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Banks fail in bid to share cost of refunding scam victims

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 04/30/2021 - 12:32
Negotiations between banks to create a permanent, central pot of money to refund scam victims have collapsed.
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Co-op to scrap plastic 'bags for life'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 04/30/2021 - 11:31
The supermarket follows Morrisons in announcing it will ditch reusable plastic shopping bags.
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UK housing market 'on the boil' as prices rise

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 04/30/2021 - 09:52
UK house prices rose by 7.1% compared with a year ago, the Nationwide says, amid high demand from buyers.
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Barclays boss predicts biggest economic boom since 1948

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 04/30/2021 - 09:07
Jes Staley gives his upbeat assessment on the day Barclays reveals profits have more than doubled.
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Ryanair told to compensate passengers over strike cancellations

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 04/29/2021 - 15:43
The airline had said strike actions were "extraordinary circumstances", so it did not have to pay compensation.
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Grenfell: Campaigners vow to fight fire safety bill

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 04/29/2021 - 12:31
Campaigners say "a generation of homeowners" face financial ruin after government wins Commons vote.
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NatWest says fewer customers defaulting on loans despite Covid

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 04/29/2021 - 10:19
Fewer customers than expected are defaulting due to the pandemic, say NatWest Group and Standard Chartered.
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Housing: 'Trying to buy in this market is painful'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 04/29/2021 - 00:19
UK property transactions in March 2021 were at their highest level since records began in 2005, according to the HMRC.
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The towns finding new ways to save cash

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 04/28/2021 - 08:24
Eight locations across the UK are testing ideas aimed at ensuring future access to cash for those who need it.
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Demand high as cruises gear up for a restart

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 04/28/2021 - 01:03
Cruises around England can resume in May, and operator Fred Olsen says it's already sold two thirds of its capacity.
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Older workers 'see biggest jobs fall since 1980s'

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 04/26/2021 - 00:05
There were 109,000 more jobless older workers between December and February than a year ago, a report says.
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Treasury snubbing 'mortgage prisoners', say MPs

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 04/25/2021 - 15:18
Some 250,000 homeowners are trapped because the Treasury sold their mortgages to unregulated firms.
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Convicted Post Office workers have names cleared

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 04/23/2021 - 11:45
Judges quash convictions of 39 former postmasters after the UK's most widespread miscarriage of justice.
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Postmaster's widow: 'I will never forgive them'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 04/23/2021 - 11:15
The convictions of 39 Post Office branch managers have been overturned, but for one family it is too little, too late.
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Post Office scandal: What the Horizon saga is all about

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 04/23/2021 - 11:07
The background to the case of sub-postmasters whose convictions were based on evidence from faulty IT.
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Charities sound alarm over buy-now-pay-later debt

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 04/23/2021 - 00:03
The Citizens Advice network says people often regret using the increasingly popular payments method.
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E.On compensates customers after Christmas blunder

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 04/22/2021 - 08:55
The energy firm will pay more than £650,000 after taking payments on Christmas Eve instead of January.
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House sales and prices see early spring surge

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 04/21/2021 - 11:50
UK property transactions in March hit the highest monthly level since modern records began in 2005.
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Rising fuel costs drive UK inflation to 0.7 in March

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 04/21/2021 - 09:07
The cost of living rose to 0.7% in March, from 0.4% in February, as fuel, transport and clothes prices increased.
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Major property fund to unlock investors' money

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 04/20/2021 - 14:54
M&G's £2bn UK commercial property fund will resume in May, having been suspended since December 2019.
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