Local council tenants are being offered money to carry out DIY repairs to their homes but will this prove more costly in the long run?

Public sector pensions have taken a battering in recent times. Two teachers - one at the start of her career, the other recently retired - discuss what it means for them.

The Law Commission has launched a consultation on how the law should be changed to help people who've been swindled by dubious sales tactics to get their money back.

Also, Mountain Rescue teams in the Lake District on why they receive twice as many calls as they did five years ago from lost ramblers. We find out why.

And have ever tried to get your flight upgraded? Columnist Stephen Armstrong recalls his efforts.

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