Broadband prices rise: Here’s how to get a cheaper deal

Millions of households will pay more for their broadband this month with four major telecoms providers hiking prices. The average bill will increase £3.03 per month, the equivalent of £36.39 per year, according to Compare the Market, with the collective cost estimated to be nearly a billion pounds. The nation’s big four internet providers, Sky, … Read more

Average UK house prices hit record high of £254,606 in March, Halifax data shows

House prices hit a record high of £254,606 on average in March, according to research from a leading High Street bank. Figures from Halifax show house prices have jumped by 1.1% month-on-month. Across the UK, the average price is around £15,000 higher since the start of the national coronavirus lockdowns in March 2020 – equating … Read more

Katie Price’s pregnant half-sister Sophie shows off her growing baby bump

‘Still a few more weeks to go!’ Katie Price’s pregnant half-sister Sophie shows off her growing baby bump as she reaches the 33-week mark By Amelia Wynne For Mailonline Published: 19:11 BST, 8 April 2021 | Updated: 19:11 BST, 8 April 2021 She revealed she was pregnant with her first child back in November. And Katie … Read more

Petrol prices: Diesel and unleaded rise 12p a litre in just five months

Fuel prices accelerated in March for a fifth consecutive month, latest data shows.  The average price of petrol rose 2.7p-a-litre last month, pushing unleaded to an average of 126.28p.  Diesel prices have grown more steadily at 2.4p per litre in March, reaching 129.07p-a-litre on average. Simon Williams, the RAC’s spokesman on all things fuel related, … Read more

Katie Price’s son Harvey, 18, shatters car window after a bout of the hiccups

Katie Price’s son Harvey shattered her car window on Easter Monday, after a bout of the hiccups caused the 18-year-old to become distressed. Mother-of-five Kate, 42, posted a video to Instagram of the tinted glass of her car smashed to pieces on the ground, with Harvey sat inside next to the broken window. Katie explained … Read more

Boohoo launches probe after same products were sold for different prices across its fashion labels 

Online fashion retailer Boohoo sold the same products for different prices across a number of its fashion brands, a probe revealed.  Price disparities include selling a coat for £89 at Oasis with the same product listed as £65 at Dorothy Perkins. Another product was being sold for £34 more via the Coast clothing website than … Read more

18-year property cycle: Could house prices really boom for 5 years?

Could house prices really boom for the next five years? SIMON LAMBERT on the 18-year property cycle theory By Simon Lambert for Thisismoney.co.uk Published: 00:01 BST, 1 April 2021 | Updated: 00:01 BST, 1 April 2021 Against most sensible measures, house prices in the UK are too expensive. Whether you use property values vs rents, … Read more

Dog thefts rocket by almost a FIFTH in lockdown as soaring demand sends prices sky-high

Dog thefts increased by almost a fifth amid the coronavirus lockdown as soaring demand saw prices for some breeds almost double. Staffordshire bull terriers, chihuahuas and cocker spaniels are among the most sought-after breeds being targeted by dognappers who are looking to cash in during the pandemic. Google searches for ‘buy a puppy’ increased by 166 … Read more

City house prices rise in ‘urban revival’ as commuters head back to office 

House prices in cities and towns are being driven up as workers start to prepare for a return to the office, new research suggests.  Prime postcodes in Winchester, Oxford and Bath saw some of the biggest price rises at 4 per cent, 3.7 per cent and 3.2 per cent respectively in the first three months … Read more

Katie Price’s fans rush to her defence after trolls criticise her veneers in ‘heavily filtered’ clip

Katie Price‘s fans rushed to her defence after trolls criticised her veneers in a ‘heavily filtered’ clip on Saturday. The former glamour model, 42, took to Instagram to upload a short video of herself teasing a new project, By Katie Price, set for release on Monday. A series of social media users claimed her teeth … Read more