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Millions using 123456 as password, security study finds 20 Apr 7:44pm Millions using 123456 as password, security study finds
A list of all-too-predictable choices for breached accounts includes 123456 and "Liverpool".
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Priced out of the property market? You could barge in  20 Apr 5:39pm Updated Priced out of the property market? You could barge in 
A second-hand 40ft narrowboat might cost about £25,000 – almost a tenth of the price of an average £240,000 bricks-and-mortar home. Toby (pictured) bought a 49-foot barge.
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India Elections 2019: Farmers Are Hurting and Millions Are Voting 20 Apr 1:52pm Updated India Elections 2019: Farmers Are Hurting and Millions Are Voting
The ruling B.J.P. party has not yet delivered the “good days” it promised to farm voters, who make up half of the electorate. In debt and despair, some wonder if anyone can.
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Why are airlines so keen on the fantasy of the Mile-High Barbie? | Barbara Ellen 20 Apr 1:36pm Why are airlines so keen on the fantasy of the Mile-High Barbie? | Barbara Ellen
Flying might still be an adventure but we can do without the retro presentationHow did it come to this – women required to produce a sick note because they’ve been struck down by… unsexiness? It seems that
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How Luxury Developers Use a Loophole to Build Soaring Towers for the Ultrarich in N.Y. 20 Apr 12:24pm Updated How Luxury Developers Use a Loophole to Build Soaring Towers for the Ultrarich in N.Y.
The spread of these buildings overlooking Central Park is provoking a backlash amid a broader debate about affordable housing, extravagant projects and the city’s identity.
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The private frontier: corporate space explorers stand by for a $1tn lift-off 20 Apr 11:00am The private frontier: corporate space explorers stand by for a $1tn lift-off
Trump’s ambitions for US lunar exploration will be a further boost to the billionaires building a new generation of rocketsPresident Donald Trump has struggled with some of his signature policy promises, but now he has set his sights higher: a return to the moon, five decades after humans last set foot there. The White House has spoken of landing the first woman on the moon within five years and Trump’s vice-president, Mike Pence, has made it clear that the private sector – much of it backed by a handful of billionaires – could play a big part in the plans.
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Google takes belated action on ‘copycat’ site that tricks unwary users 20 Apr 11:00am Google takes belated action on ‘copycat’ site that tricks unwary users
An unofficial Dartford crossing website is just one instance of online mimicry that costs users dearA website that tricks unwary drivers into paying three times the cost of using the Dartford crossing has been removed from the top of Google search results, following pressure from the
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The consumers’ champion chasing Mastercard for £14bn 20 Apr 11:00am The consumers’ champion chasing Mastercard for £14bn
Ex-financial ombudsman Walter Merricks tells why he took on the case that could now pay each adult in the UK £300When the Consumer Rights Act came into force in 2015, one man was keeping a keen eye on businesses failing to serve their customers properly. So when Mastercard didn’t respond to a ruling from the European commission that it was profiting unfairly on transaction fees, the “lack of contrition” propelled him into action. Joining forces with the largest law firm in the world devoted solely to business litigation, Walter Merricks decided to take on the biggest class action in British history, believing millions of consumers had paid higher prices in shops for 16 years because of allegedly excessive transaction fees. “I thought, ‘Right. You’re on’,” the former financial ombudsman told the
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Why climate change could damage your pension 20 Apr 10:02am Updated Why climate change could damage your pension
If the war to save the planet is going to be won, then the victory is more likely to be achieved by pin-striped executives in boardrooms than by a bunch of yogic hippies.
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He Stopped a Global Cyberattack. Now He’s Pleading Guilty to Writing Malware. 20 Apr 9:36am He Stopped a Global Cyberattack. Now He’s Pleading Guilty to Writing Malware.
Marcus Hutchins, a British security researcher credited with halting a huge outbreak of ransom software in 2017, accepted United States charges over previous activity.
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Bidders seek to land Thomas Cook takeover 20 Apr 6:59am Bidders seek to land Thomas Cook takeover
Thomas Cook, one of the oldest names in the British travel industry, is being circled by potential bidders as lenders ‎to the company prepare for crunch talks over the state of its finances.
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Ethical mobile operator the Phone Co-op proves popular 20 Apr 6:13am Ethical mobile operator the Phone Co-op proves popular
The Phone Co-op joined the Midcounties Co-Operative in June 2018, the largest consumer co-operative in the country, which is also responsible for many other businesses.
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Is that tax refund text or email genuinely from HMRC, or a scam? 20 Apr 6:13am Is that tax refund text or email genuinely from HMRC, or a scam?
Young adults who are unfamiliar with the tax system are prime targets for fraudsters luring them with bogus refunds via text message, warn HMRC officials.
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‘You Have Robbed the Farmer’: Rural Indians Are Hurting, and Millions Are Voting 20 Apr 5:00am ‘You Have Robbed the Farmer’: Rural Indians Are Hurting, and Millions Are Voting
The ruling B.J.P. party has not yet delivered the “good days” it promised to farm voters, who make up half of the electorate. In debt and despair, some wonder if anyone can.
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Why you should pay your parents £100 board a month 20 Apr 2:00am Why you should pay your parents £100 board a month
Researchers calculated that young adults save £8,000 a year by living at home – and worked out how much they should pay for board each month
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An Isa with 8.24% fixed interest a year. Is that simply too good to be true? 20 Apr 2:00am An Isa with 8.24% fixed interest a year. Is that simply too good to be true?
It’s an eye-catching offer popping up in Facebook newsfeeds this month. But, in the wake of a controversial mini-bonds scandal, people are wary. As one financial expert advises ‘stay away’, we spell out the facts It’s an advert that’s been popping up in many people’s Facebook newsfeeds during the last few weeks, for a “Platinum Isa” that pays a fixed 8.24% a year. That’s certainly an eye-catching rate, and it prompted one of those who contacted Guardian Money to say: “It looks too good to be true.” There have also been discussions about the product on the forums of sites such as MoneySavingExpert.com, with
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