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…

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Can my brother be my tenant even if my mortgage doesn’t allow it?

I am concerned about the consequences as I will be going against the terms of my buy-to-let deal Q I have been approved for a buy-to-let mortgage. It has always been my intention not to live in the property. I live in London and am buying a property i…

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UK property register ‘needed urgently’ to stop money laundering

MPs and peers say plans for register of foreign-owned property should not be delayedProposals for the first register of foreign-owned property aimed at preventing “McMafia-style” money laundering should be put in practice urgently and reinforced to plu…

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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…

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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…

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