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LAST WEEK’S WINNER

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“Gordon Brown had an army of lookalikes to take on the nation’s bigots.”

STUART HOUGHTON
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Countrywide applications dropped in April, wiping out March advance

Mortgage applications at Country-wide fell 18% in April, largely cancelling out gains seen in March when applications rose 20%. Countrywide says the slowdown in applications was typical for April, and blames public holidays and school breaks for the drop. The group says this was made worse by travel disruption and the lead-up to the general […]

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