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Premier League challenges Ofcom ruling

April 16, 2010

Ofcom's ruling to force Sky to reduce fees so rival channels can broadcast their games, is being slammed by the Premier League. The challenge, put forth to the Competition Appeals Tribunal, was confirmed after the conclusion of a meeting among the firm's top chairmen. Richard Scudamore, the Premier League chief executive, said that the top-flight ...

Sainsburys’ butchers unable to use knives to debone joints

April 15, 2010

Sainsbury's butchers are not allowed to use knives for fear that they might cut themselves.  The information became known, when a customer asked an employee to debone a lamb joint he was purchasing, and was presently refused. The supermarket butcher informed the customer, John Wilkinson, that his managers would not allow him to use ...

Disney star Selena Gomez with clothing line for Asda

April 14, 2010

Disney starlet Selena Gomez has adamantly denied any truths to rumours she is dating fellow Disney star Nick Jonas. Ms Gomez, instead, insists that she is trying to enjoy being free, young, and unattached. The 17-year old actress, best known for her hit TV show Disney's Wizards of Waverly Place, is ...

Andy Bond steps down as Asda’s president

April 13, 2010

President and chief executive at Asda, Andy Bond, shocked the supermarket industry yesterday when he announced that he would leave his post after 16 years at the forefront of Britain's supermarket giant. During the transition, Mr Bond will assume the duty of part-time chairman to allow the change to take ...

Hotel plans for Clarence Dock Hilton budget hotel rejected by council

April 12, 2010

Plans for a new, 150-bed Hilton hotel have been vetoed by the Leeds City Council. The 14-storey budget accommodation was rejected by councillors, in spite of the developers claims that the waterfront development would boost tourism in the Clarence Dock area. The hotel plans called for the building to be constructed ...

Boy Charges $1400 in Facebook FarmVille purchases to Mom’s Credit Card

April 9, 2010

Debt can be a really bad part of a real life for a farmer, but virtual farmers don't typically have this problem unless they are a 12-year-old British boy who has stolen mommy's credit details. The boy charged $1,400 (£900) to the card, buying accessories for the Facebook virtual ...

Bebo Social Network to be Closed or Sold

April 8, 2010

Only 2 years after AOL bought Bebo, the social network, for £450 million ($850 million), they may be looking to get rid of it. The news comes as Jon Brod, the acquisition head at AOL, wrote an email to the 40 employees of the social networking site, making it ...

Capital One Survey says Economic Conditions Improving for Small Businesses

April 7, 2010

The small banking business of Capital One released results of a recent survey on Tuesday. The survey involved small businesses across the US, gauging their financial condition right now, as well as business projections for the next half year. The results of this research show that about 26% of business ...

Sky 3D Football Launch Packs Pubs

April 6, 2010

Sky launched the first 3D television channel in Europe at 10am on Saturday, beginning with a showcase of some 3D footage the company captured themselves over the last year. Then they showed coverage of the Premier League match between Manchester United and Chelsea - and it was live! The live ...

Sports Direct Drops Bid on Blacks Leisure Takeover

April 5, 2010

Sports Direct, the budget sportswear firm headed by Mike Ashley, has pulled from their £26 million bid to take over Blacks Leisure, the outdoor clothing company. This comes shortly after the sportswear firm accused the outdoor company of withholding information regarding suppliers. Early last week, Mike Ashley, who is also ...

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