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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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‘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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Tesco officially owns ‘every-fuckin’-thing’

Tesco CEO Sir Terry Leahy has announced that, after completing the acquisition of the Co-Op and the Happy Garden Chinese takeaway in Bromsgrove, it now owns every-fuckin’-thing in the whole fuckin’ country.

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Posted: Nov 23rd, 2011
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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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Three party leaders to take part in live, televised game of Monopoly

Cameron bagsied the Top Hat early onBritain’s party leaders are to face their most gruelling test yet in the run up to the election, a live television game of the popular board game Monopoly. Producers are hoping the ego catalysing, insecurity amplifying mixture of chance and rule bending will give the most revealing glimpse yet into the true natures of our potential leaders.

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Posted: Mar 19th, 2010
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