My rate is fixed for two years, so I am hoping I might be earning a bit more money by then and will be a bit more settled - so I’m planning to decrease the term and increase my monthly payments to start paying off more of the mortgage then. … [Read more...] about I stopped spending £100 a month on clothes to help save up for £315k one-bed first home
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September is my favourite time of year: I love the back-to-school feel of it. And after a long summer of lockdown, more than ever it feels good to get back into a routine (Pictured: A teacher leads a maths class for Year Four children in their classroom at Greenacres Primary Academy in Oldham, northern England on September 01, 2020) … [Read more...] about Gatherings of more than six people will be banned from Monday: £100 fines to enforce new limit on meeting indoors and outdoors across England – but schools, weddings and funerals are exempt
Sahakian describes himself as a feminist. “I am very proactive when it comes to women and I believe there is a double standard,” he tells me. “Every day I see how prejudiced this society is, how male chauvinistic it is, how women are judged.” This is more than the unfairness of men being able to have careers and babies at the same time, when it is so much more difficult for women. “If you are a 62-year-old man and you come here with a 38-year‑old woman, no one asks why you’re having a kid at 62. If you come here as a 55-year-old woman trying to have a kid, they tell you you’re old, you’re a grandma, you’re crazy. Larry King was, what, 75 when he had kids?” King was actually 65, but Sahakian has a point. He himself is 56, with a wife who is 20 years younger, and two children under six. … [Read more...] about ‘Having a child doesn’t fit into these women’s schedule’: is this the future of surrogacy?
'There is currently no second wave. What we are seeing is a sharp rise in the number of healthy people who are carrying the virus, but exhibiting no symptoms. Almost all of them are young. They are being spotted because – finally – a comprehensive system of national test and trace is in place.' … [Read more...] about Rising Covid-19 cases are headed by a three-fold rise in infections in people in their teens and 20s, data shows – while number of vulnerable older people testing positive is FALLING and has been since lockdown
Although the rate is higher now than in July, it is nowhere near the levels seen during the height of the pandemic, an indication that some cases are due to higher prevalence of the virus while others are due to more focused testing in hotspots. … [Read more...] about England announces 12 more coronavirus deaths in hospitals in early count as Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland all record zero