Collector pays UK-record £1m for rare coin

BBC Money News Feed - 4 hours 53 min ago
Only six Edward VIII sovereigns were made but it is not just its rarity that fascinates historians.
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Estate agents report 'uplift' in housing market

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/16/2020 - 00:01
Expectations of future sales have "risen sharply" according to property professionals.
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Fall in inflation raises prospects of interest rate cut

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 11:04
Speculation grows that UK interest rates will be cut after inflation slows in December.
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Do your colleagues know how much you earn?

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 00:01
One in five people are banned from telling people they work with about their salary, a union says.
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Santander latest bank to set 40% overdraft rate

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 01/14/2020 - 11:40
The move comes as the bank cuts the interest rate it pays on its flagship current account.
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Gambling on credit cards to be banned

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 01/14/2020 - 07:50
The ban, which starts on 14 April, comes after reviews of the industry by the commission and the government.
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Debt threat stalks households in January

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 12:04
An advice line says it receives a call every four minutes and warns about buy now, pay later schemes.
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Evening emails 'overwhelm working parents'

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 01/12/2020 - 18:45
Almost half of parents say that technology has blurred the boundaries between work and home.
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'Absurd' leasehold pricing should stop, say campaigners

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/10/2020 - 22:06
The Law Commission has stopped short of suggesting leaseholds be scrapped in a report
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WH Smith warned over executive pension awards

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/10/2020 - 21:16
Investors have baulked at the 12.5% pension award given to the stationery giant's new CEO.
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Energy customers hit with backdated bills

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/10/2020 - 00:00
Householders are getting billed extra for energy they used years ago, despite a ban on the practice.
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LCF investors see compensation hopes dashed

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/09/2020 - 12:29
Many who lost money when London Capital and Finance collapsed "will not be eligible for compensation".
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Banks told to stop short-changing loyal savers

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/09/2020 - 11:56
Millions of savers who leave money in the same account for years should get a better deal, the regulator says.
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Danger washing machine repair dates to be revealed

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/09/2020 - 00:01
Owners of the fire-prone Hotpoint and Indesit machines fear a much longer wait to hot wash their clothes.
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My Money: 'Both my stomach and wallet are very happy'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/09/2020 - 00:00
As part of a new BBC blog series, Chelsea Thomas shares what she spent her money on this week.
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Travelex: Banks halt currency service after cyber-attack

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/08/2020 - 19:22
High Street banks say foreign currency supplies have dried up after Travelex's ransomware attack.
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Quarter of minimum wage workers underpaid, says study

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/08/2020 - 00:01
Firms which fail to pay the minimum wage should face tougher penalties, the Resolution Foundation says.
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Travelex customers 'thousands of pounds out of pocket'

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/08/2020 - 00:01
The criminals behind the hack told the BBC they are demanding $6m (£4.6m)
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I'm being charged £42,000 to extend my lease

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/08/2020 - 00:01
Leaseholders await a report on Thursday from the Law Commission, which is considering reform.
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TransPennine Express to refund season ticket fare rise

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 01/07/2020 - 15:31
Some rail operators have been under pressure from the government to get their house in order.
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