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  1. Consumers wasting A 156 a year on expired broadband offersRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | Computer Weekly

    Customers of the UK's four biggest internet service providers - BT , Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media - may be losing 2.6bn a year on unexpected broadband and line rental fees after signing up to "too good to be true" offers, according to research. The study, conducted by London-based fibre altnet Relish and consumer website Moneymagpie.com , was released in the wake of a joint report from the Advertising Standards Authority and telecoms regulator Ofcom, which criticised ISPs for not being upfront over the true cost of their broadband packages .

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  2. Samantha Cameron reveals she warned her children they may 'hear...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Mirror.co.uk

    The PM's wife opened up to Jason Manford as they filmed The Great Sport Relief Bake-Off show together, with the presenter revealing all today on his radio show Samantha Cameron was forced to warn her children they may be bullied and receive a few "oink oink noises at school" following the PigGate scandal, as she opens up about the effect it had on her family for the first time. Jason Manford revealed a discussion he had with Prime Minister David's wife on his Absolute Radio Show today, after they filmed The Great Sport Relief Bake-Off show together - just a week after the shocking claims were first revealed.

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  3. WiFi on Tube - Skipping Virgin AdRead the original story

    May 10, 2013 | Going Underground's Blog

    How many people are familiar with the Virgin Media "splash pages" which appear on logging in to London Underground WiFi? Underground Magazine suggests that this may be all some people ever see. Their spoof feature echoes a sentiment and frustration I've often felt.

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  4. Virgin Media says it's not right to advertise broadband speeds that most people cannot getRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | BetaNews

    The 'misleading' nature of ads for broadband services has been the subject of debate for some time. The 'up to' figures put forward in relation to speed are often so open to interpretation as to render them meaningless.

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  5. Amazon plans to create 2,500 jobs across the UK, including new...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | This Is Money

    Online retailer Amazon plans to create 2,500 jobs in the UK as part of plans to ramp up its operations across the country, in better news for employment prospects in Britain after recent cuts. Amazon's move will take its total number of UK employees to over 14,500 by 2016 and bring its investment in the UK since 2010 to more than $6.6billion .

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  6. Eurobites: Virgin Media Trims UK HeadcountRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Light Reading

    Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Amazon creates jobs in Europe; Sky clinches Showtime deal; ARCEP warns on removal of roaming charges. UK cable company Virgin Media Inc. is to cut 900 British jobs over two years as part of a business reorganization, according to a report in the Daily Telegraph .

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  7. UK broadband advertising is set to become even less interestingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Total Telecom

    Describe your favourite broadband advert. Difficult, isn't it? That's because no-one has, or should admit to having one.

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  8. Press Digest- British Business - Jan 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Reuters

    Jan 22 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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  9. Virgin Media says 900 jobs are under threat as part of restructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | IcNetwork

    Virgin Media has announced plans for a group-wide overhaul that puts around 900 UK jobs under threat at telecoms giant. The group, which is owned by US giant Liberty Global, warned the redundancies were likely over the next two years as part of a structural shake-up.

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  10. 900 UK Jobs Under Threat At Virgin MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Sky News

    The group, owned by America's Liberty Global, has warned of redundancies over the next two years as part of a group shake-up. The group, owned by US giant Liberty Global, warned that the redundancies were likely over the next two years as it undergoes a structural shake-up.

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  11. Barclays cuts 1,200 investment banking jobs and Virgin Media sheds more than 900 workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Daily Mail

    Barclays and Virgin Media have become the two latest UK headquartered corporate giants to slash staff as they streamline their businesses in face of ongoing economic turmoil. A combined total of more than 2000 jobs will be lost, adding to the 1,050 announced by Tata Steel at the beginning of the week.

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  12. Redundancies announced by Virgin MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Motherwell Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Jobs at Virgin Media's Bellshill call centre could be at risk after the company proposed making hundreds of redundancies.

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  13. Consumers misled by advertised broadband pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Computer Weekly

    The ASA and Ofcom have produced a joint report warning that the current approach to presenting pricing in fixed broadband ads is frequently confusing and misleading Internet service providers - such as BT, TalkTalk and Virgin Media - will be forced to adhere to new rules about how they present their fixed broadband price plans in television advertising, after research conducted by the Advertising Standards Authority and regulator Ofcom found consumers frequently felt confused and misled.

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  14. The winner of our wooden spoon is... BT: You voted the telecom...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | This Is Money

    The result of Money Mail's 2015 Wooden Spoon Award for rotten customer service is in and today we can reveal that the winner is...BT. We presented the unwanted trophy to a humble and apologetic John Petter, chief executive of BT Consumer, at the firm's central London offices this week.

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  15. 900 UK Jobs Under Threat At Virgin MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | LBC 97.3

    The group, owned by US giant Liberty Global, warned that the redundancies were likely over the next two years as it undergoes a structural shake-up. Chief executive Tom Mockridge said: "The proposed reorganisation will give us an even sharper focus on the customer, network expansion and business growth."

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  16. WiFi on Tube - Skipping Virgin AdRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2013 | Going Underground's Blog

    How many people are familiar with the Virgin Media "splash pages" which appear on logging in to London Underground WiFi? Underground Magazine suggests that this may be all some people ever see. Their spoof feature echoes a sentiment and frustration I've often felt.

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  17. Late news: When print ruledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Cancer killed Brian Johns, journalist, on New Year's Day, two months short of his 80th birthday. Eight days ago, his widow, four children by an earlier marriage, and umpteen friends and admirers, celebrated Johns' hugely joyous and busy life of multi-accomplishment and long lunches.

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  18. Article ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Western morning News

    The UK's leading equity crowdfunding platform is looking to expand its operations into the North of England with a new office in central Manchester. Crowdcube's senior business development manager, Adam Gillett, has been appointed to lead the regional team and harness the 'Northern Powerhouse'.

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  19. David Bowie bid me farewell before death, says longtime friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | DurhamRegion.com

    ... blown away by David's talent - not only as a singer but also as a songwriter. He said in an interview with Absolute Radio: "The lyrics to 'Ashes to Ashes' are ludicrous. He's right up there. He's easily in the top five songwriters of all time. There ...

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  20. Gideon Spanier: Vibrant UK media industry set for strong 2016Read the original story

    Jan 7, 2016 | This Is London

    Britain's media industry is thriving. In the past five years, the value of London-listed companies in the Footsie media sector has surged 70% compared to the general FTSE 100 index, which has been little better than flat.

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