Average cost of home contents insurance is less than spend on takeaways
Home contents insurance costs have fallen to a record low, yet one in four UK households have no cover for their possessions, according to the Association of British Insurers (ABI). The ABI's Home Insurance Premium Tracker shows that the average cost of home contents insurance now stands at a record annual low of £127 a year, or £2.40 a week. That's less than the £4.40 average weekly spend on takeaway meals and is the lowest since the industry group started collecting the data in 2012. Read more...
Councils taking days to fix the worst potholes
Some councils are taking days to fill in dangerous potholes, while others respond within minutes. Click here to read more.
Van drivers urged to stay safe with winter tyres
With ice and snow across much of the country, van drivers are being urged to make sure their tyres are fit for winter conditions. Click here for more information.
More than half of stolen cars are never returned
Fewer than half of all vehicles stolen in the UK are recovered by police, a new investigation has revealed. Click the link to read more.
Car Cloning: Drivers fined for crimes they did not commit
A senior police official is urging car manufacturers to help make it more difficult for criminals to clone number plates. Read more...