UK property: Lending figures rise but will the race be on to remortgage before August?

There was an increase on the number of home mover mortgages in May to 31,100 for the month, a rise of 4.4 per cent on May 2017. UK Finance metrics suggest that the average home mover is 39 with a gross household income of £55,000 a year. Those who were staying put were also busy, with 36,000 new homeowner mortgages completed in the month, representing a 7.1 per cent increase on the same period last year, and perhaps a reaction to the fact that interest rates have been expected to…

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WATCH: Motorcycle race turns ugly when rider does THIS – and quickly suffers instant karma | Travel News | Travel

A video of a racing competition has gone viral after two riders were caught on camera engaging in dirty tricks. The clip, uploaded to Imgur, shows a large crowd assembled to watch the motorcycle race. Stood behind barriers, they watch as two bikes ride around a corner of the track close together. But one of the competitors decides to ruin any chance of his rival winning, and slams his bike into his side, knocking the rival off. The crowd looks shocked as the fallen cyclist rolls off his bike, and…

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