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Train operator Network Rail posts profit for first time
Network Rail makes its first profit

Network Rail, the train operating company that receives £4 billion in government subsidies each year, has made a profit for the first time. Interim results for the six months to September 30th show Network Rail made a pre-tax profit of £747 million, compared to a loss of £108 million last year. All the money will… Read more »

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George Osborne unveils plans for new carbon levy
Tories woo business with new carbon tax

The Conservatives have launched plans for a new carbon tax in an effort to ensure their new focus on the environment does not damage their traditional business links. Shadow chancellor George Osborne said the tax would put a charge on the emissions produced by individual firms and would be a better system than the existing… Read more »

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