Refugees to boost Germany’s skilled labour force
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Refugees to boost Germany’s skilled labour force

An aging population and a low birth rate are creating serious skills shortages in several…

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India’s street vendors fearful for the future
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India’s street vendors fearful for the future

About 400,000 Indians make a living selling things on the streets of the capital. But…

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Top digital trends for 2016
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Top digital trends for 2016

Wearable technology and digital sensors in just about everything. That’s what’s on show at the…

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Puerto Rico wants a Washington bailout
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Puerto Rico wants a Washington bailout

The US territory of Puerto Rico has defaulted on about 174 million dollars of debt…

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Mega-ship docks US port as change roils shipping industry
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Mega-ship docks US port as change roils shipping industry

Oregon protesters vow to dig in even as their leaders surrender
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Oregon protesters vow to dig in even as their leaders surrender

In the US state of Oregon, two farmers have turned themselves in to police, and…

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Affordable homes difficult to find in Malaysia
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Affordable homes difficult to find in Malaysia

Buying a property for the first time is difficult no matter where you are in…

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Senegal islands quickly disappearing due to climate change
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Senegal islands quickly disappearing due to climate change

In Senegal, islands around the low lying delta of the Saloum region are fast dissapearing…

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We speak to American gun owners about gun control
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We speak to American gun owners about gun control

President Obama’s pledge to take executive action on gun ownership laws has polarised Americans. Al…

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The Stream – The ‘dark side’ of sports
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The Stream – The ‘dark side’ of sports