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The Reader: Cutting bank's base rate won't help the economy

5 minutes ago   |   Evening Standard

It appears the Monetary Policy Committee is considering cutting the Bank of England's base rate from its current low level of 0.75 per cent. It's hard to see what savings might...
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Surge in jobs growth tipped to stave off rates cut by the Bank of England

19 minutes ago   |   Evening Standard

The UK labour market is in "fine shape", according to the latest official statistics, easing the pressure on the Bank of England to cut interest rates.
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Buoyant jobs market eases pressure on Bank of England to cut rates

25 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Number in employment hits joint record high of 32.9 million in three months to November Britain's jobs market staged a stronger than expected recovery in the three months to...
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Book review: A Silent Death, by Peter May

Book review: A Silent Death, by Peter May

37 minutes ago   |   The Scotsman

Spain's reputation as a haven for British crooks on the run has provided endless copy for crime reporters stretching back decades. While the profit-laden glory days of tabloid...
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RBS digital bank chief to leave amid Rose shake-up

RBS digital bank chief to leave amid Rose shake-up

45 minutes ago   |   Wessexfm

The head or Royal Bank of Scotland's standalone digital lender is to leave the company as part of a shake-up of management under the company's new boss.
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TSB becomes latest high street bank to introduce new 39.9% overdraft rate

TSB becomes latest high street bank to introduce new 39.9% overdraft rate

1 hour ago   |   The Mirror

From Spring this year, the lender's £6 a month arranged overdraft fee will be scrapped, with interest hiked from 19.84% to 39.9% instead. It joins a string of other banks that...
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Aldi launches first completely vegan Lacura skincare range

Aldi launches first completely vegan Lacura skincare range

2 hours ago   |   Metro

Prices start from £1.99 There's a lot to think about when you go vegan - it's not simply a case of emptying your fridge of meat, milk and cheese. As well as giving up certain...
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Qatari-controlled Islamic bank 'works with organisations linked to Islamists'

Qatari-controlled Islamic bank 'works with organisations linked to Islamists'

2 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Al Rayan , which has branches in London's Knightbridge opposite Harrod's, has been found to provide services to a US-banned charity associated with terrorism.
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Men should be allowed to donate their sperm after death, experts suggest

Men should be allowed to donate their sperm after death, experts suggest

4 hours ago   |   Metro

Taking sperm from dead men is not just technically feasible, but ‘ethically permissible', experts say Doctors should be able to take sperm from dead men as well as accepting...
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Lloyds Banking Group credit card customers could have cards cancelled in February

Lloyds Banking Group credit card customers could have cards cancelled in February

5 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Britain's largest banking group, which owns Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland, spelled out changes aimed at those in 'persistent debt' for 36 months.
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