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What Business Electricity Comparison Websites Have to Offer

There are websites out there completely dedicated to helping business owners compare the rates among the many different business electricity suppliers. The purpose of a business electricity comparison website is to serve as a resource for business owners. They come …

Kendrick Lamar, Katy Perry and the Weeknd lead MTV Video Music Awards nominations
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Kendrick Lamar, Katy Perry and the Weeknd lead MTV Video Music Awards nominations

Screenshot from Kendrick Lamar’s video for "Humble." (Vevo) Katy Perry arrives at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards.

The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards just made it a lot harder for Kendrick Lamar to stay humble.

Announced Tuesday morning on …

Resilient Matt Kuchar makes statement of intent as winds blow at Open
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Resilient Matt Kuchar makes statement of intent as winds blow at Open

Matt Kuchar reckons he had forgotten how good a test of the game this course provides and though he got a completely different set of questions in his second round on Friday to those he answered when compiling the five-under …

Twitter claims its anti-abuse measures are helping, though many still disagree
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Twitter claims its anti-abuse measures are helping, though many still disagree

Twitter today offered an update on how its improvements to user safety and its newer anti-abuse measures are having an impact. The company declined to share any hard numbers related to abuse on its network, including how many abuse reports …

7 summer plastic traps to avoid
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7 summer plastic traps to avoid

Avoiding plastic is a year-round endeavor, but it seems particularly challenging during summer, thanks to the profusion of cheap, summer-themed plastic crap that clogs the entrance of every store. Many of these items are short-lived, breaking easily or simply becoming …

New state pension age: As we’re all told to work longer, when will you be able to retire?
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New state pension age: As we’re all told to work longer, when will you be able to retire?

A fresh state pension rise is now due to happen between 2037 and 2039, after the Government accepted the recommendation of ex-Confederation of British Industry boss John Cridland, who carried out an official review of future state pension age increases.…

The French culture minister’s Twitter was taken over by a 13-year-old, and oh boy is somebody grounded
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The French culture minister’s Twitter was taken over by a 13-year-old, and oh boy is somebody grounded

Françoise Nyssen, France’s (probably peeved) culture minister

Imagine realizing that your 13-year-old kid just sent out a bunch of nonsensical tweets from your boss’s Twitter account. And your boss just so happens to be the Culture Minister of France.

Merde.…

White House Accuses Outgoing Ethics Chief of ‘Grandstanding’ in Statement That Misspells His Name
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White House Accuses Outgoing Ethics Chief of ‘Grandstanding’ in Statement That Misspells His Name

Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.

There is one thing we can reliably expect from Trump’s White House, and it is an almost pathological inability to spell.

Here’s

Groove not approved: permit denied for Summer of Love 50th anniversary party
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Groove not approved: permit denied for Summer of Love 50th anniversary party

The Human Be-In rally that touched off the Summer of Love in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on 14 January 1967 may have been a psychedelic, hippy-dippy, drug-addled, free-love, damn-the-man love-fest, but it did have one thing going for it: …

Candid lessons that helped a young, grieving widow learn to live after loss.
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Candid lessons that helped a young, grieving widow learn to live after loss.

Amelia and Manny made clear plans when they got married.

They planned to travel around the world. They planned what they’d want their family and their futures to look like. It was all so normal and real.

And then something …