News

The 31-year-old admitted two counts of mortgage fraud

Slight drop in house prices

House prices from September to November were 0.7% lower than in the previous three months

One in five drivers is uninsured or MOT-less

A startling number of British drivers are risking huge fines, a criminal record, injury and even death by driving without an MOT or insurance, with many either claiming ignorance or a lack of funds.

Number of homes for sale has dropped by a third since recession

House prices also fell in the last three months

Offering Lloyds shares to the public may capture the spirit of the Eighties, but mutualisation is a better option

Lloyds PPI bill passes £5bn mark

The bill for mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI) at taxpayer-backed Lloyds Banking Group smashed through the £5 billion barrier today as claims against the bank continue to pile up.

More people predict house price rises than falls in coming year

However, more than one in five homeowners who bought between 2007 and 2012 believes their property is now worth less than they paid for it

FSA fines Bank of Scotland over IT troubles

Halifax customers missed compensation – but 23,000 got a total £20m in error
Mortgage dilemma: Offsetting could offer a happy compromise between debts and savings

House prices down 1.2% over year

House prices continued to edge lower last month and the market is expected to remain subdued but stable into 2013, the Halifax said today.

Children as young as eight 'loaning pocket money to cash-strapped parents'

Children as young as eight are loaning their pocket money to cash-strapped parents, a study found today.

Slight dip in house prices in July

House prices fell in July following two months of increases but are expected to remain largely flat for the rest of the year, a survey said today.

Nearly 50% of househunters believe property prices are unfair and unreasonable

Only one in four expect prices to be lower this time next year, while second report shows house prices remain fairly stable

The differences between women and men

Men are more optimistic about house price prospects, suggests a new report, while women are more pessimistic about becoming homeowners

Buying your foreign currency at the airport is often the most expensive option

Keep your travel costs to a minimum

From the point you leave your house to your return, there are many ways to cut back

Home prices rise as mortgages fall

House prices rose by 1 per cent in June, according to the Halifax, suggesting that there is still some life left in the British property market despite falling levels of mortgage approvals.

Halifax plan to refund valuation costs if a house purchase falls through

New move should help homebuyers

Why Generation Rent are worrying about their financial future

Parents are digging deep to help their children onto the property ladder

Latest stories from i100
Career Services

Day In a Page

Independent Travel
Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples
Seven Cities of Italy
Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence
Prague, Budapest and Vienna
Lake Garda
Minoan Crete and Santorini
Prices correct as of 17 April 2015
Where the spooks get their coffee fix: The busiest Starbucks in the US is also the most secretive

The secret CIA Starbucks

The coffee shop is deep inside the agency's forested Virginia compound
Revealed: How the Establishment closed ranks over fallout from Loch Ness Monster 'sighting'

How the Establishment closed ranks over fallout from Nessie 'sighting'

The Natural History Museum's chief scientist was dismissed for declaring he had found the monster
One million Britons using food banks, according to Trussell Trust

One million Britons using food banks

Huge surge in number of families dependent on emergency food aid
Excavation at Italian cafe to fix rising damp unearths 2,500 years of history in 3,000 amazing objects

2,500 years of history in 3,000 amazing objects

Excavation at Italian cafe to fix rising damp unearths trove
The Hubble Space Telescope's amazing journey, 25 years on

The Hubble Space Telescope's amazing journey 25 years on

The space telescope was seen as a costly flop on its first release
Did Conservative peer Lord Ashcroft quit the House of Lords to become a non-dom?

Did Lord Ashcroft quit the House of Lords to become a non-dom?

A document seen by The Independent shows that a week after he resigned from the Lords he sold 350,000 shares in an American company - netting him $11.2m
Apple's ethnic emojis are being used to make racist comments on social media

Ethnic emojis used in racist comments

They were intended to promote harmony, but have achieved the opposite
Sir Kenneth Branagh interview: 'My bones are in the theatre'

Sir Kenneth Branagh: 'My bones are in the theatre'

The actor-turned-director’s new company will stage five plays from October – including works by Shakespeare and John Osborne
The sloth is now the face (and furry body) of three big advertising campaigns

The sloth is the face of three ad campaigns

Priya Elan discovers why slow and sleepy wins the race for brands in need of a new image
How to run a restaurant: As two newbies discovered, there's more to it than good food

How to run a restaurant

As two newbies discovered, there's more to it than good food
Record Store Day: Remembering an era when buying and selling discs were labours of love

Record Store Day: The vinyl countdown

For Lois Pryce, working in a record shop was a dream job - until the bean counters ruined it
Usher, Mary J Blige and Will.i.am to give free concert as part of the Global Poverty Project

Mary J Blige and Will.i.am to give free concert

The concert in Washington is part of the Global Citizen project, which aims to encourage young people to donate to charity
10 best tote bags

Accessorise with a stylish shopper this spring: 10 best tote bags

We find carriers with room for all your essentials (and a bit more)
Paul Scholes column: I hear Manchester City are closing on Pep Guardiola for next summer – but I'd also love to see Jürgen Klopp managing in England

Paul Scholes column

I hear Manchester City are closing on Pep Guardiola for next summer – but I'd also love to see Jürgen Klopp managing in England
Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'I just want to give it my best shot'

Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'I just want to give it my best shot'

The heptathlete has gone from the toast of the nation to being a sleep-deprived mum - but she’s ready to compete again. She just doesn't know how well she'll do...