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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Exhibition: The Permeability of Certain Matters has messages about child labour

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:24pm by Kylie Knott

    ... at the Spring Workshop in Aberdeen, about mass production and the history of child labour. The show, a collaboration between Cypriot Christodoulos Panayiotou and German-born Philip Wiegard, sets ... to different labour practices of the pre-industrial and industrial age, Wiegard choreographed a workflow that optimised the labour intensive creation of large quantities of wallpaper. Aged from eight ...

  2. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Labour's rent control election pledge may curb new UK investment

    Posted May 21st 2014, 06:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Labour's promise worries pension funds and insurers that have bought up rental homes Rent control poll pledge may curb new investment A pledge to introduce rent controls by Britain's opposition Labour party could dissuade companies from investing in the construction of homes for rent, two big landlords have warned. Labour leader Ed Milliband said last ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A BAD WEEK FOR ...

    A Bad Week for..., September 21, 2014

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 03:36am by STAFF

    ... Matthew Miller The American was sentenced to six years of hard labour for entering North Korea illegally and trying to commit espionage. The court heard that he tore up his visa upon arrival in the country in April and admitted to having the "wild ambition" of experiencing prison life so he could investigate human rights in the North. Another American, Jeffrey Fowle, ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance

    Fed’s move to stick with easy-money policy pushes US stocks to record

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 09:44am by Agence France-Presse

    ... recovery from the so-called Great Recession. There is significant underutilisation of labour resources Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve Yellen argued, as she has since taking the lead at the Fed in February, that there remains too much slack in the labour market despite the fall in the US unemployment rate to 6.1 per cent. “There is relatively little change in the assessment of the outlook ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    US job growth slows to 8-month low

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:37am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Surprise weakening in labour market likely to delay rise in interest rates US job growth slows to 8-month low Job growth slowed sharply in the United States last ... increase in eight months, the labour department said yesterday. The unemployment rate fell 0.1 percentage point to 6.1 per cent as people dropped out of the labour force. Figures for June and July ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Referendum start of change for UK, say Scotland's 'Yes' and 'No' camps

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 08:41am by Reuters

    ... base is in England and who have been all but wiped out in Scotland. But it is tricky for the opposition Labour Party, which relies on Scottish support in Westminster and whose last UK prime minister, Gordon Brown, was a Scot. It is hard to see a quick consensus emerging within months among major parties about a reform that could cost a future Labour government the power to pass laws ...

  7. News - World - SCOTLAND

    Former PM Gordon Brown intervenes in Scottish independence vote

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:41pm by GDN

    ... The latest poll, by TNS, added to the mood of urgency and anxiety for Labour and the government, disclosing that support for independence has jumped six points in a month, pushing the "Yes" ... yesterday announced a last-minute trip to Scotland to campaign against independence. Cameron and opposition Labour leader Ed Miliband agreed to skip their weekly debate in the House of Commons today ...

  8. Business - Economy - EMPLOYMENT

    China's job market said 'severe', finding work difficult- survey

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 02:33pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan victoria.ruan@scmp.com Mainland residents surveyed by central bank lack confidence in employment prospects Job hunters facing 'severe situation' in labour market ... Ting said "the employment statistics in China is of low quality". The official urban registered jobless rate has been blamed by researchers as failing to reflect overall labour flows ...

  9. News - World - ECONOMY

    World Bank warns of global jobs crisis

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:52pm by AFP

    ... bullet to solve the problem, the World Bank warned yesterday. In a study released at a G20 labour and employment ministerial meeting in Australia, the bank said an extra 600 million jobs needed ... The report, compiled with the OECD and International Labour Organisation, said more than 100 million people were unemployed in G20 economies and 447 million were "working poor", living ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Now the UK must heal itself

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:45pm by Chris Patten, PROJECT SYNDICATE

    ... Kingdom- not least because of the campaigning of three Labour politicians, Alastair Darling, Gordon Brown and Jim Murphy. At times, it seemed that the result would be much closer, or even that we ... and overcentralised- could survive with a little tinkering here and there. This belief has suited the two main political parties. Labour has sought to avoid a constitutional debate, because any move ...




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