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Northern cities head list of UK's low-wage, high-welfare economies - The Guardian


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Northern cities head list of UK's low-wage, high-welfare economies
The Guardian
?One of the most pressing issues is the need to tackle skills gaps and improve schools' attainment, especially in low-wage cities, to help those places attract businesses and jobs, and support more people to move into work, particularly in high-skill ...
Hull has lowest UK average wages, report saysBBC News
Northern cities creating jobs but too many are low paid, report saysChronicleLive

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Whistleblower gets ?137k payout

UK contractor Balfour Beatty pays out a six-figure sum to a whistleblower who accused the firm of ripping off taxpayers.

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Bank votes 8-1 to hold UK rates at 0.5%

UK interest rates are left unchanged at 0.5%, where they have been since early 2009, in an 8-1 vote by Bank of England policymakers.

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Here's the military equipment that North Korea could use against the... - Business Insider


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Here's the military equipment that North Korea could use against the...
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We might not know if North Korea's claim to have set off a hydrogen bomb is true, but we can be sure of one thing ? Kim Jong Un's rogue state has a massive and very scary military. The North Korean military has 690,000 active North Korean military ...

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VIDEO: Renaissance for art in Ivory Coast

Five years after a decade of civil war in Africa's Ivory Coast, artists are thriving.

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