People moving to the UK for work or study from outside the EU will have to pay an extra £50 on top of the visa fee. The two-year scheme, which will raise £70 million to fund more police support and translators, was announced by communities secretary Hazel Blears yesterday.
The Royal Bank of Scotland has sent threatening letters to homeowners saying that their homes will get repossessed if they fail to repay their mortgage within 30 days. Natwest, owned by RBS, has refused to give an explanation for its decisions. In one case the homeowner says he has