Daily Archives: 03/01/2016

Supermarkets to Cut Diesel Price to Below £1 a Litre

Supermarket chains Asda and Tesco are cutting the price of diesel to below £1 a litre on Monday 4 January, its lowest price since 2009. The price cut reflects further recent falls in the oil price, which is around its … Continue reading

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Fee-Free Bank Accounts Launched

Millions of bank customers across Britain stand to benefit by hundreds of pounds as nine major banks launch fee-free basic bank accounts in 2016. The accounts will be available to anyone who doesn’t already have a bank account, is ineligible … Continue reading

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Clean for The Queen’s 90th Birthday

Clean for The Queen is a campaign launched by Country Life magazine in partnership with Keep Britain Tidy to clear up Britain in time for The Queen’s 90th birthday in 2016. It will rally an army of volunteers across the … Continue reading

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Times Tables to be Tested by Age 11

Every pupil in England will be tested on their times tables before leaving primary school, under government plans. Pupils aged 11 will be expected to know their tables up to 12×12, and will be tested using an “on-screen check.”  The … Continue reading

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