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My Money: 'It feels like a luxury to shop for non-essential items'

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 05/03/2021 - 00:02
Social care worker Sarah takes us through her weekly spending as England's national lockdown lifts.
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Rental market unusually uncertain, Nationwide says

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 05/03/2021 - 00:01
The building society's buy-to-let arm says housing preferences shifted during the pandemic.
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Don't trust caller ID on phones, says Ofcom

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 05/02/2021 - 09:56
The service should not be used as a means of verifying identity in the battle against fraud, Ofcom says.
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'Urban flight' raises house prices in villages

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 04/30/2021 - 22:33
Property values in less densely-populated areas have risen faster than elsewhere, the Resolution Foundation says.
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Covid: Teletext Holidays faces court over unpaid refunds

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 04/30/2021 - 15:06
The competition watchdog says the firm has not paid £7m in refunds for holidays cancelled during the pandemic.
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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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