Lloyds Bank profits climbed 24% — but it is still feeling the pain from PPI claims

Thomson Reuters Lloyds Bank profits increased 24% in 2017, with the bank bringing in £5.3 billion profit before tax. The bank also started a £1 billion plan to buy back shares. “2017 has been a landmark year for the group,” said Lloyds chief executive Antonio Horta-Osorio. Lloyds Bank annual profits leapt by almost a quarter […]

Paul Burrell claims Prince Charles ditched Diana after Harry’s birth: ‘My work is done'

Now the former butler has spilled details of the night that Prince Harry was born.  Paul claimed that he was told a story by Princess Diana. She claimed Prince Charles first saw the youngster in his cot and noted: “Now I have an heir and a spare,” before heading to the theatre with Camilla Parker Bowles.  Speaking […]

Fact Checking American Airlines Flight Attendant Claims to Sell You a Credit Card

AA Crew’s Dubious Claims When Selling Credit Cards Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include […]

Deal reached for Syrian army to enter Afrin, claims Kurdish official

A deal between Damascus and Syrian Kurds fighting off an ongoing Turkish offensive on Afrin is reportedly on the cards again. An adviser to the Kurdish administration told Reuters Syrian troops might be at the border in two days. Several conflicting reports have been coming from Syria, suggesting either success or failure of alleged negotiations […]

Federer claims 97th title

Video Federer claims 97th title1:49 Tennis: Roger Federer beat Grigor Dimitrov in the final of the Rotterdam Open. It has been quite a monumental tournament for Federer, not only has inched closer to his 100th ATP title, he also reclaimed the No: 1 ranking for the first time since 2012. February 19th 2018 15 minutes […]

Theresa May claims ‘Europe’s security is our security’ as she proposes a new UK-EU security treaty ahead of Brexit

Sebastian Widmann / Getty British Prime Minister Theresa May has proposed a new security agreement between the UK and the EU. The new treaty would aim to keep people safe “now and in the years ahead.” The speech comes after critics have accused Brexit and May of putting joint working to combat terrorism and crime at risk. Theresa […]

West sent lizards as nuclear spies, claims Iran defense official

Enlarge / A senior military advisor to Iran’s supreme leader claims reptiles can be used for nuclear espionage because they “attract atomic waves.” (credit: Dorit Hockman) The senior military advisor to Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei claimed in a press conference in Tehran today that Western nations had deployed reptiles as nuclear spies. Agence […]

British Navy to send a warship to challenge Beijing’s claims to the South China Sea

LA(PHOT) Brett Turner/MOD, OGL, A British warship will sail through the South China Sean next month to challenge Beijing’s claims to the international waters. The move is likely to stoke tensions with China, who have claimed the area and built military facitlities on artificial islands in the sea. Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam […]