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53 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 05 April 2010

Julian Worricker with consumer news. The first new bank on the high street in more than 150 years is due to open shortly. Anthony Thomson, chairman of Metro Bank, discusses the impact of this new addition to the high street at a time when the financial sector has been facing serious problems.


Have we fallen out of love with air travel? The Civil Aviation Authority has released figures showing a decline in air passenger numbers. The number of people travelling by air has fallen back to the level it was six years ago, highlighting the enormous impact the recession has had on the aviation industry.



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