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Woodie's DIY owner Grafton acquires UK timber business - Irish Independent


Irish Independent

Woodie's DIY owner Grafton acquires UK timber business
Irish Independent
T Brewer is a London based specialist timber business that trades from three branches in Clapham, Enfield and Amersham. It generated revenue of approximately ?14m (?19m) in 2015. Grafton said the deal "extends coverage of the merchanting market in the ...

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Hundreds march in London to protest UK airstrikes in Syria - Business Standard


Hundreds march in London to protest UK airstrikes in Syria
Business Standard
Hundreds have demonstrated in central London to protest Britain's decision to launch airstrikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria. Demonstrators marched today from the BBC Broadcasting House to Prime Minister David Cameron's Downing Street ...

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Shoppers face 5p plastic bag charge

Many shoppers in England will have to pay 5p for plastic carrier bags from Monday, as the new charge becomes law for supermarkets and large shops.

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Apps promoted by the NHS were found to have left user data at risk - Business Insider


Business Insider

Apps promoted by the NHS were found to have left user data at risk
Business Insider
NHS-certified apps have been found to take liberties with user data, failing to encrypt it and potentially endangering the security of users, the BBC reports. Researchers checked 79 apps in the NHS England's Health Apps Library and discovered that 70 ...

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