The £45,000 deposit for our first home was stolen and the banks did nothing

Imagine the horror of losing all to fraudsters who hacked emails and diverted the cash to a bogus accountBack in March, everything was looking good for Nikhil Dudeja. He and his wife Richa were about to buy their first dream home with the £45,500 depos…

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Amazon under fire for new packaging that cannot be recycled

Use of plastic envelopes branded a ‘major step backwards’ in fight against pollutionAmazon has been criticised by environmental groups and customers after introducing a range of plastic packaging that cannot be recycled in the UK.While supermarkets and…

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Young Britons believe dream of owning home is over, survey says

Santander survey suggests only a quarter of under-34s could own a home by 2026One of Britain’s biggest mortgage lenders has found that 70% of young people now believe that the homeownership dream is over for their generation.Having carried out the larg…

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Thousands without mobiles could be frozen out of online payments

Under new fraud rules, codes will be sent to phones, which could leave some users excludedThousands of UK consumers who can’t get a mobile signal at home – or don’t own a mobile phone – face being frozen out of internet shopping as banks are increasing…

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