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25 May

‘My flat was built in 2017 so why can't I get BT or Sky broadband?’

Jennifer Offord’s new-build does not allow her to sign up to internet and TV from major providersWater, gas, electricity and broadband are essential household utilities, but a large number of new homes are being built without the infrastructure for a decent broadband...

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25 May

Tesco and Which? to stop offering mortgages

Supermarket giant and consumer body say existing customers will not be affected for the time beingTwo household names this week announced they are pulling out of mortgages, seemingly because the margins aren’t big enough.On Tuesday, Tesco announced it had stopped new mortgage...

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25 May

Is it worth spending £350 on an inflatable hot tub?

We saw Aldi was selling one, but were wondering if they were throwing money down the drainEvery week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best...

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25 May

Hope for 'mortgage prisoners’ as MPs and regulator act to free them

Thousands of homeowners whose banks collapsed in the financial crisis have been unable to move to a cheaper dealThousands of mortgage customers of now-defunct banks who had their loans sold on after the financial crisis are hoping new moves by regulators and...

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24 May

Homes used as film and TV locations – in pictures

Tread in the footsteps of the stars with these properties featured in the likes of Harry Potter and Spaced Continue reading… Continue Reading

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24 May

Bank of England warns over risky lending in mortgage market

Regulation chief says stricter rules could be imposed as price war threatens stability The Bank of England has raised a red flag over the state of the mortgage market, warning lenders that stricter rules could be imposed if they take on too...

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24 May

Experience: I’m a full-time cat sitter

I’ve looked after 30 cats, saved £10,000 on rent, and it has helped my social anxietyI was living in a 15-person hostel dorm in early 2017 when I decided to start cat sitting. Since moving to London after graduating five years earlier,...

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