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Maltesers are the Latest Victim of Exchange Rate Shortchanging

Mars Confectionery, the producer of nice things we buy in public and consume in bouts of intense private shame, is the latest manufacturer to reduce portion sizes in some of its treats. This isn't to save us from ourselves or stop the nation turning obese -- it's so it can charge the same amount of money for giving us less. Read More >>

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Brexit Has Now Ruined Beer As Well

In its relentless campaign to make us realise what a bad idea it was to back out of the EU, Brexit has now resulted in Tesco scrapping no less than 31 beer and cider brands because of Leave-prompted price hikes. Read More >>

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UK Inflation Jumped To 2.3% In February

The Office for National Statistics has just announced that UK inflation jumped from 1.9% in January to 2.3% in Feb, meaning in real terms, your money is now worth less. The new rate is the highest it's been since 2013. Read More >>

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The Government Has Picked Galaxy S8 Day To Kickstart Brexit

The government has just announced that Theresa May will trigger Article 50 next Wednesday, the 29th of March, which will swing the UK's exit from the EU into action. Read More >>

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‘The Brexit Plan’ Is A Blank Notebook For Your Favourite Remainer

At Google, you're famously encouraged to spend some of your time on side projects – and former hardware employee Zee Tan seems to have continued that tradition after leaving the company. Read More >>

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Toyota’s Putting £240m Into Derbyshire

After all the doom-mongering around Brexit, it's a little surprising to hear of companies choosing to put resources into the UK. Nonetheless, it keeps happening, with Snapchat, Tado and now Toyota announcing they're putting their money where the pound is. Read More >>

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Another Tech Company Ignores Brexit And Opens Shop In The UK

Smart home company Tado announced today that, like Snapchat, it's ignoring the spectre of Brexit and has opened a new office in the UK regardless. The Munich-based firm, who make the popular Tado smart thermostat, brought in directors from Philips Hue and Oracle to run the new London office, which will also include a smart home showroom. Read More >>

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Leave Voters Don’t Trust Politicians or… Scientists

Research into the varying mindsets of people who voted either Leave or Remain in last year's EU referendum shows quite a range of differences in trust between the two camps, with those who voted Leave less likely to trust anyone across the board. Read More >>

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Microsoft Surface Books Join Brexit Price Pileup

Any tech mavericks looking to buy one of Microsoft's Surface Book tablet/laptop hybrids are the latest victims of the international currency market's reaction to the Brexit vote, with Microsoft confirming that it's added over 10 per cent to the RRP of the consumer hardware range because of that thing to do with men in suits and graphs. Read More >>

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Quick, Buy A Sonos Before The Brexit Price Rise Kicks In

Yet another tech company is jacking up its prices because of Brexit: fancypants connected speaker company Sonos. Read More >>

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Tim Cook Thinks The UK Will Be “Just Fine” After Brexit

Apple CEO Tim Cook's on tour, hopping around Europe and now the UK for a series of increasingly toothy PR photos with appropriately noble companions - the latest of which is PM Theresa May. Read More >>

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Brits Won’t Benefit From EU Roaming Caps Post-Brexit

Great news, everyone! The days of being too terrified to even use your phone as a clock when on holiday lest it cost you money are coming back, with the bureaucrats behind the EU's new total block on network roaming fees saying it WON'T automatically apply to travelling UK residents once the Brexit scenario is in place in 2019 or thereabouts. Read More >>

politics
Brits Flock to Sealand to Escape Tarnished Mainland

The extremely small and mostly concrete principality of Sealand is experiencing a surge in popularity, as UK citizens not keen on retaining a British passport regardless of its future colour are attempting to switch nationalities. Read More >>

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UK App Store Prices to Rocket by 25 Per Cent Thanks to the B-Word

Apple is about to raise the prices it wants for items in the UK App Store, with the lowest cost item priced at 79p to skyrocket to 99p thanks to the exchange rates and the news and all that. Read More >>

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British Sandwich Association Excited About Brexit Food Labelling Possibilities

The people in charge of sandwiches in the UK are excited about the wide range of possibilities opened up by the Brexit vote's potential binning of some EU regulations, and have suggested -- brace yourselves! -- that changing "use by" to "use by end of" on sandwich packaging may be a revolutionary change that could turn the tide on food waste. Read More >>