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Flash, secretive and moveable: Why Russian oligarchs just love a mega-yacht

Sunday  12:00,   17 april 2022

Why no amount of boat is enough for a Russian billionaire - and why the West is hunting them.Not that long ago, a week in the life of a Russian billionaire might have involved flitting between a lavish Moscow dacha, a sprawling Belgravia mansion and >>>

What happened to Titanic's most famous passengers

Sunday  09:25,   17 april 2022

From America's richest man to one of the world's first film stars, discover the stories of the super-rich who sailed onboard the... >>>

Death notices and funeral announcements from the Huddersfield Examiner this week

Sunday  09:25,   17 april 2022

Here are all the notices that appeared in the Examiner this week. Elsie Boldy All we have are memories & your picture in a frame, your resting place we visit and put flowers by your name, but no one knows the heartache as we turn & leave you there.... >>>

‘Keep your wallet in your pocket!' How to spot a fraudster and avoid being scammed

Sunday  07:05,   17 april 2022

EXPERTS are sharing how the Britons can spot fraudsters and avoid being scammed going forward.The author of the best-selling book Restitution and How to Obtain It addressed how fraud has replaced burglaries as the primary method of theft by... >>>

New laws targeting fake news to make UK 'safest place to surf the net'

Sunday  04:45,   17 april 2022

New safety laws to crack down on fake news on the internet will leave no hiding place for online criminals, Ministers said last night (pictured: Digital Secretary Nadine Dorries).They sought to calm fears about the proposed rules by insisting they... >>>

David Frost hailedas the man to hold key Red Wall seat in by-election

Sunday  04:40,   17 april 2022

Tory MP Kevin Hollinrake led calls for Frost to give up peerage and stand in the Wakefield by-election, seen as a test of whether Tories can hold on to so-called Red Wall seats won from Labour in 2019. Last night, Mr Hollinrake said it would be... >>>

NIK SIMON'S GAIN LINE: Newcastle tell Easter he can leave

Sunday  04:40,   17 april 2022

Wales women's progression since they handed 12 players professional contracts at the start of the year is set to be hit by the departure of head coach Ioan Cunningham.He is next in line to follow full-back Mike Brown, scrum-half Louis Schreuder... >>>

Heathrow: 'Stressed' British Airways flyers lose £1k after being denied boarding on flight to see son for first time in 2 years

Sunday  02:25,   17 april 2022

They were travelling to see their son for the first time in two years. They were told at first that the plane would wait for them after they were delayed, but that was not the case in the end, they say The couple, from Oldham, arrived late at the... >>>

Above-average temperatures forecast for Easter Sunday with conditions 'bright and dry'

Sunday  02:25,   17 april 2022

The UK is set to bask in warmer than usual weather this Easter Sunday as the high temperatures across the country continue. © PA People enjoy the good weather at Bournemouth beach in Dorset on Saturday Forecasters have said temperatures could reach... >>>

They're meant to stop fraud, but online payment checks are frustrating

Sunday  02:20,   17 april 2022

So-called 'strong customer authentication' rules mean anyone buying an item over the internet may need to verify a transaction with their bank.So-called 'strong customer authentication' (SCA) rules, just rolled out, mean that anyone who buys >>>

MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Grow richer as UK gets older with Impact Healthcare

Sunday  02:20,   17 april 2022

Bosses Andrew Cowley and Mahesh Patel strive to make Impact's homes warm and welcoming. At £1.24, the stock is a long-term buy.Many of them will be able to live happily and healthily at home. Some 15 per cent, however, will need to be looked... >>>

JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Chancellor must stop stalling over access to cash

Sunday  02:20,   17 april 2022

Choice in payment methods should be a financial right. We should not allow the banks to railroad us into a cashless society. Woeful train service reminds me of FCA Why do we always have to suffer on bank holidays as some mainline train stations... >>>

MIDAS SHARE TIPS UPDATE: Stream of dividends at BBGI

Sunday  02:20,   17 april 2022

Midas recommended BBGI when the shares were £1.66. They have risen nearly 5 per cent. At £1.73, newcomers could buy a few shares.BBGI Global Infrastructure neatly fits the bill. The company invests in essential infrastructure, such as roads,... >>>

Serena Williams pumps more than $1m into British sports venture

Sunday  02:20,   17 april 2022

OpenSponsorship, founded by Manchester-born entrepreneur Ishveen Jolly, is a site that connects athletes with sponsor brands. The website, which first launched in the US, will use the funds to enter the UK market. Former Team GB swimmer Charlie... >>>

EDINBURGH INVESTMENT TRUST: Flexibility is key

Sunday  02:15,   17 april 2022

The £1billion trust, listed on the London Stock Exchange, is invested in 52 stocks, mostly UK. The big holdings are familiar names – the likes of Shell, HSBC and NatWest. 'My goal,' says Uphaugh, 'is to establish this fund as a core holding... >>>