James Dyson hoovers up £3.7m in EU handouts amid Brexit hypocrisy claims

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A company owned by Sir James Dyson bagged the biggest EU farming subsidy paid to a private landowner in the UK last year. The billionaire, whose bagless vacuum cleaner business announced it was moving its HQ from Britain to Singapore last year, had £3.7million from Brussels ploughed into his farm firm. It means the EU has now diverted £8.7m into the coffers of the agricultural operation, Beeswax Dyson, since the Brexit vote in 2016. Payouts to rich farmers – chicken feed compared to Mr Dyson’s estimated £16.2billion fortune – were branded “outrageous” by a top economist. Official figures show Beeswax…

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Charleston paper cuts standalone Monday biz section for Sunday section.

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The Post and Courier in Charleston, South Carolina, is expanding its Sunday business section but cutting its standalone Monday section.A story on its website states, “Today’s Inside Business is the last edition of a standalone Monday business product. Instead, The Post and Courier will publish an enhanced Sunday business section.Beginning Sunday, most of the content that currently exists in Inside Business will move to a larger and more complete Sunday business section. On Sunday, you will find news columns from our business staff, as well new hires, promotions and other local business announcements.“The popular Grapevine column will continue to be…

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