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Amazon pays less tax despite profits rise

Image copyright Getty Images Online retail giant Amazon paid far less tax in the UK last year, despite seeing a jump in profits. Amazon Services UK, its retail logistics arm, paid tax of £1.7m, down from £7.4m in 2016, but operating profits rose from £48m to £80m. One reason for ...

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Surveillance camera drones and other news

BBC Click’s Marc Cieslak looks at some of the week’s best technology stories including: A US federal judge in Seattle has blocked the release of software that allows consumers to 3D-print firearms Dixons Carphone has said a huge data breach that took place last year involved 10 million customers, up ...

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WWE wrestler Kane elected mayor in Tennessee

The 51-year-old former wrestler, who was listed at 7-feet-tall and 323 pounds at his peak as the Big Red Machine, considers himself a “Reagan Republican.” He listed seven goals on his campaign website: a commitment to keeping taxes low, a renewed focus on quality of education, continuing to attract new ...

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