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It’s official: two of the world’s richest cities are in the UK

It’s official: two of the world’s richest cities are in the UK

We’re all aware that the UK is an expensive place to exist right now. It might feel like things get more expensive basically every single day, but we’ve got some good news. Two of our cities are actually amongst the wealthiest in the world! That’s right. According to Henley & Partners, a wealth management company,...

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The UK is officially the world’s sixth-most beautiful country

The UK is officially the world’s sixth-most beautiful country

That this planet should exist at the exact right point in space and time to be inhabitable for life is a cosmic miracle. That it should be so laden with beautiful natural landscapes and manmade wonders is possibly the most wonderful luck humans have ever had.  The world is full of stunning scenery, but where...

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Lidl is opening hundreds of new UK stores: full list of target locations

Lidl is opening hundreds of new UK stores: full list of target locations

Today marks a very special day in the UK supermarket calendar – it’s Lidl’s 30th birthday! Just like anyone else on their 30th, Lidl’s got a wish-list. The main difference is that while the average person’s birthday list contains some clothes and maybe a piece of jewellery, Lidl’s after several hundred new locations across Britain. ...

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Aldi is opening 500 brand-new stores across the UK

Aldi is opening 500 brand-new stores across the UK

Bargain supermarket and marketing menace Aldi is one of the UK’s fastest growing supermarkets – though, surprisingly, not so fast as Lidl and M&S – and that makes a lot of sense. Amid the cost-of-living crisis, Brits increasingly want their groceries on the cheap. And if that means settling for Aldi’s iconically shameless rip-offs of well-known products, so...

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43 Papa Johns takeaways across the UK are closing for good in 2024

43 Papa Johns takeaways across the UK are closing for good in 2024

Papa Johns has a pretty devoted UK fanbase – there is, after all, a reason why over the years the pizza chain has accumulated a whopping 450 takeaways across the UK. And if you’re part of that fanbase, we have some terrible news: the brand is set to close dozens of its UK stores for good...

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Revealed: the best (and worst) paid places to work in Britain

Revealed: the best (and worst) paid places to work in Britain

Choosing a job doesn’t have to be all about making money. Some people prioritise doing something they love, feeling a sense of purpose, a healthy work-life balance or spending time with like-minded people. But let’s be honest, a decent pay cheque does make a difference.  And where you live can determine just how likely you’ll be able to reach...