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Carphone Warehouse merged with Dixons Retail plc to become Dixons Carphone in August 2014. See here for items about the company before August 2014.


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3 August 2009

Internet firms resist ministers’ plan to spy on every e-mail [UK]

Author: David Leppard, Sunday Times [UK]

Internet firms have condemned the government’s “Big Brother” surveillance plans as an “unwarranted” intrusion into people’s privacy…The criticism, contained in a private submission to the Home Office, threatens to derail the £2 billion project… [T]he...

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18 January 2007

Sponsor pulls plug on Big Brother [UK]

Author: Paul Majendie & Marc Jones, Reuters

Europe's biggest mobile phone retailer pulled its sponsorship on Thursday of a reality TV show dogged by accusations of racism after Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty faced a tirade of abuse from fellow contestants. Carphone Warehouse said it did not...

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15 May 2006

Motorola joins (RED) to help eliminate AIDS in Africa [UK]


Motorola today unveils, with the unanimous support of the UK Mobile Industry, (MOTO)RED – the first in a brand new portfolio of mobile handsets created to help eliminate AIDS in Africa. Launched by co-founders Bono and Bobby Shriver at the World...

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1 May 2004

Report shows 62 cos. removed from FTSE4Good Index for not meeting human rights, environmental criteria

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1 May 2004

[PDF] full report: "FTSE4Good Index series - Criteria development and company engagement programme 2003-2004"

Author: FTSE

[refers to cos. that met new FTSE4Good human rights criteria for resource cos./committed to meet them: BHP Biliton, Shell, BP, BG, Lonmin, Mitsubishi Corp., Norsk Hydro, Statoil, Cosmo Oil, Expro Group, PetroCanada, Repsol. And cos. deleted from index...

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