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Extra £3.5bn promised to tackle unsafe cladding

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 13:55
The funding will be used to remove material from high-rise buildings "at no cost to residents".
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Sainsbury’s takes on Aldi in supermarket price war

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 12:29
The UK's second-largest supermarket joins Tesco in promising to price-match German discounter Aldi.
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Cladding: Extra cash to deal with crisis expected to be announced

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 02:44
The housing secretary will make a statement later, as thousands face huge bills for safety renovations.
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Romance fraud on rise in coronavirus lockdown

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 00:15
Authorities warn about the scams criminals employ ahead of Valentine's Day.
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I'm freezing - can I get a cold weather payment?

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 02/09/2021 - 13:40
Cold weather payments are available to some as temperatures stay low.
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Universal Credit: Extend £20 benefit top-up for a year, say MPs

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 02/09/2021 - 01:24
Ministers are urged not to replace weekly Universal Credit increase with a one-off payment next month.
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Covid: Support 'repeatedly skewed towards men', say MPs

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 02/09/2021 - 00:51
Gender inequalities in the economy have been ignored in the pandemic, a Commons committee says.
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Lastminute.com failed to meet Covid refund deadline

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 02/07/2021 - 00:47
Online travel agent Lastminute.com failed to refund Covid-hit holidays by January deadline.
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FCA warning over 'risky' TikTok trading tips

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 02/07/2021 - 00:30
Some TikTok creators have been giving investment advice in the wake of the GameStop frenzy.
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House price rises 'could be running out of steam’

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 02/05/2021 - 12:11
The Halifax says prices fell last month and are likely to come under pressure in the months ahead.
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Energy prices to rise for millions of households

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 02/05/2021 - 07:25
The average customer on a default tariff is likely to see their annual bill increase by £96 in April.
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Bank of England: Economy to rebound strongly due to vaccine

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 02/04/2021 - 13:17
Policy makers expect a rebound in the spring as people become more confident about spending.
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Teletext Holidays investigated over missing Covid refunds

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 02/04/2021 - 12:41
The competition watchdog is looking into complaints the firm failed to refund trips cancelled by Covid.
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Amazon: Five things we know about new boss Andy Jassy

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 02/04/2021 - 00:25
The executive will take over from Jeff Bezos later this year, but what's he like?
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eBay boosted by Christmas surge in online orders

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/03/2021 - 23:38
eBay saw sales jump as shoppers turned to online shopping for Christmas presents during lockdown.
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Ryanair rapped over 'misleading' Covid adverts

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/03/2021 - 00:08
The Advertising Standards Authority got 2,370 complaints - the third most of any advert.
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Buy now, pay later firms such as Klarna face stricter controls

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 02/02/2021 - 07:52
The financial regulator says it would be easy for customers to build up unseen debts of £1,000.
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Scrap interest on student loans, say vice-chancellors

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 02/02/2021 - 04:52
Call to wipe interest on student loans in England for 15 months, as ministers offer £50m support fund.
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Cladding: Safety improvement costs 'are taking over our lives'

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 02/01/2021 - 13:13
Labour calls for extra help for homeowners hit by large bills, as ministers promise more action.
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Ryanair forecasts 'strong return' of beach holidays this summer

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 02/01/2021 - 09:18
Boss Michael O'Leary thinks travel restrictions will be dropped once high risk groups are vaccinated.
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