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The pound hits an eight year high buying €1.43 – here's how you get that rate

Tourist rates can be rubbish, so here are our top 10 tips to max your rate

Urgent: Get £10 boost on top of record euro rate

The euro rate's at a seven-year high as £1 buys €1.41 and you can do even better

NatWest/RBS glitch: Full Q&A as wages, benefits and more go missing

Natwest, RBS, Coutts and Ulster have admitted a number of customer payments are 'missing'

'Apple Pay' coming to UK next month: Here's how it will work

Users of certain Apple devices will soon be able to pay for goods at some UK retailers using their handset

Technical glitch leaves NatWest customers without money on payday

NatWest customers have been left frustrated as their wages have not been paid and transfers aren't going through

The best and worst banks: First Direct tops the table and Barclays gets the wooden spoon

More than 90% of First Direct's current account customers rate its service as 'great', compared to 39% at Barclays

Lloyds is worst offender for wrongly rejecting customer complaints

Lloyds Bank wrongly turned away the most complaints, with 74% of consumers' complaints upheld by the ombudsman

Charge-free basic bank accounts unveiled

A basic bank account with no fees for failed payments has been unveiled by the Government today

RBS fined £56m over IT meltdown

RBS is to pay fines totalling £56 million following an IT meltdown in 2012, which left customers locked out of accounts

Ulster Bank fined £2.75m over 'unacceptable' IT failure

Ulster Bank has been fined almost £2.75 million over an IT failure that prevented thousands from using their accounts

Customers being 'ripped off' by banks on Faster Payments limits

The limit for transferring money by Faster Payments with your bank is £100,000, yet many banks set the limit much lower

RBS sets aside an additional £100m to cover PPI mis-selling claims

RBS says the additional £100 million set aside for PPI reflects 'higher than expected reactive complaint volumes'