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NewsThump and The Independent to merge

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The Independent newspaper is to cease print operation and merge its online offering with NewsThump, we can announce this afternoon.

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People who own shares in banks failing to attract any sympathy whatsoever

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People who own shares in banks are, once again, failing to get any sympathy after they lost a quarter of their value since the start of the year.

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Why is Google obeying the tax laws we wrote, ask confused MPs

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Members of Parliament are at a loss as to why major corporations are obeying the tax laws they wrote.

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99.3% of population doesn’t give a shit what the Daily Express says

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A shocking new survey of the British population has found that 99.3% of British population couldn’t give the tiniest of shits what the Daily Express says or does.

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Lloyds Bank sale delayed until eve of next General Election, government confirms

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The sale of Lloyds bank is to be delayed until the eve of the 2020 election when it will be knocked out on the cheap to the general public, the government has confirmed.

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Decorator’s offer to ‘do a Google’ and pay 3% tax in 2025 refused

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An offer by a painter/decorator from Chelmsford to ‘do a Google’ and not pay taxes for ten years and then only pay some taxes, has been refused by HMRC.

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Typo hands Hinkley Point nuclear reactor to the EDL

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A new nuclear power plant could be delayed by decades after plans were handed to the far right organisation EDL instead of energy company EDF.

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Tesco customers to pay for their shopping ‘at some point in the future’

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Tesco customers have insisted they will pay for all the shopping they’re taking from the store at some point in the future.

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Google driverless car automatically avoids road tax, reveal safety experts

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Google’s driverless car has been beset by safety concerns after it was revealed that the only thing it can successfully avoid is road tax.

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Giant company guilty of acting like bastards

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A giant business has been found guilty of acting like a total shit to the people who supply it.

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