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One in three British rail services run late under tightened standards

Hull Trains has worst and c2c the best record under new measurements, data shows More than a third of British rail services …

Thomas Cook: plans made for biggest UK peacetime repatriation

Travel firm holding last-ditch talks to avert bankruptcy Up to 150,000 Britons holidaying abroad could be affected The government and the aviation …

Next blames warm weather for slow sales as shares plummet

High street retailer’s CEO says Brexit is not the cause of downbeat trading picture Next said the recent warm weather had resulted …

Fresh blow for Neil Woodford as mattress maker reports losses

Eve Sleep, in which fund manager holds 31% stake, says losses due to competitors cutting prices Neil Woodford was dealt another blow …

Interest rate cut more likely due to Brexit uncertainty, says Bank

Bank of England leaves rates on hold but signals that could change in near future Brexit uncertainty and the slowdown in global …

BA reinstates half of flight schedule after pilots cancel strike

British Airways to restore hundreds of flights and rebook thousands of passengers British Airways will operate more than half its normal flight …

No-deal Brexit will cut 3% off UK economic growth, says OECD

Group forecasts 2020 recession just as global economy starts downward trend A no-deal Brexit will slice almost 3% from the UK economic …

Electricity and gas bills: now is the time to switch energy supplier

Getting a new fixed-price tariff before winter begins could save you £290 a year The experts are in agreement: now is the …

Tesco fails in accident management over my car insurance claim

It’s been very difficult after it dropped a cage from a lorry on the back of my vehicle Back in May, a …

Theatre seats: here’s how to bag them at bargain prices

We reveal the tips and tricks that can get you into shows for as little as £10 – or even free You …