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Rich Kenyans ‘Hold 30pc Of Their Property Abroad’

Wealthy Kenyans are investing significant amounts of their wealth outside the country with Britain being their preferred destination for property purchases.   Knight Frank, the publisher of a new report on real estate and wealth, said the rich hold an estimated 30 per cent of their property portfolio outside the country with most putting money […]

The European Court of Justice has found the British visa system for family members of EU citizens to be illegal. Current visa regulations breach EU laws on free movement, European judges have ruled. The European Union’s court said that Britain would no longer require entry visas for non-EU persons who were family members of EU […]

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Parts of Britain are now poorer than Poland, Lithuania and Hungary, official figures reveal. People in the Welsh Valleys and Cornwall – Britain’s two poorest areas – scrape by on less than £14,300 a year on average. Because Britain is so expensive, this leaves families in these areas worse off than those vast swathes of […]

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A food bank charity says it has handed out 913,000 food parcels in the last year, up from 347,000 the year before. The Trussell Trust said a third were given to repeat visitors but that there was a “shocking” 51% rise in clients to established food banks. It said benefit payment delays were the main […]

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European Commission President José Manuel Barroso said on Sunday that states breaking away from existing EU countries would struggle to gain EU membership, further complicating Scottish nationalists’ already uncertain plans for independence. Barroso said it would be nearly impossible for the European Union to grant membership to such states – days after the British government […]

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