Woman who hit rock bottom after break-up now makes £40,000 a month from her bedroom

“Then I started properly in March and created a website. To be honest with you it didn’t go that well to start with. The website wasn’t really doing anything, it was just there. But then it started to take off in April and it’s just grown since.”

Vodafone network down across Europe with hundreds of customers unable to make calls or use the internet

They’re not the only network to suffer this way. Thousands of EE customers were left in the dark for five hours in May when the provider lost signal.

China Focus: Yunnan Province makes headway in poverty alleviation

The 29-year-old is a quality inspector at a baseball workshop in a resettlement site in Tuoping Village, Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture. The prefecture has some of Yunnan’s most inhospitable areas, with many villages perched on cliffs at elevations of over 2,000 meters. For these villagers, the only path out of poverty is relocating to places […]

H&M confirms date stores will reopen to customers in England

Increased hygiene and cleaning routines Social distancing guidelines such as separate entrances and exits Limiting customer numbers entering stores Closed fittings rooms Limiting the number of tills accepting cash Plexi screens for till points Suspended click and collect services Since then the chain closed doors back in March, it’s not been idle – announcing last […]

Homeowners left to ‘scramble’ to make balloon payments, mortgage modifications amid coronavirus

Money is already tight and many of the Stickles’ bills, ranging from flood insurance to groceries, are getting put on credit cards. Stickles said she recently started receiving unemployment benefits and the couple received federal stimulus checks that Congress approved for individuals of $1,200 each. The couple has been making mortgage payments to avoid the lump sum […]

My Money: ‘My daughter’s therapy costs £5,490 each month’

It’s the dilemma of any parent whose child has suspected autism; do you hope it’s a phase and they’ll develop late or do you make a choice and invest in early intervention? Fortunately, we chose the latter and it turned out to be the right call. We are lucky that we are both employed in […]

My Money: ‘This was not a normal week!’

16:00. I plan to laminate the hallway but when I start I realise I’ve lost my hammer. I rip out the old skirting board and clean up before going to buy a new one. It’s Casper’s birthday on Friday and Rebekah asks me to pick up some things for his party so with these, a […]

Inside the life of Pablo Escobar’s first-born son who was brought up by an MI6 spy working to infiltrate the cartels

Phillip says: “It was only when I was 24 that Pat told me the true story. By 1989, Escobar was losing his grip on his drug empire and ­retaliated the only way he knew how — by exacting more bloody revenge.

Help to Buy scheme extended by two months to help thousands buying new homes

Help to Buy equity loan - The Government will lend you up to 20 per cent of the home’s value – or 40 per cent in London – after you’ve put down a five per cent deposit. The loan is on top of a normal mortgage but it can only be used to buy a new […]

Is Three Mobile down? How to check the status in your area

TalkTalk households can use this guide to see how to get in contact with the telecoms company.