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House prices aren’t the issue – land prices are | Patrick Collinson

There’s a simple solution that will give us cheaper homes – if only the chancellor would listen While reporting on…

Shanghai stocks tumble, other Asian stocks clam

Stocks in Shanghai fell sharply but in rest of Asia, markets were calm Thursday after the Fed minutes largely met…

The last straw? Uber loyalists tested by string of scandals

Uber has managed to hold the title of world's largest ride-hailing service despite its seemingly endless string of scandals. Its…

UK economy faces ‘longest fall in living standards in 60 years’

The UK is on course for its longest fall in living standards since records began over 60 years ago, the…

Cough sweets, Clarkson and booze: Hammond brings out budget jokes

After traffic en route, a chancellor not renowned for standup delivered a few choice and sometimes spiky gags Key points…

Should we pay a penalty and remortgage while rates are low?

We can’t work out if it would be cost-effective or not Q There has been a lot in money advice…

Gucci trainers destroyed because of Royal Mail’s shoe polish ban

The two tins were on a ‘prohibited’ list, but my entire package was destroyed Our daughter got an unconditional place…

Scotland ‘shortchanged’ by budget’s lack of cash for vital services, says SNP

Boost of £2bn will not halt drop in funds available for day-to-day spending, claims finance secretary Derek Mackay Nicola Sturgeon,…

Ruined, but Johnsons dry cleaner only offered me half the cost of ‘priceless’ wedding dress

I spent £250 to have it cleaned and boxed to save it forever, but it was damaged front and back…

Para-badminton athlete’s £5,000 sports wheelchair trashed after BA flight

Trip to Finland for training was wasted and airline has ignored complaint Can you help me as I am desperate.…
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