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High-tech thieves fuel new car crime wave

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Keyless entry and ignition systems are being exploited by criminals to steal cars. We explain how to protect yourself against this growing threat.

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Smoking in cars with children to be banned

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Drivers who smoke while carrying passengers under the age of 18 will face a £50 on-the-spot fine from October as a result of legislation passed this week.

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The used car that is being sold at a profit

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Secondhand versions of the new Porsche Macan are being sold at a sizeable profit as demand hugely outstrips supply. But will this anomaly last?

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The 7 best low-cost half-term activities for kids

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If you and the children are stuck at home this half-term, don’t despair: we’ve put together a guide to fun indoor activities that won’t break the bank.

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Insurers demand £1bn flood defence investment

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Britain will remain at risk of devastating floods such as those seen last winter until there is a dramatic rise in the amount of money spent on defences.

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Drivers face new crackdown on motorway speeding

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Motorway users around the country may no longer be cut any slack when it comes to the 70mph limit thanks to the roll-out of a new wave of speed cameras.

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17 everyday ways to save yourself money

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If you want to save money, then these top tips will help you cut your spending on everything from energy bills to holidays.

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Car insurance prices on the rise again

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The price of petrol might be falling, but motor premiums have increased once again. New figures show a second successive quarter of price rises.

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Should fuel prices be even lower?

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As pump prices fall, the proportion we give to the government in fuel taxes is rising. Campaigners are calling for a cut in duty – but is this realistic?

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Digital speed cameras blamed for increase in fines

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Digital speed cameras are cheaper to run and can be used 24/7. They are thought to be the main reason for a recent rise in the number of speeding fines.

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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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