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Sturgeon: SNP would support Labour without coalition

SNP leader and Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that her party would be willing to support a minority Labour government but in a “less formal” manner than a coalition.

The Weekly Review: Nov 18 - Nov 24

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WHO: Eighty per cent of children insufficiently active

The World Health Organization have released a study which indicates that 80 per cent of children aged between 11 and 17 are not exercising enough.

Major parties could be heeding Mark Asplin Whiteley’s warning on skills shortage ahead of December election

Ahead of the 12th December general election, one of the key battlegrounds which is being set for the three major parties is around how the longstanding shortage of skilled workers in various sectors of British industry is to be addressed.

China’s increased coal usage could jeopardise climate change targets

China’s increased coal capacity over the last 18 months could compromise the climate change targets outlined in the Paris agreement, according to a recently-published study.

Holliday Fielding Hocking look to address skills gap by providing in-house training

As the general election of December 12 draws ever closer, much is being made of how the major parties are seeking to address the longstanding skills gap that has blighted British industry.

McDonnell: IFS "wrong" to say Labour’s tax plans are "not credible"

Labour shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said that the Institute for Fiscal Studies “got it wrong” when its director Paul Johnson said that Labour’s tax plans to fund its spending pledges were not viable.

Government can look to the likes of Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe for agility on connectivity

2019 has been a historic year for technology, in that it has seen the UK switch on a 5G network for the first time.

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