As Santander halves the 3% interest rate on its 123 deal… is Britain’s ‘best account’ still worth it?

As Santander halves the 3% interest rate on its 123 deal… is Britain’s ‘best account’ still worth it?

Nearly four million people have opened a 123 current account since 2012But new 1.5% rate plus £5 monthly fee makes it a waste of time for manyWorthwhile for larger families who use it to pay all bills and have at least £12k on permanent deposit


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Spotting fake e-mails in your inbox can be a minefield, says LEE BOYCE, would you have spotted this as a GENUINE message?

Spotting fake e-mails in your inbox can be a minefield, says LEE BOYCE, would you have spotted this as a GENUINE message?

Last week, we published an article which asked readers to look and listen to e-mails, text and voice messages andidentify which ones were from scammers, and which were genuine.


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As Santander halves the 3% interest rate on its 123 deal… is Britain’s ‘best account’ still worth it? (1)

As Santander halves the 3% interest rate on its 123 deal… is Britain’s ‘best account’ still worth it? (1)

Nearly four million people have opened a 123 current account since 2012But new 1.5% rate plus £5 monthly fee makes it a waste of time for manyWorthwhile for larger families who use it to pay all bills and have at least £12k on permanent deposit


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Spotting fake e-mails in your inbox can be a minefield, says LEE BOYCE, would you have spotted this as a GENUINE message? (1)

Spotting fake e-mails in your inbox can be a minefield, says LEE BOYCE, would you have spotted this as a GENUINE message? (1)

Last week, we published an article which asked readers to look and listen to e-mails, text and voice messages andidentify which ones were from scammers, and which were genuine.


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Watch out for crooks if you complain on Twitter: Criminals posing as bank customer service staff on social media

Watch out for crooks if you complain on Twitter: Criminals posing as bank customer service staff on social media

Crooks are posing as bank customer service staff on the social media website to try to dupe customers into visiting a dodgy website or clicking a link so the fraudster can steal their financial details.


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Snapchat is to launch £100 sunglasses with built-in video camera for users to film 10 second clips and upload them 

Snapchat is to launch £100 sunglasses with built-in video camera for users to film 10 second clips and upload them 

The gadgets, called Spectacles, will be on sale by the end of the yearThe company has changed its name to Snap Inc as it attempts to growIts chief executive Evan Spiegel tested a prototype while on holiday‘I could see my own memory, through my own eyes’, he said about the test


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Brexit jobs exodus ‘has begun’ as global banks shrink operations and shift staff from London to the Continent, recruitment firm claims

Brexit jobs exodus ‘has begun’ as global banks shrink operations and shift staff from London to the Continent, recruitment firm claims

US banks carrying out ‘radical surgery’ on UK operations, boss warnsAdds to fears of London Stock Exchange boss of 100k job lossesBut, certain analysts still believe a mass exodus appears unlikely 


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Apple a day cuts chance of five types of cancer: Fruit eaters found to reduce risk of developing lung, bowl and breast tumours by up to a quarter 

Apple a day cuts chance of five types of cancer: Fruit eaters found to reduce risk of developing lung, bowl and breast tumours by up to a quarter 

Scientists from the University of Perugia found less tumours in fruit eaters  Biggest benefits were seen in cancers of the stomach and oesophagusApples are high in flavonoids, which are reduce the risk of getting cancer


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Bank accounts are closed by ‘kangaroo courts’ says TONY HETHERINGTON as another customer is evicted without explanation

Bank accounts are closed by ‘kangaroo courts’ says TONY HETHERINGTON as another customer is evicted without explanation

J. S. writes: I saw your article aboutBarclays dumping a clientwho had £94,000 in his account – apparently for reasons involving alleged money laundering – and thought the guy was probably innocent. I have had similar treatment.


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Snapchat is to launch £100 sunglasses with built-in video camera for users to film 10 second clips and upload them  (1)

Snapchat is to launch £100 sunglasses with built-in video camera for users to film 10 second clips and upload them  (1)

The gadgets, called Spectacles, will be on sale by the end of the yearThe company has changed its name to Snap Inc as it attempts to growIts chief executive Evan Spiegel tested a prototype while on holiday‘I could see my own memory, through my own eyes’, he said about the test


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Brexit jobs exodus ‘has begun’ as global banks shrink operations and shift staff from London to the Continent, recruitment firm claims (1)

Brexit jobs exodus ‘has begun’ as global banks shrink operations and shift staff from London to the Continent, recruitment firm claims (1)

US banks carrying out ‘radical surgery’ on UK operations, boss warnsAdds to fears of London Stock Exchange boss of 100k job lossesBut, certain analysts still believe a mass exodus appears unlikely 


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Apple a day cuts chance of five types of cancer: Fruit eaters found to reduce risk of developing lung, bowl and breast tumours by up to a quarter  (1)

Apple a day cuts chance of five types of cancer: Fruit eaters found to reduce risk of developing lung, bowl and breast tumours by up to a quarter  (1)

Scientists from the University of Perugia found less tumours in fruit eaters  Biggest benefits were seen in cancers of the stomach and oesophagusApples are high in flavonoids, which are reduce the risk of getting cancer


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Bank accounts are closed by ‘kangaroo courts’ says TONY HETHERINGTON as another customer is evicted without explanation (1)

Bank accounts are closed by ‘kangaroo courts’ says TONY HETHERINGTON as another customer is evicted without explanation (1)

J. S. writes: I saw your article aboutBarclays dumping a clientwho had £94,000 in his account – apparently for reasons involving alleged money laundering – and thought the guy was probably innocent. I have had similar treatment.


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