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Data sharing 'borderline insane'
David Gauke is overseeing plans to allow HMRC to release data to third parties

Data sharing 'borderline insane'

Government plans to share taxpayers' data with private firms were condemned as "borderline insane" by a senior Tory MP.

World news

Director 'has abuse claims alibi'

Director 'has abuse claims alibi'

Hollywood director Bryan Singer has credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules from the first film in the X-Men franchise which show that he was not in Hawaii when it is claimed he sexually abused a 17-year-old boy, his lawyer has said.

Sport news

Moores set for England return

Moores set for England return

Peter Moores is set for a dramatic return as England head coach and will be unveiled on Saturday morning, Press Association Sport understands.

Business news

Crackdown on 'dodgy directors'

Crackdown on 'dodgy directors'

The Government is set to bring forward proposals aiming to implement more restrictions and punishments for s o-called "dodgy directors".

Technology news

Facebook launches Nearby Friends

Facebook launches Nearby Friends

Facebook users in the US will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new feature launched by the company today.

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Lyrics leave fans scratching heads

Lyrics leave fans scratching heads

Ozzy Osbourne and Lady Gaga's songs leave fans scratching their heads - the singers have topped a poll of acts whose lyrics people find most difficult to make out.

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