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Rupert Murdoch hits out at Andrew Neil over lobbying of Tony Blair

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Murdoch takes to Twitter to deny allegations from journalist Andrew Neil that he had lobbied then-PM Tony Blair over media ownership rulesRupert Murdoch has hit out at allegations by former Sunday Times editor Andrew Neil that he had successfully lobbied Tony Blair for changes in media laws ending the ban...
Rupert Murdoch hits out at Andrew Neil over lobbying of Tony Blair

London Papers: Tony Blair has Middle East Financial Interests - Defense/Middle East - Israel News - Israel National News

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London Papers: Tony Blair has Middle East Financial Interests - Defense/Middle East - Israel News - Israel National News

Why young women are showing off their shopping sprees in online videos called "hauls."

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Somewhere in America's suburbs, 16-year-old Blair sits in her pink-walled bedroom and shows off a slew of recent purchases from the fast-fashion chain Forever 21. She bought a black blouse, a slouchy cardigan, and $6.99 jeans. "OK, so normally it would bother me if my jeans didn't have any detail...
Why young women are showing off their shopping sprees in online videos called "hauls."

Why I tried to arrest Tony Blair

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Why I tried to arrest Tony Blair

New social charity site Everyone Gives has raised nearly $500k in its first week

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Online charitable donations are becoming commonplace with tools like Twitter and Facebook helping passionate individuals spread the word about their charity of choice. By being able to broadcast your passion for a deserving non-profit, tools to support that charitable giving are popping up left and right. A new service called...
New social charity site Everyone Gives has raised nearly $500k in its first week

aangirfan: WHO MIGHT HAVE RECRUITED TONY BLAIR INTO THE SECURITY SERVICES?

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aangirfan: WHO MIGHT HAVE RECRUITED TONY BLAIR INTO THE SECURITY SERVICES?

Michael Gove's ambitions for No 10 hang in the balance after crucial week

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Twin rows over GCSE climbdown and his special advisers could tarnish Michael Gove's hopesIt has been some week for education secretary Michael Gove. When someone decides to write his biography, as will surely happen soon, the events of early February 2013 are certain to feature prominently. Will recent days be...
Michael Gove's ambitions for No 10 hang in the balance after crucial week

Is the weather worse under the Coalition government? Visualised

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How does the weather under the Tory/Lib Dem coalition compare to previous administrations?• Download the data• More data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianIs it possible that David Cameron's Britain is a colder place than Tony Blair's? Or one with less sunshine? Well, maybe.For those who feel that the...
Is the weather worse under the Coalition government? Visualised

U-turns: is this the most indecisive government ever? Help us crowdsource the ultimate index

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Or was it Gordon Brown's or Tony Blair's? We want the Datablog U-Turn index to be the ultimate guide to government climb-downs. Can you help?• Find the u-turn• Download the data• More data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianIs David Cameron's government the most u-turney ever?The government backed away...
U-turns: is this the most indecisive government ever? Help us crowdsource the ultimate index

Instagram makeover: see Obama, Bush and Blair transformed! Well, sort of

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Instagram has been bought by Facebook for $1bn – but what difference would the app have made to five famous images?With the news that Facebook had decided to acquire Instagram for the princely sum of $1bn, we wondered what difference the photo sharing app would have made to a selection...
Instagram makeover: see Obama, Bush and Blair transformed! Well, sort of

Khosla and Condi Rice cozy up over emerging markets

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Vinod Khosla’s venture firm Khosla Ventures says it has hired the consulting firm of former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, RiceHadleyGates, to help Khosla companies navigate developing markets like China, India and Brazil. Rice already has a relationship with Khosla firms in that she joined the board of Khosla Venture’s biofuel...
Khosla and Condi Rice cozy up over emerging markets

Tony Blair and former top Pentagon officials involved in a major oil scandal.

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Tony Blair and former top Pentagon officials involved in a major oil scandal.

Five jobs a robot could never steal | Paul MacInnes

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When it seems that in a game of existential top trumps the robots are going to win, let's look at the few cards we still holdLook about and you'll see here's a lot of robot talk going down right now. It's not confined to the usual places; among aficionados of...
Five jobs a robot could never steal | Paul MacInnes

Mensch Launches Menshn For US Elections — A New Platform For Realtime Topical Chat

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The rise of social media has been like the emergence of a new and powerful drug. But the the Facebook newsfeed and Twitter stream, despite being addictive, don’t really serve the needs of people who want to keep a conversation on one topic. Have you tried following a decent conversation...
Mensch Launches Menshn For US Elections — A New Platform For Realtime Topical Chat

Real-time On-Topic Chat Platform Menshn Closes After Co-Founders' Working Relationship Sours

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Don’t menshn the working relationship. Twitter-esque real-time chat platform, Menshn, is to close after barely half a year. The platform launched back in June, initially aimed at capitalizing on the U.S. election — with the basic premise of serving people who want to have a real-time online conversation that stays...
Real-time On-Topic Chat Platform Menshn Closes After Co-Founders' Working Relationship Sours

