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‘Green Tax’ For Eco-Friendly Renovations

Sky News Homeowners could be forced to pay for eco-friendly renovations when they want to make simple household repairs under plans being considered by the Government. The scheme would affect people installing windows, boilers or even conservatories in what has … Continue reading

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Podcast: Morality in the Rich and Poor, Dolphin Greetings, and More

Science Mag Do the rich behave more dishonestly than the rest of us? How do dolphins say hello? And how can bacteria help capture and store carbon dioxide? Science‘s Online News Editor David Grimm chats about these stories and more … Continue reading

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MP: Paying Tradesmen In Cash Is Morally Wrong

Sky News A Treasury minister has hit out at households who pay tradesmen in cash, saying it is “morally wrong” as it helps workers avoid tax. Exchequer Secretary David Gauke said: “Getting a discount with your plumber by paying cash … Continue reading

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Breaking news – Irelands Bankers being Arrested and Charged!

The former Chief Executive and Chairman of Anglo Irish Bank has appeared in court in Dublin charged in connection with financial irregularities at the bank. Seán FitzPatrick was charged with 16 offences under Section 60 of the Companies Act. Read … Continue reading

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RCMP cameras with crime photos found in trees

Source: CBC A B.C. man has seized two surveillance cameras he says RCMP had hidden in trees near his trailer home, and they are full of images from crime scenes and investigations. Dion Nordick of Grand Forks told CBC News … Continue reading

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Austerity May Last Beyond 2020, Says Cameron

SKY News The Prime Minister admits the economic crisis is far worse than expected and warns he cannot predict when the cuts will end. David Cameron has admitted he cannot envisage a time when the austerity programme will end and … Continue reading

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Russian research project offers ‘immortality’ to billionaires – by transplanting their brains into robot bodies

Refreshing News A Russian entrepreneur who heads a hi-tech research project called ‘Avatar’ has contacted billionaires to offer them immortality. Itskov claims he will personally oversee their immortality process, in exchange for an undisclosed fee. Itskov, a media entrepreneur, claims … Continue reading

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Egg Donation and Exploitation of Young Women Results in Death

PRNewswire Center for Bioethics and Culture draws attention to lack of regulation, exploitation dangers and death from egg donation in fertility industry abroad. News is just breaking in India about Sushma Pandey, a 17-year-old young woman who died in 2010, … Continue reading

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NZ Steel secures 500000 free carbon credits worth NZD 10 million

Source: SteelGuru New Zealand Steel was given nearly 500,000 free carbon credits in 2010, worth nearly NZD 10 million, to cushion it from the impact of a price on carbon, According to the country’s specialist carbon market intelligence service Carbon … Continue reading

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Warning issued over anti-carbon tax posters

Simon Cullen ABC News Labor is warning small businesses against displaying the Coalition’s anti-carbon tax posters, saying they risk million-dollar fines if the information is found to be misleading. The Coalition has sent the fliers to bakeries, butchers, dry cleaners … Continue reading

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