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Can we fix it? The repair cafes waging war on throwaway culture
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Can we fix it? The repair cafes waging war on throwaway culture

A vacuum cleaner, a hair straightener, a laptop, Christmas lights, an e-reader, a blender, a kettle, two bags, a pair of jeans, a remote-control helicopter, a spoon, a dining-room chair, a lamp and hair clippers. All broken. It sounds like a pile of things that you’d stick in boxes and take to the tip. In…

Geek Squad repair workers ‘paid by FBI’
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Geek Squad repair workers ‘paid by FBI’

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Geek Squad employees were paid by the FBI to report images that show child sex abuse Best Buy's computer repair workers have been aiding the FBI for at least 10 years, new documents suggest. They indicate that several of the US company's Geek Squad staff were paid for reporting child…