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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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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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Magic money tree found at Bank of England

David Cameron is said to be ‘fuming’ after the Bank of England admitted that it does have a magic money tree growing in its vaults after all.

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Posted: Mar 8th, 2013
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Quantitive Easing ruined by cost of inkjet cartridges to print new banknotes

The Bank of England has admitted that the decision to print £375 billion of new money was thwarted by the extortionate cost of the inkjet cartridges used by the Royal Mint to print the new banknotes.

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Posted: Nov 10th, 2012
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‘Mansion tax’ proposal welcomed by makers of Monopoly board game

Hasbro, makers of the popular Monopoly game, have called for the Government to go further and introduce taxes for those who have more than two houses on the same road, and for hotel owners.

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Posted: Mar 9th, 2012
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