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CCTV at petrol stations will automatically stop uninsured cars being filled with fuel

Cameras at petrol stations will automatically stop uninsured or untaxed vehicles from being filled with fuel, under new government plans. Downing Street officials hope the hi-tech system will crack down on the 1.4million motorists who drive without insurance. Automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) cameras are already fitted in thousands of petrol station forecourts. Drivers can

Encyclopedia Britannica Closes the Book on Print

Encyclopedia Britannica

The giant, heavy, pricey volumes that made up each edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica are now history. After nearly 250 years, Britannica has opted to stop making print editions of its encyclopedia. Its online portal will remain, though it will continue to face stiff competition from free rivals like Wikipedia. However, Britannica still has some