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Drugs and bank accounts: together again?

The news this week has been a clearinghouse of the bizarre, what with a troubling number of drugs-related stories centering around banking of all things.

Things go from bad to worse to abysmal

There seems to be no end in sight for the bad news bombarding banking customers in the UK – and this week has sadly been no exception!

Metro Bank continues spread from Greater London

Big news this week in the retail banking world is that new High Street upstart Metro Bank is continuing its spread out from its Greater London roots.

Some RBS customers still feeling effects of computer glitch

Even though it’s been nearly two weeks since a compute glitch sent computers for RBS into a massive meltdown, there are still a significant proportion of the banking group’s customers that are still feeling the effects to this day.

Credit card using consumers could spell death to cash

As consumers continue to move away from paper cash and increasingly adopt plastic to make purchases, one credit card expert recently said that the days of cash transactions could be extremely numbered.

Card fraud losses drop to £341 million in 2011

While credit card fraud remains a problem in the UK, losses from fraudulent activities made on credit and debit cards fell in 2011 to £341 million, sources say.