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Young Drivers Hit With £4,000 Average Car Insurance Cost

This is the first time since the Confused.com/Towers Watson Car Insurance Price Index began in 2006 that average annual car insurance costs for young men have exceeded £4,000. Bizarrely, young male drivers in … Continue reading “Young Drivers Hit With £4,000 Average Car Insurance Cost”


Britains got talent benefit fraud

THE mother of a Britain’s Got Talent finalist has been exposed as a benefits cheat after receiving more then GBP20,000 in social security she was not entitled to. Mandy Davis, mother of dance … Continue reading “Britains got talent benefit fraud”


Teen girl diet could cost NHS millions

Teenage eating habits are poor, with teenage girls worse, risking long-term effects on their health according to new Department of Health data published today. The National Diet and Nutrition Survey, which was led … Continue reading “Teen girl diet could cost NHS millions”


Government to suspend general budget support to Malawi

Malawi will no longer receive general budget support from the UK Government, Andrew Mitchell announced today. The International Development Secretary took the decision after the Government of Malawi repeatedly failed to address UK … Continue reading “Government to suspend general budget support to Malawi”


One In Three Brits Stressed Over Costs Of Hospitalisation

One in three people feel stressed about the extra expense they or their family will incur whilst in hospital with half of this group fearing their stress levels could hinder recovery. These are … Continue reading “One In Three Brits Stressed Over Costs Of Hospitalisation”


Temporary migrants will no longer be able apply for settlement

The government is implementing reforms to the immigration system which will reduce immigration to sustainable levels. Today’s announcement is the next step in this process. Launching a public consultation on reforms to the … Continue reading “Temporary migrants will no longer be able apply for settlement”


£2 million VAT fraud brothers jailed

Two brothers, who stole more than £1.6m through tax fraud and by stealing from their employees to finance their luxury lifestyles, have been jailed at Croydon Crown Court today for six years, following … Continue reading “£2 million VAT fraud brothers jailed”


Sainsbury’s Help Farmers Go Green At The Bath And West Agricultural Show

Sainsbury’s has outlined a major initiative at the Bath and West show to help farmers go green, prevent tonnes of carbon from being wasted while also saving thousands of pounds in fuel and … Continue reading “Sainsbury’s Help Farmers Go Green At The Bath And West Agricultural Show”


World less peaceful for third year running

2011 Global Peace Index World Less Peaceful for Third Straight Year; Arab Spring Heralds Biggest Ever Change in Rankings – Libya Tumbles 83 Spots in Rankings, Largest Ever Fall in GPI History – … Continue reading “World less peaceful for third year running”


Young drivers priced out of cars… and on to bikes

Young drivers are being increasingly priced off the roads as rising fuel and insurance costs put car ownership out of reach for many teenagers. New figures from the Driving Standards Agency show that … Continue reading “Young drivers priced out of cars… and on to bikes”


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