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Whippets to be zero-rated for VAT

In a move which is sure to be welcomed by ‘hard working families’ and ‘lovable northerners’, the Government has announced that whippets, pipes, pints of mild and dolly tubs are all to be zero-rated for VAT.

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Posted: Mar 20th, 2014
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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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Cockney rhyming thrown into confusion by threepenny bit shaped pound

Experts in cockney rhyming slang are having a rabbit about the pen and ink caused by the introduction of a new threepenny bit shaped coin.

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Posted: Mar 19th, 2014
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‘Stop taking photos of our food’ plead French chefs

A group of French chefs have criticised diners for taking photos of their food….24 hours after eating it.

Chef Aleandre Goutier complained that diners at his restaurant in Paris were taking snap-shots of last night’s food just moments after defecating.

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Posted: Feb 25th, 2014
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‘NobNomination’ craze sweeps through Westminster

Critics have slammed the latest anti-social media craze where Coalition MPs and members of the Opposition egg one another on to visit flood zones and spout provocative bollocks. The event has to be completed and broadcast within 24 hours to qualify.

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Posted: Feb 16th, 2014
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