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Retailers make shocking petrol profit, says RAC

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 00:06
Fuel retailers are charging unnecessarily high prices for petrol, the motoring organisation says.
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Rising energy bills: 'My teenager covers himself in coats to keep warm'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 12/02/2021 - 00:24
A charity estimates that domestic gas bills in April will be double those of 18 months earlier.
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Would you give 10% of your salary to charity?

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 12/02/2021 - 00:03
A growing number of people are deciding to give up a substantial chunk of their wages.
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New travel rules mean 'I can't afford to fly home'

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 12/01/2021 - 17:01
UK residents in South Africa, which has been added to the travel red list, say new requirements are too costly.
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Zog Energy becomes latest firm to collapse in gas price crisis

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 12/01/2021 - 12:01
Zog Energy, which has about 11,700 domestic energy customers, ceased trading on Wednesday.
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Nationwide: UK house prices surge 10% in November

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 12/01/2021 - 09:42
The average price of a UK house was £252,687 in November, according to the Nationwide Building Society.
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University staff strike over pay and pensions

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 12/01/2021 - 08:24
Students have been urged to check with their lecturers to see if their classes are running.
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Shops step in to supply cash as ATMs close

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 12/01/2021 - 00:04
A scheme allowing shoppers to get cashback at the till will see rapid expansion in the next few weeks.
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'My late mother's belongings were stuck in customs'

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 12/01/2021 - 00:02
Consumer group Which? says people sending Christmas parcels to the EU need to be aware of the rules.
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UK inflation: Rising costs could push family spend up £1,700 a year

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 12/01/2021 - 00:00
Monthly spend over Christmas expected to increase by £109, according to projections for BBC Panorama.
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TSB to close another 70 branches by July

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 12:14
The bank had 475 branches just over a year ago, but a fresh round of closures will leave it with 220.
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MPs back setting new-build house ground rent at one peppercorn a year

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 00:45
People with leases on new-build houses say freeholders are charging them exorbitant amounts.
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Omicron: What Covid refund rights are there for holidays abroad?

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 11/29/2021 - 12:07
What rights do you have if your holidays plans or rules change, as a new Covid variant affects travel?
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More than 17 million have used buy now, pay later services

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 11/29/2021 - 00:01
Interest in buy now pay later options is surging, with growth fastest among users in their 40s and 50s.
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Black Friday spending set to soar despite fewer deals

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 11/26/2021 - 12:20
Analysts say this year's sale will be the biggest ever, but retailers won't offer as many discounts.
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'I don't need a new TV, but I'll probably get one'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 11/26/2021 - 00:03
Black Friday is back and Americans, flush with Covid cash, are going out to spend.
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Entice and Orbit become latest energy firms to go bust

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 11/25/2021 - 16:36
The UK energy market has seen 24 companies collapse since September after wholesale gas prices rose.
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UK government sets aside £1.7bn to support Bulb customers

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 11/24/2021 - 22:19
The energy firm, with 1.7 million customers, has been put into a special form of administration.
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LV= leaders criticised over openness in Bain Capital deal

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 11/24/2021 - 16:28
MPs hear members should have been told more about the proposed £530m takeover by the US private equity firm.
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Covid and Brexit shrink Christmas markets

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 11/24/2021 - 00:05
The UK's annual European Christmas markets will have fewer stalls and traders due to Brexit and the pandemic
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