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How much money do you need? Britons 'require �1700 a month to survive and ...
Some may dream of country mansions and huge yachts, but for the average Briton the cost of luxury is somewhat cheaper. Most believe they could afford a life of luxury on �4,413 a month after tax and national insurance are deducted, a study found ...
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UK Public Sector Net Borrowing Beats Expectations
The UK budget deficit dropped to 12.8 billion Pounds (excluding interventions) following the 13.5 billion Pound deficit from September 2011. The Public Sector Net Borrowing number, which is released by the UK Office for National Statistics, was better ...
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British Pound at the Mercy of Euro Crisis Jitters, Global Slowdown Fears
A lackluster UK economic calendar leaves the British Pound at the mercy of larger market themes. The Eurozone debt crisis remains a major consideration.
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Scotland might be hostage to Alex Salmond's vanity, but it's best hope is to ...
Having previously described sterling as a �millstone round Scotland's neck�, Alex Salmond now wants a separate Scotland to keep the pound and have a foreign country set our interest rates, borrowing and spending limits. He asserts that the Bank of ...
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Four reasons Scotland might decline independence
Salmond's plan is for Scotland to retain the British pound, creating a sort of mini-euro, two-country "sterling zone." But that would keep the Scots passing around British cash and dependent on English financial institutions, both of which would ...
Alex Salmond attempts to head off SNP Nato rebellion
After three centuries of complaining, Scots get to decide their future  National Post
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Should you give Direct Line's float the nod?
Other important issues include the fact that insurance companies find it hard to make a profit in Britain. Direct Line has most of its business in the UK, where there is not as much growth as in other markets. The company's motor, commercial and ...
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David Price vows to put on a show against Audley Harrison at Anfield
The man cruelly dubbed Fraudley confesses now that he has been 'living a lie' through many of the 12 professional years which have followed his winning of Olympic gold for Britain. Now comes the moment of truth. Not the first in Audley Harrison's ...
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Apple iPad Mini price in UK
Meanwhile TechRadar is quoting multiple sources claiming the iPad Mini will cost around $250 to $300, but also converting this directly to pounds Sterling at around the �150 to �200. Again, we'd be cautious about this. A counter argument is given by UK ...
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Royal Opera House puts final salary pensions under threat as auto-enrolment ...
Forex focus: can the pound keep ahead of the pack? British sterling ten pounds · How strong is British sterling? Things could go either either way according to the Bank of England's chief economist · Comments ...
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Ten Nations That Control the World's Gold
Does the old term �pound sterling� mean that the British banks really care more about silver? Another standout exception is Brazil, which has tiny gold reserves compared to its GDP.
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