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No Interest In The Interest Rate

The unthinkable has happened to our fair island and we're not talking about the three consecutive days of sun we've had. The UK has cut the interest rates to 0.25% we hit the streets and asked "normal" people what they thought about the cuts. Mike...

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The Potter Bank Opens in London

Funny story: The Potter Bank Opens in London

LONDON UK: A new bank has just opened in London. Who owns the bank and who runs it is still a guarded secret. But it is a bank like no other. It has its own pub, massage parlour and meditation room. And boasts a disturbing mural in the foyer depictin...

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EX-Cabinet Minister Sectioned For Asking Questions About Bank Of England!

Funny story: EX-Cabinet Minister Sectioned For Asking Questions About Bank Of England!

Ex Government Austerity Minister Sir Peregrine Partridge-Greenwelly has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act of 1983. Sir PG will undergo re-training at a psychiatric hospital in West London following a speech he made in Parliament on Thursday...

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Lack of interest in interest rates

The Bank of England is worried about the public's lack of interest in its interest rates. With current rates of interest now at a historic 0.5 per cent low, "people are just not interested," said the Governor. "In fact, the public's level of inter...

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UK Interest Rates Left Unchanged

Funny story: UK Interest Rates Left Unchanged

The Bank of England has once again left UK interest rates unchanged and announced no expansion to its quantitative easing (QE) programme. Rates have now been held at the current record low for more than three years. "We're just not that bothere...

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UK Interest Rate Higher Than AV Vote

Funny story: UK Interest Rate Higher Than AV Vote

The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee has once again resisted pressure to increase interest rates and so the record low of 0.5%. With all sectors experiencing a slowdown in growth, the MPC decided that it would be counter productive to f...

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The Unforgiving Usurer

Funny story: The Unforgiving Usurer

Based on the continued likelihood of QE3, the following is a satire based on Matthew 18:23-23 Once upon a time, a certain king in a land of ease wished to settle accounts. Usurers who owed billions were brought to him. The Usurers had bribed the gullible into burdensome loans they knew the debtors could not repay. Floundering beneath the loans, the debtors scoured nickels and dimes to pay wha...

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Interest rates to be random

Funny story: Interest rates to be random

The Bank of England today revealed it would cease setting interest rates - with the cost of borrowing set at random. Mervyn King, Bank of England top dog, told reporters outside his West London mansion: "In the current economic environment, if int...

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Bank of England Cuts Interest Rate by 0.00% to Help Boost Economy

Funny story: Bank of England Cuts Interest Rate by 0.00% to Help Boost Economy

The Bank of England has cut interest rates once again to help to encourage the economy to recover. The cut of 0.00% is seen as a way of cutting the base rate without it going down to zero and punishing lenders. All previous cuts to the interest r...

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Bank of England sells interest rate TV rights for £3m

Funny story: Bank of England sells interest rate TV rights for £3m

The Bank of England has signed a £3 million TV deal for exclusive rights for its monetary policy committee (MPC) interest rate decisions. A revamp of the monthly rate decision will see announcements switched from the first Thursday of the month to...

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New Negative Interest Rate Shock

Funny story: New Negative Interest Rate Shock

The Bank of England has again cut interest rates to a new record figure. At minus 1.5%, it means that money will, for the first time in banking history, be deducted from savings and investment accounts. Although savers will be adversely affected, t...

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Chancellor predicts negative interest rate in the New Year

Funny story: Chancellor predicts negative interest rate in the New Year

In a continued effort to stimulate the economy, the Chancer of the Exchequer has revealed that interest rates will more than likely become negative in the New Year. Speaking at the Annual Wheel Tappers and Shunters Club AGM, held in a Nissan hut a...

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Interest Rates cut

Funny story: Interest Rates cut

In an effort to speed up progress through the looming recession, the Bank of England are set to cut 2% off the base interest rate. Since lending began, the largest ever drop was 1.1% back in 3187 (on the Hebrew Calendar), and this cut dwarfs that.

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US Fed Slashes Public Interest

Funny story: US Fed Slashes Public Interest

In an attempt to restore confidence is the US's ailing economy, the Federal Reserve slashed public interest today by reducing the value of everyone's money. And for those Americans who are in debt, the value of the amount of money they owe wi...

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Student Loans: Interest Goes Sky High Say Tories

Funny story: Student Loans: Interest Goes Sky High Say Tories

Tory leader David Cameron shocked viewers at the Conservative Constitution this morning after unveiling their new plans for student loans.

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Interest Rates Cut But Who Put Them Up in the First Place?

Funny story: Interest Rates Cut But Who Put Them Up in the First Place?

The brave captain of the Bank of England has grabbed the controls back from a bad person who was steering it towards the rocks while he made a cup of tea.

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House Prices to Rise 52% say Experts

Funny story: House Prices to Rise 52% say Experts

Experts for house builders Bellend Homes have contradicted figures from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, stating that they expect house prices to rise at least 52% over the next two years across Britain - except for ev...

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Bank of England Really Really Know What They're Doing Really

Funny story: Bank of England Really Really Know What They're Doing Really

LONDON (SFA) - The Bank of England held its key interest rate at 25.25 percent for the second month in a row on Thursday, sticking to its we-don't-know-what-the-hell-to-do approach after British annual inflation slumped in February. The widely ex...

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