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UK Government set to get tough on unfair rural fuel prices

The UK government is set to get tough on what it call the “dark art” of fuel pricing in rural areas across the county. The Tory MP Mark Garnier (Member of Parliament for Wyre Forest) said that the Competition and Markets Authority

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UK’s first forecourts offer less than £1 a litre, calls for supermarkets make further cuts

The UK has finally seen had it’s first taste of sub £1.00 a litre fuel as three forecourts in the West Midlands dropped their petrol price to just 99.7p a litre. The Harvest Energy garages in Birmingham, Redditch and Walsall have

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Supermarkets slash fuel prices yet again

With oil prices continuing to tumble the “big four” supermarkets have announced further fuel prices cuts that could pave the way for the magical £1 a litre. Tesco, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and Asda will all reducing prices of both diesel and petrol

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Relief for UK motorists as fuel hits four year low

Government figures have shown that the average price fuel has dropped to its lowest level since December 2010. This rare occurrence has seen the average price a litre of unleaded drop below £1.20 with diesel fuel also falling from 136.22p to 124.79p. The

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Fuel prices could go on the rise as world oil demand increases

The oil cartel Opec has upgraded its forecast for world oil demand raising concerns that motorists could soon be paying more at the pumps. The cartel which represents 12 of the world’s leading oil producing nations has expects oil consumption to

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Fuel prices tumble as Supermarkets wage war at the forecourts

Fuel prices across the UK are set to tumble as the latest phase of supermarket fuel price war irrupts. The latest bout was sparked by Adsa cutting their fuel prices to a record low for 2013. Not to be out

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UK Government “promises” to freeze fuel duty until May 2015

In what many have seen as a “populist” move, the UK chancellor George Osbourne has promised to freeze fuel duty until May 2015. The move, announced today at the Tory conference in Manchester wasn’t without its caveats, Mr Osbourne went on

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