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Bank of England’s Governor feeds interest rate dissenters to piranhas

They really had become rather tiresomeTwo members of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee who favoured an interest rate rise have been eaten alive by a school of piranhas on the whim of Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, while shocked members of the committee looked on.

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Posted: Aug 20th, 2014
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Bank of England to open branch on every high street

Mark Carney to personally shake hands with every new customerA budget which promised help for savers, free access to pension funds to lend to the government through new bonds, and tax-free savings up to £15,000 in an ISA failed to explain the whole picture, analysts have revealed.

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Posted: Mar 19th, 2014
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New iPhone 5£ will print plastic fivers

‘It will be the first time a smartphone has been able to double as a portable ATM,’ said an excited Apple spokesman.

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Posted: Sep 12th, 2013
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UK happiness rating downgraded by Moody’s

Moody's refusing to get over itIn a shock announcement, the measure of the nation’s happiness, the Wellbeing Index, has been downgraded by the emotional ratings agency Moody’s from ‘OK’ to ‘Don’t Ask’.

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Posted: Jul 31st, 2013
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ITV presents An Audience With Mervyn King

Highlights include ‘The pros and cons of liquidity’ and ‘ Cash or bonds? The never ending debate about the best investment’

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Posted: Jul 2nd, 2013
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