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Review into tourism VAT and APD levels welcomed

Gareth McKeown
WHILE Northern Ireland is to benefit from an additional £660 million, conspicuous by its absence in yesterday's Budget speech was a lack of meaningful action in relation to the tourism VAT rate and Air Passenger Duty (APD).

BUDGET: What they said . . .

:: The Chancellor’s vision for an inclusive economy includes measures that will boost confidence across the small business community as they face extremely challenging trading conditions.

UN court convicts Mladic of genocide over Bosnia's horrors

The United Nations' Yugoslav war crimes tribunal has convicted Bosnian Serb military chief General Ratko Mladic of genocide and crimes against humanity, and sentenced him to life in prison for atrocities during Bosnia's 1992-1995 war.

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