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Coming out recession raise living wage

Coming out recession raise living wage | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
The 'living wage' in the United Kingdom has been raised by 20 pence to £7.85 - more than a fifth higher than the national minimum wage. This voluntary, hourly rate is based on the amount needed to cov
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@VoiceofRussiaUK Decriminalisating drugs begins next year according to Drug Policy Foundation

@VoiceofRussiaUK Decriminalisating drugs begins next year according to Drug Policy Foundation | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
Tough drug laws have little effect on adult drug taking, Britain's Home Office has admitted for the first time. A report examining drug policies across various countries found no evidence that drug us
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Brendan Cole takes a look in the drugs case, an interview with a foundation of ideas for next year.

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Click here to find out more about the US intervention and how both the British embassy and US embassy see the news.

Click here to find out more about the US intervention and how both the British embassy and US embassy see the news. | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
The UK is set to re-open its diplomatic mission in Iran, according to its Foreign Secretary, William Hague. Meanwhile, the US has announced it will send more than 250 soldiers to Iraq protect US asset
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Today's post over on the Voice of Russia is about the UK representatives examining Iran. Iran’s nuclear programme and the War in Iraq back in 2003. Find out more about the US intervention and how both the British embassy and US embassy see the news.

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Poor Man’s Tax To Go Up By 100 Per Cent. All In The Name Of Entertainment And Good Causes | Stirring Trouble Internationally

Poor Man’s Tax To Go Up By 100 Per Cent. All In The Name Of Entertainment And Good Causes | Stirring Trouble Internationally | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
The price for tickets in the main draw of the National Lottery to double. Supposedly in responce to people wanting more fun out of the lottery.
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At a news agents near you changes are expected in Autumn.

 

Curious about Camelot need to know more about the Camelot Group wondering what the Colorado Lottery has to do with entertainment then this post is definitely for you.

 

Get the reactions and decisive strategic steps made by George Osborne this week and flashback to what John Major was passionate about and how London the Lottery all share similar things.

 

Curious about your  National Lottery, want to know more about the safety of the Pound sterling not sure about what this poor peoples tax is then read some interesting news from the UK which tells you everything you need to know, from now till Autumn.

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Launch of RT UK to focus on "British events for British audiences"

Launch of RT UK to focus on "British events for British audiences" | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
The news channel RT is to launch a special London edition of its programme, broadcasting from the British capital, starting Thursday evening. Available on satellite and titled RT UK, it will offer fou
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Thursday evenings are now whats on in and around the city of London. If you are wanting to keep up to date with events then be sure to listen live on Thursday or catch up throughout the week. Keep up to date with what's going on.

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Rough sleeping Homelessness in the UK

Rough sleeping Homelessness in the UK | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it

762 people aged under 26 sleeping on the streets between 2013-2014, compared with 316 in 2010-2011. Almost half of all London's homeless are from the UK, while almost a third come from Central and Eastern European countries. VoR’s Brendan Cole spoke to Paul Noblet, Head of Public Affairs at Centrepoint.

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The thing about homelessness is that it is growing. The key thing to do is try and stop it. The problem is people are leaving their homes where they are settled. The transition can be a bit of a gamble. Sometimes things do not always work out as planned. This is what people say who are living on the streets. Research is trying to tackle the problems. Listen in a find out how you can help.

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More Bad News For The Eurozone Economy. How Pathetic! | Stirring Trouble Internationally

More Bad News For The Eurozone Economy. How Pathetic! | Stirring Trouble Internationally | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
The Eurozone economy is going down. Not that it's a surprise to anyone.
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Watching all that money go down the plug hole is difficult for everyone at the least of times. The waste of Europe is mounting up as the banks make the decisions with everyone's money, whilst the borrowing is being relaxed to. Is it any wonder the economy is sinking? This post captures a lot of the risidual waste mounting up at the bottom of the economic basin.

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