A pigeon dropping a cigarette down a chimney and a dog turning on a toaster were among the most bizarre causes of UK fires this year.
A district in Hampshire has been named the most desirable place to live in the UK for the third successive year.
Wild weather will continue to batter the UK on Thursday as thousands of people recover from flooding and power disruption to their homes brought on by heavy downpours and gale-force winds.
Around 10 per cent of Brits haven’t been locking their front door overnight or while away from home in the past year, new research shows.
We've normally got more expensive stuff in our homes over Christmas. But are they covered by home insurance? Our home insurance expert explains all.
Will savings and annuity rates ever recover? Do car insurance premiums have further to fall? We look at the financial prospects for the next 12 months.
Britons are now spending more on rent, fuel and power than they are on transport, according to new figures.
The level of property crime in the UK has fallen by half since it peaked in the mid-1990s, but the belongings stolen today are more valuable.
Floodwaters are receding after the worst tidal surge to hit Britain's east coast for 60 years.
Severe flood warnings have been issued for large areas of East Anglia as high tides and strong winds threaten to swamp the coastline.
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