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Osborne stakes his reputation on a 2020 surplus

The chancellor is forecasting a larger surplus by the end of the Parliament. Until then, he will borrow more and plan for big tax cheques arriving by the next election.

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Hackers have figured out a way to defeat a key protection on online accounts - Business Insider


Business Insider

Hackers have figured out a way to defeat a key protection on online accounts
Business Insider
Two-factor authentication is an important way to help keep your online accounts safe ? but it's not perfect. It requires an extra layer of proof before anyone trying to log in gets access to an account. After the password is entered correctly, a ...

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Crickhowell: Welsh town moves 'offshore' to avoid tax on local business - The Independent


The Independent

Crickhowell: Welsh town moves 'offshore' to avoid tax on local business
The Independent
When independent traders in a small Welsh town discovered the loopholes used by multinational giants to avoid paying UK tax, they didn't just get mad. Now local businesses in Crickhowell are turning the tables on the likes of Google and Starbucks by ...

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Bankers convicted in NY Libor trial

Two British bankers are convicted by a New York jury of manipulating bank lending rates.

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Teaching farming in the Bronx

'It was easier to get a pistol than an organic tomato'

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