Criminals target holidaymakers via online scams

Banks have issued a warning to consumers over holiday scams involving fake listings, airline refund offers and travel deals, as criminals capitalise on...

Inheritance Tax UK: How savers can legally reduce their IHT bill

Inheritance tax currently stands at 40 percent of the value of an estate above a particular threshold. It usually stands at £325,000, although this...

Marco Rubio bill would give stimulus checks to American families with non-citizens

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.Michael Brochstein | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty ImagesThe coronavirus stimulus checks have provided a financial boost to millions...

Uncle Sam is paying 5% interest on your late tax refund. And yes, it's...

Forget high-interest savings accounts. The IRS is crediting up to 5% interest on late tax refunds.The government agency announced it would grant interest...

The Jenrick-Desmond row lays bare the rotten heart of the UK planning system |...

The law was broken. There is no argument. At a dinner, a planning minister, Robert Jenrick, sat next to a developer who attempted...

'I've been so unapologetic, people had no choice but to work with me': first...

"It's been a whirlwind, to say the least," says Rosemary Ketchum.Ketchum, 26, became the first openly transgender elected official in West Virginia when she won...

Here's how to take online colleges courses without paying a cent

Summertime can be about more than just sun and fun. It can also be a time to improve your knowledge.And it doesn't have...

'Worst deal in history': Viagogo and StubHub merger faces investigation

A $4bn (£3.22bn) takeover that has been dubbed the worst deal in history just got that little bit worse.Ticket resale company Viagogo completed...

Forget cards – kids prefer cash in hand | Brief letters

You paint a gloomy picture of Hartlepool (Britain beyond lockdown: can we level up?, 23 June). But there are many reasons to visit:...

Litigation financing may tempt investors with high returns. What to know before buying in

Audtakorn Sutarmjam / EyeEmFor some investors, getting a piece of a legal settlement can happen without ever being part of a lawsuit.It comes...