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Banks to repay mortgages now inflation is negative

‘It’s the only decent thing to do,” said Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, after announcing that inflation had turned negative and that consequently banks will be reimbursing mortgage payments. George Osborne immediately outlined plans to reimburse savers tax paid on their savings, backdated indefinitely.

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Posted: May 20th, 2015
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UK inflation rate ‘has gone missing’ says Office for National Statistics

The Office for National Statistics has announced that the UK rate of inflation has vanished. The rate, which had been getting smaller and smaller in recent months, finally disappeared completely earlier today, according to ONS Director Barnaby Green.

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Posted: Feb 18th, 2015
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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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Chore inflation index shows emptying dishwasher now just as much of a pain as washing dishes

Self-emptying dishwasher still a way offNew data on irritation at day-to-day household tasks has shown that the benefits of modern living are being eaten away by chore inflation.

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Posted: Nov 16th, 2009
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