Christmas advertising, festive shop displays, or the cost of hosting Christmas dinner for the family - those are the reasons Scots are escaping the country over the holiday season, new research has revealed.
Published 18 November 2015
UK pet owners are spending £78 million extra per year on gas and electricity bills by leaving heating and electrical devices on for lonely pets.
Published 17 November 2015
Scots are likely to spend upwards of £20 million on Christmas jumpers this year, according to new research.
Published 16 November 2015
A Hong Kong billionaire convicted of corruption has spent £50.6m at auctions in Geneva on two rare coloured diamonds for his seven year-old daughter.
Published 13 November 2015
Business in a small Welsh town people are joining forces to use the same accountancy loopholes used by huge multinationals to avoid the taxman as part of a BBC experiment.
Published 12 November 2015
Published 11 November 2015
Indonesia's anti-drugs agency has suggested a prison for death row convicts be built on an island protected by crocodiles -because they can't be bribed.
Published 10 November 2015
With Friday 13th looming for the third time this year, a new survey from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks has revealed just how superstitious we are as a nation.
Published 9 November 2015
It is an area of London more closely associated with Del Boy than high-end property deals but a dilapidated prefab bungalow in Peckham has just sold at auction for nearly £1 million pounds.
Published 6 November 2015
A court in Ireland has heard how a bank has been forced to back down in its attempt to repossess the Dublin home owned by a woman who had already been dead for seven years.
Published 5 November 2015
Published 4 November 2015
The ‘bank of mum and dad’ has become an increasingly vital resource for today’s generation of first-time homebuyers, but it seems the once informal family agreements are now being drawn-up with strict legal constraints.
Published 3 November 2015
While Christmas might still be two months away, many businesses will already be planning their annual celebration.
Published 2 November 2015
The thought of sharing their home with a ghostly presence wouldn’t put the majority of people off their dream property, according to new research from Clydesdale Bank.
Published 30 October 2015
A set of dozy would-be raiders have failed in their attempt to steal an entire cash machine from an Aberdeenshire petrol station after discovering it was too heavy to lift.
Published 29 October 2015