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October 22, 2017 11:00 AM Disney version of Monopoly launched

The world's best known boardgame has been released with a Disney twist. Chose your favourite playing piece from the lamp from Aladdin, Hook's ship from Peter Pan, teacups from Beauty and the Beast, the poisoned apple from Snow White, Cinderella's shoe and the circus tent from Dumbo, as you aim to create your fortune and avoid jail. Watch out for jail, taxes 9

October 15, 2017 12:18 PM Austrian Voters Expected To Elect Sebastian Kurz As New Chancellor

Austrian Voters Expected To Elect Sebastian Kurz As New Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Austria's foreign minister and leader of the conservative Austrian People's Party (OeVP), arrives at his party headquarters on Oct. 13 in Vienna. The OeVP is currently leading in polls. Voters in Austria head to the ballot box Sunday to elect a new government, which many there 9

October 11, 2017 3:57 PM WTO countries fret over Brexit plans

The UK and EU have formally set out plans for World Trade Organization commitments post-Brexit, but they have already been opposed by some countries. The issue is about how much of certain goods can be imported at reduced tariffs after Brexit. But seven nations, including the US and Canada, have already made it clear that they think plans to divide existing 25

October 8, 2017 4:10 PM Airbnb paid just £200,000 in UK corporation tax last year despite generating more than £600million of rent for British landlords

Airbnb paid only £200,000 corporation tax last year even though the home-sharing website generated more than £600million of rental income for British landlords. The website books commissions from landlords and renters in Britain through a subsidiary in Ireland, but it does have two offshoots in England. One of them, Airbnb Payments UK, handles cash transfers

September 30, 2017 11:50 PM A tax on bravery: Undercover police officers get billed for their chase cars as they are taxed as company vehicles

Hundreds of undercover police officers have been hit by a 'shameful' tax on the unmarked vehicles they use to track and chase terrorists and gangsters. The elite officers have received bills of up to £5,000 after Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) ruled the high-powered cars and motorbikes they drive in their dangerous roles should be taxed as company 6

September 26, 2017 11:53 PM Jeremy Corbyn calls for new ROBOT TAX on firms who replace workers with new technology

Jeremy Corbyn will today hint at fresh taxes on firms that replace people with robots as he calls for a 'new settlement between work and leisure'. The Labour leader will use his set piece party conference speech to say that, with automation due to destroy millions of jobs in the coming decades, the state needs to intervene to ensure the benefits are shared 11

September 19, 2017 2:58 PM Sir Vince Cable issues rallying cry against hard Brexit at Lib Dem conference

Sir Vince uses his first address as leader to the Lib Dem conference to position his party firmly as an anti-Brexit voice. Sir Vince used his first keynote address to the Lib Dem conference as leader to position his party firmly as an anti-Brexit voice. He called for a new referendum once the terms of Britain's divorce from the European Union are clear 9

September 13, 2017 6:06 AM 'You're being dishonest!' Owen Jones roasted by chief economist in fiery TV interview

OWEN JONES was roasted in a fiery row with a chief economist in a live Sky News interview with host Kay Burley having to intervene. The Guardian columnist was told he was being “dishonest” and playing “silly games” by Jamie White, research director at the Institute of Economic Affairs. The duo were discussing taxes and the public sector cap on Sky News when Mr Jones 18

August 29, 2017 9:35 PM Kezia Dugdale quits as Scottish Labour leader

Kezia Dugdale has resigned as leader of Scottish Labour, saying it is time to "pass on the baton" to someone else. The Lothians MSP has previously criticised UK leader Jeremy Corbyn, and has faced criticism from left-wing members of her own party. She insisted she was leaving the party in a much better state than she had found it. But she said a new leader 27

August 19, 2017 11:12 PM Trump thanks Bannon for helping him beat 'crooked Hillary' in tweet less than 24 hours after firing him from White House

President Donald Trump expressed his gratitude to newly ousted Steve Bannon on social media Saturday, less than 24 hours after the senior White House adviser was fired from the administration. 'I want to thank Steve Bannon for his service. He came to the campaign during my run against Crooked Hillary Clinton - it was great! Thanks S,' Trump wrote to his Twitter 4