most resonated with me during lockdown has been the following: ‘You know how you used to begin an email with, “Hi!”, and now it is Colin Firth as Mr Darcy, saying, “I trust you and your family are well.”’ Well, … Read more Liz Jones’s Diary: In which I make a fresh start 

Lauren Bushnell gushes over her husband Chris Lane as she shares they are praying to start a family

The Bachelor’s Lauren Bushnell gushes over her husband Chris Lane and says they are praying to start a family: ‘I cannot imagine living without you’ By Kellie Chudzinski For Dailymail.com Published: 22:26 BST, 24 June 2020 | Updated: 22:26 BST, 24 June 2020 They married last October after just over a year together.  And Lauren … Read more Lauren Bushnell gushes over her husband Chris Lane as she shares they are praying to start a family

The small businesses taking advantage of Covid to start selling online

Across the country, many small businesses have had to adapt to survive and ride out the coronavirus pandemic. Top of the agenda for most has been gravitating to selling items online and getting them delivered to doorsteps.  While this sounds easy in theory, it brings all sorts of challenges. Professional websites to be built, photography … Read more The small businesses taking advantage of Covid to start selling online

Second coronavirus vaccine in Britain to start human trials WEDNESDAY and doses could cost just £3

The second coronavirus vaccine made in Britain is on track to start human trials as soon as Wednesday, and could cost just £3 per person if it’s proven to work.  Imperial College London scientists expect approval for the first phase of human trials – which will check if their vaccine is safe – to come … Read more Second coronavirus vaccine in Britain to start human trials WEDNESDAY and doses could cost just £3

Little Women nears $100 million at the international box office as theaters overseas start opening

With movie theaters around the world slowly starting to re-open, one of last year’s critically-acclaimed hits is about to pass a new box office milestone. Little Women, the adaptation of Louisa May-Alcott’s beloved novel, is getting close to the $100 million milestone at the international box office. The film, written and directed by Greta Gerwig, … Read more Little Women nears $100 million at the international box office as theaters overseas start opening

Brazilian gravediggers start digging up the dead as it becomes second-worst Covid-19 toll

Workers in Sao Paulo, Brazil, have started digging up the bodies of the dead to make room for Covid-19 victims as the country’s death toll from the virus nears 42,000. The South American nation has now overtaken the UK to hold the second-highest number of deaths in the world behind the United States.  Sao Paulo’s … Read more Brazilian gravediggers start digging up the dead as it becomes second-worst Covid-19 toll