P541 Teletext 541 Dec10 22:22:25       usss|||5 ————————————— MONEY NEWS ————————————— Interest rates rose by 0.5% to 6.25% this week, following warnings from the Bank of England that the economy was "overheating". Abbey National, Halifax and Nationwide said they had no plans to raise mortgage rates, but added that the increase will not help homeowners. VAT on fuel was crushed in the Commons, leaving the Chancellor to raise more money through a mini-Budget. ——————————————————————————————————1/8—— Fighting the age barrier 674 ARE YOU LOOKING FOR HOME INSURANCE? SEE PAGE 432 Your Money Advice Property Mortgages
P541 Teletext 541 Dec10 22:22:43        ————————————— MONEY NEWS ————————————— After the VAT on fuel defeat, the Chancellor's mini-Bsdget introduced: a further 6p on the price of a packet of 20 cigarettes 1p on a pint of beer 5p on a bottle of wine 26p on a bottle of whisky 1p on a litre of fuel Labour said the move will cost the taxpcxfr an extra 43p a ÷eek. ——————————————————————————————————2/8—— Getting back to work 674 DOWNLOAD SHARES ON YOUR PC p5g2/533 Your Money Advice Property Mortgages
P541 Teletext 541 Dec10 22:23:00        ————————————— MONEY NEWS ————————————— Managers often work more than 60 hosrs a week, take work home and believe their job is a source of life-threatening stress, says a report. NatWest is to open 26 branches across the country on Sundays leading up to Christmas. Other banks said they do l÷t plan to follow. Teddy bear sold at auction for a record £110,000. The 1904 Steiff bear had been expected to sell for around £8,000. ——————————————————————————————————3/8—— Far East brxfrs hit home 544 ARE YOU LOOKING FOR HOME INSURANCE? SEE PAGE 432 Your Money Advice Property Mortgages
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P541 Teletext 541 Dec10 22:21:14        ————————————— MONEY NEWS ————————————— More than two in five holidaymakers are still worried aboul visiting Florida says travel insurer Home & Overseas. Mercury is to shed 2,300 jobs and scrap all street payphones as part of a complete re-organisation that will see the firm concentrate on mobile phones. Phonecards are becoming increasingly collectable - initial research by $fletext found many shops are quickly selling remaining Mercury Phonecards ——————————————————————————————————5/8—— My Favourite .fekend 4  Pets 485 ARE YOU LOOKING FOR HOME INSURANCE? SEE PAGE 432 Your Money Advice Property Mortgages
P541 Teletext 541 Dec10 22:21:32        ————————————— MONEY NEWS ————————————— Harrods sold all 22,000 special edilion Christmas bears this week. Meanwhile shops report a surge in anxious parents searching for Power Ranger toys. 642 Transplant Visacard has been launched to help increase the number of donors There is no annual fee and APR rates are considerably low. Call 0800 776262 A £15m Lottery Jackpot is expected to be announced tonight. There were no winners last week. ——————————————————————————————————6/8—— On the House 483 Advice Clinic 543 DOWNLOAD SHARES ON YOUR PC p532/533 Your Money AdvUce Property MortgafDs
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