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Adam Smith Institute competes against itself

Free market think-tank the Adam Smith Institute has been split into a dozen competing Adam Smith Institutes as a result of a ruling by the Competition Commission. The Commission found that the Institute, as the only one with that name, was exercising an anti-competitive monopoly.

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Posted: Feb 20th, 2013
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Corporate execs welcome news that liking football ‘no longer compulsory’

Impressionable middle-managers were cock-a- hoop last night as it emerged that football has finally gone ‘off trend’.

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Posted: Oct 1st, 2012
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RBS say ‘glitch’ that caused credit crunch now fixed

helpful HesterThe Royal Bank of Scotland has today come out and apologised for the ‘minor glitch’ in its systems which caused it to almost crumble into bankruptcy and need a multi-billion pound bail-out from every UK taxpayer, with the possible exception of Jimmy Carr.

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Posted: Jun 27th, 2012
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Man outsources own life

can now afford Sky, with all the extrasIn response to the bleak economic outlook for 2011, 39-year-old Barry Nugent of Canvey Island has taken the radical step of outsourcing much of his everyday existence in a bid to significantly reduce his overheads.

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Posted: Dec 30th, 2010
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Lepers ‘still excluded from top jobs’ survey finds

I'd give an arm. And a leg.Even Lib Dems now more influential.

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Posted: Aug 23rd, 2009
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