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UK car pollution checks dropped five years ago - BBC News


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UK car pollution checks dropped five years ago
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A programme to double-check if older cars are breaking pollution laws was dropped by the government five years ago, the BBC can reveal. The Department for Transport used to take random cars off the road and then test the levels of dangerous gases ...

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Playboy empire reportedly exploring sale of itself - BBC News


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Playboy empire reportedly exploring sale of itself
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The Playboy empire could fetch more than $500m (£354m), say sources quoted by news outlets including the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times. The reported move comes after Playboy magazine stopped publishing nude photos saying they had become ...

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US economic growth revised upward

The US economy grew at an annualised rate of 1.4% in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to official figures.

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VIDEO: The pubs being saved by their regulars

The government is putting aside more than £3m to help communities take over their local pub if it is struggling to survive.

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UK car pollution checks dropped in 2011

A programme to double-check if older cars are breaking pollution laws was dropped by the government five years ago, the BBC can reveal.

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