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Patricia Stoute had only been married for a year when her money worries got too much for her. She climbed to the top of the Carfax Tower in the centre of Oxford one sunny day last June and leapt to her death. She just couldn't cope any longer with the weight of worrying about the £25,000 she had built up on 14 credit cards, her inquest in January was told.

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It looks like common sense will prevail in the attempt by some borrowers to have credit card debts written off. A judge ruled at the end of last month that credit agreements can't be deemed unenforceable. His ruling was the opposite of advice peddled by claims companies that have been telling borrowers for months that they could effectively get away without paying back the money they borrowed from credit card companies.

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