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?
2014 surprised many people, with no sign of the long-awaited interest-rate hike and a drastic fall in the price of oil. So what does 2015 have in store?
The wholesale costs of petrol and diesel are practically the same. So why are diesel owners being charged so much more for fuel? Rob Griffin investigates.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has admitted that steps could soon be taken to cool Britain's surging housing market.
People who have been unemployed for more than a year are to be subject to a range of new measures such as intensive coaching and community work.
Home buyers are now paying nearly 97% of the asking price of a property, marking the highest average percentage seen in nearly 12 years, property analyst Hometrack has reported.
The number of cars manufactured in the UK last month was 12% higher than in the corresponding period of last year, according to official figures.
Inflation fell for the sixth month in succession in March paving the way for an end to the prolonged squeeze on wages, official figures showed on Tuesday.
Bank of England rate-setters are expected to leave the cost of borrowing on hold this week amid signs that the pace of the recovery may be slowing down.
Campaigners say a £200m fund for pothole repairs announced by the Chancellor in his 2014 Budget is not enough. We look at the state of the nation's roads.
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