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UK bank rescue plan announced

The UK government has announced a package of measures aimed at rescuing the banking system that makes available 400bn ($692bn) of fresh money.

Prime Minister Gordon Brown said it was designed to put the British banking system on a sounder footing.

Nick Robinson reports.


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