If you’re heading for university, which account can you bank on?

There are a lot of tempting offers. We look at the best deals from freebies to overdraftsHeading to university in September? HSBC has been named as the best bank for students by MoneySavingExpert, with Nationwide and Santander following closely behind….

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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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NatWest and RBS customers hit by credit card glitch

Outage comes as many people prepare to pay monthly billsNatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland customers have been hit by computer problems preventing them from accessing credit card information, and the bank’s call centres are unable to deal with credit c…

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Late rush in PPI mis-selling claims pushes Lloyds’ bill past £20bn

Bank is forced to put aside more cash as 29 August deadline loomsLloyds Banking Group has been forced to put aside more cash to cover a late rush in customers claiming they were mis-sold payment protection insurance, bringing its total bill for the sca…

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Barclays, RBS and other banks face £1bn forex rigging lawsuit

JP Morgan, Citigroup and UBS also named in US-style class actionBarclays, Royal Bank of Scotland and three other banks are being sued by investors for at least £1bn over rigging of the foreign exchange market in a test case for US-style class actions i…

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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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