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Six new cars rated 'poor' for security in theft-risk survey

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 15:54
The theft-risk report from insurer-funded Thatcham Research looks at keyless entry cars.
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UK interest rates on hold amid Brexit impasse

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 14:30
Bank of England says the outlook will depend "significantly on the nature and timing of EU withdrawal".
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Bank payment scams claim 84,000 victims

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 11:55
Banks say scam merchants are shifting their attention to conning members of the public directly.
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UK retail sales up but food spending falls

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 11:05
Sales at food stores in February saw the biggest fall since December 2016, official figures show.
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School holiday fines: Parents hit by penalties rise 93%

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 11:05
Nearly 223,000 fines were issued to parents in 2017-18 as schools clamped down on unauthorised absence.
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'They took £150 from the till - was it really worth it?'

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 00:09
Lilly was tasered in the shop where she worked, just one of the 115 retail workers attacked every day.
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Inflation rises on increases in the cost of food and wine

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:06
UK prices rose by 1.9% in February, nudged higher by duty on wine and higher food bills.
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Brexit food stockpiling loan ad banned

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 00:06
Advertising chiefs rule people may have felt pressured into taking out a loan by fears of food shortages.
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Watchdogs 'need to prove they protect consumers' says NAO

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 00:05
Four regulators need to be able to prove how they are protecting consumers, the spending watchdog says.
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'Fleecehold': New homes hit by 'hidden costs'

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 00:02
Could your dream home cost more than you think? A growing number of new-build buyers warn it could.
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UK employment at highest since 1971

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 12:07
A new record number of 32.7 million people were in work between November and January in the UK.
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Revenge evictions: 'We were evicted for complaining about a roof leak'

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 11:06
A campaign group says some landlords carry out "revenge evictions" when renters complain about repairs.
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Home leasehold system needs reform, say MPs

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 00:07
The UK's leasehold system has left many householders in unsellable homes, says a committee of MPs.
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Why Venezuelans are seeking refuge in crypto-currencies

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 00:05
As Venezuela staggers under political and economic crises, its citizens are embracing digital money.
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World's most expensive cities revealed

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 00:01
Paris comes top of a ranking of the world's most expensive cities, alongside Hong Kong and Singapore.
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People spend £69 on average on a UK night out, says report

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 12:31
Average spend reaches £69 as people stay out for longer, says a report into the night-time economy.
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Contactless card use surges as doubts ease

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 11:29
Contactless use rose by 31% in 2018, data shows, with the technology accounting for one in three card payments.
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Zoopla promises to end housing benefit discrimination

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 10:09
Move follows a BBC investigation showing letting agents discriminated against housing benefit tenants.
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'Pupil poverty' pressure on school cash

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 01:14
Head teachers say schools, already facing budget cuts, have to help pupils with clothes and food.
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Energy bills: 'I don't know who to trust'

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 00:01
Frustration with energy suppliers' customer service leads to changes, as ratings expose the worst performers.
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