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More affordable housing?

A new generation of homeowners will be able to take their first step on to the housing ladder thanks to a scheme cutting the cost of some new homes by […]

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Petrol prices slashed

Major UK supermarkets have now started to slash their prices. I paid £120.7 today per litre of diesel (yes, I know, I bought it before we all became informed about […]

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Drivers at the mercy of retailers

Despite the wholesale cost of petrol and diesel falling in January, the average prices charged at the pumps of the UK’s four biggest supermarkets actually increased every day until a […]

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The ‘cool’ travel list …

As we are all being urged to fly less, National Geographic Traveller (UK) has announced its Cool List 2020, highlighting the 20 must-see destinations for the year ahead. The hotly […]

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Government to ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2035

Reacting to the news that the Government is to bring forward the ban on the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles to 2035, RAC head of policy Nicholas Lyes said: “We […]

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Fuel prices to rise again, despite some of them never dropping!

Commenting on the prospect of higher UK fuel prices in light of the current crisis in the Gulf, RAC fuel spokesman Simon Williams said: “Increasing tension between Washington and Tehran will cause […]

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Five ways landlords unfairly control people’s lives

Shutterstock/Jacob Lund Tom Simcock, Edge Hill University The last 20 years have seen a boom in private renting. Approximately 4.6 million households in England, about 19% of all households, now […]

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Will you go electric next time?

Britain’s drivers are showing signs they are starting to embrace the new breed of low – and zero-emission electric vehicles being developed by manufacturers. Research conducted for the RAC Report on […]

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eBay, is it worth it?

Like many people, I have far too many clothes, most of which are not often worn, as my wardrobe mainly replies on some staples. There are items I have bought […]

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Busiest time of the year for debt advice at Citizens Advice

The last week of January is the busiest time for debt advice at Citizens Advice. Analysis of last year’s data revealed that on a single day, 29 January 2019, Citizens […]

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