Paul Lakemore

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What Does It Mean To Be Charming?

Recently, I had lunch with my colleague David. Afterwards we went to pick up his dry cleaning. Walking into the dry cleaners was like walking into …

UK house prices slip as market feels a chill

House price growth has slowed in the UK, with a key measure of the sector indicating that the vote for Brexit has sent chills through the housing market.<p>Halifax’s closely watched price index has revealed that house prices in the three months to August increased by 6.9pc, a slowdown from the …

Britain's latest rise in property prices is just the calm before the storm

House prices in the UK grew by 5.6% on an annual basis in August, suggesting that Brexit has yet to have any real effect on the British housing …

If You Thought Brexit Was Bad Wait Until The Italian Banks All Go Bust

If only the German language had a word for schadenfreude we could be using it to describe our feelings as we watch what the German insistence on the eurozone rules is doing to that very eurozone system. Yes, of course, people all over the place are shouting about how terrible it is that Britain is …

Scientists and insurers develop 'death clock' to predict when customers will die

Insurance premiums could rise after scientists teamed up with the insurance industry to create an algorithm which will predict when customers will die.<p>The University of East Anglia is launching a four year study using huge databases of medical data to determine life expectancy and long-term illness.<p>…

Scotland runs up £15bn deficit twice size of UK's

Nicola Sturgeon unveils official figures showing Scotland's deficit was 9.7 per cent of GDP in 2014/15 compared to 4.9 per cent for the UK as a whole<p>Scotland last year ran up a £15 billion deficit that was proportionately twice the size of the UK’s, according to “devastating” official figures that …

Samsung launches a phone upgrade program of its own

With global smartphone sales decidedly flat, how can companies push new device sales? As expected, Samsung is following in Apple's footsteps by launching an upgrade program that will motivate users to get fresh models. According to <i>Reuters</i>, customers in South Korea who purchase the Galaxy S7 or S7 …

Fears grow of repeat of 2008 financial crash as investors run for cover

As leaders gathered in Davos, FTSE 100 was gripped by panic selling and entered bear market with Dow Jones also plunging<p>Fears that the global economy could be heading for a repeat of the 2008 financial crash have sent shockwaves through financial markets – prompting a rush to safe havens by …

Asia stocks snap losing streak as oil mired near 12-year low

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks snapped a losing streak in global markets Thursday after Wall Street trimmed losses and oil paused after a …

Citrix Names Former Microsoft Executive as New CEO

Citrix has chosen a new CEO.<p>The business software giant said on Wednesday that former Microsoft executive Kirill Tatarinov will become Citrix’s CEO …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

My Best Stuff<p>The rising Toronto rapper tells us all about his custom jacket guy, and why nothing beats nostalgic treats.<p>By Yang-Yi Goh23 hours …

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Here's Tesla's first SUV, the all-electric Model X

The Model X, which starts at $132,000, marks another milestone in Tesla's history. Much as with the Model S sedan before it, the Model X was introduced years before it entered production, and Tesla began taking preorders soon after. The crossover is finally here some three years later, and its …