Sadly no reports of a Routemaster singing Wonderwall
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Friday 29 January 2010
Egg credit card customers have been unable to use certain debit cards to make repayments through the group's website for the past six weeks, it emerged today.
Monday 28 December 2009
Wednesday 09 December 2009
Police divers today called off a search of a river in the hunt for a nightclubber who went missing 10 days ago.
Tuesday 01 December 2009
Ryanair will charge passengers to book flights using a popular debit card from next year, ending one way of avoiding the fee for using a credit card.
Wednesday 26 August 2009
Tuesday 18 August 2009
A former US government informant was charged over the country's largest case of credit and debit card data theft.
Saturday 15 August 2009
So I'm back from my staycation, desperately trying to pick up the pieces of my trashed attempts at budgeting. As I mentioned last week, holidaying in the UK turned out to be considerably pricier than I expected: the cups of coffee, the dining out, the gallery visits, it all added up with such rapidity as to render any attempts at moderation futile. By day three, I'd realised that any attempts to count my pennies were futile. By day four, this admission had become a free pass to spend whatever I wanted.
Saturday 25 July 2009
So, you're withdrawing a wad of notes from the cashpoint machine, when someone snatches the last £50 note. You may chase after them. Or call the police.
Sunday 21 June 2009
Thursday 14 May 2009
Ryanair passengers face a £5 charge per flight to print out their tickets at home as part of moves to abolish check-in desks and increase revenues. The policy replaces Ryanair's practice of offering free online ticketing and charging anyone who opted for face-to-face check-in £10.
Saturday 11 April 2009
Saturday 04 April 2009
If you're travelling abroad this Easter, it's well worth taking the time to think about how you're going to manage your money before you go. Exchanging cash at the local bureau de change in France or the US is one of the easiest ways to make your trip more expensive. High commissions or poor exchange rates can cost you hundreds of pounds during a trip, while if you're planning on relying on your plastic while you're away, you could end up getting hit with dozens of hefty charges if you're not careful.
Thursday 02 April 2009
Sunday 01 March 2009
As the recession bites, retailers, airlines, entertainment firms and even government departments are increasingly imposing fees on consumers when they use their credit or debit cards to pay for goods and services.
Saturday 28 February 2009
Emergency call 'started off dumb, but got pretty serious'
Britain First criticised for using actress's memory to draw attention to their 'hate-filled home page'
Thought you'd seen it all after the Jeremy Paxman interview?
Greatest mystery about the hit BBC1 show is how it continues to be made at all, writes Grace Dent
"History is violent," says the US Army tank commander Don "Wardaddy" Collier
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Attacks on 'Ukip Calypso' show how skewed people’s priorities are
- 1 This 'woman calls police to order pizza' story isn't going where you're expecting
- 2 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 3 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 4 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo
- 5 Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella