November 2019



Rail fares to rise by 2.7% in January

Image copyright PA Millions of commuters will have to pay an average of 2.7% more for rail tickets from 2 January. The rise, announced by industry body the Rail Delivery Group, is lower than the…


BBC election debate: Five things you might have missed

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionKey moments from the seven-way BBC election debate The latest election debate saw figures from seven political parties square off for the first time on television this…



Final day for Help to Buy Isa applications

Image copyright Getty Images The final providers of the Help to Buy Isa – aimed at saving for a first home deposit – will close the window for new applications on Saturday. The product, which…


NatWest online glitch resolved

Image copyright Getty Images IT problems experienced by NatWest account holders on Friday have been resolved, the bank has said. The High Street bank said there had been a glitch affecting mobile and online transactions…


Black Friday ‘could break buying record’

Image copyright Getty Images This year’s Black Friday sale could break buying records in the UK, early figures suggest. At 10:00 GMT, Barclaycard said transaction volumes were up 12.5% from last year, and between 13:00…


Daily Mail owner buys i newspaper for £50m

The owner of the Daily Mail, DMGT, has bought the i newspaper and website for £49.6m from JPI Media. DMGT chairman Lord Rothermere said the paper was “a highly respected publication with a loyal and…