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Intu warns shopping centres may close as funding talks continue

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 12:24
Intu, owner of the Trafford, Braehead and Lakeside shopping centres, puts administrators on standby.
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Coronavirus: House sales plummeted by 50% in May

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 10:43
The number of homes sold during May was half of the level seen a year earlier owing to virus restrictions.
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Lawsuit alleges defeat devices in petrol cars

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 00:09
Renault and Nissan deny their vehicles are equipped with devices designed to cheat emissions tests
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British Gas owner plans low-cost energy challenger brand

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 12:24
Firm aiming to found new competitor with a cheaper cost structure in bid to boost profits.
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Coronavirus: Energy firms permitted to chase unpaid bills again

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 12:22
Bailiffs are still banned from knocking on doors to collect unpaid parking fines or council tax.
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Coronavirus: Poorer households funding lockdown with debt, says think tank

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 02:14
Lower-income households "twice as likely than richer ones" to have increased debts during the crisis.
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My Money: 'I wonder if my wallet or body will recover?'

Sun, 06/21/2020 - 02:17
Zak Hoblyn from London takes us through his week as a first-time buyer during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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'Having my identity stolen cost me £10,000'

Sat, 06/20/2020 - 03:10
The number of ID thefts in the UK in 2019 rose 18% on the year before to a record high 223,000.
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Coronavirus: Credit card freeze extended for three months

Fri, 06/19/2020 - 09:56
Credit card, store card, catalogue credit and personal loan customers can defer repayments.
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Coronavirus: Charity donations tumble at lockdown funerals

Fri, 06/19/2020 - 00:01
Charities say support and research work will be hit as limited funeral attendance affects collections.
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Lockdown price hikes for beans and cleaning spray

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 19:50
Spray cleaning products are nearly 5% more expensive than in March, while beans cost almost 3% more.
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Coronavirus: Bank pumps £100bn into UK economy to aid recovery

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 15:40
Bank of England announces huge stimulus to aid recovery from the "unprecedented" coronavirus downturn.
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What is quantitative easing and how will it affect you?

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 00:50
The Bank of England is expected to unveil new measures to stimulate the economy. How do they work?
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Coronavirus: 'My employer broke the furlough rules'

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 00:02
The tax office has had thousands of complaints, some from staff who have been made to work while on furlough.
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Nationwide caps mortgage lending due to virus

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 19:14
The UK's biggest building society is lowering its ceiling on mortgage lending to new customers.
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Coronavirus: Why the pension triple lock is back in the spotlight

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 18:22
The furlough programme could inadvertently lead to a big rise in the state pension, leading to fresh debate.
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Rashford's free school meals victory 'chance to end holiday hunger'

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 15:30
After Marcus Rashford's successful campaign, what do charities and schools want to happen?
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Coronavirus: What's happening to free school meals this summer?

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 09:38
The government in England will now provide free school meals vouchers over the summer holidays.
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UK inflation rate at fresh four-year low as fuel prices slump

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 09:33
Fuel costs fell sharply in May, pushing the inflation rate down to a fresh four-year low of 0.5%.
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Coronavirus: What’s it like to start a new job when working remotely?

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 00:09
With many people working from home due to the coronavirus outbreak, what’s it like to start a new job on a remote team?
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