Tony Blair's secret dealings with South Korean oil firm UI Energy Corp

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Tony Blair's secret dealings with South Korean oil firm UI Energy Corp
HuffingtonPost Launches Italian Edition, 9 Months After Announcing It. UK Now Has 4.1M Monthly Users

For the digital revolution, this is the Robespierre moment | Simon Jenkins

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Total disclosure means the onset of a new terror, a retreat to a kind of sofa government beyond freedom of informationI am about to lose my journalist's ticket, my union card, my media cred. I think Tony Blair is right. He was, as he says, "a naive, foolish, irresponsible nincompoop" to...
For the digital revolution, this is the Robespierre moment | Simon Jenkins

Jaw-jaw and law-law: freedom of speech online | Editorial

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Ill-advised 'jokes' once dealt with through social censure are today being criminalised now they are given online airingsAt some time or another, we have all sat with a friend and heard them come out with a quip we would rather they'd kept to themselves. Whether the remark was too cold,...
Jaw-jaw and law-law: freedom of speech online | Editorial

The Sun won't win the election for Ed Miliband | Roy Hattersley

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Labour's chances of victory depend on its leader offering the people a new view of society – not by courting Rupert Murdoch's newspapersAt 10 minutes to midnight on Thursday 9 April 1992 – polling day in the general election – I received an unexpected message from Labour party headquarters. A friendly...
The Sun won't win the election for Ed Miliband | Roy Hattersley

Can a former Clinton spinmeister make Microsoft cool?

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Political operative Mark Penn helped Bill and Hillary Clinton; Tony Blair; and Bill Gates. Can he do as much to help Microsoft? [Read more]...
Can a former Clinton spinmeister make Microsoft cool?

Charity funds hi-tech drive to cure social ills

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Nominet Trust aims to help start-up businesses use the web to create an 'e-topia'Technology's emerging role as a driver for social good has received fresh impetus with a scheme to support British entrepreneurs committed to tackling issues ranging from mental health to youth unemployment, social inequality and climate change.In a...
Charity funds hi-tech drive to cure social ills

Is there life after politics? | Edwina Currie and Jacqui Smith | Comment is free | the Guardian

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Tony Blair is busy brokering multi-billion pound mergers. But what of other ex-ministers? Edwina Currie and Jacqui Smith discuss what to do after WestminsterWhen she left parliament Edwina Currie embarked on a new career as a writer - and has a second volume of diaries out next week. Former home...
Is there life after politics? | Edwina Currie and Jacqui Smith | Comment is free | the Guardian

Tax avoidance: time for a FairTax logo to reward the good guys | Michael White

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HMRC will never name and shame tax avoiders so what about a FairTrade-style labelling system to reward those who can pay and will payAfter I bought a book on Amazon the other day I got an email asking if I had been satisfied with the service provided. With the firm's...
Tax avoidance: time for a FairTax logo to reward the good guys | Michael White

Freedom of Information requests 2011: how many were there and which were turned down?

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Freedom of Information requests data shows more people than ever before trying to get key data out of government. See what it says• Get the dataThe Freedom of Information Act of 2000 is very British Institution - it allows anyone to request data from government departments - and to be...
Freedom of Information requests 2011: how many were there and which were turned down?

Cruddas wins libel payout over former Blair aide's Twitter slurs

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Ex-Tory co-treasurer sued Mark Adams over 'persistent and public campaign' and is also taking action against Sunday TimesPeter Cruddas, the former Conservative Party co-treasurer, has won £45,000 in libel damages plus £120,000 in costs from a former private secretary to Tony Blair who repeatedly alleged he was a criminal who...
Cruddas wins libel payout over former Blair aide's Twitter slurs

What I learned from Twitter today (but mostly in the last 3 minutes)

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The tech blogging big birds have been crowing this week. Digging their patent pending iBeaks into the grubby soil of self-reflective angst and coming up with worm after worm. I’m not talking about this, but the news that Google is entering the sexy, hedonistic world of eye care with its...
What I learned from Twitter today (but mostly in the last 3 minutes)

10 Downing Street on Google Street View. Check out the UK Prime Minister's front door

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The Google Maps and Earth team has finally managed to get past security and add a walk-through of Downing Street where users can take a look at the home of the British Prime Minister and the Chancellor of the Exchequer. In a post of the team’s blog by Razia Ahamed, Geo...
10 Downing Street on Google Street View. Check out the UK Prime Minister's front door

Tony Blair Says Social Media Doesn't Represent The Public

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Social Media Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that collects and delivers the top social media news first thing every morning. You can sign up to receive Social Media Insights here or at the bottom of this post. Tony Blair Says Social Media Is 'Revolutionary' (USA TODAY)In an...
Tony Blair Says Social Media Doesn't Represent The Public

The Samosa : Why I tried to arrest Tony Blair

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The Samosa : Why I tried to arrest Tony Blair
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