How to home in on better deal | Personal Finance | Finance

Those eye-catching deals can actually cost hundreds of pounds more than mortgages that initially appear to charge more. Although house price growth and sales have slowed lately, the remortgage market is buoyant as homeowners look to cut outgoings or release extra funds to do up their homes or help family members on to the property ladder. Many are also keen to lock into a competitive deal in case the Bank of England hikes interest rates and forces up mortgage costs across the board. The Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meets…

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Android Pie REVEALED: Google unveils latest OS, out NOW on Pixel phones

Android fans can today download the latest version of Google’s hugely popular mobile OS. Android Pie, the ninth iteration of the operating system, has been officially unveiled by the search engine giant today. Android 9 introduces digital wellbeing features, better notifications and promises to extend battery life for devices. And it’s available to download today via an over-the-air update for Google Pixel devices. In a blog post, Sameer Samat, the VP of Product Management for Android and Google Play, said: “The latest release of Android is here! “And it comes…

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Maldives hotel Coco Bodu Hithi develops pool float menu | Beach Holidays | Travel

As mercury levels soar and summer gets well and truly underway, leading Maldives luxury resort, Coco Bodu Hithi has teamed up with Sunnylife to create the ultimate summertime experience with the world’s first pool floats menu. The pool floats menu includes a mix of stylish and playful summer inflatables from the Australian summer lifestyle brand, from fruity favourites such as cherry and pineapple rings to big birds ranging from toucans to peacocks and even unicorns and lie on lobsters. Guests will be able to choose from this eclectic selection of…

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