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Sunday 01 February 2009
Charles William Acquaah, 22, of Greenside Road, Croydon, south London, was tonight charged with the murder of boxer John Abbey, Scotland Yard said.
Tuesday 13 January 2009
A mentally disturbed 89-year-old man who escaped from his care home was blasted by police with a 50,000 volt Taser when he threatened to kill himself.
Wednesday 31 December 2008
Lilian Carpenter went from the humblest of beginnings to preside over Westminster Abbey alongside her husband, the Rev Edward Carpenter, Dean of Westminster from 1974 to 1985. The Carpenters were widely esteemed for their warmth, accessibility, kindness and originality, and were among the most admired and cordial leaders of Westminster life.
Saturday 13 December 2008
Banco Santander, the Spanish owner of Alliance & Leicester, Abbey and Bradford & Bingley's saving business, plans to cut 1,900 British jobs next year, adding to the toll the credit crunch has taken on financial workers.
Saturday 15 November 2008
A small number of banks – notably Lloyds TSB, Abbey and Alliance & Leicester – relaunched into the tracker mortgage market this week, but increased their margins. Tracker mortgages are mortgages whose rates move in line with the Bank of England rate.
Saturday 15 November 2008
Wednesday 30 July 2008
Abbey, the high street bank owned by Santander Central Hispano, accounted for around one in five of all new UK mortgages during the second quarter of 2008, mopping up the market share of dozens of smaller lenders who have struggled to find the funding to write new business.
Sunday 13 July 2008
Estate agents are optimistic that the slump in UK property prices will be over by this time next year.
Friday 11 July 2008
Abbey has become the latest bank to cut the cost of its fixed rate mortgages as the cost of wholesale funding continued to ease. The group is reducing the cost of its two- and three-year fixed rate deals by up to 0.15 per cent from Monday – the lender's second cut in 10 days. Abbey said it had made the reductions following an easing in swap rates, upon which the deals are based.
Sunday 29 June 2008
Holidaymakers heading for sunnier climes could be hit by millions in overseas bank charges if they are not careful with foreign currency.
Saturday 07 June 2008
Monday 02 June 2008
Joanna MacGregor knows how to party, and I'm not just talking about the opening Party in the City for the 60th birthday of the Bath International Music Festival. The whole feel of this year's festival radiates bubbly enjoyment. It is, of course, a celebration of MacGregor's eclectic enthusiasms, with bold mixtures of artists drawn from the widest musical spectrum. Oddly, they sit perfectly in this historic city.
Saturday 26 April 2008
Abbey, the high-street bank owned by the Spanish group Santander, will today launch the latest stage of an aggressive drive to win market share from its struggling banking competitors, as it launches one of the first credit cards to offer cash withdrawals for free.
Friday 21 March 2008
Abbey, the UK bank owned by Spain's Santander, is being fined £30,000 by the telecoms watchdog for causing distress to its customers with silent marketing calls.
Monday 25 February 2008
The woman who as a convent schoolgirl survived a near-fatal attack by bus stop stalker Levi Bellfield said his conviction today meant more than words could say.
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
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Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
Salmond accused of laughing off national debt with ‘what are they going to do: invade?’ joke
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