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Charity Jumps For Joy Over Skydive Fundraisers

If you have nerves of steel and are ready to jump out of a plane to raise money for a good cause, then a charity wants to hear from you. Christian Aid Ireland wants 30 volunteers to sky dive from...

White House Backs To The Wall Over Federal Shut Down

It’s week five of the US government showdown and no end looks in sight as both sides are entrenched in their positions. The row is over funding for the notorious Wall along the US/Mexican border. US President Donald Trump wants $5...

A Country With An Economy Flushed Down The Toilet

The cost of living is a worry for expats wherever they live but the wheelbarrows of cash needed to buy the basics in Venezuela are mind-boggling. The government is trying to cope by printing new bank notes that devalue the...

How Long Do Little Things Take To Drive You Mad?

Growing old may come with a lot of health and mobility disadvantages - but the one big gain is gaining more patience. More than one in four over 65s say they are very patient when faced with irritation, compared to...

Match Fixing Is Rife In Tennis, Alleges Corruption Report

Professional tennis is overwhelmed by corruption based on the game’s close relationship with gambling firms, alleges a new report. The problem stems from too many professional players at a low level trying to make a name in the game. Huge prizes...

Tesla CEO Seals Record-Breaking Pay Deal of £40 billion

Tesla car maker founder Elon Musk will become the world’s richest man if he can drive the company on to a $650 billion business in just 10 years. The CEO and founder of electric car company Tesla will become the...

Cash-Strapped Workers Suffer Pension Envy

Savers waiting to give up work are green with pension envy over the money their friends and family get in retirement. More than half of those still working believe they will end up worse off than their colleagues who have...

Decade Of Rock Bottom Rates Leave Savers In The Red

Savers with cash in the bank have seen their nest-egg ravaged by inflation and interest rates over the past 10 years. Anyone with money stashed in a bank is in the red, according to a new study. Financial wizards at online...

Soccer Star Tevez Earns £1 A Second In China

Greedy soccer players are putting such a high value on their talents that fans are paying sky high prices to watch them. Players and agents grabbed £1 billion in wages and fees from the English Premier League last season, while...

Year Of Upsets Influences How People Manage Money

Brexit, Donald Trump, Russian aggression and civil strife in the Middle East have all influenced the way people are managing their money. Some of the extraordinary changes around the world have led to people putting off important financial decisions while...
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Trump And Teenager Go Toe To Toe Over Climate Change Spat

A David and Goliath battle between US President Donald Trump and teenage climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg has broken...
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Pineapples Are The Best Way To Keep Snorers Quiet

The best remedy to stop your partner snoring and keeping you awake is a pineapple, say scientists. But the solution is not to ram the...

Millions Face Losing WhatsApp Messaging In Big Switch Off

Millions of users of the social media network WhatsApp face a crunch time within a few days as the app will go offline for...

What You Need To Know About The Deadly Coronavirus

The outbreak of  deadly coronavirus in China has led to the death of nine people and left hundreds more infected. The virus is centred on...

New App Will Stop Forgotten Signups Taking Your Money

How many times have you signed up for a trial subscription service and forgotten to cancel the payment? Everyone is guilty, but now a new...