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2014/04/24 06:19
2014/04/24 06:19
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An audit of Medicare's customer database has found a small number of cases of 'intertwined' customer records where two people's records have been combined, giving rise to "privacy and clinical safety...
2014/04/24 06:19
2014/04/24 06:19
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2014/04/24 05:12
2014/04/24 05:12
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The Department of Human Services botched a massive crackdown on Medicare rorting by doctors, leaving taxpayers with a $128 million shortfall. The Department of Human Services botched a massive...
2014/04/23 18:37
2014/04/23 18:37
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An analysis by the Labour party says that 70 per cent of free schools were still not full two years after their opening and that as a result the Government is funding free schools for 1,500 more...
2014/04/23 15:03
2014/04/23 15:03
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By PNA / Xinhua and U.S. News Agency / Asian A national campaign will be launched to crack down on arbitrary charges by primary and secondary schools, Chinese authorities said on Wednesday in a...
2014/04/23 07:08
2014/04/23 07:08
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The past few days were characterised by two interesting developments that marked the high and low of local politics. On one hand we had the historical, ground-breaking parliamentary vote on the Civil...
2014/04/20 20:09
2014/04/20 20:09
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... you lot. Paying us through the nose so we can all move to [the] Cote D’Azur is pretty pointless if you don’t let us enjoy it in peace!” it mocked. But as passengers fought to reach their...
2014/04/19 08:58
2014/04/19 08:58
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Hyndburn MP accuses Government over Royal Mail sell off HYNDBURN MP Graham Jones has accused the government of ‘short changing’ the public by privatising the Royal Mail. A report by the National...
2014/04/16 08:05
2014/04/16 08:05
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Defence gets on with disaster reliefUpdated: 17:49, Wednesday April 16, 2014 As flames lick at homes or floodwaters lap front doors, people look to the heavens for help - and then the army arrives...
2014/04/16 06:08
2014/04/16 06:08
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The following are the top stories in the national and international press today. Times of Malta quotes Prime Minister Joseph Muscat saying that the decriminalisation of minor drug-related offences is...
2014/04/15 17:08
2014/04/15 17:08
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The National Audit Office (NAO) has reported wide variations in cost estimates and actual spending on projects by Wasteserv Malta between 2006 and 2012. The report, entitled ‘An Analysis of Wasteserv...
2014/04/15 12:13
2014/04/15 12:13
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City Spy has been inundated with emails of gratitude from readers who cashed in after reading about it in last week’s column, ahead of the tournament. It’s the second time Bubba has come good for Todd...
2014/04/14 16:36
2014/04/14 16:36
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Share this page A very important date passed at the weekend - the end of the 180-day "lock-up" agreed by the government when it privatised the first chunk of the Royal Mail last October. The...
2014/04/14 08:13
2014/04/14 08:13
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The Government has been accused of undervaluing Royal Mail, potentially costing the taxpayer billions of pounds – shares debuted at 330p each, but soon peaked at more than £6 and closed at 495p on...
2014/04/13 00:51
2014/04/13 00:51
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In the week when the woman dubbed the Factory Killer quit as Culture Secretary, almost 800 Remploy staff she sacked were still out of work. More than 600 have not even tried to find a job. The lucky...
2014/04/12 23:37
2014/04/12 23:37
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This is the first time the Government has used a single offer day for primary schools; the Department for Education (DfE) has introduced this to simplify the application process for parents. This...
2014/04/12 09:08
2014/04/12 09:08
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The fallout from the controversial stock market flotation of Royal Mail has reopened a rift between the bank and independent advisers who run such deals. Accusations that taxpayers lost money on the...
2014/04/11 11:24
2014/04/11 11:24
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Universal Credit was supposed to solve all of this country’s welfare problems. And yet, just four years after coming to power, the government’s flagship benefits reform programme is in serious...
2014/04/11 10:40
2014/04/11 10:40
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ON MONDAY, the PAC began its inquiry into "the variety of tax reliefs used in the UK and how they are administered" by questioning HMRC chief executive Lin Homer and Sir Nicholas Macpherson, permanent...
2014/04/11 08:13
2014/04/11 08:13
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Lazard, which advised the Government on the Royal Mail stock market listing, will be called before the Public Accounts Committee on April 30. This comes a week after a report by the National Audit...
2014/04/10 09:51
2014/04/10 09:51
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Published at 09:49, Thursday, 10 April 2014 SIR – I am writing to you in the light of recent revelations about the ineffective nature of the badger culls which have been taking part in the South of...
2014/04/24 06:19
2014/04/24 06:19
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