Councils taking days to repair severe potholes
Councils' targets for fixing the most severe potholes on their roads vary wildly, with repairs taking minutes in some areas and up to three days elsewhere, according to new data
18 January 2019
RAC apologises to customers after breaking insurance renewal rules
The RAC has been forced to apologise for the content of its insurance renewal letters
3 April 2018
Pothole breakdowns jump more than 10%
The number of cars breaking down after hitting potholes has jumped dramatically in the past year, according to the RAC
26 January 2018
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30 March 2016
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16 December 2015
VW emissions scandal: what does it mean for you?
The owners of nearly 1.2 million cars in the UK have been told their diesel vehicles contain emissions cheating software
2 October 2015
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12 August 2015
Could you reclaim unfair private parking fines?
Drivers may have been illegally charged millions of pounds by overzealous private parking firms, according to the RAC
20 February 2015
Hopes of £1/litre petrol fading as prices start to rise again
The price of petrol at the pumps is slowly creeping up again, dashing motorists' hopes of an average price of £1/litre
20 February 2015
Thousands make pothole damage claim
Almost 50,000 drivers made claims against councils for damage caused to their vehicles by potholes in 2013/14
26 January 2015
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18 June 2021JPMorgan Chase has this week struck a deal to purchase UK digital investment platform Nutmeg. Both firms have confirmed there will be no change for Nutmeg customers for now, although they've promised a wider range of products and services in future.
Warning - certain Applaws, Pets at Home and Sainsbury's branded cat food has been recalled over fears it could be linked to fatal disease17 June 2021Pet owners have been warned to stop feeding certain dry food to their cats over fears it could be linked to a fatal disease. Certain Applaws, Pets at Home, and Sainsbury’s branded cat food made by Fold Hill Foods are affected by the precautionary recall but you can get a full refund from retailers.
17 June 2021The first-ever curriculum mapped financial education textbook – funded jointly by MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis and the Money and Pensions Service – has now landed in secondary schools in Scotland.
16 June 2021New mortgage deals are at their LOWEST EVER rates, with two-year fixes down to 0.95% and five-year fixes at 1.17% (though in some cases they load the cost in the form of hefty fees). That means huge savings are possible for some.
Tesco Bank trials new debit card that gives you extra Clubcard points during the first three months - and budgeting help16 June 2021Tesco Bank has quietly launched a prepaid debit card called 'Clubcard Pay', which it's currently trialling.
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.
18 May 2021If you started university between 1998 and 2012, or since then in Scotland and Northern Ireland, you'll have a Plan 1 student loan. While much is written about whether those with savings should overpay the current English Plan 2 student loans, there's little out there about Plan 1. I wanted to change that, so here's a video explaining how to decide...
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