Children's online games referred to watchdog for investigation
Three online games could be investigated by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over paid for extra game features
4 June 2015
That smile might leave you with a sad face: beware being hit with huge emoji fees
Mobile phone users who send a smiley or sad face, or any type of picture icon in a text could be stung with big bills
26 May 2015
Wallet hit by O2 outage? Don't be left holding the bill
O2 says it's fixed a problem, which left some users unable to use their mobiles. But if you've lost out, complain
26 May 2015
Got a Barclays current account? Here's how to get £48 per year
Barclays current account customers who bank online or via app will be able to sign up to Barclays Blue Rewards scheme
20 April 2015
EE customers without mobile signal can now have calls connected via wifi
EE's new service automatically detects and uses a wifi connection to make and receive calls and texts
10 April 2015
No more 'not-spots': mobile networks agree to improve coverage
The Government has reached a deal with the four mobile networks to improve coverage across the UK
18 December 2014
Beware texting sad or smiley faces - you could pay £100s
Samsung mobile users who put a smiley in a message could see their text converted into a pricey picture message
12 December 2014
Three Mobile moving out-of-contract users to new deals as it axes old tariffs
Thousands of Three Mobile customers who are out-of-contract will be moved to new plans next year as it culls tariffs
11 November 2014
Giffgaff's goodybags are changing: Are you a winner or a loser?
Giffgaff is cutting both the inclusive data allowance and the price of some of its goodybag bundles from 24 September
10 September 2014
Revealed: It costs more to call and text at home than it does from Europe
It costs more to make calls and send texts while in the UK than it does when travelling in Europe, MSE has found
19 August 2014
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24 June 2022Free lateral flow tests in Wales will continue to be available for people showing Covid symptoms up until 30 July.
24 June 2022Private car park operators in England, Scotland and Wales will no longer be able to set fines above £50 in the majority of circumstances, under new rules set out by the Government.
You've got 100 days to use paper £20 and £50 notes before they become unusable - so check your pockets and down the back of sofas now23 June 2022Time is running out to check down the back of your sofa for any soon-to-be-discontinued paper £20 and £50 notes. There are only 100 days left before they become invalid but the latest figures from the Bank of England show there are almost £15 billion-worth of notes still around.
New Government-backed interest-free loan scheme to be rolled out across the UK from September – here’s how it works23 June 2022Vulnerable people who have been rejected from borrowing will apply to apply for a one-off no interest loan scheme (NILs) from September. The scheme aims to reach 20,000 struggling to pay off debt, with them being able to borrow anything from £100 to £2,000 – here’s how it’ll work.
Barclays to shut a further 15 bank branches this year - check if yours is closing and what your options are23 June 2022Barclays has announced another round of bank branch closures, with 15 more outlets set to shut by the end of the year. The latest closures mean Barclays will close 55 branches by the end of the year. Below we list the branches disappearing and what the alternatives are if you still want face-to-face banking.
17 June 2022It is a national tragedy that getting on for a million pensioners, many of whom have been paying into the system for years, are missing out on a critical boost to their income. It's called pension credit, and this year it also means you get an extra £650 to help with energy bills.
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