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Tuesday, January 19, 1999 Published at 21:59 GMT

Looking at the British Lifestyle
Lifestyles of the everyday Brits
The latest Mintel report reveals the British, would rather put money aside for a rainy day than indulge in expensive treats.
At your leisure
Going to the movies and keeping fit top the list of leisure activities that Britons spend their time and money on.
Fitness fanatics and couch potatoes
Keeping fit is becoming a 'national obsession' yet Britons cannot resist some bad habits - pizza and television least of all.
Consumer caution to boost savings
Firms providing savings products look set to benefit from greater consumer caution, but the housing and holiday markets could suffer.

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