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Sadly no reports of a Routemaster singing Wonderwall

'Only one in five would return lost wallet'

Only one in five people who found a wallet would hand it in or try to track down its owner, research indicated today.

Government website to take on credit-card companies

Credit-card users will be able to see if they are being ripped off at the click of a button using a government website set up to take on the banks.

Nationwide drops free use of debit cards overseas

Nationwide is to increase the cost to customers of using their debit cards abroad.

Refunds for delayed Tube journeys at the click of a mouse

Londoners now have a helping hand if they want to claim back cash for delayed Tube journeys with the launch of free-to-use service, Mytubewaslate.com.

Don't relax when it comes to your holiday money

Watch for large transaction fees, high commission charges and poor exchange rates, says Chiara Cavaglieri

Retailers urge ministers to stop 'excessive' card charges

Retailers have called on the Government to keep to its word on cracking down on "irresponsible banking" by cutting the excessive charges imposed for processing plastic card transactions.

Money Insider: How to keep your holiday spending under control

With the peak holiday season approaching, it is time for a recap on the dos and don'ts when it comes to using your plastic abroad.

Ditch the car and pick up an Oyster

Cornwall is getting its own travel card. Mark Piesing tries it out

Questions Of Cash: 'I lost money after easyJet made flight mistake'

Q. I have serious difficulties with The Co-operative Bank. I have power of attorney on behalf of my husband for whom I opened a bank account in 2007. I have had to supply the power of attorney documents three times to The Co-operative Bank. I am still awaiting a debit card for this account.

Cash is no longer king, says study

Figures reveal debit card transactions are the most popular form of spending

Paris-style 'Boris bikes' arrive in July

London's promised "revolution in cycling", based on the Paris velib bike-hire network, will begin on 30 July, Boris Johnson will announce today.

Chancellor announces 'bank accounts for all' plan

The Government today announced plans to guarantee everyone access to a basic bank account.

Fraud costs online banking £60m as scams soar by 14 per cent

Fraud on debit and credit cards may have fallen by more than a quarter last year, the first decrease since 2006, but online scams are on the up, according to the latest card and banking fraud figures.

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