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Are you among the hundreds of thousands paying too much tax on extra earnings?

New figures show that over three-quarters of a million people are paying more tax on every extra pound that they earn than a millionaire does

"Complications" in the tax system mean around 775,000 people fall into this bracket, following analysis by mutual insurer Royal London, ...

2017-10-18 06:23 open_in_new
Are you among the hundreds of thousands paying too much tax on extra earnings?

New figures show that over three-quarters of a million people are paying more tax on every extra pound that they earn than a millionaire does

"Complications" in the tax system mean around 775,000 people fall into this bracket, following analysis by mutual insurer Royal London, ...

2017-10-18 06:23 open_in_new
James Corden responds to 'piglet' criticism after Harvey Weinstein comments

James Corden has apologised for making jokes about the Harvey Weinstein scandal, saying his intention was to "shame" the producer, not cause offence.

The Late Late Show host was criticised by many including actresses Rose McGowan and Asia Argento - who have both gone public ...

2017-10-18 06:23 open_in_new
James Corden responds to 'piglet' criticism after Harvey Weinstein comments

James Corden has apologised for making jokes about the Harvey Weinstein scandal, saying his intention was to "shame" the producer, not cause offence.

The Late Late Show host was criticised by many including actresses Rose McGowan and Asia Argento - who have both gone public ...

2017-10-18 06:23 open_in_new
Tougher sentences for people who attack emergency workers

Proposed new laws could allow judges to impose tougher sentences on people who commit attacks on emergency workers.

The legislation was proposed in a private members bill by Labour MP Chris Bryant, who said assaults on police and paramedics were "a national disgrace".

The ...

2017-10-18 06:23 open_in_new
Storm Ophelia is to set to batter the UK and Ireland with gusts of up to 80mph

Ireland and the UK are set to be battered by Storm Ophelia with predicted wind speeds of up to 80mph, with the Met Office warning of potential "danger to life".

Fears about the impact of strong winds have seen troops placed on standby and many public services in Ireland closed ...

2017-10-18 06:23 open_in_new
Crimewatch dropped by BBC after 33 years

The BBC is to drop Crimewatch after more than three decades.

The show - which reconstructs unsolved crimes in a bid to gather information from the public - was only relaunched last September with Jeremy Vine as a host.

Daytime spin-off Crimewatch Roadshow will continue to be shown, ...

2017-10-18 06:23 open_in_new
Crimewatch dropped by BBC after 33 years

The BBC is to drop Crimewatch after more than three decades.

The show - which reconstructs unsolved crimes in a bid to gather information from the public - was only relaunched last September with Jeremy Vine as a host.

Daytime spin-off Crimewatch Roadshow will continue to be shown, ...

2017-10-18 06:23 open_in_new
Storm Ophelia leaves three dead and hundreds of thousands without power

Storm Ophelia is causing further disruption after three people died in hurricane-force winds and hundreds of thousands were left without power.

Scotland is braced for gusts of up to 70mph and flood warnings are in place on its west coast as the remnants of the hurricane continue to batter ...

2017-10-18 06:23 open_in_new
Ed Sheeran suffers broken arm after being knocked off bike by car

Singer Ed Sheeran has told fans an arm injury could affect some of his forthcoming tour dates after he was involved in a bicycle accident.

The Galway Girl singer posted a photograph of his arm in a cast on Instagram.

He told his nearly 16 million followers: "Ive had a bit of a ...

2017-10-18 06:23 open_in_new
Ed Sheeran suffers broken arm after being knocked off bike by car

Singer Ed Sheeran has told fans an arm injury could affect some of his forthcoming tour dates after he was involved in a bicycle accident.

The Galway Girl singer posted a photograph of his arm in a cast on Instagram.

He told his nearly 16 million followers: "Ive had a bit of a ...

2017-10-18 06:23 open_in_new
Tributes paid as comedian Sean Hughes dies aged 51

Irish stand-up comedian and actor Sean Hughes has died aged 51, his management has confirmed.

Hughes's final tweet was shared on Sunday October 8, in which he said he was "in hospital".

Jason Manford led the tributes to Hughes on Twitter following the news of his ...

2017-10-18 06:23 open_in_new
Tributes paid as comedian Sean Hughes dies aged 51

Irish stand-up comedian and actor Sean Hughes has died aged 51, his management has confirmed.

Hughes's final tweet was shared on Sunday October 8, in which he said he was "in hospital".

Jason Manford led the tributes to Hughes on Twitter following the news of his ...

2017-10-18 06:23 open_in_new
Prince William and Kate Middleton reveal royal baby's due date

Prince William and Kate Middleton have revealed they are "delighted" to be expecting their third child in April.

A statement reads: "Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to confirm they are expecting a baby in April 2018."

Kate ...

2017-10-18 06:23 open_in_new
Prince William and Kate Middleton reveal royal baby's due date

Prince William and Kate Middleton have revealed they are "delighted" to be expecting their third child in April.

A statement reads: "Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to confirm they are expecting a baby in April 2018."

Kate ...

2017-10-18 06:23 open_in_new
Mother-in-law sneaks in and holds baby FIRST as new mum recovers from surgery

A new mum was left furious after her mother-in-law sneaked into the recovery area and held her baby before she'd had the chance.

A post on Mumsnet described how the new mum was recovering from an emergency c-section while her husband's mum - a doctor herself - gained access to the ...

2017-10-12 17:59 open_in_new
Mother-in-law sneaks in and holds baby FIRST as new mum recovers from surgery

A new mum was left furious after her mother-in-law sneaked into the recovery area and held her baby before she'd had the chance.

A post on Mumsnet described how the new mum was recovering from an emergency c-section while her husband's mum - a doctor herself - gained access to the ...

2017-10-12 17:59 open_in_new
Asteroid 'as big as a house' narrowly misses satellites in Earth flyby

An asteroid as big as a house flew past Earth this morning, narrowly avoiding the ring of communications satellites orbiting 22,236 miles above the planet's surface.

The 2012 TC4 asteroid is estimated to be 45 to 100 feet (15 to 30 meters) in size and made its nearest approach to Earth ...

2017-10-12 17:58 open_in_new
Asteroid 'as big as a house' narrowly misses satellites in Earth flyby

An asteroid as big as a house flew past Earth this morning, narrowly avoiding the ring of communications satellites orbiting 22,236 miles above the planet's surface.

The 2012 TC4 asteroid is estimated to be 45 to 100 feet (15 to 30 meters) in size and made its nearest approach to Earth ...

2017-10-12 17:58 open_in_new
Star Wars fans get first glimpse of The Last Jedi with new trailer

Star Wars fans are eagerly awaiting the next film after the trailer was released. The footage from Star Wars: The Last Jedi was unveiled at half-time during the US National Football League (NFL) game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Chicago Bears in Chicago, and was shared on the ...

2017-10-10 14:15 open_in_new
Star Wars fans get first glimpse of The Last Jedi with new trailer

Star Wars fans are eagerly awaiting the next film after the trailer was released. The footage from Star Wars: The Last Jedi was unveiled at half-time during the US National Football League (NFL) game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Chicago Bears in Chicago, and was shared on the ...

2017-10-10 10:57 open_in_new