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EU wants to re-label breakfast bacon as ‘bacon with added water’


July 26th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bacon sellers are bracing themselves up for strong market rules that will make it an offense to market anything with 5 percent water or more as bacon. Under ... Read more...

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18 mn Britons to avoid holidaying this summer


June 21st, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) Over 18 million Britons have decided to put off their holidaying plans this summer due to money crunch, says a media report.Squeezed by the recession, nearly ... Read more...

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Royal wedding, London Olympics to boost British economy


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) The royal wedding and the 2012 London Olympics are being hailed as showcase events that will bring in billions of pounds for the British tourism ... Read more...

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Guide on how to shoplift by Brit university newspaper angers retailers


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): A guide on the "art of shoplifting" produced by a university newspaper in Britain has angered retailers who feel it could cost them financially.The document encourages cash-strapped students ... Read more...

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Well-off Brit girls go shoplifting with designer ’shopping list’


February 16th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): An expert has warned that there is an increase in the number of well-off girls in Britain going shoplifting with an eye for designer goods.According to the British ... Read more...

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British Minimum Wage Up To 5.93 Pounds an Hour


October 2nd, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was good news in Britain today, as the national minimum wage increase went into effect, bringing the new sum up to £5.93, which is $9.38 in the ... Read more...

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More than a million Britons will be out of job by Christmas


October 12th, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): More than a million Britons will be out of work and on the dole by next month as the toxic fallout from Black October filters down to ... Read more...

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Brits throwing away half of all food produced on farms


March 2nd, 2008 - 9:54 am ICT by admin
London, Mar.2 (ANI): Britons are throwing about 20 million tons of food out each year, which is the equivalent of half of the food import needs for the whole of Africa. According to ... Read more...

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