Roddy Doyle, author of "The Commitments", has signed a deal to work with Roy Keane on the controversial ex-footballer’s latest autobiography.
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Saturday 06 September 2008
Sunday 24 August 2008
In 1909, when the American owners of Woolworths opened their first British store in Liverpool, the local newspaper, The Liverpool Courier, reported long queues outside, with shelves stripped bare of their goods before the first day of trading.
Thursday 31 July 2008
HSBC will today become the latest in a series of large mortgage lenders to trim the cost of its home loans, reducing its interest rates by up to 0.31 percentage points. In addition to cutting the cost of its fixed-rate deals – its two-year product will fall from 6.74 per cent to 6.43 per cent a year – HSBC said it would also reduce some of the fees it charges for the loans.
Thursday 17 July 2008
Wednesday 11 June 2008
'I bought my first flat in 2006 and took out a two-year fix for 5.9 per cent, as it was a near-100 per cent loan with Northern Rock. I need to remortgage and have barely any equity in my property; my loan-to-value is still 97 per cent. Where am I going to get a mortgage? Do I have any choice other than to go on to Northern Rock's SVR?' HR, Newcastle
Tuesday 15 April 2008
Gordon Brown sought yesterday to convince voters he is not out of touch and that he understands their anxiety about the gathering economic gloom.
Friday 11 April 2008
Wednesday 09 April 2008
I'm a first-time buyer with savings of £11,500, but I'd need a much bigger deposit at the moment to get a decent mortgage rate. I'm tempted to take out a personal loan for £9,000, so that I can get a better mortgage deal. Is that a good idea?
Tuesday 08 April 2008
House prices fell during March at their fastest rate since the 1990s' house price crash as the credit crunch continued to take its toll on the market, figures showed today.
Thursday 03 April 2008
First-time buyers are being forced to work even harder to find a lender who will help them take their first step on the property ladder, after another handful of major banks pulled their most competitive mortgages from the market this week.
Sunday 16 March 2008
Thursday 21 February 2008
Britain's largest lenders have begun to withdraw from the 100 per cent mortgage market, raising their prices and increasingly refusing to lend any more than 90 per cent of a property's value.
Thursday 01 March 2007
It's never good news when the earth moves in San Francisco. Yesterday several hundred startled, bemused but apparently unharmed residents and business-owners gazed at a large gash of exposed earth where a chunk of Telegraph Hill, in the heart of the city, used to be.
Tuesday 23 May 2006
The airport operator, BAA, confirmed yesterday it will hand back cash to shareholders if the hostile bid from Ferrovial of Spain fails, but disappointed the market by saying the amount involved would be only £750m.
Monday 21 November 2005
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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