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'Virgin Media charged me an outrageous sum'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 17:16
John Jones tells the BBC he was charged a £240 contract break fee despite being with Virgin Media for seven years.
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Pound steadies after biggest fall since 2016

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:22
Sterling stabilises after Thursday's political turmoil, although shares in banks and housebuilders remain weak.
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EE and Virgin Media fined £13.3m for overcharging customers

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 08:44
The companies overcharged phone and broadband customers leaving their contracts early, Ofcom says.
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Properties 'taking longer to sell'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 00:03
Sellers typically wait more than three months before their home goes under offer.
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Christmas adverts: Do people care about what they see?

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 00:02
Billion of pounds will be spent, but do people want to see commercial messages on their screens?
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What does the Brexit deal mean for you?

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 16:09
BBC experts answer your questions on the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement.
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Retail sales see slide in October

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 09:40
The 0.5% fall last month defied expectations of a 0.2% increase as consumers put their wallets away.
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Pubs fail to stop underage gambling, watchdog warns

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 07:02
Nine out of ten pubs do not prevent teenagers from using gaming machines, Gambling Commission says
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UK toymakers unveil their Christmas wish-list

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 00:32
The UK's toymakers unveil what they hope will be this year's most sought-after Christmas presents.
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Parents spending heavily on mystery toys

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 00:07
The UK toy sector banks on the surge in Christmas sales of "surprise" collectable toys after a troubled year.
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Gambling machine climbdown means new rules go ahead in April

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 15:10
It comes after 70 MPs called on the government to cut the largest wager on FOBTs from April.
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IMF's Lagarde says central banks could issue digital money

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 05:40
IMF boss Christine Lagarde said state-backed digital currencies could make transactions safer and cheaper.
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Berketex Bride collapse: The women without a dress for their wedding

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 01:09
The shock collapse of the wedding market stalwart has left hundreds in the lurch for their big day.
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The people with more stuff than they have room for

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:08
What is driving the rapid growth in self-storage across the UK?
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Millions 'misspent on green energy abuse'

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 20:12
Energy regulator Ofgem is accused of mismanagement by a whistleblower.
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Wages show fastest rise in almost a decade

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:59
Wages rise at the fastest pace since 2008 but unemployment edges higher, official figures show.
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'Why shopping can be so embarrassing for me'

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 00:19
Why retailers need to be doing more for their disabled customers.
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Purple Tuesday: 'Embarrassment' of going shopping in a wheelchair

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 00:19
Holly Greader from Cardiff tells the BBC what going shopping is like for her as a wheelchair user.
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Why complaining really does take all day

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 00:09
Research suggests on average 24 hours a year are spent complaining, while at work, about poor service.
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'Admitting problems helped us get debt-free'

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 00:08
A quarter of those in serious financial difficulty wait more than two years to seek help, a charity says.
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