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Cheap thrills

Stuck for something to do in the credit crunch when restaurants are pricey, cinema tickets extortionate and retail therapy a no-no?

Well, apparently the pastime of choice is something you can do pretty much anywhere, needs little planning and costs nothing if you keep it legal. Consumers are making use of their free time by having sex. Durex owner SSL International has apparently seen sales rise by almost 10%.

Mole thinks this gives a whole new meaning to the protection market.



Clients of London-based Quantum Money could be in for a treat after boss Jonathan Burridge revealed fellow director Fahim Antoniades has developed a penchant for candy cakes.

Lenders sign up to Homeowner Mortgage Support Scheme

Housing minister Margaret Beckett has announced that a support scheme to help struggling home owners remain in their homes begins today.The Homeowners Mortgage Support scheme allows eligible borrowers suffering a temporary loss of income to defer their mortgage interest payments for up to two years.To qualify borrowers must have bought their home before December 1 […]


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