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RBS customer lost thousands of pounds in scam

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 10:46
The bank insisted for over a year the customer was aware of the transaction and refused a refund.
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Number of child gamblers quadruples in just two years

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 09:13
The rapid rise in the number of child gamblers is "a generational scandal", says a campaigner.
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Sugar tax on soft drinks raises £154m

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 14:59
Income from the levy, which began in April, is on track to meet the estimate of £240m for the year.
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Boots travel insurer faces double investigation

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 11:44
A firm called Travel Insurance Facilities is being accused of denying proper care to policyholders.
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How to check if Black Friday deals really are cheaper

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 00:03
Price-trackers can show the history of what on-line retailers have been charging
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Consumers 'wrongly' told they do not have PPI

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:57
Banks are accused of giving incorrect information to customers seeking compensation for mis-sold PPI.
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Vision Direct hack puts customers' money at risk

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 11:44
Contact lens retailer says anyone who entered their details over a six-day period may be affected.
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Energy firms likely to miss smart meter deadline, warns Which?

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 05:22
Which? says suppliers would have to triple their installation rate to reach the 2020 deadline.
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'My husband ran up a £58,000 debt in my name'

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 04:37
Government should press ahead with plans to define such behaviour as domestic abuse, say campaigners.
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University students hit by wave of fake tax refund emails

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 00:09
The UK's tax authority says thousands of reports have come in from various universities in the last month.
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'Virgin Media charged me an outrageous sum'

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

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

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'

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?

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?

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

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

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

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

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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