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UK businesses plan to raise pay by most since 2012 - CIPD
9:11pm, 17th February, 2019

UK businesses plan to raise pay by most since 2012 - CIPD

British businesses plan to raise basic wages by the most in at least seven years, due to recruitment difficulties and a need to keep pay in line with competitors, a survey showed on Monday, highlighting ongoing strength in Britain's jobs market.
Yemen's warring parties agree on initial redeployment: U.N
6:07pm, 17th February, 2019

Yemen's warring parties agree on initial redeployment: U.N

Yemeni government and Houthi representatives have reached an agreement on the first phase of their redeployment of forces under a U.N.-sponsored deal for the warring armies to leave the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah, the United Nations said on Sunday.
Ex-congressman Weiner released from prison after sexting scandal
2:36pm, 17th February, 2019

Ex-congressman Weiner released from prison after sexting scandal

Anthony Weiner, the disgraced former congressman who helped play a role in Hillary Clinton's defeat in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, has been released from federal prison after serving about 14 months for exchanging sexually explicit text...
Catholic Church credibility on the line at abuse meeting
1:53pm, 17th February, 2019

Catholic Church credibility on the line at abuse meeting

The Vatican will gather senior bishops from around the world later this week for a conference on sex abuse designed to guide them on how best to tackle a problem that has decimated the Church's credibility, but critics say it is too little, too...