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New craze sees eBay sellers asking thousands for ‘rare’ upside down print £5 notes

New craze sees eBay sellers asking thousands for ‘rare’ upside down print £5 notes

New craze sees eBay sellers asking thousands for ‘rare’ upside down print £5 notes

19 October 2016

A new UK craze has seen pranksters flooding eBay with listings for ‘upside down’ five pound notes - and some are attracting bids of thousands of pounds.


UK loses £11 billion a year to fraud and cybercrime

UK loses £11 billion a year to fraud and cybercrime

UK loses £11 billion a year to fraud and cybercrime

19 October 2016

British businesses and members of the public lost a combined £10.9 billion pounds to fraud last year, according to new figures from anti-fraud groups.


WARNING: UK kids at risk from virus that can leave victims paralysed

WARNING: UK kids at risk from virus that can leave victims paralysed

WARNING: UK kids at risk from virus that can leave victims paralysed

18 October 2016

A health alert has been issued warning parents over an outbreak of a polio-type virus that can easily be spread through coughs and sneezes.


How to make the most out of your plummeting pound

How to make the most out of your plummeting pound

How to make the most out of your plummeting pound

14 October 2016

The plunging value of the pound can make it disheartening to think about how little bang you may get for your well-earned buck in the aftermath of Brexit.


National Living Wage: The people who aren’t entitled to it

National Living Wage: The people who aren’t entitled to it

National Living Wage: The people who aren’t entitled to it

12 October 2016

Brexit is likely to knock 10p off the National Living Wage next year, according to research by the Resolution Foundation.


Fresh calls for lowering of drink-drive limit

Fresh calls for lowering of drink-drive limit

Fresh calls for lowering of drink-drive limit

11 October 2016

Road safety and health experts along with the emergency services have called on the Government to lower the drink-drive limit in England and Wales.


Stress at record high for UK workers

Stress at record high for UK workers

Stress at record high for UK workers

10 October 2016

Workplace stress has reached record levels, according to a TUC report for World Mental Health Day.


One in three adults enjoys a holiday fling

One in three adults enjoys a holiday fling

One in three adults enjoys a holiday fling

30 September 2016

Three out of 10 adults have enjoyed a holiday fling with a stranger, according to new research.


Indian summer on its way as high temperatures continue

Indian summer on its way as high temperatures continue

Indian summer on its way as high temperatures continue

28 September 2016

An Indian summer is on its way with an unusually hot start to October forecast on the back of one of the warmest Septembers in recent years.


Lego, phones - children flush the funniest things

Lego, phones - children flush the funniest things

Lego, phones - children flush the funniest things

27 September 2016

Building bricks, dolls and mobile phones are among the items that Britain’s kids regularly drop in the loo, according to a new report.


The bad habits of the UK’s drivers

The bad habits of the UK’s drivers

The bad habits of the UK’s drivers

26 September 2016

Using mobile phones while driving rates as the worst habit among fellow motorists, according to a new report.


Smartphones are even changing the way we eat

Smartphones are even changing the way we eat

Smartphones are even changing the way we eat

23 September 2016

Until very recently, using a phone at the dinner table was frowned upon.


Smoking rates in England are the lowest on record

Smoking rates in England are the lowest on record

Smoking rates in England are the lowest on record

21 September 2016

England now has twice as many ex-smokers as smokers, according to health officials.


Cost of moving house soars

Cost of moving house soars

Cost of moving house soars

20 September 2016

The average cost of moving home in the UK has risen by £870 during the past year, up to £10,996.


More than half of learners fail driving test

More than half of learners fail driving test

More than half of learners fail driving test

14 September 2016

Less than half of learner drivers presented for their test manage to pass, according to the latest statistics.


Used car dealers Britain’s least-trusted profession

Used car dealers Britain’s least-trusted profession

Used car dealers Britain’s least-trusted profession

13 September 2016

It’s been more than 20 years since George Cole graced our screens as the wheeler-dealer Arthur Daley but it seems that the image of used car salesmen as dodgy backstreet scammers is still alive and well.


Greggs introduces ‘healthy’ pasties in lower calorie drive

Greggs introduces ‘healthy’ pasties in lower calorie drive

Greggs introduces ‘healthy’ pasties in lower calorie drive

12 September 2016

Those who relish the greasy-lipped indulgence of a fatty Greggs treat, look away now. For the UK’s largest bakery chain has doubled down on its healthier offerings, unveiling a new sourdough pasty, made with shortcrust pastry and a crumb topping.


Morrisons launches checkout promise

Morrisons launches checkout promise

Morrisons launches checkout promise

09 September 2016

Supermarket chain chain Morrisons has today made a “checkout promise” that it will open extra checkouts for customers if there is more than one person ahead of them in a queue.


Millions of Brits now happy to live a solitary existence

Millions of Brits now happy to live a solitary existence

Millions of Brits now happy to live a solitary existence

07 September 2016

Millions of Brits are now happy to live a solitary existence, according to new research.


Supermarket price war looms as Asda set to copy Morrisons’ price-slashing

Supermarket price war looms as Asda set to copy Morrisons’ price-slashing

Supermarket price war looms as Asda set to copy Morrisons’ price-slashing

06 September 2016

Shoppers could soon be getting more for their money as supermarkets gear up for the latest instalment of a raging price war in the sector.


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