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      Workers' pay 'below pre-crisis level'

      Incomes for those of working age are still below pre-crisis levels, according to research by the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS).

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      UK government sells Eurostar stake

      The UK government says it is selling its 40% stake in the cross-Channel train operator Eurostar to an Anglo-Canadian consortium for £757.1m.

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      Royal hoax station committed crime

      A radio station broke the law by broadcasting a hoax call with a nurse caring for the Duchess of Cambridge, Australia's high court rules.

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      Farage 'rejects immigration targets'

      The UK Independence Party will not adopt "arbitrary" immigration targets, its leader pledges, having said net annual migration should be capped at 50,000.

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      Clegg in drug law election pledge

      The Lib Dem election manifesto will include a pledge to hand drugs policy from the Home Office to the Department of Health, Nick Clegg is to say.

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      Parents 'let down again' over murder

      Parents who overheard a judge saying victim statements made "no difference" to parole decisions say they have been "let down" again by the justice system.

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      Australian pair moved for execution

      Two Australian drug-smugglers are transferred from Bali to another Indonesian island where they are due to be executed by firing squad.

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      Former UK marine 'killed in Syria'

      An ex-Royal Marine has become the first Briton to be killed while fighting with Kurdish forces against Islamic State in Syria, the Kurdish militia says.

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      Care workers 'being short changed'

      Just one in seven councils in the UK is paying a "fair" price for home care for the elderly, according to a survey.

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      University bosses earning £260,000

      While university leaders want to keep £9,000 fees, a lecturers' union survey shows that vice-chancellors are earning up to £623,000 per year.

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      Source: BBC International