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New 50p Beatrix Potter coins released by the Royal Mint

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 03:08
The designs will include the characters Peter Rabbit, Flopsy Bunny and Mrs Tittlemouse.
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Deadline to return old paper £10 notes fast approaching

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 15:44
At least £2.1bn worth of old £10 notes need to be spent or exchanged before they cease to be legal tender.
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No charge

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 21:53
A third of UK car-owners do not have a driveway - so charging an electric car can be difficult.
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Uber to report crimes direct to police to boost safety

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 15:23
The taxi-hailing app will also set up a round-the-clock telephone line to help improve public safety.
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Regulator to investigate energy firm Iresa

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 14:29
Ofgem will investigate Iresa's treatment of customers following a raft of complaints.
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Why young people can't afford to buy homes

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 13:10
The biggest decline in home ownership in the past 20 years has been among young people on middle incomes.
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Consumer squeeze hits UK retail sales

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:31
Retail sales post a modest rise in January as shoppers rein in spending in the face of rising prices.
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£10,000 proposed for everyone under 55

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 08:46
The government should give £10,000 to every citizen under 55, a report suggests.
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Mid-earners 'locked out of buying a home'

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:00
The biggest decline in home ownership in the last 20 years has been among middle-income 25 to 34-year-olds.
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Divorcing couples may clash over Bitcoin

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 14:51
Lawyers say the anonymous nature of digital currencies could prove tempting for those trying to hide wealth.
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Teenagers' spending habits revealed

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:52
Girls spend £2.90 a week more than boys at the age of 13 to 15 as boys avoid buying soap and cosmetics.
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MPs to probe universities' unconditional offers

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:14
Unconditional university offers are on the rise but MPs say they are "very concerned" about the issue.
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Steel pensions scheme victim to 'major mis-selling scandal'

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 05:25
Government, regulators and "financial vultures" are criticised by an MPs' report into steel pensions.
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Faulty appliances 'cause 60 fires a week'

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 00:17
Consumer group Which? wants the government to speed up efforts to tackle faulty home appliances.
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Warning over gamblers' 'VIP status'

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:00
Online bookmakers must conduct affordability checks before upgrading gamblers to VIP status, a regulator says.
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Oxfam direct debit donations fall amid abuse scandal

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:47
Over three days more than a thousand people cancelled their regular donations to the charity.
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Norwegian challenger

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:02
Low-cost, long haul carriers like Norwegian are rapidly expanding by attracting young passengers. But is it sustainable?
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First-time buyers 'at 11-year high'

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:12
More first-time buyers took out mortgages in 2017 than in any year since the financial crisis.
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Price cap on energy bills urgently needed, says committee

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 05:34
An absolute energy tariffs cap would stop customers being overcharged, a committee of MPs says.
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Childcare: Do UK parents pay the most in the world?

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 04:48
Does the UK have the most expensive childcare in the world?
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