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Bankwatch: Judge attacks "timewasting" Lloyds TSB

Following the latest on bank charges is becoming a tiny bit of a hobby for me now as - in common with millions of other customers - my bank takes more and more of my money in penalty charges to cover their "costs".

If you've read much of my blog, you might have spotted that a lot of my charges come from one charge taking me over my overdraft limit, with more charges piled on top to add insult to injury. Again, this is a common problem for lots of bank customers.

AJAX, weather, news and opinions

(This is another really, *really* boring blog entry. Why not Google for "noodle mining" instead of reading it?)

This is how the web should be...

This is awesome - a brilliant way of bringing different communities and groups of people together, pioneered by a group of Parisians. It's also exactly what I'd love to see on UPSU.net with Portsmouth's student population (and why stop there? Why not make it all-inclusive?).

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Never lose your keys, toys, car, laptop, whatever, again?

(Off-topic. This isn't an endorsement or recommendation by UPSU - I just happen to think it's rather cool. And yes, I'm a gadget freak... ;o)

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Publicity you can't buy. Thankfully...

With an eerie sense of timing, just as Alexander Litvinenko - the former Russian spy with an outspoken hatred of Russia's spying tactics - finds himself in the news after his apparent poisoning, this month's issue of Pugwash carries a story on the subject of the similarities between Russia's long-standing spying culture, and Britain's apparent move towards such a culture in the name of fighting terrorism.

"Security pointless" claim Pompey students

BBC.co.uk's magazine today published an article on how home security is largely useless in the fight against burglaries, citing a study by the University of Portsmouth.

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