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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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Hosepipe ban: Keep a lid on water costs

Coins flowing from a tap

With the UK on the brink of its worst drought in 30 years and a hosepipe ban now in place in southern and eastern England, consumers are being urged to get serious about saving water.

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Water, water everywhere

Rising flood risk infographic teaser
Currently, roughly one in six properties in the UK is exposed to risk of tidal or river flooding.The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs predicts that the number of people and properties at risk could grow significantly over the next few decades.We take a look at those projections.  Read More…

Home insurance warning as UK flood risk increases

Flooded street
Increased flood risk will lead to higher home insurance costs and could lead banks to refuse to lend on affected properties, a government report warns.  Read More…

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