Money

Bitcoin hits new record of $50,000

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 02/16/2021 - 15:15
The digital currency has gained 72% so far in a volatile 2021.
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Gumtree Shpock tie-up could raise fees and reduce choice warns watchdog

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 02/16/2021 - 10:33
The competition watchdog fears the sale of Gumtree by eBay to the owner of Shpock could lead to higher prices.
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Fallen fund manager Woodford’s return 'is a kick in the guts’

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 02/15/2021 - 13:58
Not everyone has welcomed the public return of the star fund manager who fell from grace.
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Decimalisation and the coin you really want to find in your change

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 02/15/2021 - 00:06
To mark 50 years since decimalisation in the UK, an expert from The Royal Mint highlights recent coins of interest.
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'I saved £5,000 by charging my electric car for free'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 02/12/2021 - 22:04
Drivers of electric vehicles are able to charge their batteries with free electricity, so how long might that last?
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Help to Buy deadline extended amid Covid delays

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 02/12/2021 - 13:37
A deadline to buy a home under the current Help to Buy scheme in England has been extended to the end of May.
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O2 fined £10m for overcharging customers

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 02/12/2021 - 09:50
The regulator has hit O2 with the fine for years of overcharging on customers' final bills.
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Lastminute.com faces legal action over holiday refunds

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 02/12/2021 - 09:03
The online travel agent could be taken to court unless it pays £1m of refunds, the regulator says.
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Financial pain of Covid 'not shared equally'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 02/11/2021 - 10:16
Young people and those from black and minority ethnic backgrounds have been harder hit, a regulator says.
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Stamp duty holiday deadline 'is making us nervous'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 02/11/2021 - 00:27
A rush to complete sales before tax breaks end on 31 March is causing delays and calls for government help.
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Travel chief scorns 'puerile' holiday plan warning

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 18:08
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps' call for people to pause summer holiday plans gets a rough reception.
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Extra £3.5bn promised to tackle unsafe cladding

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 13:55
The funding will be used to remove material from high-rise buildings "at no cost to residents".
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Sainsbury’s takes on Aldi in supermarket price war

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 12:29
The UK's second-largest supermarket joins Tesco in promising to price-match German discounter Aldi.
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Cladding: Extra cash to deal with crisis expected to be announced

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 02:44
The housing secretary will make a statement later, as thousands face huge bills for safety renovations.
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Romance fraud on rise in coronavirus lockdown

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 00:15
Authorities warn about the scams criminals employ ahead of Valentine's Day.
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I'm freezing - can I get a cold weather payment?

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 02/09/2021 - 13:40
Cold weather payments are available to some as temperatures stay low.
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Universal Credit: Extend £20 benefit top-up for a year, say MPs

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 02/09/2021 - 01:24
Ministers are urged not to replace weekly Universal Credit increase with a one-off payment next month.
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Covid: Support 'repeatedly skewed towards men', say MPs

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 02/09/2021 - 00:51
Gender inequalities in the economy have been ignored in the pandemic, a Commons committee says.
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Lastminute.com failed to meet Covid refund deadline

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 02/07/2021 - 00:47
Online travel agent Lastminute.com failed to refund Covid-hit holidays by January deadline.
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FCA warning over 'risky' TikTok trading tips

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 02/07/2021 - 00:30
Some TikTok creators have been giving investment advice in the wake of the GameStop frenzy.
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