News: Money

Spotify adds lyrics explanations on Android

Wednesday  12:57,   26 april 2017

Spotify adds lyrics explanations on AndroidRather than letting you tap on specific lyrics and view explanations as you would on, Spotify has built a couple of playlists that display information on some popular tracks as you listen. For[...]

Duty free gin, perfume and Toblerone are cheaper at the supermarket, says Which?

Wednesday  12:57,   26 april 2017
Press Association

Bargain airport prices for favourites such as gin and Toblerone are now likely to be cheaper at the supermarket, a consumer group has found A 360g bar of Toblerone cost £4 at Bristol World Duty Free but just £3 at Asda, while an £18 70cl bottle of[...]

Are airport lounges worth the money?

Wednesday  12:56,   26 april 2017
Press Association

Britain's airport lounges often provide limited food and mediocre facilities, an investigation has found. Consumer group Which? said its reviewers "weren't very impressed" by the venues, which charge up to £40 to use.The average score given to[...]

Energy bill price cap could harm competition, says ScottishPower

Wednesday  12:46,   26 april 2017
Press Association

The boss of energy giant ScottishPower has become the latest to hit out at Government plans for a price cap on gas and electricity bills, warning it could harm competition. Keith Anderson, chief executive of the Big Six provider, said the Government [...]

YouTube bets its future on Asia

Wednesday  11:26,   26 april 2017

Alphabet's video platform has seen triple digit growth across the region in all metrics, including viewer watch time and partner uploads in the last year.Speaking at Google's APAC headquarters in Singapore, Kyncl said the momentum in user and[...]

McDonald's staff will be offered choice of flexible or fixed contracts

Wednesday  09:26,   26 april 2017
Press Association

Workers at restaurant giant McDonald's are to be offered a choice of flexible or fixed contracts with minimum guaranteed hours. The company said the move followed trials in 23 restaurants, which will be extended to 50 more sites before rolling[...]

Sainsbury's remove ENTIRE Hummus range after metallic taste reported

Wednesday  08:55,   26 april 2017

The supermarket giant has left its shelves emptySainsbury's has withdrawn its entire hummus range - after concerns over the quality of the[...]

Nestle to cut 300 jobs in Britain as it moves production of Blue Riband bars to Poland

Wednesday  08:49,   26 april 2017
International Business Times

Swiss company's decision draws strong criticism from unions, who accuse it of jeopardising workers' future.The Swiss company said on Tuesday (25 April) that the decision will affect jobs at various sites across the north of England and in[...]

This Hong Kong Villa Could Be the World's Most Expensive Home Right Now, in Dollar-per-Sq.-Ft. Terms

Wednesday  08:10,   26 april 2017

Hong Kong is the kind of place where one-room apartments have been offered for sale at $3 million on - you can't make this up - Welfare Road. On the market since 2012, the four-bedroom, four-bathroom, 4,120-sq.-ft. "beautiful British[...]

Brace Yourself To Learn The Average Asking Price For A Home In England And Wales

Wednesday  08:06,   26 april 2017
Esquire UK

It's just reached a record-highRightmove found that property asking prices hit an all-time high of £313,655 in April after the average price on a home being put on the market increased by £3,547 – or 1.1 per cent since[...]

Carpetright shares floored by profit guidance

Tuesday  21:05,   25 april 2017
Sky News

Shares in Carpetright slumped 10% on opening after it warned slowing sales growth had knocked its profit expectations. The company said like for like sales at its UK stores grew by 1.4% in the 12 weeks to 22 April, its fourth quarter, compared to a [...]

Apple cuts App Store affiliate commission from 7% to 2.5%

Tuesday  19:31,   25 april 2017

Apple just sent an email to members of the App Store affiliate program saying that App Store commissions will be reduced from 7 percent to 2.5 percent on May 1st — that’s a 64 percent cut. While this change will have no effect on App Store users, it [...]

Asia stocks rise, euro steady as relief from French vote buoys sentiment

Tuesday  18:00,   25 april 2017

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10 signs you'll never be rich

Tuesday  18:00,   25 april 2017
Business Insider

Contrary to popular belief, "Everyone has the same opportunity to acquire wealth," says self-made millionaire Steve Siebold. But not everyone seizes the opportunity. Contrary to popular belief, "Everyone has the same opportunity[...]

The nations of the world spending the most to prepare for World War Three

Tuesday  16:31,   25 april 2017

You may have noticed that things have been getting a littletense. No longer the remit of dystopian fiction and high budget / low quality American movies, a huge global conflict - also known as World War Three - is now very much a[...]