The Government's flagship scheme to get more loans to businesses and households is yet to bear fruit.
Overall lending by the big banks has in fact slumped, according to the latest figures.
Despite the fact that they have been taking advantage of the cheap money on offer from the Bank of England.
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A 350,000 ton landslip in the Harbury area between Leamington Spa and Banbury yesterday is affecting both train services.
It is freezing cold again today in the cutting north-north-west winds. Northern Scotland can expect to see some snow.