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Are 40% overdraft rates set to become the norm? First Direct follows sister bank HSBC

Are 40% overdraft rates set to become the norm? First Direct follows sister bank HSBC

18 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

HSBC offshoot First Direct has followed its parent in announcing it will more than double overdraft rates from next year, becoming the latest to confirm it will slap a nearly...
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Carnival cruises launches £4.8bn cash call

Carnival cruises launches £4.8bn cash call

44 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

The company announced it would raise £1bn from a public share sale, and by borrowing an additional £3.8bn on the bond markets. The money will be used for day-to-day spending.
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Authors fume as online library “lends” unlimited free books

Authors fume as online library “lends” unlimited free books

56 minutes ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Sign in front of Middle Country public Library in Centereach, New York, on March 26, 2020. (credit: Thomas A. Ferrara/Newsday RM via Getty Images ) For almost a...
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The banks that heeded our call to halt overdraft charges

The banks that heeded our call to halt overdraft charges

1 hour ago   |   Daily Mail

With the cost of borrowing at a record low, we asked banks and building societies to postpone planned fee hikes and instead waive charges altogether for those forced to go into...
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Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian are in 'a world of hurt' right now, but the pain won't last. Analysts reveal when demand could come back and which companies could come out on top

Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian are in 'a world of hurt' right now, but the pain won't last. Analysts reveal when demand could come back and which companies could come out on top

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The coronavirus has brought the cruise industry to a standstill and has already wallopped stock prices. Analysts explained how these companies recovered from previous pandemics...
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Barclays offers triple overtime pay for staff on coronavirus frontline

6 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Boost for thousands working in call centres and branches to implement state aid for businesses and borrowers Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage...
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The horror films got it wrong. This virus has turned us all into caring neighbours | George Monbiot

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Across the world, the first response to Covid-19 has been grassroots community action. Governments should take note Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus...
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Borrowers taking agreed ‘payment holidays' will have credit scores protected

10 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Borrowers agreeing temporary “payment holidays” with lenders due to the financial impact of coronavirus will have their credit scores protected, the UK's three major credit...
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Footballers' Wives: Here's What Happened To The Cast After The Final Whistle Blew

Footballers' Wives: Here's What Happened To The Cast After The Final Whistle Blew

11 hours ago   |   Huffington Post

With many people calling for old series to be repeated to help fill the TV schedules during the coronavirus pandemic, one show that keeps coming up again and again is...
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The Spin | The top cricketing reads for a long and yawning summer

12 hours ago   |   The Guardian

With precious little, if any, cricket to look forward to, this could be just the time to catch up on some essential reading There are only 12 days left till the non-start of...
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Boy, 13, ‘youngest person to die from coronavirus in UK'

Boy, 13, ‘youngest person to die from coronavirus in UK'

A 13-year-old schoolboy from London has reportedly become the UK's youngest person to die after testing positive for Covid-19. Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab, from Brixton, is said... Read more ...

The One Show's Alex Jones holds back tears as she bids farewell to Matt Baker

The One Show's Alex Jones holds back tears as she bids farewell to Matt Baker

Alex teared up as she said goodbye Tonight's The One Show had Matt Baker appear for the final time, leaving Alex Jones and viewers emotional. Alex was the only one hosting the... Read more ...

Virgil van Dijk gives Celtic 'special mention' as Liverpool man does Q&A session

Virgil van Dijk gives Celtic 'special mention' as Liverpool man does Q&A session

The Dutchman was asked to name the best player he played with in Scotland and gave a surprising answer. Read more ...

Premier League CHAOS: Clubs hold back from slashing wages in fear of star...

Premier League CHAOS: Clubs hold back from slashing wages in fear of star players leaving

EXCLUSIVE BY MATT HUGHES: Premier League clubs are holding back from asking first-team players to accept wage cuts or deferrals for fear of sparking a transfer frenzy by... Read more ...

Pregnant prisoners to be released 'in days' as 65 UK inmates have coronavirus

Pregnant prisoners to be released 'in days' as 65 UK inmates have coronavirus

The Ministry of Justice has decided to allow dozens of inmates either pregnant or in mother and baby units to be released from jail as more prisoners contract the coronavirus Read more ...

Coronavirus cases 'plateau' in UK as ventilators near production

Coronavirus cases 'plateau' in UK as ventilators near production

The first batch of British-made ventilators to treat coronavirus patients will be rolled out to the NHS next week, Michael Gove has said. Read more ...

Man United reignite interest in defender who earns £210,000-a-week

Man United reignite interest in defender who earns £210,000-a-week

According to ESPN , Manchester United are willing to reignite their interest in Juventus centre-back Matthijs de Ligt if the Turin outfit welcome offers for the star this... Read more ...

Vogue Williams and Spencer Matthews' E4 reality show is 'AXED due to...

Vogue Williams and Spencer Matthews' E4 reality show is 'AXED due to plummeting ratings'

Vogue Williams and Spencer Matthews' E4 reality show documenting their lives has been axed, it has been reported. Read more ...

England cricket star Jos Buttler auctions World Cup final shirt to raise...

England cricket star Jos Buttler auctions World Cup final shirt to raise money for London hospitals

Buttler was the man who broke the stumps during the decisive super-over victory against New Zealand at Lord's, the act which ultimately secured England's unforgettable first... Read more ...

Matt Baker reveals exciting plans following The One Show departure

Matt Baker reveals exciting plans following The One Show departure

Matt Baker bid his final farewell to The One Show on Tuesday evening in an emotional... Read more ...