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Budget 2016: Services at risk as business rate cut reduces town hall ... - The Independent


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Budget 2016: Services at risk as business rate cut reduces town hall ...
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Hundreds of thousands of small shops and firms will no longer have to pay business rates from April next year in a move that critics warn could lead to further ...

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France's defence minister claims ISIS is on the retreat in Iraq - Business Insider


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France's defence minister claims ISIS is on the retreat in Iraq
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On Thursday morning France's defence minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, announced that ISIS militants were retreating in Iraq. Talking about France's strikes against ISIS (also known as the Islamic State, ISIL or Daesh) on BFMTV, Le Drian said: "What we can ...

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Benefit sanctions 'cause homelessness'

Benefit sanctions are forcing people to become homeless or to sleep rough, according to the charity Crisis.

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Sony says goodbye to Betamax tapes

Sony has announced that it will stop selling Betamax video cassettes in March 2016.

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Fourth arrest over TalkTalk hacking

Police have made a fourth arrest, of a 16-year-old boy, in connection with the investigation into an alleged data theft from TalkTalk.

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