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France to force EDF to take €8.4bn hit with energy bill cap

The French government will force EDF, the state energy giant, to take an €8.4bn (£7bn) financial hit to protect households from rocketing energy costs...

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My theory is that every British person has one pet peeve Americanism. Perhaps it’s the phrase “pet peeve”. Maybe it’s people saying, “Can I...

I was charged £65 by dating service eHarmony after I broke up with it

In a weak moment after the break up of my 30-year marriage, I signed up for a dating site, eHarmony. After paying the subscription...

‘It felt like losing a husband’: the fraudsters breaking hearts – and emptying bank accounts

In February 2019, Anna, a finance professional in her 50s, joined the dating website Zoosk. She had been single for four years, recovering from...

How can an insurance firm send my beloved BMW to scrap?

In October I was involved in a minor accident driving my old, but beloved, BMW 740 (1997). The vehicle I hit had slammed its...

Do smart supermarkets herald the end of shopping as we know it?

Welcome to the supermarkets of the future. They may look and feel like the supermarkets we are all used to – and stock the...

My parents fear to leave money to their drug-addicted son

One of my brothers has a serious addiction and mental health issues. My elderly parents are concerned about what might happen to their estate...

I lost more than £12,000 in a scam and the Co-operative Bank won’t resolve it

I fell victim to a banking scam and reported it to my bank within a couple of hours, but the transactions had already gone...

UK shops fear gaps on shelves as new Brexit import rules hit

After a few minutes in the queue spent eyeing up the best on offer at the local deli, it is decision time.Maybe some of...
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New technology gives new tools “to those who want to do harm”, warns EU’s counter-terrorism chief

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Egypt and Liverpool fans hope for their own Mo Salah happy resolutions

Kresimir Rezic turning the tables in the Saudi Pro League as he pulls off a miracle at Damac RIYADH: The Saudi Pro League is no...