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Thursday 07 February 2008
Some gas and electricity suppliers are operating a two-tier pricing structure which leaves at least 13 million households paying more for energy than the cheapest deals on the market, research shows.
Sunday 03 February 2008
Friday 01 February 2008
Rescuers braved terrifying storms to airlift 37 people to safety after two vessels ran aground off the British coast in horrendous conditions today.
Saturday 26 January 2008
Q. In 2004, I switched energy suppliers from British Gas and Powergen to Scottish Power. For the first year, my monthly payments were £44. A year later, this was reassessed to £42.50 monthly. But in November, I received a statement showing that I owed £598.96 and my monthly payments would now be £121.50. This means that my annual bill has risen from £510 to £1,458. Yet throughout the last three years, I have e-mailed my meter readings when requested. AC, Ipswich
Tuesday 15 January 2008
Energy companies have been accused of profiteering by charging vulnerable customers –who receive "discounts" on their bills – more than the wealthiercustomers.
Saturday 12 January 2008
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Tuesday 04 April 2006
Saturday 25 February 2006
Sunday 05 February 2006
Sunday 30 October 2005
Friday 15 July 2005
Friday 14 January 2005
British Energy shares are set to be re-listed on Monday in a move likely to value the nuclear power generator at up to £1.8bn - some 56 times more than it was worth when trading was suspended last autumn.
Saturday 30 October 2004
Saturday 10 July 2004
Thus, the telecoms group spun out of Scottish Power, was left stunned yesterday by a 21 per cent slump in its share price after the company's trading update at its annual meeting.
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