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
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
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