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Tax eats into 70% of UK families income

Tax eats into 70% of UK families income

A new study has found that families in Britain pay some of the highest tax rates in the developed world, compared to other nations like Ireland, Canada and Chile.

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  • on Mon, 2012-12-03 12:30
Stock futures signal early gains

Stock futures signal early gains

Stock futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Monday, with futures for the S&P 500 up 0.12 percent, Dow Jones futures up 0.15 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 0.4 percent at 3.43 a.m. EST.

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  • on Mon, 2012-12-03 11:31
Shakira sued for $100m by former boyfriend

Shakira sued for $100m by former boyfriend

Colombian pop star Shakira is being sued for $100m (£62.4m) by a former boyfriend who acted as her business manager for six years.

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  • on Sun, 2012-12-02 12:13
Mercury's water ice at north pole finally proven

Mercury's water ice at north pole finally proven

Scientists have finally shown what has been postulated for decades: the planet Mercury holds billions of tonnes of water ice at its north pole.

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  • on Sun, 2012-12-02 11:45
  • The research shows that British households with two adults and two children, with one earner, are paying around 73 percent of their income into tax, which is made up mostly of income tax
    Post date: December 3, 2012 12:30 PM
  •   European stocks rose in morning trade, with resource-related shares buoyed by improving manufacturing data from China. (.EU) The final reading of HSBC's China manufacturing
    Post date: December 3, 2012 11:31 AM
  •   Antonio de la Rua claims he was the "principal architect" of a business plan that turned the singer into a global superstar. He is seeking to "recover his share of
    Post date: December 2, 2012 12:13 PM
  •   A report in Science shows evidence from the Messenger spacecraft that craters in constant shadow host water. A futher pair of Science papers shows that much of
    Post date: December 2, 2012 11:45 AM
  •   The reported ruling follows a lawsuit stemming from allegations of breach of contract and lost profits related to a yellow pages listing service. Yahoo said it "believes the
    Post date: December 2, 2012 11:32 AM
  •   The companies reported in regulatory filings on Thursday that they have reached an agreement to amend a 2010 deal that was widely seen as giving Zynga privileged status on the
    Post date: December 2, 2012 11:28 AM
  • The currency area's escape route hinges more on the pace of expansion in the United States and China, lifting the world economy, than on the policy mix in Europe, which will
    Post date: December 2, 2012 11:05 AM
  • The Socialist government said on Friday it had won promises from ArcelorMittal to avoid forced redundancies and inject 180 million euros to develop the Florange plant, meaning it would no
    Post date: December 2, 2012 11:01 AM
  • EBay's nomination of Luxembourg unit eBay Europe Sarl - with a staff of nine - as its provider of services to EU clients allows it to charge customers in Europe a low rate of sales
    Post date: December 2, 2012 10:47 AM
  •   "It's clearly taking longer to deal with Britain's debts, it's clearly taking longer to recover from the financial crisis than anyone would have hoped, but ... to
    Post date: December 2, 2012 10:43 AM