A 5p charge for single-use plastic bags takes effect in England today
The owners of nearly 1.2 million cars in the UK have been told their diesel vehicles contain emissions cheating software
Motorists won't have to pay more in road tax if their vehicles are fitted with software used to cheat emissions tests
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The national minimum wage for adults increases by 20p an hour from today
Volkswagen says it will contact affected UK customers 'step-by-step'
You'll soon have 30 days to return faulty goods for a full refund, as part of major changes to consumers' rights
Sixth-formers will be offered practical maths courses that teach everyday maths skills from this week
Solar panel earnings could be slashed from £515/year to just £135/year if Government proposals are given the go ahead.
First Great Western has stopped paying half the amount of compensation due for delays if customers request it in cash
Commuters face an up to 1% rise in rail fares next year, it's been confirmed today
Martin Abrams from the Campaign for Better Transport says more should be done to improve the service rail passengers get
The Government's axing funds to the Green Deal Finance Company which helps to make homes energy-efficient
Passengers claiming compensation for delays and disruption in Great Britain can now request cash compensation
British Gas is to cut gas prices by 5% for the second time this year - but switch now to save £250/year
'Road tax' rates are to be shaken up for new cars from 2017, while a new 'Roads Fund' is to be established in England