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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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Avon to move headquarters to UK - BBC News


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Avon to move headquarters to UK
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Cosmetics company Avon is to move its headquarters to the UK and cut 2,500 jobs worldwide as part of a turnaround plan. The company, which sells products door-to-door, said that it plans to move from New York to the UK "over time". Avon sold most of ...
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China economy: Slow output fuels global economic recovery fears - BBC News


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China economy: Slow output fuels global economic recovery fears
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Writing in the UK's Sun on Sunday ahead of presenting a budget on Wednesday, Mr Osborne said falling oil prices, interest rate changes elsewhere and political instability in the Middle East meant "hopes of a strong global recovery have evaporated".

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Spotify is going to roll out videos to users this week - Business Insider


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Spotify is going to roll out videos to users this week
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The roll out is starting in the US, UK, Germany, and Sweden, according to Spotify, and will eventually expand to other markets and iPhone users. Spotify was not clear on what kinds of videos would be pushed to users. The company has found that video ...

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The 12 regions in the UK where people get paid the most - Business Insider


The 12 regions in the UK where people get paid the most
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Scotland bagpipes fire flames REUTERS/Paul HackettA man plays the bagpipes on a "short walk to freedom" march in Edinburgh, Scotland September 18, 2014. Polling in the referendum on Scottish independence began on Thursday morning, as Scotland ...

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