Who’s Got Your Bike? : The UK’s Missing One Million Wheels

Do you have a bike? Or,rather,did you have one? According to Halifax General Insurance,500,000 of them,with a value of more than £113 million,are stolen in the UK every year. The worst areas are Cambridge,Oxford,Bristol and Kingston-upon-Thames in London. Boris Johnson,the Conservative Party candidate for the 2009 Mayor of London elections,has ‘lost’ seven so far. ‘Evening […]

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Spying For Britain: Could You Be The Next 007?

Have you seen the latest James Bond movie ‘Casino Royale’ yet? Do you dream of a job like that? Fast cars,flexible working hours,free international travel,adventure, a varied social life and substantial overtime pay.  The UK’s Security Services are looking for recruits. The days of taking on mainly Oxford & Cambridge University graduates have gone. Now […]

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Tax, Rubbish & Rats: Local Councils v Central Government

Have you seen the latest James Bond movie ‘Casino Royale’ yet? Do you dream of a job like that? Fast cars,flexible working hours,free international travel,adventure, a varied social life and substantial overtime pay.  The UK’s Security Services are looking for recruits. The days of taking on mainly Oxford & Cambridge University graduates have gone. Now […]

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