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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Five simple tips to end up with more money in 2017

Five simple tips to end up with more money in 2017

Sally Francis, a senior writer at MoneySavingExpert.com, explains five things women should consider after a month of excess.

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Gatwick Airport could support almost 100,000 jobs. Picture: Stephen Goodger

Gatwick Airport could support almost 100,000 jobs by 2025

Gatwick Airport could support an extra 13,000 new jobs by 2025 with its existing single runway, according to a report published today (January 9).

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Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Whether it’s a quick coffee or chipping in for a colleague’s birthday present, office workers can expect to spend over £40,000 in a lifetime on workplace costs.

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Travel advice issued ahead of three day train driver’s strike

Passengers are warned to travel by train ‘only if essential’ during three days of strikes by ASLEF drivers planned this week, said a spokesperson from Govia Thameslink Railway.

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The man said Tesco should ban customers who go shopping in their nightwear.

Shopper asks Tesco to ban customers in pyjamas and dressing gowns

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

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Aldi will increase its its minimum wage

UK’s ‘highest-paying supermarket’ to create 4,000 jobs

Aldi is to recruit 4,000 new permanent workers in stores and warehouses across the country, as part of the supermarket giant’s plan to open around 70 new shops this year.

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Traffic news

M23 blocked at Gatwick Airport

There are severe traffic delays on the M23 near Gatwick Airport.

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The Poundland store in Montague Street, Worthing also cut its prices in October

Poundland to cut prices by 50 per cent tomorrow

Poundland has announced today (December 23) that it will be cutting prices on thousands of Christmas products by 50 per cent tomorrow.

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The Stakes on a Train Paddy Power offer

Stakes on a train! Betting firm offers ‘insurance’ against Southern cancellations

Christmas Eve commuters suffering cancellations on Southern Rail routes have been offered a lifeline by betting firm.

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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex MP calls for rail ombudsman

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex MP calls for rail ombudsman

A ten minute rule bill put forward by a Sussex MP yesterday is a ‘practical way’ to give ‘power back to aggrieved passengers’, he said.

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Fuel prices creep upwards

Fuel prices creep upwards

The cost of fuel rose last week, with unleaded petrol now 115.0 pence per litre. This is 0.8 pence per litre more than the previous week.

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Rail strikes ‘costing the UK £300m’, study reveals

Rail strikes ‘costing the UK £300m’, study reveals

Research from the University of Chichester has found that Southern Rail strikes have cost the UK hundreds of millions of pounds.

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Sir Peter Bottomley. Picture: Derek Martin

‘No justification’ for ongoing rail chaos says MP

A Sussex MP has stated that there is ‘no justification’ for the ongoing rail chaos affecting hundreds and thousands of passengers across the South East.

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Is your house worth more?

Is your house worth more?

Two Sussex towns are in the top ten areas of Britain that have seen the biggest increase in property values this year.

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Rail news

RMT says Southern Rail Christmas truce ‘in government’s hands’

A potential Christmas truce on Southern rail is ‘in the government’s hands’, the rail union RMT has said today.

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MP Peter Bottomley

MP to meet with chief executive to discuss Southern Rail

A Sussex MP was due to meet with the CEO of Govia Thameslink Railway to discuss Southern Rail today (December 19).

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Paint thinner chemical found in Lidl gravy

Paint thinner chemical found in Lidl gravy

Unsafe levels of a paint thinner chemical have been found in gravy granules sold at Lidl, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has revealed.

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Christmas strikes: what you need to know

Christmas strikes: what you need to know

Thousands of air, rail and post office workers will be going on strike in the run up to Christmas with severe travel and postal delays expected across the country. If you’re travelling during the festive period or posting last minute presents, here’s your need to know on the latest strike updates.

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County news: HMV store to close over ‘increasing costs’

Staff at a Sussex HMV branch learned last week that the store is set to close in the New Year.

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