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So British Gas have announced further rises to their energy prices. The most pleasing aspect was that it made so much news coverage on the radio, that I was actually able to know about these rises in advance. Without such coverage on BBC’s finest, one wonders whether customers of British Gas would be told at… Continue reading >

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Unless you were hoping for a British winner, Wimbledon once again failed to let us down. There may have been only few major shocks, but there were plenty of results which would have taken the majority by surprise, and certainly no shortage of drama. Nothing particularly new has been learnt, but a couple of things… Continue reading >

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The two weeks of Wimbledon are always a treat. The most British of sporting events manages to capture not only the hearts of tennis fans around the world, but also those of many people who, for whatever reason, have absolutely no interest whatsoever in the sport outside of late June/early July. Not a year goes… Continue reading >

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Thank goodness common sense has seen Spurs fail in their bid for a judicial review into the decision to grant occupancy of the Olympic Stadium to West Ham following next year’s London Olympics. With plans to rip up the running track and convert it into a football only stadium, Spurs always risked losing out when… Continue reading >

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The Apprentice has thrown up very few surprises so far, but as the process moves into its final weeks, it is at least becoming more interesting. Last night’s episode saw the candidates head out to Paris, hoping to make sales of some supposedly classic British products. Sure, the products in question may not have currently… Continue reading >

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Following on from last week’s post about the Domain Registry of America, this post will explain how to go about getting your domain back if you have mistakenly transferred it to them. Firstly, you’re not alone. There are countless stories throughout the internet of people who have unintentionally given the DRoA authorization to take their… Continue reading >

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The Domain Registry of America, also known as NameJuice or Brandon Gray Internet Services have tricked many customers over the years into handing over the registration of their domains. They operate by sending renewal forms to people or businesses who have domains which are due to expire within 6 months. The pre-printed forms are created… Continue reading >

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Well done to all at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve for ensuring that the Canadian Grand Prix was completed yesterday. Whilst time was always on the side of those who wanted the race restarted after it had been halted on lap 23 due to conditions described by some competitors as “undriveable”, there was divided opinion on whether… Continue reading >

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So, the UK weather warnings are out in force again. This time advising on how to save water, given that areas of the country are officially experiencing a drought. There’s the usual dose of mild panic, with drought summits due to take place to address the problem. For a nation which ought to be used… Continue reading >

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As expected, the French Open gave us a dramatic couple of weeks of tennis. The women’s competition provided the first ever Chinese Grand Slam champion, in Li Na. In the men’s singles, things seemed no different to so many years of late with Rafa Nadal picking up a sixth title, and Roger Federer yet again the… Continue reading >