Should your next car be electric or are they an expensive hassle?

Only 240,000 motorists have so far bought an all-electric car despite all the talk about how they represent ‘the future’ of motoring. The fact is that TV adverts showing smug couples driving around the countryside helping to save the planet bare little resemblance to reality. Although electric car sales rose last month to a record … Read more

Cheapest and most expensive supermarkets for Easter eggs revealed

The Cadbury Creme Egg Medium Easter Egg is cheapest at Asda, closely followed by Tesco Cadbury Creme Egg Medium Easter Egg (138g) Asda: 99p    Morrisons: 99p (on offer: was £1.50) Tesco: £1  Sainsbury’s: £1.25   Waitrose: £1.50 Ocado: £1.50 Cadbury Crunchie Large Easter Egg (233g) Asda: £3 Sainsbury’s: £3  Tesco: £3  Waitrose: £4 Morrisons: £4  Ocado: £6 The Cadbury Crunchie Large … Read more

Holidays to far-flung destinations set to get more expensive

Holidays to far-flung destinations such as Australia, Japan, New Zealand and Thailand are set to get more expensive as government plans to raise duty to ‘offset’ cutting cost of flights within UK Ministers are consulting on plans to increase Air Passenger Duty for long haul The changes would be brought in to offset cuts to … Read more

This ‘excellent’ affordable smart watch is rivaling expensive brands – and it’s on sale on Amazon

‘Far exceeds the pricier alternatives’: Amazon shoppers say this affordable smartwatch rivals high-end brands (and it’s now reduced to under £34) By Emily Scrivener For Mailonline Published: 13:03 GMT, 16 March 2021 | Updated: 13:17 GMT, 16 March 2021 If you’ve been tempted to invest in a smartwatch but have been put off by the … Read more

Boris Johnson is accused of funding ‘expensive government propaganda’

Boris Johnson was today accused of funding ‘expensive government propaganda’ after unveiling a dramatic trailer for a 30-minute film entitled ‘A Beacon of Hope: The UK Vaccine Story’.  Slickly-produced and set to dramatic music, the 50-second preview clip features interviews with government scientific advisers including Jonathan Van-Tam, Sir Patrick Vallance and Chris Whitty. Critics accused Number … Read more

Cheap wine tastes better if we’re told it’s expensive, study finds

If you want to impress your dinner party guests with expensive wine that you can’t afford, lie to them about the price of cheap plonk.  According to a team of experts at Basel University in Switzerland, cheap wine is perceived as more pleasant when we’re told it’s expensive. The researchers tested volunteers with three Italian red … Read more

The holiday hotspots that are cheaper and more expensive than last year, from Bulgaria to Corfu

The good news is that thanks to a strengthening pound, seven out of ten traditional summer holiday hotspots are cheaper this year than they were 12 months ago. That’s according to the Post Office Travel Money’s annual report, revealed exclusively today in the Mail.  The report compares the prices of eight staples tourists spend their … Read more

London estate agent is enlisted to help sell America’s most expensive house

It’s a Beverly Hills mansion with a rich Hollywood history, yet Beverly House, an 18-bedroom, 25-bathroom property set on 3.5 acres, has been on and off the market for more than a decade without a buyer. It was listed in 2007 for $165million, in 2010 for $95million, in 2016 for $195million, and most recently for … Read more

Midlands butcher fined for rigging his scales revealed to have fleet of expensive cars

A cheating butcher who swindled customers today refused to say sorry and defended owning a fleet of luxury cars. Matthew Butler, 50, was caught rigging his scales with coins so he could overcharge his customers. MailOnline can reveal Butler has a classic Porsche Carrera, Bentley, an Audi, Mercedes and black pick-up truck parked outside his … Read more