Tag Archives: Controversial

Debt fears over new car deals that only need a £300 deposit: Concerns controversial plans have helped fuel borrowing binge

Fears of a dangerous debt bubble are growing as motorists drive off in new cars after paying a deposit of just £319. Britons spent £3.6billion on car loan deals in March alone, up 13 per cent on a year earlier. But most new car ‘buyers’ actually use loan deals to rent the vehicles. A £12,000 Smart ForTwo car can be ... Read More »

Apple Subs Squirt Gun for Controversial Pistol Emoji

Gun control measures have stalled in the legislature repeatedly. But there does appear to be one place where gun control is catching on: the ever-more-political world of emoji. On Monday, Apple announced that the next update to its emoji catalog would style the “gun” icon as a toy, rather than a pistol. That follows the recent, unusual decision by the ... Read More »