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Fifty-year home loans would get more on ladder but come with risks
Analysis: longer mortgages would unlock the bind many renters find themselves in but could be expensive

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

01, Jul, 2022 @9:30 PM

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No 10 considers 50-year mortgages that could pass down generations
Cautious welcome for idea to tackle housing crisis but experts warn of risks to those inheriting

Peter Walker and Robert Booth

01, Jul, 2022 @9:30 PM

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Why should poor park home residents miss out on £400 energy grant? | Brief letters
Brief letters: Help with bills | Bring back Guardian Soulmates | Outwith understanding | 65-year-olds in Norfolk

Letters

30, Jun, 2022 @4:46 PM

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I was fined £100 for charging my car at a motorway service station
The time limit for free parking is two hours but I had to wait 30 minutes just to get the use of a charging point

Anna Tims

30, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Owning a second home is antisocial behaviour | Letters
Letters: Graham Lees, Robin Buck and Janet Thompson respond to Simon Jenkins’ article in which he said second homes can be a blight and a blessing on British towns

Letters

29, Jun, 2022 @5:31 PM

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UK victims lost £1.3bn in 2021 amid surge in online fraud, new data shows
UK Finance figures show a near-40% rise in push payment scams in which criminals pretend to be a trusted contact

Jess Clark

29, Jun, 2022 @8:30 AM

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When we arrived at 9pm at our hotel in Tenerife it was closed
It was an all-inclusive promotion by Holiday Gems and we’ve been left £1,000 out of pocket

Anna Tims

29, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Nottingham named worst UK city for broadband outages
Internet downtime for the city averages 70 hours a year, with 11m Britons losing almost two days a year

Mark Sweney

28, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Sunak to consider fuel duty cut amid claims petrol prices are ‘pump fiction’
Chancellor to examine further reduction as AA claims pump prices do not reflect lower wholesale costs

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

28, Jun, 2022 @2:47 PM

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I’m desperate after being without a UK passport for 12 weeks
As an interpreter the delay means I cannot work abroad

Zoe Wood

28, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Cancelled flight? Shoddy clothing? Disappointing meal? Blame skimpflation, the hidden curse of 2022
Reluctant to raise prices, refusing to sacrifice profits, travel companies, retailers and restaurateurs are cutting corners wherever they can, usually without telling their customers. Is poor quality the new normal?

Zoe Wood

28, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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How pensioners have been left in dire straits | Letters
Letters: Scott Wilson, Kathleen Roberts, Dr Rhys Jenkins and Richard Hyman on the hardship of having to live on a low state pension

Letters

27, Jun, 2022 @4:09 PM

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