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Money talks: payday loan customers overpay and courts face surge in flight delay claims

June 12, 2014

Lisa Bachelor,

Hello and welcome to this week's Money Talks – a round-up of the week's biggest stories and some things you may have missed

Money news

Vince Cable asks banks to reduce size of mortgages they offer

Payday loans: UK borrowers overpaying by more than £45m a year

Flight delay claims could soar after court ruling

Insurance premiums may be cut by plan to cap cost of courtesy cars

Energy firms under pressure to cut bills after sharp drop in wholesale costs

Tesco offers current account with no-gimmicks pledge

Rail season tickets for part-timers in the sidings


What's the score on flexible working during the World Cup?

Consumer champions

Sky's 'supplement for not having Sky TV' is the limit

Virgin Atlantic allowed me to buy tickets for flights it knew it was to scrap

In pictures

Home and away: riverside properties

In the spotlight

With house prices rising in the capital by £4,500 a week, we speak to the families who have swapped postage-sized properties for spacious homes in the countryside

Money deals

• The new M&S current account gives you one M&S Loyalty Scheme point for every £1 spent on your debit card in store or online, plus there is no monthly fee

Santander's 123 current account offers up to 3% cashback on a variety of household bills including council tax, energy and mobile costs for £2 a month


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