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Blog: Would you park in a disabled bay?

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Would you park in a disabled bay when you have no right? Motoring writer Maria McCarthy explains why selfish parking of this sort gets her goat.

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Seven travel booking traps to avoid

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The OFT has issued a warning about misleading practices holiday companies use to trick travellers into spending more cash. Money journalist Neil Faulkner highlights the traps to look out for.

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Why wouldn’t you take out travel insurance?

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More and more holidaymakers are failing to take out travel insurance. But why wouldn’t someone take out cover?

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Blog: Should traffic wardens be more lenient?

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MP Eric Pickles has called for traffic wardens to be more lenient. But is this a genuine proposal or party propaganda, asks motor lawyer Jeanette Miller.

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Are you a victim of Britain's growing pothole menace?

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The state of Britain's roads is deteriorating and increasing numbers of vehicles are suffering damage from hitting potholes, according to a new report.

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Europe wants new limits on compensation for flight delays

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The European Commission has announced changes to air passenger rights which could make it harder to claim compensation for delays.

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Are you an 'honest' insurance fraudster?

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The typical insurance fraudster is aged 31 to 50, has never made a false claim before, and is likely to be claiming for £500 or less for damage to a computer, television or mobile phone, according to new research.

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Top 10 car-buying regrets

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A third of motorists have bought a car they later regretted, according to new research. Here's the run-down of regrets - and ways you can avoid making the same mistakes.

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Top tips for getting a cheaper car insurance quote

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Want to know our top ten tips to help reduce your car insurance premium? Then watch this short video.

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Flooding & making a home insurance claim

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Wet weather is an inconvenience for many, but if you live in an area prone to flooding it's a much more serious matter. Here's how to make a claim for flooding on your home insurance policy.

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