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Funeral costs rise despite 'pauper' ceremonies

BBC Money News Feed - 11 hours 30 min ago
Two thirds of UK councils increase costs for cremation ceremonies during the pandemic.
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Loot boxes: I blew my parents' savings gaming on Fifa

BBC Money News Feed - 12 hours 11 min ago
How one teenager spent nearly £3,000 on his "addiction" to video game loot boxes.
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Coronavirus: Visitors may not see the thrill of VAT cut

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 17:37
Attractions and restaurants may not pass on the chancellor's VAT cut to visitors.
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Stamp duty holiday: The winners and the losers

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 17:27
The chancellor has announced a stamp duty holiday until next March, pleasing some but angering others.
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Coronavirus: What the chancellor's summer statement means for you

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 13:55
How will Rishi Sunak's coronavirus recovery plan affect the money in your pocket?
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Chancellor gives diners 50% off on eating out

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 13:36
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled a "eat out to help out" discount as part of wider measures.
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Citizens Advice takes redundancy calls every two minutes

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 19:58
Millions of people are now calling the charity's national hotline seeking redundancy advice.
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'Rishi Sunak: We need help with rent, money and jobs'

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 17:28
Under-30s have been hardest hit by the lockdown, what do they want from the chancellor's summer update?
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Coronavirus: Workers to pay tax on tests by their employer

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 13:54
Covid-19 tests are classed as a benefit, which means staff face a mounting tax bill, say critics.
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How would a stamp duty holiday work?

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 13:43
The government is likely to announce changes to stamp duty to help cut costs for anyone buying a home.
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Vouchers of up to £5,000 for home insulation

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 06:58
The chancellor will announce £2bn of grants to fund energy-saving projects for homeowners in England.
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Dad horrified at £4,642 gaming app bill

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 22:35
A father who paid £4.99 for his daughter to use a smartphone app was shocked to find a £4,642 bill.
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Coronavirus: Money back for Ryanair and Sykes customers

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 13:50
The airline says it is clearing a backlog of refunds while Sykes Cottages also has a new policy.
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Flexible rail tickets urged as workers stop daily commute

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 11:13
Fares should be reformed to reflect recent changes to commuting habits, an independent watchdog says.
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Freeze on car loan and pawn payments set to be extended

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 10:07
The regulator wants to give people struggling with high-cost credit or car finance more time to pay.
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Coronavirus: 'Refunds unlikely' if travellers have to self-isolate

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 00:02
Travel insurance is unlikely to cover those who have to cancel a holiday because they have Covid symptoms.
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Loot boxes: Lords call for 'immediate' gambling regulation

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 00:02
Loot boxes, skins and player packs should be regulated immediately, says a Lords committee.
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Tax credits caution urged after HMRC error

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 00:00
One million tax credit renewal notices with incomplete information were sent out by the UK's tax authority.
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UK house prices 'in first annual fall for eight years'

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 09:51
Values were lower in June than they were a year ago, the Nationwide says, as the virus hit the market.
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Coronavirus: How lockdown has affected my money

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 00:55
Radio 1 Newsbeat speaks to people who have become richer, poorer and spent more money in lockdown.
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