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BRITAIN PLANS ADDED TAX BREAKS FOR ENTERTAIMENT INDUSTRY

June 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The British government said today (Monday) that it will entertain public comment on its proposal to seek additional tax breaks for animation, “high-end” TV drama (i.e. big-budget dramatic programs), and videogames. The announcement of a so-called public consultation was made after Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne said in a statement that he wants the […]

LAWYER CLAIMS BRITAIN’S CHANCELLOR FELT OBLIGATED TO EDITOR

September 13, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Mark Lewis, a lawyer for several of the alleged victims of telephone hacking by a private detective and reporters working for the now-defunct British tabloid News of the World, has suggested that Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne recommended that Andy Coulson, the tabloid’s former editor, be appointed Prime Minister David Cameron’s communications director because […]

BRITISH CABINET MINISTER IN NEW HACKER SCANDAL

September 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer is the latest figure to become entangled in the telephone hacking scandal involving News International, the British news division of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. The London Independent reported today (Monday) that the chancellor, George Osborne, was among those targeted by Glenn Mulcaire, a private detective working for NI’s News of […]