Tag Archives: France

BT in talks with EE to create communications goliath

BT Group has confirmed that it is now holding ‘exclusive’ talks with EE and its owners Deutsche Telekom over a possible acquisition. British Telecom Group holds a large number of contracts within the UK and acts as one of the main providers of broadband, TV and phone services to UK households. The once nationalised company employs nearly 90,000 and made £18bn in revenue in 2013 – giving it a primary listing in the FTSE 100 Index.

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Google Doodles for John Venn’s 180th, Despite WW1’s Centenary

The 4th August just so happens to be a rather poignant day, for several reasons.  One hundred and eighty years ago today, John Venn was born and on the same day, eighty years later, modern civilisation went to war to destroy itself.

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French Say ‘No’ To Evening Work Emails

We all know that some get it easier than others in life. A prime example of this inequality are the French. Working only 35 hours a week and still getting 6 5 weeks of paid holiday… Sacrebleu!

And now they won’t have to answer their work emails either, well not after 6PM.

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