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Budget may be delayed, says Transport Secretary Grant Shapps

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 10:34
Grant Shapps says the new chancellor, Rishi Sunak, needs "a few days to decide on the date".
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'I want to build a house but I can't get a plot'

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 22:33
Campaigners say some councils in England are thwarting a law designed to make it easier to build your own home.
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Pound boost for late winter holidaymakers

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 12:36
Sterling is close to its highest level against the euro since the immediate aftermath of the EU referendum.
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Consumer contract changes 'could save customers money'

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 07:54
Internet, pay-TV and phone customers will now be offered the best deals when their contracts end.
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Dating website 'scammed me out of hundreds of pounds'

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 00:41
Sacha Cowlam says a dating website charged her £270 without her knowledge or permission.
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'New year bounce' for UK housing market

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 11:06
The number of people looking to buy a home increased, as did the amount of homes put up for sale, RICS says.
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'My court record only emerged when I got a job'

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 23:58
The number of people in their 20s with county court judgements against them has risen sharply in the last year.
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Automatic compensation for energy switch errors

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 23:59
Victims of switching mistakes will be paid £30 automatically under the new scheme which starts in May.
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'You are groomed to work to a retirement date'

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 23:54
An insurer calls for a more flexible approach to the state pension after running "mid-life MOTs" for staff.
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Challenger bank N26 to shut all UK accounts

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 17:09
Customers are being told to transfer money out of the app-based bank by 15 April.
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'She was beautiful, funny - and she scammed me'

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 11:40
One man tells of how he was tricked in a romance scam as banks warn £8m was lost by victims in six months.
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Blockchain: The revolution that hasn't quite happened

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 00:11
Blockchain was hyped as a secure and cheap way to store or retrieve data, but it is yet to take off.
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'Post Office false theft claim left me bankrupt'

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 00:05
Lee Castleton was left broke after the Post Office spent £320,000 pursuing him over false losses.
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Storm Ciara: What are my rights if my home or job is affected?

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 13:46
Your rights explained as residents and businesses count the cost of wind and flood damage.
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Bank of England gold: Rare look inside the vaults

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 00:00
The BBC's Frank Gardner is shown how £194bn worth of gold bars are stored.
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A new rural bank branch opening! What's going on?

Sun, 02/09/2020 - 00:17
Is Hawes, in the Yorkshire Dales, a template for the future of bank branches and community services?
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'Deposit-free renting left me more than £500 out of pocket'

Sun, 02/09/2020 - 00:01
Some renters are choosing the option without understanding the costs involved, housing groups warn.
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Cladding: The flat owners who cannot sell

Sat, 02/08/2020 - 01:04
Thousands in the UK are living in flats they can't sell, because the outside wall is covered in cladding.
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Energy bills set to fall for millions of households

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 07:51
The energy regulator cuts the price cap by £17, a move that will affect about 15 million households.
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Millions unclaimed in rail compensation watchdog claims

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 01:34
A rail watchdog claims millions of pounds are being left unclaimed by people hit by train delays.
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