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Managing stress will go a long way towards helping you live longer, according to new research. Stress is directly linked to changes in your personality and fuels the likelihood you will take part in a self-destructive spiral, says the study the Future of Aging for financial firm Axa by Dr...
It’s time to take stick of Brexit with just about 10 days to go before Britain departs from the European Union. Will the country slide out of the EU on March 29 without a deal? Unlikely. The smart money is on the EU agreeing an extension on Article 50 to allow...
Buying a bargain because the cost is cheaper than buying new has proved a false economy for thousands of shoppers. One in three consumers regret not shelling out a few extra pounds to buy new, according to a survey from Sainsbury’s Bank. Paying car and home insurance premiums monthly was another...
Countries with emerging economies are looking for a bigger say in international politics. They believe their economic clout should earn them more places on influential international bodies to reflect their new status. The call came from China's President Xi Jinping in an address to BRICS nations who feel as the engine...
What are your rights to a refund if an airline cancels your flight before you are due to go on the trip? Thousands of expats face this dilemma as budget airline Ryanair axes thousands of flights due to pilot rostering problems. The issue is not as rare as most expats other...
The quiet across Europe was deafening as British MPs voted to ask for a Brexit extension. Normally white hot social media accounts peddling European Union propaganda fell silent. The cut-throat antics at Westminster is shocking as MPs throw off the shackles of party political allegiance in a maelstrom of blood letting...
Blockchain is one of the most-used buzzwords of the modern internet, but as fintech providers adapt the technology to deliver new and secure online services, few understand completely how the blockchain works. Experts claim the impact of blockchain applications will be enormous, but years may pass before the full effect...
Brexit takes the lead in the latest market moves as the FTSE slumped on news that talks between Britain and the EU are deadlocked. Neither side can agree a deal that presents the withdrawal agreement in a way MPs feel they can support, bringing fears of a No Deal exit...
The Brexit countdown is ticking away despite the lack of action in Westminster - and with three weeks to go, a no deal split looks on the cards. MPs just cannot stop squabbling about how unacceptable the deal on the table is, but after two years still cannot settle on...
Pension trustee Roger Bessent boosted his own finances by treating other people’s retirement savings as his personal piggy bank, a court heard. Bessent siphoned nearly £300,000 from pensions he was running to fund his business and buy to let investments. He covered his tracks with false records alleging other trustees had...
Expats and visitors to Britain who are not entitled to free health care will have to pay upfront for their treatment. New rules aimed at stopping medical tourism will have to show identification proving they can have free care from hospitals, doctors, community health councils and NHS funded charities. If they...
Financial watchdogs are concerned that many firms offering binary options are scams and that the odds of winning are stacked against investors. As a result, the Financial Conduct Authority is stepping in to take over regulation of the market to crack down on the crooks and make trading fairer for...
Britain’s favourite expat destination has topped the world rankings as the world’s healthiest country. The Mediterranean sunshine hotspot of Spain toppled the previous winner Italy into second place in a study of 169 nations - rising six places to take the lead. Rounding out the top five were Iceland in third...
Only one in four expats have organised their financial affairs enough for their loved ones to easily take them over when they die. A new study from financial firm Royal London revealed the glaring problem – and highlighted that 10% of us believe out finances are too complicated for someone...
Landlords are accused of ignoring complaints from thousands of students live in horrid homes infested by rats. The shocking revelation comes from a report by the National Union of Students that asked more than 2,000 students about the condition of their rented homes. A massive 42% are living in homes with...