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Student loans: fewer will be repaid

Ministers now believe that 45% of university graduates will not earn enough to repay their loans<p>The percentage of unpaid student loans is approaching the point at which the government will start to lose the money gained from having hiked tuition fees.<p>Ministers now believe that 45% of university …

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Is This Another North Korean Photoshop Goof Up?

The image above, which was published by Pyongyang’s official news agency KCNA, seems to show Kim Jung-un and some of his underlings touring the site …

Why email newsletters still work — and how you can make yours better

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>The email newsletter model comes from some very humble roots, yet has grown into a powerful business model. …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Pre-orders Open In The UK - Here Are The Prices

Pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S4 have opened in the UK today, ensuring that Android enthusiasts will have the new device when it launches on April 26.<p>With so many different network operators and online retailers selling the handset though, we thought it would be useful to draw up a breakdown of …

O2 To Offer Its Users Free Wi-Fi On The London Underground

O2 is the latest mobile network operator in the UK to offer its customers free Wi-Fi access on the London Underground, joining Virgin Media, EE (including T-Mobile and Orange) and Vodafone.<p>Anyone with an O2 contract who is also signed up to its O2 WiFi service will be registered for the service …

GoCardless Helps SMEs Accept Direct Debit Payments Online

GoCardless is launching a new tool today to help small and medium-sized businesses accept direct debit payments online.<p>Large companies have had access to this for years, but many smaller firms are still stuck sending out invoices, waiting for cheques or long-winded bank transfers from numerous …

Suitcase Startup episode 6: Launching your startup is only the beginning, now the real work starts [Video]

Over the past few months, we’ve been following Chris Bradley in his Suitcase Startup mission, as he’s traveled London and the world, armed only with a suitcase and a dream, meeting people who have helped him launch his company, Publicate.<p>In the latest episode, Publicate holds its quarterly board …

EE 'On Track' to Pass 1M 4G Users By End of 2013

EE, the UK’s first 4G operator, has announced that it has reached 318,000 4G subscribers five months after the launch of its LTE service. The operator says it remains on course to pass 1 million 4G subscribers by the end of the year.<p>The figures — released today as EE reveals its results for the …

Nutrino Helps You Make Healthy Eating Choices, at Home or Away

The past two years have seen an explosion in the ‘quantified self’ market for exercise-focused apps and gadgets, but the same can’t be said for the equally important area of nutrition, which is just as important to our health. The apps are out there, they just don’t seem to have garnered as much …

Google to Face More Questions Over UK Tax Arrangements

Google is set to be asked to explain its business and tax arrangements in the UK once more, according to comments from the head of a UK parliamentary committee investigating the Internet giant.<p>Last November, Google, Starbucks and Amazon were quizzed over their tax payments and now Reuters reports …

Pinterest Targets British Users With UK-Based Search Results

Pinterest is tweaking its photo-sharing network for users in the UK with some additional features to encourage people to upload more content and engage with other people.<p>To begin with, Pinners based in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will be suggested a larger number of pins and …