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Rishi Sunak: New ways to protect jobs ‘my priority’

Rishi Sunak: New ways to protect jobs ‘my priority’

Business
Media playback is unsupported on your device The chancellor has said looking for new ways to protect jobs is his "number one priority" after the unemployment rate hit its highest level in two years.Rishi Sunak said finding innovative solutions was "top of mind" as figures showed unemployment rose to 4.1% in the three months to July, up from 3.9%. Labour called for the furlough scheme to be replaced when it ends in October, warning joblessness could spike.But the chancellor stressed this would not help people find new opportunities.Mr Sunak acknowledged the furlough wage support scheme had worked, with more than half of the 9.6 million workers furloughed since May returning to work by mid-August.But he told the BBC: "I wouldn't be being honest ...

Liverpool transfer news LIVE: Sadio Mane a ‘priority signing’ for Real Madrid, Minamino deal a ‘masterstroke’, Mbappe to Anfield latest

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]We’ll bring you all the latest Liverpool news ahead of the January transfer window. Here’s our current top Reds stories and follow below for live updates… Robertson vows revenge on Rafinha for Mane booking and fans love him for it Van Dijk ‘slightly disappointed’ with Ballon d’Or defeat Van Dijk feels Liverpool is perfect for […] talkSPORT
Mutual funds unlikely to get priority in DHFL refund

Mutual funds unlikely to get priority in DHFL refund

Finance
NEW DELHI: Even as mutual funds have been impatient regarding their dues from crisis-hit DHFL, which will soon go the insolvency way, legal experts say that it is unlikely that the funds would be the first in the list of creditors to get back their dues. They are also of the view that the fund houses would have to take a haircut, much against the their wish of incurring any such paring down of their refunds. Mutual fund houses want the Wadhawans, the promoters of Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd (DHFL), to arrange funds and pay back their dues and are likely to raise the issue in the committee formed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to administer DHFL. "I don't think it is possible legally. Any resolution has to be comprehensive, it cannot be that one party gets the money out of the system...
Theresa May calls for mental health to be priority

Theresa May calls for mental health to be priority

Health
Every new teacher in England will be trained in how to spot early warning signs of mental illness, under a plan being unveiled by Theresa May later.Mrs May, using some of her remaining political authority before leaving office, has called for improvements in preventing problems."Too many of us have seen first-hand the devastating consequences of mental illness," says Mrs May.Labour's Barbara Keeley said the prime minister only offered "warm words".The shadow minister for mental health said the "reality" was support services being "stretched to breaking point".'Personal priority'Mrs May, having stepped away from debates about Brexit, is using her last days in office to focus on what she sees as key domestic issues."We should never accept a rise in mental h...