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May challenged on 'rip-off' energy cap pledge

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 14:51
An MP reminds the PM of her call to end to rip-off energy prices, but tells her 2.5 million people were now in fuel poverty.
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UK inflation falls to two-year low in January

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 11:57
Falling energy prices push inflation to 1.8% in January, from 2.1% the previous month, official figures show.
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Price of flats fell in England last year, says Land Registry

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 11:26
The cost of a semi-detached houses rose the fastest, but the overall pace of house price growth slowed.
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Brexit healthcare worries for Brits in Spain

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 00:10
British pensioners in Europe worry about healthcare costs in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
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Crackdown on young celebs in gambling ads

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 00:05
Cartoon figures and young stars will be banned from many adverts in a bid to protect children.
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Family gangs 'exploit pension savers'

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 13:09
Married couples and their adult children are identified as leading crime groups involved in pension fraud.
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British Gas prepayment top-ups hit by IT fault

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 13:08
Customers have been struggling to top up their pay-as-you-go energy meters owing to a fault at British Gas.
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Supermarkets' sustainable palm oil not fully traceable

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 00:16
Supermarket palm oil products are not fully traceable despite being called "100% certified sustainable", BBC research finds.
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Call to 'protect cash' for consumers

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 00:14
Groups want a regulator to be appointed to prevent a fall-out from bank branch and ATM closures.
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Lloyds resolves online banking woes

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 17:20
Some Lloyds customers had faced "intermittent issues" with online banking services.
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New Ofgem cap prompts E.On to raise energy prices

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 11:28
Prices will rise for 1.8 million customers as E.On becomes the first supplier to react to Ofgem's new cap.
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Austerity to continue unless Hammond spends, says IFS

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 08:06
The chancellor is facing tricky spending decisions, says the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
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Ban zero-hours contracts that exploit workers, says TUC

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 01:55
People on such contracts get worse working hours and are paid less than other workers, the TUC says.
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When parents sue children for retirement support

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 00:07
A handful of Asian countries allow parents to take legal action against their children who fail to support them.
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Pensions: Tougher jail terms for mismanaging funds

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 02/10/2019 - 10:15
"We're coming for you," the pensions secretary warns company bosses who mismanage pension schemes.
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Women 'victims in 63% of romance scams'

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 02/10/2019 - 01:34
Victims of these scams lost an average of £11,145 each last year, Action Fraud says.
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What would you do if you were financially independent?

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:24
Could you live frugally so that you could be financially independent by your 40s?
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Revolut: Watchdog mulls 'single-shaming' banking ad

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 10:17
Digital banking service Revolut is referred to the FCA over its Valentine's Day "single takeaway" ad.
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Energy giant SSE loses another 160,000 customers

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 09:52
Big six energy firm SSE says it has lost more customers and cuts its profit forecast for this year.
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Government housing delivery plan 'flawed'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 00:00
The public spending watchdog says the government's housing planning system is underperforming.
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