The closure of a tax loophole has hit profits at online birthday and Christmas cards retailer Moonpig.
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Sunday 20 May 2012
70 police officers to guard one little flame might seem excessive, but the seven and a half thousand Olympic torch bearers still to run will no doubt be glad of the protection, after it has emerged that the torches they will carry have a street value of more than £100,000.
Tuesday 03 April 2012
Months of searing headaches, a violent, blistering rash – the peculiar agony of shingles took Robert Chesshyre by surprise
Monday 02 April 2012
An air-and-sea-rescue search for a ferry passenger who is believed to be missing overboard was suspended last night after five hours.
Sunday 01 April 2012
Calls to identify sperm donors
Thursday 15 March 2012
A lawyer warned today that hundreds of jobs could go in the Channel Islands after a High Court judge gave Chancellor George Osborne the go-ahead to disrupt exports of tax-free goods by closing a “loophole”.
Tuesday 13 March 2012
The Channel Islands are urgently challenging the legality of proposals they fear could "devastate" a thriving internet trade in VAT-exempt goods, including CDs and DVDs.
Tuesday 07 February 2012
It is depressing to read that the British ambassador to the United Nations has given the Secretary General on our behalf a rather obviously selective account of the history of the Falkland Islands and British claims to sovereignty (report, 4 February).
Sunday 22 January 2012
The remains of the first HMS Victory are to be raised from the sea bed nearly 300 years after it sank, it was reported today.
Monday 09 January 2012
British teenager Heather Watson was knocked out of the Moorilla Hobart International in the first round today by Bulgaria's Tsvetana Pironkova.
Wednesday 30 November 2011
The Government is to close a loophole that cost it an estimated £100m in lost taxes and allowed retailers to ship CDs and DVDs to the UK without paying VAT.
Wednesday 09 November 2011
A loophole that exempts DVDs and other cheap goods dispatched from the Channel Islands from VAT is being closed, ministers have announced.
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