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Indoor dining boost drowned out by record May rain

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 06/03/2021 - 09:38
Footfall on UK High Streets and shopping centres was "muted" despite indoor hospitality reopening.
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Petrol prices at highest in two years, says RAC

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 06/03/2021 - 00:01
Fuel prices are climbing as economies reopen and energy prices soar.
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Delay removing dangerous cladding ‘soul destroying’

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 06/02/2021 - 00:06
The government will miss a June deadline to complete applications for £5bn of funding to remove cladding.
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Shopping bills set to rise this autumn, says BRC

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 06/02/2021 - 00:06
Consumers face rising bills in the autumn as costs climb and Brexit red tape increases
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Why house prices are rising so fast in a pandemic

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 06/02/2021 - 00:05
House prices are increasing at their fastest rate for more than a decade. These graphics explain why.
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Amigo faces collapse after failed bid to cap payouts

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 06/01/2021 - 09:53
Compensation payments to customers remain halted while the sub-prime lender considers its options.
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House prices jump 10.9% as 'race for space' intensifies

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 06/01/2021 - 09:05
Prices in the year to May were the strongest for seven years as buyers seek gardens and more space, Nationwide says.
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Whiplash: New rules to crackdown on fraudulent insurance claims

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 05/31/2021 - 01:34
The reforms will save millions of motorists £35 a year in reduced premiums, the government says.
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Senior MP demands answers for leaseholders

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 05/30/2021 - 04:43
Clive Betts asks why guidance for leaseholders selling or remortgaging flats is not being followed.
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Insurers must not penalise loyal customers, says FCA

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 09:38
People renewing their home or motor insurance will pay no more than new customers from January.
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Pockit promises action over frozen customer accounts

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 00:28
The head of the online pre-paid card firm vows to act after some customers have their accounts frozen.
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Covid: Small businesses' account delays are over, insist banks

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 00:27
Start-ups had expressed anger that some banks had stopped accepting new account applications.
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NatWest launches 'urgent' cryptocurrency scam alert

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 05/27/2021 - 13:23
A warning on NatWest's banking app warns customers to beware of cryptocurrency scams.
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Covid: Banks call for overhaul of mortgage support

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 05/27/2021 - 00:10
Some people on benefits get help to pay their mortgage interest but ministers face pressure to extend support.
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'Irresponsible' London Underground Bitcoin advert banned

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 05/26/2021 - 11:16
Cryptocurrency exchange Luno rapped by the ASA for targeting inexperienced consumers
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Fed-up savers may test their luck in prize draws with rates so low

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 05/26/2021 - 00:20
The UK's largest building society becomes the latest provider to offer a prize draw to attract custom.
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Millions cannot afford water bills, says watchdog

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 05/26/2021 - 00:19
Overhauling water tariffs could help struggling families, the Consumer Council for Water says.
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Airbnb boss: 'Cornwall is now more popular than London'

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 05/25/2021 - 14:50
CEO Airbnb Brian Chesky says people's travel habits have fundamentally changed due to the pandemic.
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Covid: Restaurants get creative in bid to plug staff shortage

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 05/23/2021 - 15:46
Gift cards and bonuses are being used to fill vacancies as the hospitality sector emerges from lockdown.
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'Mad rush' to buy homes faded in April

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 05/21/2021 - 12:47
Property sales fell from the record highs of March, but analysts say activity is still high in the market.
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