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Guess which one’s the banker: Geoffrey Howe talks salaries with

Can you spot the difference between these three chaps? It’s hard I know. But the brooding, sex-in-a-suit type (near right) is Geoffrey Howe, chairman of Nationwide, who has compared the extravagant salaries of bank executives with those of “footballers” (such as Cristiano Ronaldo, centre) and “pop stars” (Jon Bon Jovi, far right).

House prices show 2.6% decrease

House prices have recorded their biggest year-on-year decline in almost three years amid the toughening economy, Nationwide building society said today.

Crouch determined to seal England place

Jermain Defoe has told Peter Crouch exactly what it feels like not to get picked for the World Cup - and there is no way the Tottenham striker wants to suffer the same fate.

House prices make small gains

Property prices rose by 0.4 per cent during October to take the annual rate into positive territory for the first time since last March, figures revealed today.

Money Insider: Finding the right personal loan could net a wheel deal

With the 59 new registered cars due out on 1 September, there will be a boom in demand for personal loans over the next few weeks, a fact that’s not gone unnoticed by some big-name lenders. That’s good news if you’re seeking some finance for your new wheels, as there are a couple of tempting offers that have appeared on the shelves this week.

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Terry wins Adams' backing as Capello keeps his counsel

England's captain for tomorrow night's friendly against the Czech Republic – and more importantly the forthcoming World Cup qualification campaign – will be announced later today but yesterday one of the previous incumbents, Tony Adams, made it unequivocally clear who he would back to wear the armband.