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Rediffusion
REDIFFUSION was a business which distributed radio and TV signals through wired relay networks. The business gave rise to a number of other companies, including Associated-Rediffusion
Associated-Rediffusion
, later known as Rediffusion
Rediffusion
London, one of the first companies to win a terrestrial ITV (commercial television ) franchise in the UK . Rediffusion
Rediffusion
also spawned a record label, Rediffusion
Rediffusion
International Music, in 1968. Redifon was the name used until 1981 for companies in the capital goods businesses of Rediffusion, viz. Redifon Computers, Redifon Flight Simulation and Redifon Telecommunications
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Daily Mail And General Trust
DAILY MAIL AND GENERAL TRUST PLC manages a multinational portfolio of companies, with total revenues of almost £2 billion, that provide a diverse range of businesses and consumers with information, analysis, insight, news and entertainment. The company operates in over 40 countries through its subsidiaries RMS, dmg information, dmg events, Euromoney
Euromoney
Institutional Investor, dmg media and JVs and Associates. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange
London Stock Exchange
. Jonathan Harmsworth, 4th Viscount Rothermere , is the chairman and controlling shareholder of the company. The head office is located in Northcliffe House in Kensington
Kensington
, London
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Gazprom
PUBLIC JOINT STOCK COMPANY GAZPROM (Russian : Публичное Акционерное Общество «Газпром», Publichnoe Aktsionernoe Obshchestvo Gazprom, abbreviated PAO GAZPROM, Russian : ПАО «Газпром», IPA: ) is a large Russian company founded in 1989, which carries on the business of extraction, production, transport, and sale of natural gas . The company is majority owned by the Government of Russia, though technically private. Its name is a portmanteau of the Russian words GAZovaya PROMyshlennost (Russian : газовая промышленность - gas industry). The headquarters of Gazprom
Gazprom
are in Moscow
Moscow
. Gazprom
Gazprom
was created in 1989 when the Soviet Ministry of Gas Industry was converted to a corporation , retaining all of its assets . Gazprom is involved in the Russian Government's diplomatic efforts, setting of gas prices, and access to pipelines
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Electronic Commerce
E-COMMERCE is a transaction of buying or selling online. Electronic commerce draws on technologies such as mobile commerce , electronic funds transfer , supply chain management , Internet marketing , online transaction processing , electronic data interchange (EDI), inventory management systems , and automated data collection systems. Modern electronic commerce typically uses the World Wide Web for at least one part of the transaction's life cycle although it may also use other technologies such as e-mail
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Associated Newspapers
DMG MEDIA, formerly ASSOCIATED NEWSPAPERS, is a national newspaper and website publisher in the UK. It is a subsidiary of DMGT . The group was established in 1905 and is currently based at Northcliffe House in Kensington
Kensington
. It takes responsibility for Harmsworth Printing Limited which produces all of its London, Southern England and South Wales editions of the national titles out of print works in Thurrock , Essex, and Didcot, Oxfordshire. DMG Media is a leading multi-channel consumer media company which is home to some of the UK’s most popular brands, including the Daily Mail , MailOnline , the Mail on Sunday , Metro , Wowcher , Jobsite and Jobrapido. Part of DMGT, DMG Media's portfolio of national newspapers, websites and mobile and tablet applications regularly reach 55%* of the GB adult population
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Television Act 1954
The TELEVISION ACT 1954 was a British law which permitted the creation of the first commercial television network in the United Kingdom , ITV . Until the early 1950s, the only television service in Britain was operated as a monopoly by the British Broadcasting Corporation
British Broadcasting Corporation
, and financed by the annual television licence fee payable by each household which contained one or more television sets. The new Conservative government elected in 1951 wanted to create a commercial television channel, but this was a controversial subject—the only other examples of commercial television were to be found in the United States , and it was widely considered that the commercial television found there was "vulgar". The solution to the problem was to create the Independent Television Authority which would closely regulate the new commercial channel in the interests of good taste, and award franchises to commercial companies for fixed terms
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Cheque Fraud
CHEQUE FRAUD refers to a category of criminal acts that involve making the unlawful use of cheques in order to illegally acquire or borrow funds that do not exist within the account balance or account-holder's legal ownership. Most methods involve taking advantage of the float (the time between the negotiation of the cheque and its clearance at the cheque-writer's bank) to draw out these funds. Specific kinds of cheque fraud include CHEQUE KITING, where funds are deposited before the end of the float period to cover the fraud, and PAPER HANGING, where the float offers the opportunity to write fraudulent cheques but the account is never replenished
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States Of Jersey
Senators (8) * Independents (8)Connétables (12) * Independents (12)Deputies (29) * Independents (26) * Reform Jersey
Jersey
(3) ELECTIONS LAST ELECTION 15 October 2014 NEXT ELECTION By 15 October 2017 MEETING PLACE Chamber of the States of Jersey
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Online Shopping
ONLINE SHOPPING is a form of electronic commerce which allows consumers to directly buy goods or services from a seller over the Internet
Internet
