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In their cups

That’s what several French wine producers must have been to fall for a recent scam where conmen posed as leading UK wine merchants and “took delivery” of several thousand bottles of their wine. According to Decanter magazine, the conmen used logos and headings from the websites of wine merchants such as Thorman Hunt, Berry Bros […]

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Cloning, kinky sex scandal, burglary…

... and a three-legged horse I stumbled upon an old bit of news in the online Kiss-and-Tell-egraph the other day

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£1 to spend a penny?

The BBC reported yesterday that no-frills airline Ryanair was considering charging people £1 to use the lavatory on flights. Chief Executive of the Dublin-based airline, Michael O’Leary, was interviewed on BBC television – you can watch a clip of the video and read the full story here: BBC News: Ryanair mulls charge for toilets A […]

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Friends Reunited – are they losing touch?

When ITV bought FR in December 2005, they thought it worth £175 million. Since then, it's all turned a bit sour.

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Kiva Update

Latest developments on the BE Kiva team, plus a great video about Kiva and how it works

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