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The UK Council for Child Internet Safety will draw up a list of approved sites offering advice about topics such as sex and drugs

Michael Brown: Between 'fairness' and rough justice

Mr Cameron's attempt to design 'fair' cuts seems outwardly attractive, but he is unwittingly ceding philosophical groundto his political opponents

Market Report: City hangs up on TalkTalk as takeover hopes fade

Dading hopes of a takeover deal knocked TalkTalk Telecom, the broadband internet provider which was spun out of Carphone Warehouse this year. The stock ended last night's session down 2.8p at 147p after JPMorgan Cazenove warned that, while the market might still be expecting a bid, potential predators were likely to remain on the sidelines for now.

Michael Brown: The only generation that matters

The election of Ed Miliband means that the wretched cult of callow political youth has now infected all three main political parties

The internet revolution <u>will </u>be televised: broadcasters unveil their plans for future

If you wanted to name a landmark new internet television service that combined the content of Freeview with the online accessibility of YouTube, what would you call it, if not FreeTube?

Forthcoming web TV service Project Canvas renamed as YouView

A new web-connected television service will be launched next year combining Freeview channels with the internet and on-demand services.

Michael Brown: An electoral pact could yet happen

In the darker recesses of their minds, Mr Cameron and Mr Clegg may already be thinking about how to present the case for the re-election of the Coalition Government

Questions Of Cash: 'I've had no refund for my cancelled flight'

Q. I booked a return flight through Travelocity to Stockholm for my wife and me in March. The flight was cancelled because of the volcanic ash cloud. Travelocity initially said that it might take 12 to 16 weeks to refund. Despite reminders, I have not had my refund. CB, Brighton.

Michael Brown: Cameron's safe from rebels &ndash; for now

It is early days, and the opportunities for mayhem from the right wing of the party are still considerable. For the moment, however, it remains leaderless

Michael Brown: Now no MP will accept cuts

The Prime Minister now signals to all lobbyists, politicians and the media that raw politics, as well as economics, will drive the direction of government cuts

TalkTalk to launch its own-brand mobile services after deal with Vodafone

The broadband company TalkTalk is to launch mobile phone and data services under its own brand after striking a deal with the network giant Vodafone.

Market Report: ITV slides amid warning on ad-funded model

Traders switched out of ITV last night following a warning about the limitations of the broadcaster's advertising-funded business model.

Dom Joly: Mr Angry makes a phone call

I suffered total phone rage last week. My mum is signed up to some dastardly outfit called Tiscali/TalkTalk. They provide her with broadband. I set it up for her originally and so the account is in my name. My mum now wants to transfer her broadband provider to BT so that she only gets one bill. You'd think this was fairly easy. You'd be wrong. She tried to do this herself and, after innumerable phone calls, finally got through to a human only to be told that, despite her paying the bill every month, they were not allowed to talk to her as the account was in my name.

The Business On... Charles Dunstone, Chairman, TalkTalk

Ah, the broadband chap.

Sky pulls sports news channel from Freeview

Sky is to cease screening its 24-hour sports news channel for free and make it available only to pay-TV subscribers.

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