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Hundreds of guests descend on Big Sur for the Silicon Valley wedding of the year – where the flowers alone will cost $1m

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One million people have remortgaged their property once since 2005

End Violence Against Women is highly critical of the lack of action by the Department for Education in taking steps to curb abuse through schools

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Sex education lessons should be compulsory in secondary schools and address the issue of sexual consent, the vast majority of parents believe.

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A few days ago, Google bought a slice of a business called Lending Club in a deal which valued the whole at $1.6bn (£1bn). Not bad for a company barely five years old.

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US government orders Cody Wilson and Defense Distributed to remove blueprint for 3D-printed handgun from the web

Last week Wilson printed and fired the "Liberator" handgun

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Last August the Government's Funding for Lending scheme (FLS) was launched to bring down the cost of borrowing via mortgages and loans to help individuals and businesses. Nine months on, mortgage rates have fallen sharply as planned, but the side-effects have proved a nightmare for savers who have seen interest rates plummet.

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A new way to pay: Using peer-to-peer lending to fund postgraduate study

It's never been harder for students to pay for postgraduate degrees. Fees are rocketing up while funding dries up, even while Masters degrees are becoming more important professional tools than ever. So what's to be done?

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Lord of the Ring: Napster founder, Sean Parker, ‘planning $10m fantasy-themed wedding’

Leaked details reveal $350,000 dancefloor and $600,000 gate

TorrentFreak.com claimed a number of films, including some starring transsexual porn star Tiffany Starr, were discovered on a list of torrents downloaded in the Vatican City

Vatican pornography: Transsexual adult films 'downloaded on computers within Catholic Church headquarters'

The films were discovered on a list of torrents that TorrentFreak.com claims were downloaded on computers within in the tiny city-state

Money Insider: Avoid big banks for loans of less than £5,000

Interest rates on personal loans may be at record lows for those borrowing five-figure sums, but it's not all good news, with some lenders charging almost 30 per cent APR to customers who want a loan of £5,000 or less.

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