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Fares Increase 'Twice as Fast as Wages'



UK August 16, 2016


Trade unions have revealed that train fares have increased 'twice as fast as wages' over the last year. BBC news cites the analysis by the TUC union and Action for Rail, which shows that fares have risen by 25 perc...

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Uber and Black Cabs Welcome London Rules Review



UK August 15, 2016


Uber - and their London black cab rivals - have both welcomed an anticipated review of the city's private hire rules. That's according to City AM, who report that Sadiq Khan is likely to re-examine the regulations following lobby...

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Rent Falls in London - for First Time in Six Years



UK August 15, 2016


It's been revealed that average rent in London has fallen for the first time in six years. The Financial Times reports that the figures apply to newly let homes in July, which cost 0.5 percent (or £7) less than in the same ...

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Record-Breaking Day for Team GB



UK August 15, 2016


Team GB enjoyed a record-breaking day at the Olympic Games on Sunday. The haul of eight medals saw the British Olympians move into second place in the medal table, with 15 Golds and 16 Silvers to the USA's 26 Golds and 21 Silvers...

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Interview: Award-winning Artist on Tattoo Dangers



HEALTH, UK August 12, 2016


Illegal tattooists and home kits are posing life-threatening risks to the public.  That's according to The Local Government Association (LGA) who claim those practicing unlawfully are spreading fatal diseases such as&nb...

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