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Jul 17, 2014

Sell ABC and raise GST to 15%, Coalition senator urges in first speech

Queensland LNP senator, James McGrath, says Triple J should be sold immediately, and other parts of the public broadcaster should be sold off if 'bias' continues A government senator's call to sell the ABC if it doesn't balance its "inner city leftis... #James McGrath #National Party #Queensland, Australia #Australia

Jul 17, 2014

Sell Triple J, abolish education and health departments, says new government senator McGrath video

Incoming Liberal-National party senator for Queensland James McGrath has called for the abolition of the health and education departments and the sale of the ABC if perceived left-wing bias is not addressed. In his maiden speech, McGrath also called ... #James McGrath #Queensland, Australia #Liberal Party #Australia

Jul 09, 2014

UK house prices fell 0.6% in June, but upward trend remains - business live

Latest survey from the Halifax suggests Britain's housing market cooled last month, but prices have still risen 8.8% in the last year - and analysts think they'll keep climbing Average house now costs £183,462 Halifax: Housing demand is still solid A... #United Kingdom #Halifax Corp #Greece #European Union #Athens

Jul 20, 2014

Tax dodgers, GST on food top NZ First hit list

New Zealand First would take GST off basic food items and rates bills and would target tax dodgers to fund the expensive policies, leader Winston Peters said yesterday.But both proposals have already been tagged as difficult to..... #United Kingdom #Halifax Corp #Greece #European Union #Athens

Jul 11, 2014

New Discovery Promises Thin, Flexible High-res Displays

University of Oxford A new discovery will make it possible to create pixels just a few hundred nanometers across that could pave the way for extremely high-resolution and low-energy thin, flexible displays for applications such as 'smart' glasses , s... #University of Oxford #Oxford University

Jul 07, 2014

Govt operating deficit bigger than expected as tax take lags

The New Zealand government posted a bigger operating deficit than forecasts in the May Budget, as company tax and GST again lagged expectations.The Crown's operating balance before gains and losses (obegal) was a deficit of $1.1..... #University of Oxford #Oxford University