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Smart meters: Why they are driving some people mad

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 19:40
Energy customers are under pressure to install smart meters, but many just don't function properly.
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Metro Bank hopes to unveil fresh funding

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 18:29
The troubled bank hopes to announce it has secured hundreds of millions of pounds in new investment.
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Inequality driving 'deaths of despair'

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 11:08
Inequalities are damaging health and trust in democracy, the IFS think tank says.
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Shared 'hubs' urged for bankless towns

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 05/13/2019 - 13:31
MPs are urging banks to create and fund shared hubs when there is a threat to a town's last branch.
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Metro Bank shares continue to slide

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 05/13/2019 - 10:54
The bank says it plans to issue fresh shares as concerns persist over its financial health.
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'I didn't expect tough job search'

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 05/13/2019 - 00:40
People who began work between 2008 and 2011 have had lower pay and worse job prospects, says a report.
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Fraud victim's two-year fight with bank ends in victory

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 05/12/2019 - 00:59
After two years, fraud victim Alex Luke says she's "delighted" to be refunded her stolen money.
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Compensation possible for London Capital & Finance investors

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 21:03
UK financial compensation scheme says investors could have grounds for a claim, reversing earlier stance.
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Why the Royal Mint stopped making 20p coins

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 00:09
Figures reveal the Royal Mint did not produce a single 20p coin or £2 coin in 2017, but why?
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Flintshire woman killed herself 'after pension error'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 15:10
Joy Worrall, 82, was found dead in a quarry near her home last November, an inquest hears.
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Zavvi gets red card from customers over football blunder

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 14:30
Online retailer Zavvi apologises for telling all its customers they had won a VIP football trip to Madrid.
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Millennials 'wrongly relying on inherited money'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 11:17
Many young adults have unrealistic expectations of buying a home with the money, a survey suggests.
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Australia's A$50 note misspells responsibility

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 06:54
Australia's A$50 note has a blunder in the small print - and it took more than six months to spot.
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Rail passengers losing out on compensation due to demands

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 00:23
Passengers are required to submit up to 24 pieces of information to make a claim, says Which?.
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House prices 'rebounded in April'

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 09:44
UK house prices picked up in April after a fall during the previous month, the Halifax says.
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Retail revolution: How mail order changed middle class life

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 00:04
By offering a range of goods at low prices, mail order helped transform middle-class life.
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Tesco and Argos caught selling knives to teenager

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 23:59
Some branches of Tesco and Argos tested did not stop a 16-year-old's purchase, a BBC investigation finds.
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Holiday fraud: 'How we were caught out'

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 13:18
The holiday-makers whose dream breaks were ruined by alleged fraudsters.
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Basic income of £48 a week in UK urged

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 12:50
Tax reliefs should be scrapped to give every adult and child a basic weekly income, a report suggests.
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Purplebricks shares slide as founder Michael Bruce quits

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 09:27
The online estate agency apologises for its "disappointing" performance over the past 12 months.
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