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Foreign butchers and bricklayers ‘needed in UK’

Image copyright Getty Images Butchers, bricklayers and welders are in such short supply that UK employers should be able to recruit them from abroad when EU freedom of movement rules end, government advisers say. The Migration Advisory Committee also wants senior care workers and nursing assistants to be added to the “shortage occupation list”.And it…

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Why Ukraine loves Joe Biden

Many Ukrainians hope that a Joe Biden presidency will improve relations between their country and the U.S., and dissuade Russian aggression | Roberto Schmidt/AFP via Getty Images Opinion Why Ukraine loves Joe Biden Another 4 years of Trump would be a boon to Russia, Ukrainians fear. By Askold Krushelnycky 9/28/20, 5:47 PM CET Press play…

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EU wants Brexit transition end planning to ‘accelerate’

European Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič | Pool photo by John Thys/EPA EU wants Brexit transition end planning to ‘accelerate’ Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič says future meetings would need to be more regular than they have been.  By Emilio Casalicchio 9/28/20, 3:54 PM CET Updated 9/28/20, 5:05 PM CET LONDON — European Commission Vice…

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Spanish court ruling paves way for Catalan leader’s removal

Catalan President Quim Torra | Quique Garcia/EFE via EPA Spanish court ruling paves way for Catalan leader’s removal Quim Torra banned from public office for breaching electoral law. By Cristina Gallardo 9/28/20, 2:31 PM CET Spain’s Supreme Court ruled on Monday that Catalan President Quim Torra violated electoral law, paving the way for his immediate…

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Inside Russia’s state-media propaganda machine

A new report details the inner workings of RT, the Kremlin-backed media outlet that pushes Russian interests and anti-Western narratives around the globe | Image via iStock Inside Russia’s state-media propaganda machine Academics from the University of Oxford interviewed almost two dozen current and former RT journalists about their time at the Kremlin-backed media outlet.…