Radio 4 - Banks closing credit card/bank accounts for expats in EU.

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Radio 4 - Banks closing credit card/bank accounts for expats in EU.

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Radio 4 this coming Saturday 12 noon UK time - the programme Moneybox will be doing a feature on EU residents having UK accounts being arbitrarily closed by UK banks.
If anybody wants to contact the program or contribute, the journalist to contact at Moneybox is Darrin Graham.
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They have some good features on the Moneybox programme.

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bluebird wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:56 pm
They have some good features on the Moneybox programme.
Agree - I quite often listen when waiting in the car for OH at the last supermarket of the day. Paul Lewis gives the impression of being quietly competent at investigating the murky world of personal finance etc.
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It is much easier (at home) just to get radio 4 on a computer!
https://internetradiouk.com/bbc-4/
From the same link you can choose other BBC radio channels.
We listen to the Today program every morning and often at lunchtime - You and Yours (1pm French time) have really interesting Consumer items.

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Hereford wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:45 am
It is much easier (at home) just to get radio 4 on a computer!
https://internetradiouk.com/bbc-4/
From the same link you can choose other BBC radio channels.
We listen to the Today program every morning and often at lunchtime - You and Yours (1pm French time) have really interesting Consumer items.
I would have thought that you should be able receive just about any UK radio transmission in Normandy including southern FM stations ?
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I'm surprised no one has suggested listening on a smartphone. :lol:
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Aardvark wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:41 am
I'm surprised no one has suggested listening on a smartphone. :lol:
I listen to all radio broadcasts via my phone/laptop/tablet & a little bluetooth speaker/headphones or via satelite using Freesat where hundreds of stations are available.

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I listen to UK radio on Google Home "Hey Google play BBC radio 4"

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Hey Google. Please stop listening to my private conversations and sending them off to your Cloud servers in USA. 8-)
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Fitter: wish we could manage with a radio, the signal here is terrible. If the internet is down we use a radio, and upstairs is better than the ground floor but for preference we use a laptop!

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