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Energy firm overcharging'‘costs us £50 each a year'

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Labour claims that consumers are losing out because energy companies buy overpriced electricity from their own subsidiaries.

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Your home's top five energy-hungry appliances

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Where is most energy consumed around the home and what can we do to minimise its use? We look at your home's top five energy-hungry appliances.

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Will simpler tariffs lead to higher gas and electricity bills?

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Plans to make gas and electricity deals simpler could backfire by pushing prices up, experts are warning.

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Will gas and electricity prices continue to soar?

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For most households, the cost of gas and electricity is now the third largest outgoing, after mortgages or rent, and food bills.

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Millions set for cheaper energy deals

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Millions of households are in line for cheaper energy bills under new reforms announced by the industry regulator.

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Businesses worried over rising energy prices

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The majority of businesses are worried about the rising impact of energy use on their bottom lines, a new study shows.  Read More…

British Gas pulls out of Which? Big Switch energy campaign

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British Gas pulls out of consumer association Which's Big Switch campaign - in which energy users band together and use their collective bargaining power to get cheaper gas and electricity deals.  Read More…

The best energy suppliers revealed

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New industry figures show an overall drop in complaints made against Britain’s leading energy suppliers.

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Our energy experts answer your questions

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As part of Energy Saving Week, we hosted an online question and answer session with experts Greg Shreeve, from the Energy Saving Trust, and Lisa Greenfield, Confused.com’s energy analyst. Here’s a round-up of the queries that were put to the panel.

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Getting started in caravanning

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Our guide shows how to take your first steps to saving money with a caravanning holiday...  Read More…

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Chris Torney

Chris Torney

Chris is the former personal finance editor at the Daily Express. He's been a journalist for more than 10 years and contributes to a wide range of finance and business titles.Read more from Chris



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