University Vice Chancellors admit tuition fees keep their wine cellars fully stocked

University Vice Chancellors admit tuition fees keep their wine cellars fully stocked

  University Vice Chancellors have been defending their huge salaries this week by stating that they are necessary to ensure the wine cellar remains fully stocked in their grace and favour homes.   Whilst the majority of University Vice Chancellors admit that increases in student tuition fees put added pressure on young people who already…

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LMVH and Kering replace catwalk models with gardening equipment

LMVH and Kering replace catwalk models with gardening equipment

  LMVH and Kering whose brands include Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Saint Laurent and Gucci have both decided to replace their super skinny catwalk models with gardening equipment.   The two global fashion giants have said that their designers can no longer use size 32 models under the French system – sizes XXS or size…

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Chocolate manufacturers announce the ‘fair’ in fair trade will be replaced with a ‘?’

Chocolate manufacturers announce the ‘fair’ in fair trade will be replaced with a ‘?’

  The giants of the chocolate industry are moving away from labelling their products as Fairtrade and will instead replace the word ‘fair’ with a question mark.   Mondelez International, the producer of chocolate brands such as Cadbury and Toblerone, Unilever and Barry Callebaut, the world’s largest manufacturer of chocolate and cocoa products, have all…

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Steak from micro-chipped Argentinian cows will soon be sold in pet shops

Steak from micro-chipped Argentinian cows will soon be sold in pet shops

  Steak that is derived from the meat of Argentinian cows that are micro-chipped will soon be sold in pet shops The W1nners’ Club has recently learned.   The South American state’s government is promoting the technology in an effort to increase the traceability of supplies and to make beef shipments more attractive as household…

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Craft beer industry may run out of product names by 2019

Craft beer industry may run out of product names by 2019

  The recent surge in the popularity of craft beer has led to fears that the industry may run out of names for new products by 2019.   The number of new trademark registrations for craft beer brands is increasing at such a rate that there may soon not be enough words left in the…

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888 responds to £7.8 million record fine with a ‘double or quits’ offer

888 responds to £7.8 million record fine with a ‘double or quits’ offer

  Online betting firm 888 has responded to its record £7.8 million fine from the gambling watchdog with an audacious ‘double or quits’ offer.   Despite being hauled up in front of industry regulator the Gambling Commission for “significant flaws” in its efforts to protect consumers from harm, the online gambling firm has already tried…

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Domino’s Pizza employs Transformers for its autonomous vehicle delivery service

Domino’s Pizza employs Transformers for its autonomous vehicle delivery service

  Domino’s pizza has just employed the services of several Transformers who will begin testing consumers’ reactions to having their pizzas delivered by self-driving vehicles.   Autobots Optimus Prime, Ironhide, Jazz, Prowl, Arcee, Ratchet, Wheeljack, and Bumblebee, have all signed contracts with the pizza delivery firm as it seeks to develop its automated delivery service…

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Fitbit smartwatch users dismayed at having to do 10,000 steps to find out the time

Fitbit smartwatch users dismayed at having to do 10,000 steps to find out the time

  Owners of the new Fitbit smartwatch have expressed dismay at having to do a full 10,000 steps just to find out the time.   The company’s new Ionic smartwatch differs from the firm’s existing Blaze watch in that a much greater focus has been placed on actually getting people fit rather than simply allowing…

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Carling admits it probably makes the worst lager in the world for getting drunk

Carling admits it probably makes the worst lager in the world for getting drunk

  Carling admits that at 3.7%, its lager is probably the worst in the world for people that like to get drunk.   Carling has been brewed at 3.7% since 2012 which has led experts to accuse the company of causing a whole host of social problems such as a lack of Friday night town…

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Identity Fraud reaches record levels according to a woman named Dustin Hoffman

Identity Fraud reaches record levels according to a woman named Dustin Hoffman

  Identity theft is reaching “epidemic levels” according to a woman who claims that her name is Dustin Hoffman.   There were 89,000 cases of identity fraud in the first six months of 2017, a record number for a crime that involves criminals pretending to be another individual for the purpose of stealing money, purchasing…

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