Revealed, UK's burglary black spots: London, Leeds and Bradford postcodes identified as 'most at risk' by insurance companiesLS13 is the UK’s worst burglary hot spotBradford postcode BD12 took second placeThe figures mean residents could pay 20 per cent more for home insurance in red and least claims in blue” class=”blkBorder” /> Hotspots: Map showing the postal regions in the UK that have made the most home insurance claims for burglary in 2012 in red and least claims in blue Worrying: Families in an area of Leeds are most at risk of being burgled, according to a league table that identifies Britain's most dangerous places to live. This is a file picture of the city centre Crime: Bradford postcode BD12, around five miles away from Leeds, took second place in the table Insurance companies use data on the number of burglaries per household to decide which areas should face the highest annual premiums.
Women's car insurance up by 300 tomorrow after new EU rules that ban setting prices according to gender come into force Female driver pays 1,247 on average while a man pays 2,004Women aged between 31 and 35 also likely to be hit with a rise of 10%Men approaching retirement will also suffer as value of annuities will drop | UPDATED: 00:40 GMT, 20 December 2012 Women drivers are among the biggest losers in an insurance revolution which comes into force tonight. A change to European rules will ban insurers from setting their prices according to a person’s gender – which could cost women drivers around 300 a year more
More than 200,000 households in high risk flood areas to become 'uninsurable' as funding talks between Government and industry failDeal allowing homes in high flood risk areas to be insured expires next yearInsurance firms want Government 'overdraft' to help fund claims during extreme flooding but have so far failed to reach an agreement Association of British Insurers warns negotiations reached 'crisis point' | UPDATED: 23:22 GMT, 26 November 2012 Two hundred thousand homes at high risk of flooding could be left without insurance cover because of a row between the Government and insurers.