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Dominic Cummings makes the UK look bad in Brexit talks

Just like he “urged everyone to find closure” regarding Brexit following his victory in elections last year, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson last week urged everyone to “move on” from the Dominic Cummings saga. But just like then, it is easier said than done.

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Young people’s poverty has now become acceptable

By Antonia Oprita

A report due to be released on Tuesday by the UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) is likely to make some interesting reading (and yes, I am aware of how nerdy this sounds).

The report is about the “intergenerational transmission of poverty in the UK & EU,” an issue that is becoming more and more obvious as inequality rises following the measures taken to mitigate the effects of the financial crisis on capital markets.

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How skills vouchers can help emerging markets

By: Sourajit Aiyer

A common thread binds all developing and developed nations today – the issue of skill-creation. Dynamics of commerce are shifting, and in these changing times, our skill capabilities can help keep our countries competitive and relevant.

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