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Finance

Inheritance tax could be slashed through gifts – ‘two notable buckets’ you should note

Inheritance tax receipts received by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) increased by £100million to £1.1billion in the period of April 2022 to May 2022, figures published today show. A significant increase from the same period in the previous year, it continues the upward trend over the past decade. As well as the threshold freeze, rising […]

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Finance

Britons warned their state pension could be slashed due to a key July change

The major change set to occur in just one month relates to National Insurance contributions, which tie in to the state pension. From July onwards, the National Insurance contribution threshold is set to rise. It will increase by £3,000 to a total of £12,570. The rise has been welcomed, as it means employees will keep […]

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Entertainment

Next James Bond switch-up: Tom Hardy hope restored after odds slashed

Daniel Craig’s final foray as James Bond came last year in No Time To Die. And, since then, the Bond bosses have been working diligently behind the scenes to find the next 007 star. Fans will likely be given an official announcement about the next Bond actor in the coming months, but until then, the […]

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Finance

Woman explains how she’s slashed shopping bills by up to £400 a month – top tips

Her average basket of essential items would cost an ordinary shopper $60 (£47), but thanks to her coupons, Ms Shelter will sometimes pay just $4 (£3).  Reportedly, her biggest bargain was a haul of beauty and household products worth a retail value of $69 (£56).  At the tills, she revealed her bounty of coupons which […]

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UK

Police swarm cafe after man slashed on busy city high street

Officers are currently on Picton Road in Wavertree, outside The Whistle Stop café where a cordon is in place. Eyewitnesses described the scene as “pandemonium” just after 2pm today, Liverpool Echo reports. Police were called at 1.55pm today to reports a man was assaulted inside The Whistle Stop Café on Picton Road in Wavertree by another man and suffered slash […]

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Pets

HAWS adoption promotion; long-term shelter pet fees slashed

article Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha (HAWS) announces adoption fee promotion WAUKESHA, Wis. – The Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha (HAWS) is looking to find forever homes for a number of pets that have been longer-term shelter residents. Starting June 11, HAWS will be slashing adoption fees by 50% for pets that have […]

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Entertainment

Next James Bond: Marvel star odds slashed as he threatens Tom Hardy and Henry Cavill

Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson have promised that the selection of the next 007 would start once No Time To Die had completed its main theatrical run. That day has come and film fans are shaking and stirring themselves in anticipation of what direction the world’s longest-running (and loyal Brits might say […]

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US

Bus driver stabbed in stomach, slashed in eye by passenger in Brooklyn

PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS, Brooklyn (WABC) — An MTA bus driver was brutally stabbed by a passenger in Brooklyn. It happened around 12:20 a.m. on Tuesday near Ocean and Flatbush avenues in the Prospect Lefferts Gardens section. The bus operator was driving a Q train shuttle bus, which only picked up passengers at Q stations where […]

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Technology

Microsoft: Don’t Stress Over The Slashed Guidance (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Jean-Luc Ichard/iStock Editorial via Getty Images Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) issued a guidance revision Thursday for both its top- and bottom-line, citing stronger-than-expected FX headwinds amidst a surging U.S. dollar. The revision comes on the heels of a similar sales outlook adjustment by software peer Salesforce (CRM) earlier this week, which cited a $600 million negative FX […]

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Celebrities

Johnny Depp’s $15m damages in Amber Heard libel trial to be slashed by nearly $5m

Johnny Depp won his multimillion-dollar US lawsuit against Ms Heard after a jury ruled her 2018 article in the Washington Post, in which she alleged “sexual violence” against Mr Depp, was defamatory, it was announced today. However, US litigator Ryan Baker told Sky News that due to “statutory limits in the state of Virginia”, his […]