News archive from 1 January 2014

The battle of the low-cost cards where you can shop now, pay in 2016

A New Year's Day credit card war has broken out as banks try to lure in borrowers who've resolved to reduce their debt. Barclaycard has this week launched a record 30-month balance transfer deal - meaning that someone who transfers debt this month...

 

JAMES CONEY: I can't understand why everyone doesn't join the cashback cult

Last year I made one resolution: to use cashback websites. I urged Money Mail readers to do the same. Now, 12 months, on I'm feeling rather smug and have the zealous enthusiasm of someone who has become the member of a cult and can't understand why...

 

Care home costs rocket by £740: Elderly and vulnerable householders now pay 10pc more than three years ago

Elderly and vulnerable householders now pay 10pc more for care at home than three years ago. The annual cost for an older person who needs ten hours of home care and receives five meals on wheels a week has risen to £7,900 a year on average - up by...

 

No insurance for skiers who have a tipple and then hit the slopes

Insurers are cracking down on reckless behaviour from skiers who ignore warnings on the slopes or fail to wear a helmet. The terrible head injuries suffered by Formula One ace Michael Schumacher - who was wearing a helmet - have highlighted the...

 

A final victory! As government throws a lifeline to 6.3million child trust funds - how our Get Britain...

Money Mail's Get Britain Saving campaign has scored a final victory as the Government announced it would allow parents to transfer money out of duff child trust funds. Some 6.3 million children with one of these funds can now switch to...

 

No compensation for air passengers unless flight is delayed for five hours

Passengers may soon have to be delayed for five hours instead of three to claim compensation from their airline. At present, EU rules state that anyone stranded at the airport for three hours or more can claim up to €600 (£502) depending on how far...

 

Timeshare sellers and owners join forces to tackle rogue firms

Timeshare sellers and owners have teamed together to tackle rogue firms who dupe victims out of thousands of pounds every year. They have set up their own regulator called The Timeshare Task Force. This is made up of the Resort Development...

 

Barclays shifts investments often deemed too risky for ordinary savers from its main website

One of the UK's biggest stockbrokers is removing high-risk investments from its website in a move that could help protect savers from gambling away their nest-egg. Barclays Stockbrokers is shifting a raft of complicated investments often deemed too...

 

The robot funds that lost 19pc of your profits

Investors who bet on stockmarket trackers to cash in on the rise in share prices missed out on a fifth of their profits if they picked the wrong fund. More savers than ever have been piling money into dirt-cheap robot funds as markets soar - the FTSE...

 

This is what the worst Isa paid out on £1,000 in 2013 ... and here are the 30 rotten accounts you should...

Britain's biggest banks have paid as little as £1 interest on every £1,000 saved in the worst cash Isas of last year. Money Mail research reveals that Barclays, Halifax and Santander had the three worst-paying accounts over the past 12 months. Each...

 

Love all! Sporting super couple McIlroy and Wozniacki engaged to marry after golfer proposes to tennis ace...

Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki are engaged to be married after the golfer proposed to the tennis ace in Sydney. Wozniacki is preparing to compete in the APIA International in the harbour city, where they spent New Year's Eve and took in the...

Daily Mail, 00:06 in Sport
 

Success, scandal, Murray's magical win at Wimbledon, Ainslie's America's Cup heroics and magnificent...

It was the year one of our chaps finally won Wimbledon. The year a British sailor triumphed in the oldest international sporting event in the world. The year an indestructible jockey hit 4,000 winners. The year a matchstick athlete ran into the pages...

Daily Mail, 00:06 in Sport
 
Victoria Pendleton to star in Great Sport Relief Bake Off

Victoria Pendleton to star in Great Sport Relief Bake Off

Victoria Pendleton is taking part in BBC2's The Great Sport Relief Bake Off. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Victoria Pendleton is among 16 celebrities taking part in a special Bake Off series, along with actor Jane Horrocks and impressionist Alistair...

Guardian, 00:14 in Showbiz
 
Rory McIlroy Tees Off New Year With Engagement

Rory McIlroy Tees Off New Year With Engagement

Rory McIlroy has claimed an early victory in 2014 after tennis star Caroline Wozniacki accepted his marriage proposal. Alongside a picture of the engagement ring and the smiling couple, the Northern Irish golfer tweeted: Happy New Year everyone! I...

 
Latvia caps years of austerity with euro zone membership

Latvia caps years of austerity with euro zone membership

The Baltic country of just 2 million people became the bloc's 18th member at midnight (2200 GMT), taking a step further out of the shadow of neighbouring Russia a decade after joining the European Union and NATO. Latvia's acting prime minister, Valdis...

 


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