Babies born now will cost their parents nearly £230,000 until their 21st birthday (Picture: David Nevala/Getty Images) Raising a child until the age of 21 will cost you around £230,000, new figures show. In their annual Cost of a Child survey, LV= found that raising a child now costs 63 percent more than it did […]
This week I’ll join some 2,500 other delegates at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where business and political leaders along with leaders from civil society, international organisations, religion, media and the arts will discuss our new global context. They will cover a gamut of issues from climate change to disease epidemics, from technology to […]
George Osborne’s struggle to sort out the public finances has become even harder as new figures show that both borrowing and debt is still rising. Despite the chancellor’s promised to “deal with our debts” in 2010, the Office for National Statistics has confirmed that the size of the national debt has risen by £86.3 billion […]
Page 3 – dead or alive? Hundreds of column inches and hours of airtime have been made to look rather foolish this morning by Nicole, 22, from Bournemouth and her cheeky wink. Today’s caption is a belter, entitled Clarifications and Corrections: “Further to recent reports in all other media outlets, we would like to clarify […]
UKIP’s student support base has doubled since the last election, while the LibDems saw a drop of more than 18%, a survey on youth voting preferences revealed. Labour is the favourite with 23.7% intending to vote for the party in the 2015 election, closely followed by the Greens at 20.3% – whose supporters also doubled […]
TWO men are expected to appear in court today in connection with a £500,000 robbery on the daughter-in-law of Stagecoach tycoon Ann Gloag.
INTEREST rates will stay at record low levels for two years, experts said yesterday.
Derek Greenhalgh, 66, said he was left ‘completely humiliated’ and feeling depressed after he was approached by a manager in his local Asda store in Blackpool and accused of shoplifting.
More than 700,000 posts are on offer, 127,000 more than a year ago. David Cameron said the drop in unemployment figures represented stories of those ‘finding self-respect and purpose in life’.