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December 01, 2023

UK households faced worse winter amid cost-of-living crisis

Britain’s energy regulator has increased the maximum price suppliers can charge for a typical household’s annual gas and electricity use.  The move is expected to fuel the...

Canadians are searching for new jobs

Unlike previous years, a career-related New Year's resolution is on the minds of most Canadians for 2009 writes Carmen Chai, staff reporter intern for the Toronto Star, Canada's popular daily newspaper. In a Workopolis New Year's poll, a quarte ...

Judge's outburst reduces lawyer to tears

Marc Wadsworth - The-Latest - EXCLUSIVE   An angry British judge launched an extraordinary broadside against the bungling inefficiency of his own court staff.    His Honour Judge Christopher Mitchell told a hearing at Regents Park's Central ...

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BBC won't reveal cost of staff on US junket

Deborah Hobson - EXCLUSIVEBritish public service broadcaster, the BBC, has decided that Tv licence fee payers do not have a right to know how much money was spent in news coverage of last month's monumental American presidential election. They have ref ...

Parliament warns of 'severe sanctions' for whistleblowers

David RoseWould-be whistleblowers in Parliament have been warned they will face "severe sanctions" if they divulge information to journalists about the work of parliamentary select committees.The House of Commons has wide-ranging powers to act as ...

Sign of the times

Discarded house 'for sale' boards.

Gurkhas win right to retire in UK

Former Gurkha soldiers from Nepal have won their legal bid to secure the right to retire in Britain.The soldiers began a high court challenge earlier this month against a ruling that those who retired before 1997 have no automatic right to live in the UK.A ...

A Tribute to John's Journey

Karen Hatter Shortly after Labour Day, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and elsewhere throughout the United States, it's back to school for millions of children.So it was, on September 14, 1988, twenty years ago, when John, a 10th grade student, beginning ...

TUC condemns abuse of journalism freedoms

Patrick SmithBritain's trade union leaders have expressed  "grave concern" at the erosion of civil liberties, its effect on journalism and the threat to journalists' confidential sources.TheTrade Union Congress (TUC) conference in Br ...

Vital economic link between Carnival and the London Olympics

Thomas L BlairNotting Hill Carnival organisers have hitched this summer's  "wicked blast" to London's 2012 Olympic Games. They will be looking to gain a sponsorship bonanza for the premier African Caribbean holiday event. However, t ...

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