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Wednesday 08 December 2010
Sunday 05 December 2010
Saturday 04 December 2010
There were some mind-boggling numbers being quoted this week about people turning to the internet for Christmas shopping. It was predicted that £22m per hour was spent and there were 3.8 million card transactions on Monday alone.
Saturday 23 October 2010
Q. I had nearly £22,000 in an ISA, paying 3 per cent with the Halifax. This came to the end of its one-year fixed term in June and reverted to 0.5 per cent. I opened a new ISA with the Halifax, with an interest rate of 2.6 per cent. I sent a transfer request to put the original ISA into the new ISA Direct Reward. After a month, the money was still in the old ISA, running at 0.5 per cent, so I went into a branch and transferred it. I was assured that this had happened. But when I checked my ISA online six weeks later, I found the money had been transferred instead into a Liquid Gold account paying a paltry 0.05 per cent. How can they change my ISA into a tax-paying account anyhow? I have complained, but heard nothing. PE, Suffolk
Sunday 10 October 2010
Sunday 19 September 2010
Monday 06 September 2010
Leading music event the Brit Awards is to move to London's O2 Arena, leaving its home of more than a decade, it was announced today.
Saturday 28 August 2010
During my two weeks' absence – attending a granddaughter's wedding in Hungary – hopes have mounted that at least some of the old takeover momentum is returning. But with share turnover remaining in the doldrums, there has been little evidence of increased investor excitement. Still, it's been a fairly busy time for five constituents (and a former member) of the no pain, no gain portfolio. Pride of place must go to Mears, the support services group, which justified its comments that it had not experienced the difficulties that have so severely damaged its arch rival, Connaught.
Friday 20 August 2010
Mastercard has agreed to pay £333m for DataCash, a British payment services provider, to compete in the burgeoning market for online payments.
Friday 23 July 2010
New high street bank Metro Bank announced today it had joined forces with MasterCard to provide new customers with payment cards within 15 minutes of them opening an account.
Saturday 10 July 2010
Thursday 24 June 2010
London 2012 organisers have been criticised by consumer group Which? over their deal with the card firm Visa which prevents British sports fans using other cards to buy tickets.
Monday 14 June 2010
CNBC, the American business channel, seems to have a rather antiquated view of the way we British folk speak to each other. It ran a poll of viewers over the weekend, asking whether they thought the increasingly angry backlash from certain parts of this country over the White House's treatment of BP was wrong. The options were "Yes, stiff upper lip, chaps," or "No, right to be miffed". Even when BP was still trading as British Petroleum, we didn't talk like that.
Sunday 13 June 2010
Saturday 12 June 2010
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
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