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Interest-only mortgages, British Gas, Tesco farmers, Scottish students and buying wine

55 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 08 November 2012

Today - we'll be talking about interest only mortgages. Four out of ten mortgages across the UK are interest only, seven out of ten families have no way of paying them off when the mortgage term ends. Is this shaping up to be the next mis-selling scandal? The death of our ash trees is now inevitable - it's just a matter of time. So says the government's senior scientific advisor - what happens when it claims the tree in your garden? And how our wine buying habits have shifted in the downturn.


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  • Ash Trees

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  • Wine buying

    How are we buying our wine in a recession?

  • Subscription Movie Services

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  • Tesco farmers

    Tesco to work directly with pig and beef farmers

  • Gas complaints

    British Gas complaints information

  • Scottish Loans

    Scottish students still waiting for their loans

  • Interest Only #2

    Will interet only be the next miss-selling?



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