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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...
Concerns over trusting dishonest relatives with their money are stopping one in three middle-aged people from making financial arrangements for their later years. Giving someone power of attorney is the recognised way of appointing a trusted person to manage someone’s finances once they can no longer do so themselves. But 79%...
Everyone can make excuses about why they do not have enough to fund a comfortable retirement, but we all know the most likely reason is we have decided not to choose to save. Lifestyle choices, illness and other events can all play a part, but most workers can afford to...
The FBI is calling on cryptocurrency investors who lost billions of dollars in an initial coin offering scam to come forward. The Feds are investigating defunct cryptocurrency Bitconnect, which collapsed a year ago after the British government and two US states filed orders against the founders . Bitconnect was running an...
The average salary for expats working in the Gulf States has gone down - but it doesn’t mean they are being paid less. The salary survey for 2018 carried out has undergone some counting changes that has seen the amount reduce because the index has added several tiers of lower...
Brexit is having a disastrous impact on plans for closer integration in Europe, says European Council president Donald Tusk. He claims his time is now spent on patching up a disintegrating Europe rather than promoting closer ties between the EU nations. “I believe Brexit is one of the saddest moments in...
Married couples may swear until death do us part, but they secretly hide savings and debts from each other. One in five partners confess that their partners do not know how much they earn. While squirrelling away cash and keeping quiet about their debts, these partners not only display a lack...
House price rises are slowing down across the world, according to property experts. Prices in almost nine out of 10 countries tracked by international property consultants Knight Frank returned increasing values – but the rate was around half that of the previous three months. At the top of the 56-country table,...