UK Mortgage Approvals Increased Over Summer – Time to Buy?

Rise in Interest Rates Prompts Increased Activity

With interest rates on the move, the mortgage rates on offer look more tempting than ever. This could be the perfect time to buy.

Chartered surveyors e.surv reported an increase in mortgage activity over the course of August, most likely prompted by the Bank of England’s decision to increase the base rate to 0.75 percent on 02 August.

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Driving Rules & Requirements Abroad

Driving & Road Safety Abroad  

Visiting a country for the first time is a lot of fun. You will get to experience many things that you’ve never seen or heard of before. That’s why it’s important to plan ahead, especially if you want to operate a motor vehicle in the country you are visiting. You will be in unfamiliar territory and every country has different driving regulations.

Some rules can come to you as a surprise, because it’s something you’re not accustomed to seeing. The country may also have different requirements and require specific documentation in order for you to drive. Discover everything you need to know and have before getting behind the wheel in a new country.

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Do and Don’ts of Smoothie Making

Smoothies are still the popular drink of choice, whether it’s as a post workout pick-me-up or a nutritious breakfast for those on the go in the mornings. There are so many different recipes out there for smoothies that it can get confusing.

And with many including ingredients like ice cream and lots of fruit it can be easy to create a calorific dessert when you are trying to develop a healthier option – so we have compiled some of the do’s and don’ts of smoothie making and how to keep them healthy.

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What’s Hidden Behind the Walls: 5 Signs of Domestic Abuse That Are Not as Easy to Spot

The numbers are growing. Over 10 million women and men are victims of intimate partner violence, but the totals have increased regularly. Perhaps, it’s because victims feel freer to report their pain and suffering to doctors, counselors, and the law.

CNN uses the Center for Disease Control definition of domestic violence as “victimization by current and former spouses or current and former dating partners. Violence can include physical, sexual, emotional, and economic abuse.”

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