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2014/11/20 18:51
2014/11/20 18:51
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Global warming 'waste': Fury as UK pledges £720m on climate change fight in THIRD WORLD MINISTERS were today accused of squandering taxpayers’ hard-earned money after handing out £720 million to...
2014/11/20 18:51
2014/11/20 18:51
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2014/11/18 07:09
2014/11/18 07:09
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About 2,000 people used it to shelter money between 2005 and 2009, when it shut down. The singers Katie Melua, George Michael and Gary Barlow and actor Sir Michael Caine were named in a leaked...
2014/11/18 00:10
2014/11/18 00:10
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SHOCKED:Peter McDonald is getting an extra £9.06 a week from the council [SWNS] Shameless Peter MacDonald is funding his alcohol habit with the taxpayers cash even though he never even asked for...
2014/11/17 16:13
2014/11/17 16:13
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Last updated at 15:26, Monday, 17 November 2014 CASH-STRAPPED Cumbria County Council is hiring a new £85,000-a-year manager to oversee cost cutting which is likely to result in 1,800 job losses. The...
2014/11/17 09:08
2014/11/17 09:08
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Autumn is the time of year when leaves turn glorious shades of red and gold before gently falling to the ground - unless the trees are in the Palace of Westminster, where a gardener is paid to remove...
2014/11/15 09:04
2014/11/15 09:04
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POLICE are braced for what will be the biggest day of protests on the sidelines of the G20 world leaders summit. ABOUT 6000 officers will be on hand on Saturday to monitor 13 planned protests in and...
2014/11/15 07:51
2014/11/15 07:51
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Farce of £3,000 trial over wind chimes raid officer A POLICE sergeant convicted of criminal damage after being caught on CCTV taking wind chimes from a neighbour’s garden cost taxpayers £3,000 by...
2014/11/14 18:10
2014/11/14 18:10
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VAIN: Sam Barton has spent £50,000 on operations to like Joey Essex [Newsteam] Dubbed Britain's vainest man, Sam Barton has sparked anger after spending over £50,000 on operations trying to look like...
2014/11/14 18:09
2014/11/14 18:09
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A spokesman for the House of Commons said: “The leaves are removed each winter as a more time-efficient alternative to raking fallen leaves. “It is not possible to separate the cost of removing...
2014/11/14 14:24
2014/11/14 14:24
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The G20 Summit has a rather famous, or infamous, history of protest. Images of young people burning cars and clashing with police have lived on long after the leaders have signed memoranda and the...
2014/11/14 00:51
2014/11/14 00:51
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Chippy fury at council's advice on how to cook CHIPS IT should be as simple as peeling, chopping and frying. James Ritchie, at his fish bar, Simpsons Fish and Chips, in Cheltenham But yesterday...
2014/11/14 00:51
2014/11/14 00:51
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Pay EU migrants child benefit at local rates says Nick Clegg NICK Clegg provoked taxpayer anger yesterday by saying that EU migrants should be able to claim child benefit for their families back in...
2014/11/12 17:51
2014/11/12 17:51
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Government accused of 'washing its hands' of couple denied legal aid in fight to keep son THE GOVERNMENT has been accused of "washing its hands" of a couple fighting to stop their child being adopted...
2014/11/12 11:09
2014/11/12 11:09
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The Labour peer and creator of the formula in the 1970s, who passed away earlier this month, had been arguing for decades that his creation was a stop-gap solution that needed urgent reform. In the...
2014/11/10 17:51
2014/11/10 17:51
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Couple paid £120k for four months' work - after receiving £1million NHS payoff A MARRIED couple were paid £120,000 for four month's work just weeks after receiving a £1m "golden goodbye" redundancy...
2014/11/05 16:53
2014/11/05 16:53
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The authority, which is currently faced with making up to £150 million of unprecedented cuts from the 2015/16 budget, has blown tens of thousands pounds on fireworks for the celebrations at Pype Hayes...
2014/11/05 10:02
2014/11/05 10:02
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Furious campaigners have blasted a council’s decision to hire “spin doctors” at a time of huge budget cuts. Derbyshire County Council is currently looking to employ three communications officers each...
2014/11/05 08:08
2014/11/05 08:08
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The people of Dundee have lost out on £30 million in unpaid council tax over the past 15 years. That staggering amount could have funded a variety of major developments in the city and paid for...
2014/11/04 19:26
2014/11/04 19:26
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Taxes for higher earners should be slashed and the Department for International Development abolished to turn Britain's fortunes around, Owen Paterson has said. The former environment secretary...
2014/11/04 17:51
2014/11/04 17:51
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British taxpayers to help fund £2m-a-year 'welcome centre' for migrants in Calais A WELCOME centre for UK-bound illegal migrants in Calais will be partially paid for by British taxpayers, it emerged...
2014/11/20 18:51
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