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'Coins can inspire people to look into the past'

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 02/22/2021 - 00:19
BBC News website readers share their old coin collections and the stories behind them.
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HSBC fraud helpline's 20-hour wait 'disgraceful'

BBC Money News Feed - Sat, 02/20/2021 - 01:58
The daughter of a fraud victim says it took hours to speak to staff after thousands were stolen from her father's bank account.
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Uber drivers are workers not self employed, Supreme Court rules

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 02/19/2021 - 11:05
Long running court battle ends with ruling ride hailing app drivers are workers not self-employed.
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'We can't get a refund for our £980 flights'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 02/19/2021 - 00:01
Holidaymakers prevented from flying by travel restrictions or lockdowns may not be entitled to a refund.
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Broadband credit score mistake 'cost me thousands'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:02
Omar Khalid says a mistake by broadband provider Virgin Media damaged his credit score for years.
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Rent debt crisis 'could lead to homelessness'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:01
Half a million renters could lose their home without financial help, warn debt charities, lenders and landlords.
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'I'm paying £3,400 for student housing I can't use'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:01
Maya Cooper is one of the students collectively charged £1bn for accommodation they can't use.
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House prices up 8.5% in 2020 amid tax holiday

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/17/2021 - 11:07
Prices climbed at their fastest annual rate since October 2014, official figures show.
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Inflation: Cost of living up in January amid coronavirus curbs

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/17/2021 - 07:23
Prices rose by 0.7% in the 12 months to January in the UK, up from 0.6% to December.
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Bitcoin hits new record of $50,000

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 02/16/2021 - 15:15
The digital currency has gained 72% so far in a volatile 2021.
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Gumtree Shpock tie-up could raise fees and reduce choice warns watchdog

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 02/16/2021 - 10:33
The competition watchdog fears the sale of Gumtree by eBay to the owner of Shpock could lead to higher prices.
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Fallen fund manager Woodford’s return 'is a kick in the guts’

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 02/15/2021 - 13:58
Not everyone has welcomed the public return of the star fund manager who fell from grace.
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Decimalisation and the coin you really want to find in your change

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 02/15/2021 - 00:06
To mark 50 years since decimalisation in the UK, an expert from The Royal Mint highlights recent coins of interest.
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'I saved £5,000 by charging my electric car for free'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 02/12/2021 - 22:04
Drivers of electric vehicles are able to charge their batteries with free electricity, so how long might that last?
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Help to Buy deadline extended amid Covid delays

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 02/12/2021 - 13:37
A deadline to buy a home under the current Help to Buy scheme in England has been extended to the end of May.
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O2 fined £10m for overcharging customers

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 02/12/2021 - 09:50
The regulator has hit O2 with the fine for years of overcharging on customers' final bills.
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Lastminute.com faces legal action over holiday refunds

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 02/12/2021 - 09:03
The online travel agent could be taken to court unless it pays £1m of refunds, the regulator says.
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Financial pain of Covid 'not shared equally'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 02/11/2021 - 10:16
Young people and those from black and minority ethnic backgrounds have been harder hit, a regulator says.
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Stamp duty holiday deadline 'is making us nervous'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 02/11/2021 - 00:27
A rush to complete sales before tax breaks end on 31 March is causing delays and calls for government help.
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Travel chief scorns 'puerile' holiday plan warning

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 18:08
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps' call for people to pause summer holiday plans gets a rough reception.
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