Economic downturn headlines

Here’s a summary:Britain is edging closer to a recession, prompting calls for an interest rate cut.

House prices are plummeting.Manufacturing is in decline.

M&S sales have droppedBanks are getting stingy on credit.(Regarding the last headline, though, I remember the papers predicting this about two months ago. And shortly afterwards, HSBC increased my credit card limit, without asking, by £1,500. Go figure.)

But for a credit crunch-related story that’s not going to drive you to drink, check out the BBC’s Magazine Monitor. My new-found love for chocolate has been explained…Related articlesDeal or no dealRussell Crowe’s big banking idea

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