using a web browser . Consumers find a product of interest by visiting the website of the retailer directly or by searching among alternative vendors using a shopping search engine , which displays the same product's availability and pricing at different e-retailers. As of 2016, customers can shop online using a range of different computers and devices, including desktop computers , laptops , tablet computers and smartphones . An online shop evokes the physical analogy of buying products or services at a regular "bricks-and-mortar" retailer or shopping center ; the process is called business-to-consumer (B2C) online shopping. When an online store is set up to enable businesses to buy from another businesses, the process is called business-to-business (B2B) online shopping
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English Midlands
THE MIDLANDS is a cultural and geographic area roughly spanning central England
England
that broadly corresponds to the early medieval Kingdom of Mercia . It borders South East England
England
, South West England
England
, North West England
England
, Yorkshire and Humber , East of England
England
and Wales
Wales
. Its largest city is Birmingham
Birmingham
, and the region was important in the Industrial Revolution
Industrial Revolution
of the 18th and 19th centuries. In modern terms the Midlands comprises the English statistical regions of the East Midlands and West Midlands
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Crawley
CRAWLEY ( pronunciation (help ·info )) is a town and borough in West Sussex
West Sussex
, England. It is 28 miles (45 km) south of Charing Cross (London), 18 miles (29 km) north of Brighton and Hove
Brighton and Hove
, and 32 miles (51 km) north-east of the county town of Chichester
Chichester
. Crawley
Crawley
covers an area of 17.36 square miles (44.96 km2) and had a population of 106,597 at the time of the 2011 Census . The area has been inhabited since the Stone Age , and was a centre of ironworking in Roman times. Crawley
Crawley
developed slowly as a market town from the 13th century, serving the surrounding villages in the Weald . Its location on the main road from London
London
to Brighton
Brighton
brought passing trade, which encouraged the development of coaching inns
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West Sussex
WEST SUSSEX is a county in the south of England
England
, bordering East Sussex
Sussex
(with Brighton and Hove ) to the east, Hampshire
Hampshire
to the west and Surrey
Surrey
to the north, and to the south the English Channel
English Channel
. Chichester
Chichester
in the southwest is the county town and only city in West Sussex, with the largest towns being Crawley
Crawley
, Worthing and Horsham
Horsham
. West Sussex
Sussex
has a range of scenery, including wealden , downland and coastal. The highest point of the county is Blackdown , at 280 metres (919 ft)
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Hughes Aircraft
The HUGHES AIRCRAFT COMPANY was a major American aerospace and defense contractor founded in 1932 by Howard Hughes
Howard Hughes
in Glendale, California as a division of Hughes Tool Company
Hughes Tool Company
. The company was known for producing, among other products, the Hughes H-4 Hercules Spruce Goose aircraft, the atmospheric entry probe carried by the Galileo spacecraft , and the AIM-4 Falcon
AIM-4 Falcon
guided missile. Hughes Aircraft was acquired by General Motors
General Motors
from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in 1985 and was put under the umbrella of Hughes Electronics, now known as DirecTV
DirecTV
, until GM sold its assets to Raytheon
Raytheon
in 1997
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Flight Simulator
A FLIGHT SIMULATOR is a device that artificially re-creates aircraft flight and the environment in which it flies, for pilot training, design, or other purposes. It includes replicating the equations that govern how aircraft fly, how they react to applications of flight controls, the effects of other aircraft systems, and how the aircraft reacts to external factors such as air density , turbulence, wind shear, cloud, precipitation, etc. Flight
Flight
simulation is used for a variety of reasons, including flight training (mainly of pilots), the design and development of the aircraft itself, and research into aircraft characteristics and control handling qualities
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Dom Mintoff
DOMINIC MINTOFF (Maltese: Duminku Mintoff; often called il-Perit, "the Architect"; 6 August 1916 – 20 August 2012) was a Maltese politician, journalist, and architect who was leader of the Labour Party from 1949 to 1984, and was 8th Prime Minister of Malta from 1955 to 1958, when Malta was still a British colony, and again, following independence, from 1971 to 1984. His tenure as Prime Minister saw the establishment of a comprehensive welfare state . CONTENTS * 1 Early life and education * 2 Early political career (1935–1949) * 3 Leader of the Labour Party (1949–1984) * 4 Labour backbencher (1984–1998) * 5 Post-parliamentary (1998–2012) * 6 Personal life * 7 Death * 8 Legacy * 9 Honours * 10 References * 11 External links EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATIONMintoff was born in Bormla . He attended a seminary before enrolling at the University of Malta . He graduated with a Bachelor of Science and, later, as an architect and civil engineer (1937)
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Socialist
SOCIALISM is a range of economic and social systems characterised by social ownership and democratic control of the means of production , as well as the political theories, and movements associated with them. Social ownership may refer to forms of public , collective , or cooperative ownership, or to citizen ownership of equity . There are many varieties of socialism and there is no single definition encapsulating all of them. Social ownership is the common element shared by its various forms. Socialist
Socialist
economic systems can be divided into non-market and market forms. Non-market socialism involves the substitution of factor markets and money , with engineering and technical criteria, based on calculation performed in-kind , thereby producing an economic mechanism that functions according to different economic laws from those of capitalism
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