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  • 5 car hire rip-offs to avoid

    Follow these top tips to stop car hire companies taking you for a ride this summer, says Kamalpreet Badasha.

  • Gold hits record high

    Gold has soared to an all-time high this week as currency volatility and increasing fears over the state of eurozone debt boosted its appeal, Fiona Bond reports.

  • FTSE 100 to become more international

    More overseas companies are set to join London's leading index when the results of the latest FTSE reshuffle are announced today.

  • man shields face

    Parents may want to do everything they can to help get newly licenced children onto the road, but you need to be sure you're not committing a type of insurance fraud known as 'fronting'.

  • PM warns cuts will be painful

    The prime minister has warned of “difficult decisions” to be made on pay, pensions and deficits as he prepares the country for the emergency budget on 22 June.

  • How to choose a credit card

    For many of us, in order to cope with day-to-day expenses, borrowing remains a fact of life. But before turning to credit it's essential to understand what you're getting into.

  • Energy bill postcode lottery revealed

    Consumers could be paying £189 more per year on their energy bills because of where they live, according to new research.

  • JP Morgan Securities has been slapped with a record £33.32 million fine from the City watchdog for failing to protect billions of dollars of client money over a six-and-a-half year period.

  • Pickpocket

    Paying over the odds or falling victim to scammers could be your passport to a holiday from hell. Here are five people you don't want to meet when it comes to your vacation.

  • House prices 10% below peak values

    House prices are now less than 10% below their 2007 peak, although the market is still suffering from a short supply of properties and low transaction levels.