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Branson to build a shed

Industry analysts have identified that the global shed business could be worth billions, particularly as the concept of shed ownership becomes embedded into India and China.

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Posted: Mar 11th, 2014
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Santa to challenge decision to award present franchise to Easter Bunny

promising to run away from franchise at first sign of troubleBearded franchise-holder Father Christmas today strongly criticised the Government’s decision to award the West Coast Christmas Eve present-delivery franchise to his rival, the Easter Bunny.

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Posted: Dec 9th, 2012
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Speeding up judicial reviews ‘could take years’

David Cameron’s plans to reduce the time limits for legal challenges against unpopular Tory policies have hit a snag, with lawyers submitting the first of a long series of legal challenges against the move by demanding a consultation followed by a White Paper, then a public enquiry and a High Court review that should take at least until 2056.

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Posted: Nov 24th, 2012
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Virgin warns ‘First Group may improve West Coast Mainline service’

Virgin on the ridiculousIn a dispute that has now been handed over to the courts, Virgin Trains has claimed that the awarding of the west coast main line to First Great Western opens the real threat of improvements to services.

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Posted: Aug 28th, 2012
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New West Coast Mainline operator to provide replacement bus service until 2026

First Group has assured customers that it will be able to meet demand through its minibus subcontractor Jim’s Coaches of Brentford.

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Posted: Aug 16th, 2012
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