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News: MBNA analysis reveals growing UK interest in Central American travel

The face of travel is changing, with new research showing that Central American countries like Costa Rica and Argentina are becoming more popular with UK travellers. Credit card provider MBNA analysed more than four million transactions from UK customers around the world to build up a picture of how travel habits are changing, with Central America seeing the highest growth in transactions from travellers since 2014. Spend analysed included accommodation, restaurants, bars and retail outlets. Costa Rica, a country known for its stunning beaches, lush jungle and awe-inspiring volcanic landscape,…

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Chelsea FC: Tammy Abraham happy with England despite interest from Nigeria

Tammy Abraham has scored three goals in nine games for England Under-21s Monday, October 9, 2017 Tammy Abraham admits he is flattered by Nigeria’s interest but vowed to stay focused on the England Under-21s. The striker is expected to spearhead the Young Lions’ attack when they travel to Andorra on Tuesday to continue their Euro 2019 qualifying campaign. Abraham scored and grabbed an assist in Friday’s 3-1 win over Scotland Under-21s having already denied he was planning to switch allegiances to Nigeria. Under-21 boss Aidy Boothroyd is wary of losing…

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Carney sees interest rate rise in 'relatively near term'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Interest rates will rise in the “relatively near term” the Governor of the Bank of England has told the BBC. In the clearest indication yet that there could be a rate rise as early as November, Mark Carney suggested that it was time for the bank to “ease its foot off the accelerator”. The next opportunity for a change in interest rates is the Bank’s monetary policy committee meeting on 2 November. The Governor also warned that personal lending was becoming “a little…

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Women 'more likely to lose interest in sex than men'

Women are more than twice as likely as men to lack interest in sex when living with a partner, a study of British sexual attitudes suggests. It found that while men and women lost passion with age, women were often left cold by longer relationships. Overall, poor health and a lack of emotional closeness affected both men’s and women’s desire for sex. The findings are based on the experiences of nearly 5,000 men and 6,700 women, published in BMJ Open. The UK researchers said problems of sexual desire should be…

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Sunderland AFC transfer news: Simon Grayson confirms interest in Robert Snodgrass after West Ham tell midfielder he can go

Robert Snodgrass is free to leave West Ham this month Friday, August 18, 2017 Sunderland boss Simon Grayson has admitted his interest in West Ham midfielder Robert Snodgrass. The 29-year-old Scotland international has been told he can leave his current club just seven months after his arrival from Hull in a £10.2million deal. Grayson had revealed earlier this week that the Black Cats had missed out on a move for Bournemouth’s Max Gradel despite reaching an agreement with the Cherries. Asked if he was interest in Snodgrass, with whom he…

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Transfer news: Stefan de Vrij weighing up new Lazio contract offer amid Liverpool and Manchester United interest

Stefan de Vrij Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Liverpool and Manchester United target Stefan de Vrij could be set to commit his future to Lazio after their latest bumper contract offer. The Dutch defender’s current deal runs out next summer so it has been reported that Lazio are ready to cash in on him now to avoid losing him for nothing in a year’s time. Both Liverpool and United have been strongly linked with the 25-year-old while Serie A champions Juventus are eager to land him too. Lazio have been hoping…

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