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‘Zero-hours contracts create modern slavery’: the long-term economic risk of zero-hours contracts

‘Zero-hours contracts create modern slavery’: the long-term economic risk of zero-hours contracts

AlamyLast week, MPs endorsed the TUC’s agenda for workplaces with zero-hours contracts. Labour says these clauses operate in…

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Despite trade war, China’s Chinese tourists don’t seem too worried

Despite trade war, China’s Chinese tourists don’t seem too worried

WASHINGTON — Tourism officials from the U.S. and China predicted on Wednesday that American travelers will continue to…

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Sweating it out in Bolivian Amazonian highlands

Sweating it out in Bolivian Amazonian highlands

Image copyright Saki Laverde Image caption Saki Laverde says the highlands of Bolivia are vulnerable to climate changeA…

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Hundreds of boozy holidaymakers cause beach chaos in Spain

Hundreds of boozy holidaymakers cause beach chaos in Spain

Comments made during filming of award-winning Breaking Down barriers episode prompt beachgoers to block sandpitA boisterous crowd of…

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Two girls once said: ‘You must be a mother to survive this disease’

It is difficult to understand how the epidemic of grief that happened to those mothers does not qualify…

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Vaccinations ‘stopped’ in Toronto because of measles risk

Vaccinations ‘stopped’ in Toronto because of measles risk

Image copyright Thomas Olaschuk Image caption Toronto city councillors had earlier put forward a motion stating that “syphillis,…

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