David Cameron promised to build 200,000 affordable new homes to transform young people from "generation rent to generation buy".Read the full story ›
Nearly 70,000 packets of garlic bread slices worth £93,000 have been pulled from Tesco shelves after a probe found some were underweight.Read the full story ›
Here's everything you need to know about the new Government scheme which charges shoppers at major supermarkets and shops for plastic bags.Read the full story ›
Large charities may be forced to sign up to a new watchdog under changes being introduced by the Government to tackle rogue fundraisers.
Charities will at first be given the opportunity to voluntarily sign up to the new regulatory system but ministers will have the power to compel them if they fail to protect supporters from undue pressure to donate to good causes.
The new fundraising watchdog is aimed at making sure large charities stick to a strict code of good practice, including protecting the identity of donors.
Under the new regime anyone who is inundated with fundraising marketing material from charities will be able to press "reset" and stop receiving this material.
For the first time shoppers can demand a full refund within that time period and digital purchases are also protected.Read the full story ›
A green energy company has received a record £200,000 fine after making "people's lives a misery" by conducting millions of nuisance calls.Read the full story ›
Amazon is rolling out frozen and chilled produce in its PrimeNow app, leading to speculation it is about to take on the UK grocery market.Read the full story ›
Tesco is reportedly planning to close some of its 24-hour stores at midnight in areas with low late-night shopping numbers.Read the full story ›