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Teenagers to find out A-level results

The long wait for A-level results is almost over for teenagers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. A drop in applications for university this year is expected to mean a “buyer’s market” with more options available for those looking for ...

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National Minimum Wage: Workers win £2m compensation

Workers whose bosses failed to pay the National Minimum Wage are to be refunded a record £2m, the government has revealed. In its latest “name and shame” campaign, it lists 230 employers which have not complied with the law. In ...

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Lebanon Repeals Its Marry-Your-Rapist Law

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Lebanon on Wednesday repealed a law that allowed rapists to evade punishment by marrying their accusers, the latest in a string of countries in the region to reverse such provisions under pressure from Arab women’s groups. A ...

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Prominent Opposition Leader in Iran Begins Hunger Strike

TEHRAN — One of Iran’s most prominent opposition leaders, under house arrest since 2011, began a hunger strike on Wednesday to demand a public trial, family members said. The release of the opposition leader, Mehdi Karroubi, and another former presidential ...

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Trump disbands business councils after bosses resign

President Trump has said he is scrapping two business councils after more bosses quit over his handling of violent clashes in Virginia. Mr Trump said: “Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy ...

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