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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    UK rushes out welfare curbs to deter applications from East European migrants

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 01:35pm by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London Prime Minister David Cameron scrambles to deter economic migrants from Romania and Bulgaria with changes to eligability for welfare benefits British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday he was rushing to introduce regulations to stop migrants from the European Union being able to immediately claim welfare benefits amid public fears of an influx ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Tesco denies it prefers hiring migrants to Britons

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Charge of migrant bias backfires Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, has denied an accusation by the opposition Labour Party that it turns away British workers to exploit cheaper migrant labour. In remarks that could drag British retailers into a politically charged immigration debate ahead of a 2015 election, senior Labour lawmaker Chris Bryant was due ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    London transport crisis could spark new riots, commissioner warns

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 09:58pm by GDN

    ... Peter Hendy, head of Transport for London, said low-paid workers now lived on the outskirts of the capital rather than in inner-city neighbourhoods, and that there could be "social ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Fears over new powers promised for Scotland may not be delivered

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 06:18am by AFP

    ... Adam Stevenson, a 22-year-old hospitality worker. He said the Westminster parties would be "stupid" not to honour their commitments. "I thought it was going ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain announces plan to charge migrants for NHS access

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Controversial proposals tied to wider government clampdown on immigration Plans to charge migrants for NHS access revealed Britain announced plans yesterday to charge migrants hundreds of pounds a year to access its state-run National Health Service (NHS), in a bid to clamp down on so-called health tourism. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt also proposed ...

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    Scotland starts voting in too-close-to-call independence referendum

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:59am by AFP

    ... time to break with England. ‘Yes’ to independence,” he said after casting his ballot. As he spoke, a couple of workers hurrying by shouted “Vote No!” Four opinion polls on the eve of the vote ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    I was abused in Nottingham children's homes, actress Samantha Morton says

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 07:19am by GDN

    ... areas? It isn't just Rotherham," Morton said. She had told social workers about "all sorts of sexual abuse that happened to me from a very, very young age", she said, ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Public workers strike across Britain as Cameron pledges union crackdown

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:20am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Cameron promises crackdown on unions after walkout for higher pay Public workers strike across Britain Hundreds of thousands of public sector workers including teachers, council workers and firefighters staged a 24-hour pay strike yesterday in a stoppage that has prompted Prime Minister David Cameron to pledge a crackdown on union powers. Protesters marched ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Bulgaria warns UK’s Cameron over ‘isolationist’ immigration plan

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 07:57pm by Reuters

    ... The British leader is rushing out regulations to stop EU migrants being able to claim welfare benefits as soon as they arrive, addressing fears of an influx of Romanian and Bulgarian workers when EU ... to ignore negative headlines and look instead at academic studies which suggest migrants have helped Britain’s economy. A YouGov poll for the Sun tabloid newspaper this week showed that 72 per cent ...

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    British police swoop on 660 child-sex suspects

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:45am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London British police swoop on 660 child-sex suspects British police have arrested 660 suspected paedophiles- including doctors, teachers and care workers- in a six-month operation targeting people watching indecent images online, the National Crime Agency said yesterday. The massive investigation identified 431 children who were in the "care, custody ...




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