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Real-term pay falls for sixth month in a row

Real-term pay falls for sixth month in a row

British workers have now been squeezed by six months of falling real-term wages, official figures show.Average weekly earnings excluding bonuses rose by 2.1% in the three months to...

Health

Ready, steady, bake!!

Ready, steady, bake!!

We know you’re glued to #GBBO as much as we are, but if you’re keen to add a ce
4 New Stir-Fry Recipes to Try

4 New Stir-Fry Recipes to Try

Stir-fry is an easy go-to when you want to make something healthy and tasty but ...
What to know about hepatitis A, as California outbreak triggers state of emergency

What to know about hepatitis A, as California outbreak triggers state of emergency

As California finds itself in the grips of the largest person-to-person hepatit...

World

Battle 'over' against Islamic State in Raqqa

Battle 'over' against Islamic State in Raqqa

Military operations have ended against Islamic State in its Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, say the Syrian Democratic Forces...
Iraqi Kurdish independence gamble backfires

Iraqi Kurdish independence gamble backfires

In ongoing standoff following a referendum for an independent state separate from Iraq, Kurds in northwestern Iraq have...
US urges calm as Kirkuk crisis escalates

US urges calm as Kirkuk crisis escalates

Media playback is unsupported on your deviceThe US has called for "calm" after Iraqi government forces seized the northe...
Iraqi forces enter Kirkuk as Kurds flee

Iraqi forces enter Kirkuk as Kurds flee

Media playback is unsupported on your deviceIraqi government forces have entered central Kirkuk after taking key install...