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Toggle Summary Amazon announces 10,000 new permanent jobs and multi-million pound training programme to boost the UK economy
New permanent jobs across the UK will bring Amazon’s total workforce to more than 55,000 in 2021 Company will invest £10 million over three years in training up to 5,000 employees in new skills to meet the UK’s future employment needs outside of Amazon Amazon is partnering with the British Chambers
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Toggle Summary Amazon Introduces Upgraded Echo Show 8 and Echo Show 5
Echo Show 8 features a powerful, 13-megapixel wide-angle camera that digitally pans and zooms during video calls, a vibrant 8-inch HD screen with adaptive colour, a new octa-core processor, and dual stereo speakers—still only £119.99 Echo Show 5 comes with an upgraded HD camera, more colour
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Toggle Summary Amazon Introduces Fire Tablets for Kids of All Ages: All-New Fire Kids Pro and Next-Generation Fire HD 10 Kids Tablets
Fire Kids Pro comes bundled with a full-featured Fire tablet, one year of Amazon Kids+, a new slim protective case, and a two-year worry-free guarantee—starting at £99.99 The all-new Fire Kids Pro experience is built with older kids in mind—“grown-up” look and feel, digital store access, more open
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Toggle Summary Stay Entertained, Connected, and Productive with the All-New Fire HD 10 and Fire HD 10 Plus
Fire HD 10 features a powerful octa-core processor, now with 50% more RAM, a brighter Full HD display, an updated design, up to 12 hours of battery life, and up to 64GB of internal storage expandable by up to 1TB via a microSD card—all for just £149.99 Fire HD 10 Plus is our most powerful 10-inch
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Toggle Summary AMAZON HANDMADE CELEBRATES ‘THE ART OF MOTHERHOOD’ WITH HAND-PAINTED STREET ART THANKING LOCAL ‘SUPERWOMEN’
Three mother figures from across the UK are celebrated in #TheArtofMotherhood mural series, thanking them for their efforts to care for their local communities The hand-painted murals, located in London, Glasgow and Cardiff, were commissioned to celebrate those mothering the nation; from
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Toggle Summary Crack Easter with The vEGGie – the ‘five-a-day’ vegan Easter Egg from Rococo Chocolates, available eggsclusively at Amazon.co.uk
The vEGGie Easter Egg, created by luxury chocolatier, Rococo Chocolates, is available exclusively on Amazon.co.uk for £32.95 Infused with five different natural vegetables, including tomato, beetroot, sweetcorn, spinach, and carrot, and made with Rococo’s vegan dark and “milc” chocolate, The vEGGie
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Toggle Summary Amazon to create over 1,000 new full-time apprenticeships across the UK in 2021
Recruitment has started for 25 different apprenticeship schemes ranging from engineering to broadcast production, creative digital design to health, safety and environment technician Roles include 100 degree-level apprenticeships and more than 500 apprenticeships for Amazon employees, providing an
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Toggle Summary giffgaff goes all-in on AWS to Transform into a Data-Driven Organisation
UK mobile virtual network operator, giffgaff, chooses AWS to help accelerate innovation and put data at the heart of its business so it can enhance and introduce new services to improve its members’ experience London, UK, December 14, 2020 – Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company
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Toggle Summary Amazon and Sky team up to bring their best entertainment together in time for Christmas
Amazon Prime Video app will launch on Sky Q, Sky Ticket and NOW TV devices NOW TV app will be available on select Fire TV devices and Fire TV Edition smart TVs for the first time New multi-year European partnership will bring customers unmissable TV and film in one place 14 th December 2020,
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Toggle Summary Amazon Surprises Schoolchildren with “Very Important Breakfast (VIB) Clubs” – Star-Studded Lessons in Freestyle Football, Biology, Jiving, Maths and Rap
Amazon and charity partner, Magic Breakfast, line up Joe Sugg and Dianne Buswell, Professor Green, Dr. Ranj, Lia Lewis, and Rachel Riley to teach “VIB Clubs” at schools across the country this Christmas Amazon extends partnership with Magic Breakfast to provide healthy breakfasts for children
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May 12, 2021
Amazon Introduces Upgraded Echo Show 8 and Echo Show 5
Echo Show 8 features a powerful, 13-megapixel wide-angle camera that digitally pans and zooms during video calls, a vibrant 8-inch HD screen with adaptive colour, a new octa-core processor, and dual stereo speakers—still only £119.99 Echo Show 5 comes with an upgraded HD camera, more colour
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March 18, 2021
Iain Glen, Emily Hampshire, Martin Compston, Rochenda Sandall, Owen Teale, Richard Pepple, Mark Bonnar, Calvin Demba, Emun Elliott, Abraham Popoola, Stuart McQuarrie and Molly Vevers to star in The Rig for Amazon Prime Video
Filming for the new UK Amazon Original series commences later this month in Edinburgh, Scotland The Rig is produced by Wild Mercury Productions, written by David Macpherson and directed by John Strickland London, UK – Thursday 18 th March 2021 – Amazon Prime Video has unveiled casting on the
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March 3, 2021
On The Third Day Of The Third Month at 3.33AM, Amazon Prime Video Announces The Devil’s Hour – A Brand New UK Produced Amazon Original Thriller Series
  The series follows the story of Lucy Chambers, drawn into the hunt for a killer by terrifying visions which always wake her at 3.33am: the devil’s hour Executive produced by Steven Moffat (Doctor Who, Dracula, Sherlock) and Sue Vertue (Dracula, Sherlock) and created and written by Tom Moran, this
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February 8, 2021
Rob Delaney, Alice Eve, Edwina Findley, Jacob Fortune-Lloyd, Zrinka Cvitešić, Simbi Ajikawo Among Latest Cast Announced for Amazon Prime Video’s Contemporary New Global Thriller The Power
They join Leslie Mann, Auli’i Cravalho, Tim Robbins, John Leguizamo, Eddie Marsan, Daniela Vega and a raft of new and emerging talent for the 10-part thriller, directed by Reed Morano and based on the international bestselling novel by Naomi Alderman London, UK – Monday 8 th February, 2021 – Amazon
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