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RBS ‘regrets’ investing in financial software from Fisher-Price

looking for new, more influential sponsor. like BarclaysRBS executives have acknowledged that purchasing their software and systems from Fisher-Price may have been a cost-cutting exercise too far.

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Posted: Mar 8th, 2013
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‘Guess Who? Religious Edition’ criticised for leaving out Muhammad

eternally damned if you do, eternally damned if you don'tHasbro, makers of the famous ‘Guess Who?’ game, has had to increase security at all its offices and factories worldwide following threats of protests and violence. The complaints have come following its release of a special ‘Religious Icon’ edition where they have not included the prophet Muhammad.

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Posted: Sep 23rd, 2012
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‘Mansion tax’ proposal welcomed by makers of Monopoly board game

Hasbro, makers of the popular Monopoly game, have called for the Government to go further and introduce taxes for those who have more than two houses on the same road, and for hotel owners.

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Posted: Mar 9th, 2012
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Mr Monopoly frontrunner to be IMF chief

Mr Monopoly, famed as the face of popular board game ‘Monopoly’ is the shock favourite to take up the position of head of the International Monetary Fund following the arrest and resignation on its former leader, Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

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Posted: May 20th, 2011
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Mattel targets gym-slip mothers with ‘Post-Natal Barbie’

princess costume traded in for something more comfyThe leading toy manufacturer behind the perennially popular Barbie doll has announced the world famous doll’s latest evolution in a bid to keep her in tune with current youth trends. ‘Barbie has always been an aspirational brand, so we wanted to ensure her next incarnation was something young girls could really strive towards,’ said a company spokeswoman, who refused to confirm or deny whether the launch was a direct response to Sindy’s Malawian Orphan™.

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Posted: Mar 2nd, 2010
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