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Snow brings UK travel disruption

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The predicted blanket of snow is expected to bring Britain's transport network to its knees this weekend.  Read More…

Flooding & making a home insurance claim

A flood warning road sign

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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Blog: The Highway Code and winter driving

A toy car on a pile of pound coins

Motor lawyer Jeanette Miller's firm sees a spike in inquiries from drivers in winter months. Heed the advice of the Highway Code, she says, and it's easy to stay on the right side of the law.

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Row over impact of green energy plans on bills

Wind turbines

The cost of low-carbon electricity under the new Energy Bill will add less than £100 to average annual household bills, Energy Secretary Ed Davey said on Friday.

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I’m Confused.com: Will the world end in 2012?

A Mayan carving with the supposed end of world date

Will the world end on 21 December 2012? Confused.com has the answer!

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Wet summer blamed for home insurance price rise

A flooded street

The average insurance quote for both home buildings and contents cover has risen following a washout summer of storms and floods, according to the AA.

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What happens to old mobile phones?

Old mobile phones infographic teaser

The iPhone 5 is a hot commodity, but what happens to all the perfectly good mobile phones it's replacing when people pick up the latest model? Constant tech consumption is contributing to the world's e-waste problem. We take a look.

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Flood victims urged to claim quickly

Flooded street

Homeowners affected by this week’s heavy rainfall are being urged to contact their insurers as quickly as possible to sort out repairs and compensation.

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Blog: Are you a litterbug driver?

A motorway at rush hour

One in four drivers admit to throwing litter from their cars, with cigarette ends, food and food wrappers topping the list of discarded items. Are you a litterbug driver?

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Petrol v diesel: Which is more cost effective?

How to lower the cost of your car insurance

Which fuel is cheaper on balance - petrol or diesel? Check out this handy infographic highlighting fuel prices.

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