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    Drivetime Monday 12 November 2012



    Mary Wilson presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day

    Spain's banks halt evictions

    Spain's Banking Association has said it will halt evictions of indebted home owners in extreme need for the next two years. Joe Haslam Professor at IE Business School in Madrid has more.

    How to budget for Christmas

    Karen O'Leary, Director of Public Awareness and Financial Education at the National Consumer Agency with some timely tips and advice for budgeting this Christmas.

    Bernard McNamara bankrupt in the UK

    Property developer Bernard McNamara is declared bankrupt in the UK. Ian Keogh of the Sunday Business Post details the case.

    The fallout from the Children's referendum

    Dearbhail McDonald, Legal affairs editor with the Irish Independent says the Irish don't like social change. Richard Colwell from Red C market research on how the polls got it so wrong

    The bowel cancer screening programme will take three years to roll out

    ...and that's just phase one. Kathleen O'Meara from the Irish Cancer Society on what should be done

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