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Wednesday, 9 September 2009

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One of our biggest building societies is predicting better times for the economy.

Nationwide says consumer confidence is also up.

We're also told the cost of living is down - with deflation hitting the High Street, while a survey of recruitment consultants suggests the jobs market's improving.


A British reporter held for four days by the Taliban, has been rescued by NATO troops in northern Afghanistan.

Stephen Farrell was trying to visit the scene of a NATO air strike.

Hundreds of London’s transport staff are to gather in Fulwell later in a sign of defiance against bus operator Transdev.

They’ll descend on the bus garage with RMT leader Bob Crowe.

They’re accusing Transdev of discriminating against its members.


It's all over for Andy Murray at the US Open tennis.

The British number one has crashed out after a straight sets defeat to Croatia's Marin Cilic in the fourth round.

If that wasn't bad enough, the Oxshott resident’s now lost his place as world number two to Rafael Nadal.


Fans are being warned they'll be thrown out of Wembley and banned, if they shout racist abuse at England players tonight.

The last time they played Croatia Emile Heskey was taunted with monkey chants.
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