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‘Alarming!’ Desperate parents dip into children’s savings to pay for skyrocketing bills

According to a survey conducted by The Telegraph, parents are taking approximately £8.5million per day out of children’s savings for household bills. The ever-increasing rate of inflation means that more and more Brits are struggling to cover the costs of basic needs. Inflation currently stands at 9.1 percent with further increases expected as it reaches […]

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Travel

Donations to pay for abortions surge in Florida

TAMPA, Fla. – When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade last Friday, dismantling its nearly 50-year precedent protecting the right to an abortion, Marin Fehl was furious. The 20-year-old college student from Hillsborough County had seen the leaked draft decision the month before. She knew what was coming, but the finality of […]

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Pets

Pets are being given up as owners struggle to pay bills

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Two German Shepherds were found all alone at Lori Wilson Dog Park in Cocoa Beach last month. They had been abandoned, and, apart from being a little dehydrated, were otherwise fine and good natured, but extremely stressed because their humans had deserted them. They were discovered in the gated dog run […]

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Finance

Rishi Sunak’s ‘stealth tax’ slammed as millions pay more – pensions are ‘silver lining’

HMRC figures have shown in the 2022/23 tax year, 6.1 million people are set to pay either the 40 percent higher rate, or the 45 percent additional rate. This is up from the 4.3million recorded in 2019 when Boris Johnson first became Prime Minister.  Last year, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the Government would freeze […]

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Gaming

How Apex Legends Does More Than Just Pay Lip Service To Its Diverse Roster

Respawn Entertainment’s free-to-play battle royale, Apex Legends, has always stood out from the crowd. Compared to other hero shooters and battle royales, Apex Legends’ fluid movement mechanics and powerful hero abilities make for a game which appeals to a large audience. But what truly makes Apex Legends stand out in an ever-growing sea of battle […]

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Finance

Pensioners set to pay National Insurance – what new tax implications may mean for you

Major National Insurance changes have already kicked in, which are having widespread implications. The Government has hiked National Insurance by 1.25 percentage points from April 2022 onwards. This rise, however, has not impacted those of state pension age and over, as at this point, Britons typically no longer need to pay National Insurance. However, there […]

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Finance

Changes to taxes, sick pay and more coming in July – will they affect you?

There are 10 key dates that Britons will need to watch over the next month. Some of the changes which are being implemented this month are to help people with the cost of living crisis and the continuing rise in the price of energy and fuel. Other changes will affect how a person can gain […]

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Gaming

Call of Duty Warzone Players Blast New Pay to Win ‘Roze 3.0’ Skin

Although Call of Duty: Warzone is a free to play game, it has managed to be a massive source of income for Activision thanks in large part to the live service style microtransactions. Every few months, players can pick up a new seasonal battle pass, filled to the brim with new cosmetics, premium currency, and […]

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Automotive

Tesco and Sainsbury’s petrol station rules see drivers charged £100 when using Pay at Pump

Drivers will be charged a £100 deposit when they go to fill their cars at Tesco and Sainsbury’s Pay at Pump machines. The money will be taken out of drivers’ accounts the moment a card is put into the machine before the petrol station works out the correct fee after the tank is topped up. Motorists […]

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Travel

Tourists have to pay to visit beaches in popular holiday destination and new towel ban

However, this year tourists will have to follow some new strict rules including charges to visit some of the island’s most popular beaches. Sardinia’s popularity has caused the island some issues due to overtourism, litter and sand theft. Known for its gorgeous white beaches, the island has struggled with tourists illegally taking sand as a […]