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Archive Thursday, 26 October, 2000, 12:38 GMT 13:38 UK
Sunday September 19/99 BBC 2 19.30
Sunday September 19/99 BBC 2 19.30

The Notting Hill Question
House prices in London's fashionable areas, along with many other parts of the country, are shooting up. Is this a sign of returning inflation, which should be tackled with steadily rising interest rates? Or could tough action cause unneccessary damage in the rest of the economy? Nils Blythe reports.

Wal-Mart's Wonderful World
For British shoppers, Wal-Mart's arrival promises lower prices throughout the high street. The giant American retailer says its massive buying power should bring cheaper goods and sharper competition to Britain's expensive supermarket sector. But could this be hype and hope, rather than a firm promise of big price cuts? Lesley Curwen investigates. More...


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