Why You Should Move Country If You Want To Buy A House

Nicknamed ‘generation rent’, it is now harder than ever for young first-time buyers to get a foot on the property ladder. The current average age of a first-time buyer in Britain is 30 to 33 years, a whopping five years older than what it was 20 years ago. Renting is not a super appealing option either. Those wanting to reap ...

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Manchester racist tram attack: Aaron Cauchi given suspended jail term

A man who admitted racially abusing a US Army veteran on a tram and abusing two other men has been given a suspended prison sentence. When Juan Jasso challenged the trio’s use of foul language, he was verbally attacked and had beer thrown at him. The incident on 28 June was filmed. Aaron Cauchi, 19, of Little Hulton, Salford was ...

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Eric Cantona fans demand Bournemouth event refunds

Angry fans have demanded ticket refunds after branding an event featuring Eric Cantona a “disgrace”. Ticket-holders complained the French sports star appeared for only 45 minutes, halfway through the show at Bournemouth International Centre. Punters praised the footballer, but said they first had to sit through an unadvertised auction and a warm-up act some deemed offensive. Organisers A1 Sporting Speakers ...

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Man, 73, held over 'offensive messages' to MPs

A man is being questioned over allegations of offensive messages sent on social media to two MPs. The 73-year-old was arrested in West Sussex following claims made by the victims on 13 and 20 July. The Met said a joint inquiry was launched by its Counter Terrorism Command and the Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Command. However, the alleged offences are ...

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Owners told not to use dangerous tumble dryers after all

Millions of owners of potentially lethal tumble dryers have been warned not to use them, while they await repair. Tumble dryers sold under the Hotpoint, Creda and Indesit brands have been behind a series of fires. Their owner Whirlpool had previously said they were all right to use, providing someone was in attendance. But following advice from Trading Standards, the ...

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Sadio Mane and his Liverpool team-mates feeling energised by mid-season break ahead of Leicester trip

Sadio Mane believes Liverpool will return to Premier League action energised after their mid-season training camp in La Manga. Jürgen Klopp’s side travel to relegation-threatened champions Leicester City on Monday, by which time they will not have taken to the pitch in more than a fortnight. With no cup or European commitments to worry about, Liverpool spent a total of ...

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Louis Theroux to tackle 'Donald Trump phenomenon' in new BBC series

Following the release of My Scientology Movie, Louis Theroux has continued to create fascinating documentaries for the BBC, including Drinking to Oblivion, A Different Brain, and Saville. In an upcoming three-part series, the famed journalist will take an in-depth look at the Donald Trump “phenomenon” and the current “wave of popularism”. “It feels like a whole cultural, almost sea change ...

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Donald Trump's administration kills funding for California's clean energy electric rail project

The Trump administration  struck a major blow to the San Francisco Bay Area after scrapping a $647m plan to electrify the region’s largest commuter rail system.  Late last week, the Federal Transit Administration – overseen by Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao – halted the federal grant needed for the Caltrain electrification project.  Electrifying Caltrain – the seventh largest commuter rail system ...

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Anne Frank Center accuses Donald Trump of anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial

The Anne Frank Center has hit back at Donald Trump in an ongoing row over anti-Semitism, accusing the US President of being a Holocaust denier.  Steven Goldstein, the civil rights organisation’s Executive Director, said the Republican “quacks, walks and talks like an anti-Semite. That makes him an anti-Semite”.  It came after a speech by Mr Trump on the topic of ...

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Brexit latest: Leaving the customs union will inevitably mean expensive border queues for firms warn trade experts

Theresa May’s hard Brexit will almost certainly mean British firms will face expensive queues at customs borders, trade experts have warned. In her speech at Lancaster House last month the Prime Minister confirmed that the UK would leave the EU customs union, saying this was unavoidable if the UK was to strike its own new trade agreements with the rest of ...

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