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ECB faces backlash over stimulus package – business live

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including reaction to Mario Draghi’s latest parcel to save the eurozone economy 8.11 am BST Boom! The newest member of the ECB’s governing council has proceeded public with its deep concern over Draghi’s stimulus package. Essentially it was the question about …

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Two protesters arrested over Heathrow drone threat

Flights operate as normal after climate activists’ blocked by signal-jamming technology’ Two people have been arrested as protesters “ve tried to” fly drones near Heathrow to highlight the role air travel plays in the escalate climate emergency. Activists attempted to launch the first monotone at about 3am within the airport’s …

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London’s abandoned underground – in pictures

London has been shaped by its railways, ever since the Metropolitan opened as the world’s first underground cable in 1863. As the network developed, old stations, passageways, enterings, passageways and rods were left behind Hidden London: Discovering the Forgotten Underground, photos by Toby Madden and Andy Davies, is published by …

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Inequality: is it rising, and can we reverse it?

The UK ranks among the most unequal commonwealths in Europe and many people feel they are not sharing in the country’s wealth Income inequality has risen aggressively since the 1970 s in most advanced economies various regions of the world, and has been blamed for increasingly polarised politics. Thomas Piketty: …

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Ucas orders inquiry into ‘racial profiling’ of UK students

University applications made by black students more likely to be investigated for fraud The university admissions clearing home Ucas has ordered investigation into the cases after discovering that its process for investigating fraud was far more likely to demand proof of claims from black applicants than white-hot ones. Figures obtained …

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