Money

Lidl’s Halloween range includes a self-inflating witch, light-up balloons and pumpkin lights.

LIDL has released its Halloween range for this year and it includes a self-inflating witch, light-up balloons and pumpkin lights. The products are already in stores, in Lidl’s famous “middle aisle” and are priced from £1.49. The items are perfect ...

GM, U.S. auto workers’ union reach tentative deal that may end strike

The deal, which the union says offers “major gains” for workers, was hammered out after months of bargaining.

How to order a pumpkin birthday cake latte at Starbucks – and it’s not even on the menu.

1

IT seems that it isn’t really autumn until there are Pumpkin Spiced Lattes at Starbucks – but a PSL with a twist has been discovered by intrepid shoppers, and it’s not even on the menu. The Pumpkin Birthday Cake Latte is meant to taste like ...

How to boost your pension so you can retire eight years early.

BOOSTING your monthly pension payments by 2.5 per cent could help you retire eight years early, according to an expert. Currently, workers who earn more than £10,000 a year are required to pay in a minimum of five per cent of their salary into a p...

Tesco launches huge toy sale with up to 50% on ALL of its products.

1

TESCO is slashing the prices of ALL of its toys from tomorrow with discounts of up to 50 per cent. The sale includes a whopping 1,800 toys by popular brands such as Barbie, Fortnite, Lego, LOL Surprise and Peppa Pig. Perfect for parents who want t...

Lidl Black Friday 2019 – the best deals to look out for.

1

LIDL has participated in Black Friday for the last couple of years, and we expect it to do the same in November. Last year, the discounter cut prices by up to 75 per cent on food, drink, tech and kitchen gadgets. The deals landed in stores from No...

Jessops set to call in administrators and close branches as Dragon’s Den Peter Jones battles to save camera chain.

JESSOPS is set to appoint administrators as it eyes shop closures. The camera chain, owned by Dragons’ Den star Peter Jones, is to appoint restructuring advisory firm Resolve as the administrator for its property arm JR Prop Limited. The move, exp...

Brits to pay 50p per passenger to protect flights following Thomas Cook collapse.

BRITS may have to pay 50p extra on each flight under future proposals to protect against airline collapses. The Transport Secretary said he is considering a new “Flight Protection Scheme” forcing airlines to shore up funds to cover ove...

Sainsbury’s shoppers furious after ‘queuing since 4am’ for £50 Dyson deal as stock sells out.

FURIOUS Sainsbury’s shoppers have complained that they have not been able to find any of the retailer’s £50 Dyson vacuums for sale – after news of the stock clearance broke overnight. A variety of Dyson and GTech devices were rum...

Tiny homes you can buy on Amazon – and build in just one day.

AMAZON is selling tiny homes you can build in as little as one day – and they would make the perfect garden hideaway. If you’ve run out of space, or want to build an office or workshop at the end of your garden, these might fit the bill. And...

Pound slips against the Euro and Dollar as Brexit talks hit ‘standstill’.

THE value of the pound has taken a tumble this morning against the euro and the dollar as Brexit talks hit a “standstill”. Sterling stood at 1.157 against the euro this morning, before slipping to 1.150, although it has recovered somew...

Leeds Building Society launches top paying 1.46% easy-access cash Isa

1

SAVERS can get more for their money if they put their cash in Leeds Building Society’s new top-paying 1.46 per cent easy-access cash Isa. The savings provider offers the same rate as Coventry Building Society, but the latter only allows you ...

Universal Credit and benefits to rise by 1.7% next April but families are £580 a year worse off

1

PEOPLE on Universal Credit and benefits are to get a 1.7 per cent pay rise next year if a four-year freeze comes to an end – but families will still be £580 a year worse off, warns a charity. Welfare payments have lagged behind inflation ove...

Argos launches TEN weeks of ‘crazy code’ toy deals – and it starts today.

ARGOS has launched ten weeks of “crazy codes” with discounts off toy ranges starting today. Every Wednesday, Argos will reveal a new voucher code which can be applied at the checkout for a special discount on selected toys. Each code will last for...

Baileys chocolate yule log is back in time for Christmas – and you can buy it in Asda.

BAILEYS fans are in for a treat because the Irish cream flavoured yule log is back in shops – more than two months before Christmas. The boozy treat is made from a soft chocolate sponge filled with chocolate flavour frosting and then coated ...

Christmas last posting dates 2019 – when are they and will the Royal Mail strike affect them?.

WITH Christmas just days away, we hope you’ve already sent out those cards and gifts in the mail to your loved ones. But will the planned Royal Mail strike affect your festive send-offs? What are the last days to send post within Britain? If...

State pensions to rise by 3.9% in April giving pensioners £343 extra a year

RETIREES are set to see their state pensions rise by up to £343.20 a year from April. That’s because the state pension is calculated using the so-called triple lock arrangement, which means it rises by the greater of earnings, inflation, or ...

Sainsbury’s launches an amazing Dyson and GTech sale – and the Dyson V6 is £50, according to bargain hunters.

SAINSBURY’S has launched an amazing sale on its Dyson and Gtech vacuum cleaners – with prices up to 87 per cent lower than elsewhere. According to the Hotukdeals website, Sainsbury’s started the sale in store this morning in a bid to c...

Birds Eye recalls chicken nuggets as they may contain pieces of plastic.

BIRDS Eye is recalling packs of chicken nuggets as they might contain pieces of clear plastic. The frozen food brand is urging customers not to eat them over fears they could be harmful. The product recall applies to Birds Eye’s 790g packs o...

Workers’ pay still lower than before the 2008 financial crisis despite a jump in the past year, figures show.

1

WORKERS’ pay is still lower than before the 2008 financial crisis despite a jump in the past year, figures show. Average weekly take-home was £525 before the global crash and is £502 today following the worst decade for pay growth since 1800. Brit...

Enjoy a cosy evening with someone special by using our great money-saving tips — plus win £50k on the Sun Savers Raffle.

WITH the nights drawing in and the temperature dropping, our thoughts turn to cosy evenings with someone special. But a new “cost of love” study by elitesingles.co.uk found an average date night will set you back £89. If you are stuck for ideas fo...

Boohoo.com told off for newsletter to customers that asked them to “send nudes”

ONLINE fashion retailer Boohoo has been told off by the advertising regulator for an “irresponsible” newsletter that asked customers to “send nudes”. The ad pictured a female model wearing a white dress and a beige jacket w...

Costa’s Christmas 2019 menu includes a new Irish Coffee flavoured range and a Terry’s chocolate orange muffin.

COSTA’S Christmas menu is here and it includes a new Irish Coffee flavoured range to get you in the mood for the festive season. Shoppers can try the Irish velvet flavour in a latte, cappuccino and hot chocolate and Costa says it tastes of “Christ...

Sainsbury’s half price toy sale starts tomorrow including Hot Wheels, Hatchimal and Playmobil.

SAINBURY’S is launching a half price toy sale tomorrow, including big brands like Lego, Barbie and Hot Wheels. And even though Christmas is still two months away, it might be a good chance for parents to bag some early bird deals. Shoppers c...

Lidl to launch massive sale on baby toys, prams, high chairs and gadgets this week.

1

PARENTS looking to stock up on baby items might want to head down to Lidl this week as it’s launching a massive baby event. The discounter’s “Middle of Lidl” Baby Care promotion runs in stores from Thursday October 17. You ...