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Motorists braced for rising fuel prices

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With oil prices on the up, the days of cheap petrol and diesel could be numbered.  Read More…

Drivers face postcode lottery over parking permits

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Motorists in some parts of the country are being charged as much as £750 a year for the right to park on the street outside their home.  Read More…

Tipping etiquette around the world

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Tipping abroad... Should you do it? When? And how much? We help you navigate this minefield of money and manners here.  Read More…

Police call for cut in drink-drive limit

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A cut in the blood-alcohol limit in Scotland appears to have reduced drink-driving. Now the Police Federation says England and Wales should follow suit.

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Is car insurance renewal set to become more transparent?

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One of the UK’s leading motor insurers is now showing customers how much their premiums are rising when they come to renewal. Will others follow suit?

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£100 fine for kids’ street football: Is this fair?

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Following complaints from neighbours, parents in a UK city have been told by officials to stop their children playing football in the street or risk heavy fines.

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Drivers losing millions of pounds a year in 'ghost' tax

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The DVLA’s decision to block transfers of unused road tax when cars are sold is generating millions of pounds in extra revenue – at motorists’ expense.

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Should you buy your holiday cash now?

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If you’re heading abroad should you buy currency now or later?  Read More…

Holiday car hire: Watch out for these pitfalls

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Changes to the way that drivers’ points and convictions are recorded could add yet more difficulty to the process of hiring a car on holiday.

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Britain’s top 10 most reliable cars

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Honda’s Jazz is the UK’s most reliable car, according to new research, with fellow Japanese models dominating a list of the most trustworthy vehicles.

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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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