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Northampton corner shop named as only UK business to pay full corporation tax

When confronted over the findings, Mr Johnson, owner of CJ’s News & Booze, admitted that he was ‘ashamed’ of his actions.

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Posted: May 21st, 2013
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Google start ‘real world’ target-based advertising

google bus stopInternet search and online advertising giant Google has decided to enter into the ‘real world’ market with targeted advertising on billboards and bus shelters. The digital displays utilises users’ mobile phone GPS and browsing history to display life-sized adverts that are user specific.

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Posted: Jan 12th, 2013
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‘Trial by Twitter’ acquittal after unconvincing 140 character closing address

The ‘trial by Twitter’ of ex Tory Treasurer Lord McAlpine on sex abuse charges ended in farce after the prosecution made the elementary blunder of starting its closing address with ‘Ladies and gentleman of the jury, thank you for your careful attention during this proceeding,’ thus leaving it only 46 characters for the balance of its address.

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Posted: Nov 11th, 2012
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Google unveils first driverless government

‘We have completed a two-year pilot of the new driverless government, which has been running Britain with surprising success the whole time,’ said the project spokesman Nick Clegg.

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Posted: May 9th, 2012
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‘We’ve been opening your communications for years,’ admits Royal Mail

first class servicing of postie holidays‘Opening people’s emails is all well and good,’ said Moya Greene, chief executive of the Royal Mail, ‘but it will never be as profitable as opening people’s birthday cards. Workers in the sorting office tell me you can make £200 on a good day.’

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Posted: Apr 1st, 2012
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