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Used car buying guide - How to avoid common pitfalls and get the best price

Used car buying guide - How to avoid common pitfalls and get the best price

The used car market remained strong in 2017, dipping just 1.1 per cent, with over eight million cars exchanging hands over the course of the year  According to figures by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) annual transactions were...

Daily Express, yesterday, 13:21
 
What to do if you hit a pothole, and how you can make a claim

What to do if you hit a pothole, and how you can make a claim

Pothole-related breakdowns are on the rise in the UK.  In fact, during the final quarter of 2017 the amount of breakdowns caused by damaged roads increased by 11 per cent, according to the RAC.  Almost three thousands callouts were made for repairs...

Daily Express, yesterday, 12:57
 
Dashboard warning lights - Are you aware of what these essential signs mean?

Dashboard warning lights - Are you aware of what these essential signs mean?

Modern cars are becoming increasingly more complex with the addition of new technologies and features. All these new features come with a new button or symbol for drivers to get their heads around.  It is a similar story with dashboard warning...

Daily Express, yesterday, 10:34
 
Overloading your car could land you £300 fine and three penalty points

Overloading your car could land you £300 fine and three penalty points

Half term is fast approaching and millions of families are expected to take to the roads to get away. Packing a car for a trip away can be daunting, stressful and a tight squeeze to make sure everything fits into the car. This grown-up game of car...

Daily Express, yesterday, 09:18
 
Motorway driving offences that could land you with HUGE fines – and a total BAN

Motorway driving offences that could land you with HUGE fines – and a total BAN

Driving on the motorway can at times be daunting and intimidating. Anxiety around motorway driving is born out of the fact that the large majority of motorists do not get trained to drive on a motorway.  Only a slim proportion of drivers take an...

Daily Express, yesterday, 08:56
 

Cleaning is as bad for women as smoking 20 cigarettes a day

Cleaning the house with chemicals is as damaging for women as smoking a packet of cigarettes every day, according to a new study, but men who clean their houses suffer no side effects. Researchers at the University of Bergen studied more than 6,000...

The Week, Saturday, 18:05
 
Car finance WARNING: Avoid making same mistake with your lease deal as millions of drivers

Car finance WARNING: Avoid making same mistake with your lease deal as millions of drivers

Car lease deals and finance offers are becoming more popular in the UK as the cost of owning a car increases.   One reason lease deals are an attractive prospect for drivers is that they can be purchased for just a few hundreds pounds a month and the...

Daily Express, Saturday, 13:23
 
Driving laws coming into force in 2018 - Everything you need to know about new rules

Driving laws coming into force in 2018 - Everything you need to know about new rules

A number of new driving laws will come into force in 2018.  Road laws and rules are changing over the coming 12 months and could become more complicated for drivers across the UK. Over 2017 a number of new laws were introduced, which included...

Daily Express, Saturday, 12:24
 

Live stream from London: the Burberry February 2018 Show

Today's Burberry show at London Fashion Week marks the final collection of Christopher Bailey for the storied British brand. Since joining Burberry in May 2001, following his roles at Donna Karan in New York and Gucci in Milan, Bailey has succesfully...

The Week, Saturday, 11:36
 
This driving myth about lights has been busted and you won’t believe it

This driving myth about lights has been busted and you won’t believe it

There is a common myth that it is illegal to drive around with the interior light of your car on.  It seems, however, that this is incorrect and there is no direct law prohibiting it.  The Highway Code does not say that drivers must not turn the light...

Daily Express, Saturday, 10:21
 
How to check when you should renew car tax, how much you can be fined for missing deadline

How to check when you should renew car tax, how much you can be fined for missing deadline

Car tax is a legal requirement of every car in the UK to have but it can be easy to forget when to renew it. Driver who fail to keep their car tax up to date, however, or forget to renew it can land a hefty fine. The punishment for failing to tax your...

Daily Express, Saturday, 09:24
 
Driving licence WARNING - You could be a victim of fraud by making this simple error

Driving licence WARNING - You could be a victim of fraud by making this simple error

The DVLA is running a campaign which is to educate people on the dangers of sharing personal information and documents online.  For example posting your driving licence pass certificate could give a criminal some vital information, which they could...

Daily Express, Saturday, 08:15
 

UK should give £10,000 to everyone under 55, says RSA

Everyone in Britain under the age of 55 should be granted an extra £10,000 as a basic state wage, says a new report by the Royal Society for the encouragement of the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA). Anthony Painter, director of the RSA’s Action...

The Week, Friday, 18:46
 

The UK's best pasta restaurants

Pasta Loco, Bristol Cousins Ben Harvey and Dominic Borel drew on their Italian heritage when setting up this buzzing restaurant on Bristol's Cotham Hill. All pasta is made daily on site, transformed into recipes such as pappardelle served with a rich...

The Week, Friday, 16:28
 

Courtesan restaurant review: a modern dim sum diner with an all-female drinks list

Take a short walk down Atlantic Road and you will find Courtesan, a modern dim sum restaurant, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Brixton Market. Step into the red painted former shop and you are instantly greeted with antique bird cages and an...

The Week, Friday, 15:29
 


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