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New rules to protect those in debt mean your credit card may be suspended if you only make minimum repayments

Credit card customers struggling with persistent debt are to be offered extra help by lenders, under new rules

27 February 2018

Mastercard to verify payments by selfies or fingerprint scans from next year

All Mastercard users will be able to verify themselves with biometrics such as fingerprint scans or facial recognition

24 January 2018

Big brands charge customers credit card fees after ban

A number of big-name brands including energy firm E.on and travel giant Expedia have been mistakenly charging customers

19 January 2018

Some credit card users STILL charged fees after ban

A number of firms and councils have been charging fees for credit card payments after they were banned

15 January 2018

Credit and debit card charges banned from Saturday - what you need to know

You should no longer be charged a fee for opting to pay by credit or debit card – but admin fees are still allowed

9 January 2018

Monarch ditches credit card booking fees

Three weeks after Virgin Atlantic ended its 1.5% charge on flights, Monarch says it will scrap its 3% fee

9 December 2016

Shoppers to be able to split credit card payments at the till – but you may end up paying a packet

Card payment machines in shops will give credit card-holders the option of paying for items in instalments

6 December 2016

John Lewis credit card-holders struggle to resolve payment issues after website outage

Customers say they are still battling to get through to the retailer as problems enter their third week

27 October 2016

Tesco to slash rewards points for 2.8m credit card users

Nearly three million Tesco credit card users will lose out from a cap on the fees card firms charge retailers

2 September 2015

'Free' case of wine with Virgin Money credit cards

New Virgin Money credit card customers can get a free case of wine worth £55 for a limited time only

6 August 2015

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