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Carphone to shut Best Buy shops

Carphone to shut Best Buy shops | Interesting News Stories | Scoop.it
Carphone Warehouse says that it is to close all of its 11 Best Buy stores across the UK, putting 1,100 jobs at risk.
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Cheap DVD VAT loophole to close

Cheap DVD VAT loophole to close | Interesting News Stories | Scoop.it
The Treasury says it is removing a tax loophole that allows Channel Islands-based firms to ship goods VAT-free to the UK.
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Headteachers vote for strike action over pensions

Headteachers vote for strike action over pensions | Interesting News Stories | Scoop.it
Thousands of schools likely to close after NAHT members vote to strike for first time in union's 114-year history...
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Can head shape determine chances of business success?

Can head shape determine chances of business success? | Interesting News Stories | Scoop.it
Research suggests that the shape of a chief executive's head can show whether he will be successful...
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Head of NSPCC says doing less could achieve more

Head of NSPCC says doing less could achieve more | Interesting News Stories | Scoop.it
Andrew Flanagan, the head of children's charity NSPCC says it should focus on policy, not take over where state services are lacking...
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Red Arrows pilot killed at base

Red Arrows pilot killed at base | Interesting News Stories | Scoop.it
A Red Arrows pilot dies after being ejected from an aircraft while on the ground at the aerobatic team's base at RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire.
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'Opt-out' organs policy unveiled

'Opt-out' organs policy unveiled | Interesting News Stories | Scoop.it
Families would have no legal right to stop dead relatives' organs being used for transplant if the person has not opted out in advance, under a proposed Welsh law.
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Reading frequently to children 'long impact'

Reading frequently to children 'long impact' | Interesting News Stories | Scoop.it
Children whose parents frequently read with them in their first year of school are still showing the benefit when they are 15, says an international study.
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Puss in Boots keeps chart crown

Puss in Boots keeps chart crown | Interesting News Stories | Scoop.it
Animated film Puss in Boots maintains its lead at the US box office for a second week, beating Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy movie Tower Heist.
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Number let in unchecked 'unknown' Theresa May

Number let in unchecked 'unknown' Theresa May | Interesting News Stories | Scoop.it
Home Secretary Theresa May admits she does not know how many foreigners came into the UK without proper checks.
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Universities seeking fee changes

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More than a fifth of universities have sought late changes to their tuition fees and bursary packages, it is revealed.
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Fireworks display costing £6,000 goes off all at once in 60 seconds after tech blunder

Fireworks display costing £6,000 goes off all at once in 60 seconds after tech blunder | Interesting News Stories | Scoop.it
A town's £6,000 firework display went up in smoke in just 60 seconds after a technical hitch.
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BBC Sport - Prince William demands Fifa U-turn on poppy ban

BBC Sport - Prince William demands Fifa U-turn on poppy ban | Interesting News Stories | Scoop.it
Prince William and Prime Minister David Cameron write to Fifa demanding the ban on England shirts being embroidered with poppies is lifted.
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Police in force at student march

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The police are out in force as students protest in London against higher tuition fees and "privatisation" in universities.
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Court rules on unmarried rights

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A man who left his partner nearly 20 years ago is not entitled to half the value of the house they shared, the Supreme Court rules.
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Truancy laws caught 12,000 parents last year

Truancy laws caught 12,000 parents last year | Interesting News Stories | Scoop.it
Parents of children absent from school prosecuted and 25 jailed, Ministry of Justice reveals...
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Apple store hit by malicious app

Apple store hit by malicious app | Interesting News Stories | Scoop.it
A proof-of-concept app, created to show Apple's app store was not immune to malware, has been removed and the developer barred.
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Nurses' anger at parking charges

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Health workers at Glasgow Royal Infirmary call a protest over a doubling of car parking charges by private operator.
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School grants for Olympic events

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Schools across England are invited to apply for grants to help other schools in their area make the most of Olympic opportunities.
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Doctor guilty over Jackson death

Doctor guilty over Jackson death | Interesting News Stories | Scoop.it
A jury finds Dr Conrad Murray guilty of the manslaughter of superstar Michael Jackson, who died of an overdose of a powerful anaesthetic in 2009.
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Russell Tovey: 'Being Human fans are incredible'

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Russell Tovey says that sci-fi fans are "the best fans you can have".
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Review into heart unit's closure Royal Brompton

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The Royal Brompton Hospital wins its High Court judicial review into the decision to close its children's heart surgery unit.
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Med Bluefin tuna catch 'unabated'

Med Bluefin tuna catch 'unabated' | Interesting News Stories | Scoop.it
Bluefin tuna boats in the Mediterranean Sea continue to catch many more fish than they report, a study concludes.
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London 2012 torch relay map

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Explore our map to find out where the London 2012 Olympic torch is going on each stage of its 70-day route.
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