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Atom launch four best buy fixed-rate savings deals

Yesterday

The challenger bank, which has pop star will.i.am on its board, has boosted its one-year fix to pay 1.95 per cent interest and its two-year version now pays 2.1 per cent.

Ford launches scrappage scheme with £5k off a new Focus

Yesterday

This appears to be the best incentive on the market yet, being inclusive of petrol models and providing the biggest discounts we've seen yet, including £4,950 off a new Ford Focus.

MARKETS CLOSE: London shares tick higher as pound slides

Yesterday

The FTSE 100 closed up 62.86 points at 7,381.74 as miners got a boost after a robust set of results from BHP Billiton.

Top tips for buying a holiday home overseas

Yesterday

If you're considering buying an overseas property, make sure you're aware of these common mistakes before you take the leap.

Steve Webb's pension advice for the ill

Yesterday

Three years ago I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia after a bad accident. I am trying to claim my work pensions early so my wife and I can live. Can I apply for a council tax reduction?

Monterey Car Week is the $133 MILLION car auction

Yesterday

Everything from the most expensive British car ever sold to a $5.7m racer that killed its driver and a 2014 Pagani with an optional performance pack that costs the same as a new Ferrari California.

Provident Financial shares dive 60% as crisis deepens

Yesterday

Peter Crook announced he was stepping down with immediate effect after Provident said it now expects to make a net loss of between £80million and £120million this year.

Lenders offer fewer and shorter balance transfers

Yesterday

Analysis suggests that the tide is starting to turn, with credit card providers launching fewer deals and shortening the length of zero interest balance transfers over the past six months.

Disgraced serial bankrupt Dominic Chappell is prosecuted

Yesterday

Dominic Chappell is accused by the Pensions Regulator of failing to provide information and documents requested during its investigation into the sale of the collapsed retailer.

Treasury records July surplus for first time since 2002

Yesterday

The overall deficit for this financial year is still expected to be higher than last year after Mr Hammond eased his targets to account for Brexit turbulence.

Lidl overtakes Waitrose as UK's 7th biggest supermarket

Yesterday

Lidl has overtaken Waitrose to become Britain's 7th largest supermarket by market share, according to latest industry data.

Do I need insurance for my drone in case of an accident?

Yesterday

If a drone user caused an accident, would there be grounds to sue - and do they need to have insurance for using the gadgets?

Persimmon defies property slowdown with 30% profit rise

Yesterday

Britain’s second biggest housebuilder posted a 30 per cent increase in profits before tax to £457.4million in the six months to June 30, while revenues rose 12 per cent to £1.66billion.

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet unveiled in California

Yesterday

Love it or loathe it, there's no denying that Mercedes' latest creation will turn heads. Powered by a 740bhp electric powertrain, this 5.7-metre-long barge on wheels can hit 62mph in 4 seconds.

Star 'vlogger' Zoella drives £40m cosmetics firm SLG

Yesterday

Video blogging sensation Zoella is boosting turnover at cosmetics firm SLG, which expects to pass the £40million barrier this year.

House prices expected to remain flat this year in London

Yesterday

Countrywide predicts house prices will increase by two per cent in 2018, despite a tough start to the year, and by three per cent by 2019 as wage growth returns.

Mini property booms hit central England

Yesterday

Northamptonshire, Derbyshire and Norfolk were identified by property website Rightmove as the 'hottest markets'.

Bank of England printing money is 'like a heroin fix'

Yesterday

Around £435billion has now been spent on so-called quantitative easing (QE) – but critics claim it has crushed returns on pension savings and fuelled a dangerous borrowing boom.

Formula 1 and Jurassic Park deals lift UK gaming firms

Monday

Britain’s booming video game industry received a double boost yesterday as two AIM-listed companies announced major partnerships.

Chinese investors splash £4bn on the London skyline

Monday

In a major vote of confidence in Brexit Britain, the Chinese bought £4 billion of commercial buildings in the capital in the first half of 2017, according to property agent CBRE.