More help for first-time buyers

First-time buyers struggling to raise a deposit have received a boost with the announcement of a new scheme to help them get on to the property ladder. The Government has earmarked £250 million from the Bank Levy to help around 10,000 households with incomes of up to £60,000 buy a new-build property. Under the FirstBuy initiative, buyers must save More...

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By Staff Reporter On Sunday, March 27th, 2011
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Punters dreaming of £117m jackpot

Amanda Holden helps to promote the 117m pound EuroMillions jackpot   The National Lottery was set for a last-minute ticket-buying frenzy before the potentially record-breaking £117 million EuroMillions draw. If More...

By Staff Reporter On Saturday, March 26th, 2011
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Bank issues 5% inflation warning

Inflation is at significant risk of pushing past 5% in the coming months, policymakers at the Bank of England have warned as surging oil prices triggered by violence in north Africa add pressure to the cost of More...

By Neha Sharma On Saturday, March 26th, 2011
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Cameron challenged over NHS pledge

Prime Minister David Cameron has been accused of breaking the coalition's pledge to increase NHS funding (AP) Prime Minister David Cameron has been accused of breaking the coalition’s pledge to increase funding More...

By Staff Reporter On Saturday, March 26th, 2011
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Tesco limits Asda price check deal

Supermarket giant Tesco has backtracked on an offer to reimburse shoppers who can buy products cheaper at Asda after hundreds of people claimed refunds. Tesco had promised to pay customers twice the difference More...