Hand luggage rules: Government advice on restricted baggage items | Travel News | Travel

Hand-luggage-only passengers are increasing in number as cheap airlines offer no-frill tickets. This means not being allowed a bag in the hold without paying an additional fee. Britons instead cram everything they need for their holiday into one small suitcase to take into the cabin. Yet recent rules have changed regarding what is allowed into the cabin and what is not. What are the latest restrictions for hand luggage and substances? Liquids Anything that is a liquid form must be under 100ml. This can include toiletries, drinks and cosmetics. Liquid…

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Retiring with an interest only mortgage? Help is at hand but you NEED to act soon | Property | Life & Style

GETTY 1.67m full interest only and part capital repayment mortgage accounts remain outstanding in the UK Then the credit crunch hit, and the failure of some endowment funds left many borrowers who thought they had a repayment vehicle with a deficit of thousands of pounds, whilst others struggled to meet lender affordability criteria to move onto a standard repayment mortgage, leaving them marooned on an interest only deal. As it stands now, due to lending legislation introduced in 2014, ironically interest only mortgages are generally the preserve of high earners…

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