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January 2017

Millions of UK travellers will no longer have to pay to print out passport pictures in photo booths, as photos taken on your phone can now be used for online renewals – but 'selfies' are not allowed.
25 January 2017
Millions of Sky customers are facing an inflation-busting price hike – but if you're affected you may be able to haggle down your bill or quit your contract penalty-free, with one MoneySaver knocking more than £500 off his annual bill after following our tips.
25 January 2017
Banks should introduce options such as voice recognition technology and web chat facilities to help customers with mental health problems avoid sliding into debt, the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute has urged.
24 January 2017
High street bank TSB has relaunched its free £125 offer for switching to its Classic Plus current account. Here's what you get and how it compares with other top-pick bank switch incentives.
23 January 2017
More than 10,000 passengers flying in and out of London Heathrow have been affected by cancellations and delays after thick fog swept across Europe's busiest airport this morning. If your flight's been cancelled you should be able to claim a refund or rebook, but you may have to grin and bear it if you've been delayed.
23 January 2017
A proposed ban on "cowboy" cold-callers who telephone households to target savers' pension pots will be extended to include emails and texts.
20 January 2017
Car hire companies have been ordered to treat customers more fairly after the European Union found complaints about rental firms have doubled in recent years.
20 January 2017
Cash machine users face the threat of new fees to withdraw money at thousands of ATMs amid an industry row over service costs.
20 January 2017
BT has announced it is to hike the cost of broadband and calls and begin charging TV customers £3.50 a month for BT Sport. Check if you can find a better deal elsewhere – if so, the good news is those affected can leave their BT contract penalty-free, or you can try to haggle down your bill.
20 January 2017
The level of protection for individual savers with money in banks and building societies that go bust will increase to £85,000, the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has confirmed.
19 January 2017

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