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2015/01/29 00:51
2015/01/29 00:51
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Ex-Nigerian state governor James Ibori admitted pocketing £50m In a scathing report they slated the Department for International Development (DfID) for "unacceptably poor" monitoring of an...
2015/01/29 00:51
2015/01/29 00:51
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2015/01/28 08:09
2015/01/28 08:09
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A CONTROVERSIAL scheme to reward pregnant smokers with shopping vouchers for kicking the habit is to be rolled out to Lanarkshire and three other cities in the UK after it was successfully trialled in...
Read more at Daily Record, U TV
2015/01/27 15:43
2015/01/27 15:43
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Wisconsin’s fiscal year budget shortfall is projected to be $151.3 million higher than estimates from late last year. The state’s Fiscal Bureau has projected a budget shortfall of $283 million for...
2015/01/27 05:09
2015/01/27 05:09
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Sumner County residents claim their property taxes jumped more than 20 percent in one day and they knew nothing about it. A swelling crowd of residents gathered on Monday night to have their voices...
2015/01/27 00:51
2015/01/27 00:51
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Tolls would leave British drivers with hefty bills European Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc wants a standardised driving tax across all EU member states. Vehicle owners would be charged for every...
2015/01/27 00:09
2015/01/27 00:09
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The analysis shows that 22 Conservative MPs and six Liberal Democrat MPs are benefitting, with just eight Labour MPs representing areas being handed the cash. Some of the cash went to schemes in the...
2015/01/26 14:09
2015/01/26 14:09
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Referring to more indications at the weekend that First Minister and Nationalist leader Nicola Sturgeon might be willing to do a post-election deal with Ed Miliband, Mr Cameron told a gathering of the...
2015/01/26 12:28
2015/01/26 12:28
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Royal officials have been criticised after 25 windows were left open at Buckingham Palace. TaxPayers' Alliance chief executive Jonathan Isaby compared last week's mistake when temperatures plummeted...
2015/01/25 01:10
2015/01/25 01:10
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EGG ON FACE: Prison bosses paid out nearly £230,000 because of bad eggs [GETTY] Around 200 inmates at ­Wandsworth, the UK’s biggest jail, suffered sickness and ­diarrhoea after they snacked on the...
2015/01/24 21:09
2015/01/24 21:09
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... Government sees Scotch whisky as a cash cow, which is detrimental for producers and consumers alike,” says Anthony Wills, founder of the Kilchoman Distillery on Islay. “If it was a level playing...
2015/01/24 00:51
2015/01/24 00:51
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Taxman raked in £3.7 billion due to inheritance tax Soaring house prices meant annual Government receipts from the death duty increased by £400million from 2013. The rise shows that tens of...
2015/01/23 08:51
2015/01/23 08:51
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The Government announced that MPs would have a free vote on the matter of standardised packaging before May’s election. Oakengates doctor Martin Deahl, who recently returned from Ebola-stricken...
2015/01/22 18:21
2015/01/22 18:21
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The figure appears in the university’s published accounts for 2013/14, which show that in 2013 four employees received a total of £415,000 while in 2014 five employees received a total of...
2015/01/22 09:26
2015/01/22 09:26
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A ‘SWEETENER’ of up to £40,000 of taxpayers’ money to attract a leading European company to set up a factory with over 40 jobs has been branded a “bribe”. Dutch concrete products firm Kijlstra Ltd...
2015/01/22 06:27
2015/01/22 06:27
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Distillers back SWA's call to cut duty on alcohol in UK Small distillers from across the UK are supporting the 'Drop the Duty!' campaign, which calls for a reduced duty on alcohol in order to...
2015/01/21 21:27
2015/01/21 21:27
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Some would say it should at least cover basic needs like transport costs, rent, utility bills etc. December 2014 The real value of average earnings has fallen by 15% over the past six years, although...
Read more at Harrow Times, Gazette
2015/01/21 11:26
2015/01/21 11:26
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COUNCIL tax should go up to help repair the failing children’s services in Somerset, it was claimed this week. The suggestion came as it was confirmed former interim director Peter Lewis was costing...
2015/01/20 06:59
2015/01/20 06:59
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An influential group of MPs has hit out at the Home Office's "complete failure" to deal with foreign national offenders. The Committee of Public Accounts said the department will have to act with...
2015/01/19 14:26
2015/01/19 14:26
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POLICE compensation payments have hit £1million in three years with almost half going to people who work for the force. An average of one claim a week was successful between 2011 to 2014 with an...
2015/01/19 00:51
2015/01/19 00:51
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Michelle and Stephen Beer, pictured at their £3,000 wedding, featured in Benefits: Too Fat to Work It showed that the number of claimants has almost doubled since 1997 - adding to fears that Britain...
Read more at express, Daily Star
2015/01/29 00:51
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