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Pubs not facing last orders yet


Popular wisdom has it that the British pub is a dying institution, an industry crumbling into dust as British people’s appetite for drink changes, and supermarkets become the main source of alcoholic refreshment.

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£3m settles tycoon damages claim

The Serious Fraud Office has apologised to Vincent Tchenguiz after settling his claim for damages

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has agreed to pay £3 million to settle civil damages claims brought by property tycoon Vincent Tchenguiz arising from his arrest and the searches of his home and businesses three years ago.

Accountants to face Comet probe

Comet collapsed with the loss of 7,000 jobs

Three Deloitte accountants are to be investigated over the way they handled the collapse of retailer Comet, business secretary Vince Cable said today.

Whiplash case fraud measures urged

A major insurer has suggested offering medical help for whiplash victims rather than compensation in a bid to tackle fraud

Car crash victims with minor whiplash injuries should receive medical care rather than cash in order to help combat fraud and bring down the cost of premiums generally, a major insurer has urged.

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Letter: Bedroom tax mess

So Lib Dem Danny Alexander has finally admitted that the rehousing policy he helped to bring in is not workable and has simply put ordinary people into debt.

Letter: Owen did his utmost

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson

One day our grandchildren will ask how anyone in their right mind could stand in the way of a reduction in numbers of a pest which causes more than 25,000 cattle to be slaughtered each year.


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Star Comment: Building on big chance for young

It seems to have been taken for granted with all the various infrastructure projects and construction projects which are currently in the pipeline that there will be the skilled workers around to build this new Britain.

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