Most first-time buyers have rejected mortgage application

Most first-time buyers have rejected mortgage application

Image copyright Sainsbury’s Image caption Fannie Craven with children The majority of people shopping for a first time home will say they’ve had a rejected application for a mortgage, says a new report. Almost…

Peter Ennis: ‘I’m tired of being sad and tired

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Peter Ennis: ‘I’m tired of being sad and tired

LOUISE CHAMPAGNIA/STAFF MAGAZINE When he wasn’t fighting for a cure, Peter Ennis was running around with a girlfriend. Peter Ennis came out to his cousin during the height of the AIDS crisis, in the…

The long slog of freezing Britain

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The long slog of freezing Britain

Thousands of German, Irish and British snowploughs helped clear roadways on Monday but the massive disruption was also the work of dozens of men slogging through the snow through the night and causing havoc…

Top Indian Army general killed in helicopter crash

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Top Indian Army general killed in helicopter crash

Photo India’s top military commander, General Bipin Rawat, was among 13 people killed when a military helicopter crashed in the northern Indian state of Haryana on Tuesday, according to the Indian Ministry of Defence….

Archaeology: Inside the wild Vardzia cave town

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Archaeology: Inside the wild Vardzia cave town

Written by By Staff Writer The town of Vardzia was founded in the early 600s by Roman emperor Titus. Despite being surrounded by a belt of mountains, its stone walls gave it a peaceful…