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EuroSkills 2016: battle of young craftspeople

Young people from more than 30 countries were in the Swedish city of Gothenburg to take part in EuroSkills 2016.

Young people from more than 30 countries were in the Swedish city of Gothenburg to take part in EuroSkills 2016.

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U.S. workers rally in first 'Fight for $15' protest since Trump win

Workers from fast-food chains and nearly 20 airports joined nationwide protests for higher pay, union rights and immigration reform on Tuesday in their first major action since businessman Donald Trum

Workers from fast-food chains and nearly 20 airports joined nationwide protests for higher pay, union rights and immigration reform on Tuesday in their first major action since businessman Donald Trum

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Alitalia under fresh pressure to axe 2,000 jobs

Italy’s flag carrier, Alitalia may be forced to cut up to 2,000 jobs as it continues efforts to stem losses.

Italy’s flag carrier, Alitalia may be forced to cut up to 2,000 jobs as it continues efforts to stem losses.

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World Bank warns popularist politics will drag on global growth

Populism has a negative impact on the long term economic outlook of Europe and Central Asia but short term growth is expected to accelerate in the region – according to a new report from the World…

Populism has a negative impact on the long term economic outlook of Europe and Central Asia but short term growth is expected to accelerate in the region – according to a new report from the World…

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Trump lays out his plans for first 100 days

Donald Trump has released a video message outlining his policy plans for his first 100 days in office.

Donald Trump has released a video message outlining his policy plans for his first 100 days in office.

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British jobless rate falls to 11-year low

Britain's jobless rate unexpectedly fell to an 11-year low between July and September, but there were also signs of a possible labour market slowdown.

Britain's jobless rate unexpectedly fell to an 11-year low between July and September, but there were also signs of a possible labour market slowdown.

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US adds 161,000 jobs in October, wages rise

US monthly jobs numbers show a strong pace of hiring in October, a lower unemployment rate and increased wages.

US monthly jobs numbers show a strong pace of hiring in October, a lower unemployment rate and increased wages.

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Eurozone unemployment eases to 10 percent

Unemployment in the eurozone remains high but eased in September to the lowest level in five years at 10 percent of the workforce.

Unemployment in the eurozone remains high but eased in September to the lowest level in five years at 10 percent of the workforce.

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Bombardier to cut more jobs in Canada and Germany

Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier says it is cutting another 7,500 jobs - 10 percent of its workforce - over the next two years.

Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier says it is cutting another 7,500 jobs - 10 percent of its workforce - over the next two years.

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UK job growth slows but no Brexit shock yet

Job creation in Britain slowed in the three months up to August but it seems the Brexit vote has not yet undermined the labour market.

Job creation in Britain slowed in the three months up to August but it seems the Brexit vote has not yet undermined the labour market.

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Peugeot Citroen to cut more jobs in France - reports

Carmaker Peugeot Citroen reportedly plans to cut more than 2,000 jobs in France next year through early retirements and voluntary buyouts.

Carmaker Peugeot Citroen reportedly plans to cut more than 2,000 jobs in France next year through early retirements and voluntary buyouts.

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Unemployment rises in Spain for second straight month

The number of people in Spain registering as unemployed rose in September as the jobs boost of a strong tourist seasons wears off.

The number of people in Spain registering as unemployed rose in September as the jobs boost of a strong tourist seasons wears off.

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Netherlands bank ING to cut 7,000 jobs in digital quest

ING, the Netherlands' largest financial services company, is getting rid of 7,000 positions and will invest 800 million euros in its technology platform.

ING, the Netherlands' largest financial services company, is getting rid of 7,000 positions and will invest 800 million euros in its technology platform.

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Commerzbank's shares slip despite restructuring

Commerzbank has confirmed it will reduce its workforce by more than a fifth - cutting 9,600 jobs as it faces a slump in earnings.

Commerzbank has confirmed it will reduce its workforce by more than a fifth - cutting 9,600 jobs as it faces a slump in earnings.

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2,000 jobs under threat at Caterpillar in Belgium

World's largest maker of heavy machinery begins consultation process that could lead to closure of plant in Charleroi.

World's largest maker of heavy machinery begins consultation process that could lead to closure of plant in Charleroi.

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US job growth slows in August

US employment growth slowed more than expected in August to 151,000, probably ruling out an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve this month.

US employment growth slowed more than expected in August to 151,000, probably ruling out an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve this month.

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German jobless rate falls again, retail sales data mixed

German unemployment was down again in August for the 12th straight month. Retail sales grew month-on-month in July, but declined from a year earlier.

German unemployment was down again in August for the 12th straight month. Retail sales grew month-on-month in July, but declined from a year earlier.

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Strong June jobs numbers indicate US economy is strengthening

US employment rose by 255,000 in July, more than expected, and wages also picked up, bolstering expectations of an acceleration in economic growth.

US employment rose by 255,000 in July, more than expected, and wages also picked up, bolstering expectations of an acceleration in economic growth.

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Tourism boom bring down Spanish jobless total

The number of people registered as out of work in Spain fell by 2.23 percent in July from a month earlier, fuelled by a bumper tourist season.

The number of people registered as out of work in Spain fell by 2.23 percent in July from a month earlier, fuelled by a bumper tourist season.

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France forces through controversial labour reform

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has forced a controversial labour reform bill through parliament without a vote.

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has forced a controversial labour reform bill through parliament without a vote.

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US jobs jump in June

US payrolls increased by 287,000 in June as manufacturers and retailers boosted hiring, confirming the economy has regained speed.

US payrolls increased by 287,000 in June as manufacturers and retailers boosted hiring, confirming the economy has regained speed.