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Research exposes scale of government’s social care crisis for disabled people in UK

February 19, 2013

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Thousands struggling to eat, wash or leave their homes New research exposes the true scale of the Government’s social care crisis for disabled people, which has left thousands without access to basic care to help them eat, wash properly and leave their homes. The report, ‘The Other Care Crisis’, is published by Scope, Mencap, The National […]

Slovenia protest adds pressure to crumbling government

February 12, 2013

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(PUBLISHED IN FOCUS NEWS AGENCY) The biggest anti-government gathering since protests against corruption and austerity started in November. Some 20,000 Slovenians took to the streets on Friday, adding pressure on a crumbling conservative government that is struggling to stay in power and avoid a bailout, Reuters informs.   Prime Minister Janez Jansa is clinging to […]

Unemployment among ethnic minority youths in Holland passes 28%

February 11, 2013

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The unemployment rate among people with an ethnic minority background rose to 15.5% last year, up nearly 2.5 percentage points on the previous year, the national statistics office CBS said on Friday. By contrast, the jobless rate among native white Dutch reached 5%, up from 4.2% in 2011. The increase was sharpest among the under-25s. […]

Flight from italian universities

February 5, 2013

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(PUBLISHED IN IL CORRIERE DELLA SERA) Equivalent of one university fewer in ten years. Enrolments down from 338,482 in 2003-2004 to 280,144 in 2011-2012. Shrinking teaching staff.     Undergraduates, graduates, post-grads, teaching staff and funds are all on the decline as Italy’s universities struggle. The warning comes from the national university council (CUN) in […]

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