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Rail workers in northern England joined London colleagues in strike action on Monday as a dispute over staffing levels on trains deepened, causing travel disruption in some of England's biggest cities. Workers on Southern Rail, a busy London commuter line,...
By Alistair Smout | LONDON LONDON Britain's top court backed a government attempt to limit immigration by ruling on Wednesday that an income test for those who want to bring their non-European spouses to the UK is acceptable and...
By Paul Hosford  It took irish people looking to emigrate to Canada just ten minutes to book nearly 4,000 Canadian working holiday visas yesterday. 3,850 of the IEC visas, which allow travel and work for up to two years, opened for registration...
The first train on an inaugural China-Britain freight service arrived in London on Wednesday after a 7,500-mile journey, marking a fresh milestone in China's push to build commercial links across Europe and Asia. The train pulled in to Barking in...
Saudi Arabia’s oil minister said OPEC wouldn't budge on its decision not cut production, even if oil hits $20 a barrel. He also said the world may never see $100 a barrel ever again. “It is not in the interest...
(London Post)    Strikes at airports in Düsseldorf, Cologne, Dortmund, Hannover, Frankfurt and Munich are taking place on Wednesday, impacting some 80,000 passengers. German airline Lufthansa has scrapped hundreds of flights. Ground crews are participating in the mass strikes, which...
(London Post)    With an ensuing water shortage in Delhi, politicians praised the army's move, calling it a "great relief." But Jat caste leaders have vowed to continue protesting, prompting fears of a widening fallout. Authorities on Monday regained control...
Economic expansion in Europe's currency union dived in the second quarter amid concerns over the potential fallout from the Brexit referendum. But the jobless rate hovered at the same level as in the previous quarter. Growth in the eurozone halved...
Tens of millions of pounds of taxpayers' money is being paid out in bonuses to under-performing contractors responsible for delivering the Government's flagship welfare-to-work scheme, the Whitehall spending watchdog has warned. The National Audit Office (NAO) said "flaws" in the...
The chief executives of Britain’s biggest high street banks will be handed more than £3m in annual bonuses for 2014 but will see their payouts curbed after another year in which their employers faced heavy regulatory fines. Sky News can...

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