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The best and worst cars of the 1990s

McLaren F1

In the motoring world, the 1990s were the decade when manufacturers embraced sophistication. Journalist Rob Griffin sorts the wheat from the chaff.

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Five steps to beat Christmas debts in advance

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The cost of the festive season can take the shine off Christmas for many of us. But a bit of forward planning can help you cope with the extra expense.

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Should councils fine motorists who stop in box junctions?

Road box junction

Soon Cardiff Council will be able to fine motorists who stop in box junctions or park in front of schools. Other local authorities may follow suit.

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The best and worst cars of the 1980s

BRIAN the Robot standing by Ferrari Testarossa

The cars of the 1980s were just what you’d expect: glamourous, OTT but often totally naff. Journalist Rob Griffin sorts the winners from the losers.

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Is it too early to put up your Christmas decorations?

christmas tree decorating

Two-thirds of Brits - 66% - believe November is too early to put up Christmas decorations. How early is too early for you?

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Drivers demand end to motorway fuel rip-off

Female upset at fuel price

Motorists are fed up with paying through the nose for petrol and diesel at service stations. A new survey shows they want the government to intervene.

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Confused.com's gas & electricity best-buy table

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No one wants to pay over the odds for their gas and electricity. Check our energy best-buy table to compare cheap gas and electricity suppliers.

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Living with a disability costs an extra £500 a month

A doctor and a patient

Research shows that people who live with long-term illnesses are roughly £500 a month worse off than those who aren't. The Seven Families campaign is aiming to change that.

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Fear of missing a deal costs Brits £1,500 a year

Bargain shopping tag

Clever sales tactics are the reason many of us spend money on cut-price products we don't really want or need. We explore a modern phenomenon.

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13 people who really love Audis

Audi four rings logo on the grille of a car

Audis are a bit like Marmite on wheels, you either love them or hate them. Here are some people who love Audis so much it hurts.

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Carless cities: Could our cities adapt to become carless in the next 20 years? Read our report

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