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Madoffs in suicide bid after fraud

The wife of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff says the couple tried to kill themselves after he admitted stealing billions of dollars in the largest Ponzi scheme in history.

Don't let the cost of building insurance crack your budget

With the expectation of another harsh winter, the cost of buildings insurance premiums have shot up. In the past 12 months the average cost of buildings cover has rocketed 14.3 per cent according to the AA Insurance Premium Index.