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UK government turns children’s prisons into schools

June 12, 2021 MORE THAT a century ago, a prison in Borstal, Kent, reserved a wing for its youngest inmates. The teens had ended up with older delays, but officials hoped special treatment would help them recover. As Evelyn Ruggles-Brise of the Prison Commission said, education and exercise would save …

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UK opens inquiry into British Airways and Ryanair into refunds

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has opened an investigation into the national carrier, British Airways (BA) and Irish airline Ryanair to find out whether they violated consumer law by not offering of reimbursement to customers who could not legally take flights due to Covid-19 Blockages. During the closures, …

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20-year-old Briton dies after falling from Pattaya balcony

As the Thai government continues to step up its vaccination rollout and Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha insists that there will be enough vaccines for everyone, many Thais have lost confidence. And the few who can afford it fly abroad – at a significant cost – to get vaccinated against Covid-19. …

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UK consumer confidence growing | New

UK – Consumer confidence in the UK improved in May, according to the most recent analysis by YouGov and the Center for Economics and Business Research (Cebr). The Consumer Confidence Index rose 3.1 points to 113.6 over the past month, the highest level recorded by YouGov since May 2016. A …

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