Cryptocurrency scams triple in a year – at £27m total cost to victims

Fraudsters use professional-looking websites and promise high returns Investment scams involving cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and foreign currency trading have tripled in a year, with the average victim losing £14,600, according to the UK’s Financi…

Read more

Rail timetable changes come into effect as industry reels from annus horribilis

Operators have stepped up efforts to avert a repeat of the fiasco of 2018, the worst year on recordRail passengers in the UK endured the worst year on record for delays and cancellations in 2018, it has emerged, as commuters brace for a new timetable c…

Read more

Electric dreams? What you need to know about Tesla’s Model 3

The electric car will be available in the UK soon. We look at costs and how it compares with rivalsLaunched with the intention of being Tesla’s first mass-market electric car, the new Model 3 is smaller and simpler than the other vehicles in the Califo…

Read more

Insurance firm refuses to cover cancelled holiday to Sri Lanka

London family left £2,000 out of pocket despite the Foreign Office advising against travel to the islandA family whose planned summer holiday to Sri Lanka will have to be cancelled have expressed disbelief after their travel insurer refused to cover th…

Read more

Renationalise the grid and watch energy prices rise, warns boss

National Grid chief says Labour policy will also stall move to cleaner energy as firm unveils £1.8bn profitThe chief executive of National Grid has warned that Labour’s renationalisation proposals would hold back the UK’s move to cleaner energy and mea…

Read more