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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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US court backs Google book scanning

Google can continue to scan millions of books without violating copyright laws, a US court had ruled.

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The 10 coolest tech companies in Sweden - Business Insider


Business Insider

The 10 coolest tech companies in Sweden
Business Insider
Sweden is one of the Europe's biggest countries for technology startups. It's home to giant billion-dollar companies, video game studios, and small startups working on some big ideas. We ranked some of Sweden's best technology companies according to ...

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UK's poor productivity figures show challenge for government - The Guardian


The Guardian

UK's poor productivity figures show challenge for government
The Guardian
Employment is at a record high, according to official figures this week, but the challenge for policymakers and businesses is getting more output out of each hour worked. On an output per worker basis, UK productivity was also 20 percentage points ...
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