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Private jet tax ‘last straw’ for Thunderbirds

V.A.T.International Rescue, forced to curtail its activities in recent years because of rocketing fuel prices, says Chancellor George Osborne’s proposed private jet tax is a regulatory burden too far.

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Posted: Mar 20th, 2014
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‘The Turd’ to grace London skyline soon

Corporation of London officials have approved plans for the latest in a series of iconic towers in the Square Mile that will follow the Gherkin, the Shard and the Walkie-Talkie in adopting an unofficial name, the Turd.

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Posted: Nov 20th, 2012
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Successful harvest of ready battered cod acclaimed by fish farmers

Fish Farming Weekly reports that a research station in the Scottish Isles has managed to produce cod which comes fresh from the sea ready battered.

The discovery may lead to a sea change in the way cod is farmed.

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Posted: Aug 10th, 2011
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Vet offers courtesy cat scheme for sick pets

one careful owner, low meowlage‘All I had to do was return it in good condition and filled with the same amount of food as when I got it, which they estimated at half a stomach.’

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Posted: Aug 4th, 2011
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Waitrose to open Guinea Land discount shops

Marketing director Rupert Thomas said that Guinea Land would stock many Waitrose favourites but in smaller quantities, saying he was sure customers would find £1.05 for a matched pair of Bath Oliver biscuits excellent value. He added that while the Duchy Original range was too expensive for Guinea Land, a new Duchy Fake range had been created by the Duchess of York from recipes by Johann Hari.

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Posted: Aug 2nd, 2011
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