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Teenager dies after roof jumping at ski resort

February 28, 2011

A privileged teenager from the UK has died after falling off a chalet roof while drunk on a skiing holiday in France. Edward De Nunzio, who is the son Boots director and former Asda chief exec, Tony De Nunzio, is thought to have died in a drunken prank went wrong.  The ...

Assange mother condemns extradition

February 25, 2011

Christine Assange, the mother of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, has condemned a decision to extradite him to Sweden to face sex crimes charges. Speaking to the press in their home country of Australia, Ms Assange said the ruling is wrong on both a legal and a political level and likened ...

Get 20% off at Dorothy Perkins with Discount Vouchers

February 24, 2011

While it may feel like winter will never end, spring is just around the corner. Make sure you're prepared therefore by stocking up your wardrobe with all the latest fashion must-haves. To give you a helping hand, right now you can get a massive 20 percent off at high street staple ...

Retailers at war with mums over lads mags

February 23, 2011

While other top UK retailers have agreed to put "lads' mags" out of the sight-lines of children, stationary store WHSmith is refusing to follow suit. BP garages, the Co-op, Morrisons, Sainsbury's, Asda and Tesco have all agreed to put the saucy magazines on the top shelf and put plain covers ...

Brits not prepared to expensive milestones

February 22, 2011

According to new research, British people vastly underestimate the cost of big life events, such as having a baby, getting married or going to university. According to the HSBC bank, which conducted the study, Brits expect to spend just £190,000 on life's big milestones while in actuality the can cost ...

Mike Summerbee accuses Sky of United bias

February 21, 2011

Former Manchester City player Mike Summerbee has refused to apologise after accusing Sky TV of favouring Manchester United over his club. The retired footballer admitted losing his temper live on air while watching City's 2-1 defeat to United, but said he still believes that the broadcaster only sees the rival ...

Romanian admits huge online scam

February 18, 2011

A Romanian man has admitted his part in a scam that saw customers of AutoTrader, Craigslist and eBay conned out of $2.7 million. The Department of Justice in the US announced yesterday that Adrian Ghighina, 33, of Bucharest, pleaded guilty at Illinois District Court to charges to money laundering, bank ...

Supergran to sell robber clobbering bag on eBay

February 17, 2011

A 71-year-old crime fighter who has been dubbed "supergran" by the British press is to sell the handbag she clobbered jewellery thieves with on eBay. Ann Timson, who stopped a robbery at a Rolex store in Northampton, has become an international sensation since a video of her attacking thieves was ...

Vodafone attack Apple subscription fees

February 16, 2011

Mobile phone makers Vodafone have become the latest company to slam new rules that allow Apple to take a 30 percent cut for newspaper subscriptions made through iTunes. Vittorio Colao, Vodafone's chief executive, spoke about the contentious issue during the Mobile World Congress trade event being held in Barcelona, Spain, ...

Nokia teeters on the edge

February 15, 2011

For all its conspicuous fall from grace, Nokia is a company that still sells millions of phones a day. In an age where the latest touchscreens and tablets dominate the headlines, the mass market doesn't care much which "OS" they're using: operating systems are simply there to make a phone ...

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