Bank of England slashes interest rates to combat coronavirus 'shock' – what it means for you
The Bank of England has cut the base rate from 0.75% to 0.25% in a emergency response to the 'economic shock' of the coronavirus outbreak
11 March 2020
Bank of England holds interest rates at 0.75%
UK interest rates will remain at 0.75%, the Bank of England has announced – despite speculation that there could be a cut
30 January 2020
Nationwide and TSB to hike mortgages but won't pass the full interest rate rise on to many savers
Nationwide and TSB have confirmed they won't pass on the full interest rate rise to most savers
7 August 2018
Big banks hike mortgages but keep schtum on savings after base rate rise
Some banks and building societies are hiking mortgage prices after yesterday's base rate rise, but not savings rates
3 August 2018
UK interest rate raised to 0.75% - what you need to know
The Bank of England today raised the base rate from 0.5% to 0.75%
2 August 2018
UK base rate remains at 0.5%
The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee voted to keep the rate steady
10 May 2018
UK interest rates rise latest - what banks are doing
The Bank of England on Thursday raised interest rates from 0.25% to 0.5% - the first rate rise in over a decade
2 November 2017
Bank of England holds base rate at 0.25%
The Bank of England today kept the base rate at 0.25% – resisting temptation to make further changes to the rate
15 September 2016
Just five big mortgage lenders commit to cutting their SVRs after base rate drop
Mortgage providers appear reluctant to commit to reducing their standard variable rate following the base rate cut
4 August 2016
Millions of Barclaycard and Lloyds credit card customers face higher interest rates
Barclaycard and Lloyds' credit card customers will have their interest rates linked to the Bank of England base rate
20 November 2015
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17 September 2021Fully vaccinated travellers will no longer need to take a pre-departure Covid-19 test before they depart for England from 4 October. In addition, they'll only need to take a cheaper lateral flow test on arrival to England from later next month under an overhaul to the 'traffic light' travel system. Eight destinations will also come off the red list from 22 September.
17 September 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
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Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
16 August 2021
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