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Tesco yanks out Barclays cash machines

Tesco has announced that it is pulling out more than 70 Barclays cash machines from its supermarkets.


The move is being touted as the grocery chain&#39s reaction to Barclays&#39 decision to charge non-customers a pound fee per transaction on their machines as of January 1.


To replace the withdrawn machines, Tesco will install ones from its personal finance arm.


The move is the latest in a series of embarrassments for the high street bank. Barclays has closed down 171 branches, a large number of which are located in rural areas that have no other access to banking services.

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