Results for Tag "bucks"

Results for Tag "bucks"

The town's secondary, John Colet, is "satisfactory".Many people make the trek to Aylesbury Grammar ("good.

While many mortgage lenders have been upping the deposits they demand from homebuyers, Skipton building society is reducing the upfront amount.The deal, called Mutually Exclusive, goes live on September 15 and works by taking a charge against savings held with the society by the family.

The black horse bank's decision to offer a higher rate of interest - albeit with some inevitable strings attached - comes as Barclays prepares to scrap the 0.The Plus range includes the fee-free Classic account, and also the Gold, Platinum and Premier "added value" accounts, all which have monthly fees.

A recent survey by the Economist found that the cost of living in London has overtaken Tokyo and has soared 25% above New York.Some items in New York such as taxi fares and cinema tickets are around half what you would pay in London.

Some of the rates they pay, on both current and savings accounts, are truly dreadful - less than 1 per cent in many cases.Their credit cards don't come cheap, and most banks' personal loans would be embarrassed to appear in a 'best buy' table.

But then I auditioned for Bucks Fizz.Andy Hill, the band’s songwriter, first played Making Your Mind Up to me on a piano in Fulham.

Photograph: Rex Features Bucks Fizz, put together for the Eurovision song contest, couldn’t have come from a colder place.The obvious blueprint was Abba: Bucks Fizz were the only other group to have prospered in the wake of Eurovision, and the two-boy/two-girl lineup was no coincidence.

The winner Delivering the biggest opening weekend since The Inbetweeners 2 back in early August, Gone Girl has injected some much-needed heat into the market.Director David Fincher’s last film, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, began with £4.

Only in America … it's often said, by European liberals, that news coverage in the US is absurdly inward looking and patriotic.Instead of saying "100 people were crushed …", a TV anchor in the US will say "100 Americans …".

But the more one looks at yesterday's announcement by Rowling and studio Warner Bros, the more it looks just the ticket to return Harry Potter fans to the world of Hogwarts, muggles and fizzing whizbees.For a start, the first instalment in the Fantastic Beasts series will be written by Rowling herself, making her debut as a screenwriter.

The winner Given the huge popularity of the long-running London stage show, commercial expectations were always high for the film adaptation of Les Misérables.Backers Universal also announced the film as the biggest opening for a January release, beating 2005's Meet the Fockers.

The old guard of rock were celebrated at this year's Q awards, with prizes for Pulp, Blur, the Manic Street Preachers, the recently reformed Dexys and former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr.But it was Emeli Sandé, who performed at the opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympics, who won the award for best solo act.

It is 12 years since the music writer Norman Lebrecht first donned his Cassandra costume and predicted the demise of the classical recording industry in the early years of the new century.Yet it's undeniable that the profile of the industry has changed significantly over the last 10 years.

com, the Rolling Stones were music's top earners in the year to June 2007, making $88m, followed by Jay-Z, Madonna, Bon Jovi, Sir Elton John, Celine Dion, Tim McGraw, 50 Cent, U2 and P Diddy.Team, does not "roll" in Benzs and 'lacs round his home town.

The Working Title office sits in Oxford Street, London, but is a quiet and relaxed place.As I wait to meet them, the director Jim Sheridan wanders in, apparently hours late for a meeting.

Brokeback Mountain suffered a blip on its seemingly unstoppable path to Oscar glory last night as members of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) defied the script and handed top awards to Crash, Capote and Walk the Line.Ang Lee's tale of gay cowboys was the big winner at the Golden Globes, walking away with four of the top prizes two weeks ago, and has also done well at a variety of other ceremonies in the runup to the Academy Awards.

I'd imagined that I would do all this reading.Outside is a liquor store, a bar - 'free beer tomorrow', says the sign - and a Burger King, but no supermarket or launderette.

These people can't draw, can't paint; these people should never be left alone with a paintbrush.There's nothing wrong with charm, and the painting's shortfalls make it so much better than it ought to be.