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Christmas Every Day: Bonus Bonanza For City Bankers - 22 December 2014

Annual bonuses for bankers working in London’s financial sector are expected to rise by an average of 21 percent, according to a recent survey. Salaries were also found to be increasing, with the average finance salary at just under £100,000. 77 more words

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Greek Austerity ‘Unprecedented’ Assault On Human Rights - 22 December 2014

Four years of brutal austerity measures in Greece have highlighted the poverty and inequality in the country undermining democracy, a damning new report by the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) says. 85 more words

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Controversial Arizona Sheriff To Challenge Obama Immigration Order In Court - 22 December 2014

President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration, aimed at sparing nearly 5 million people from deportation, has prompted hard-line Arizona county sheriff Joe Arpaio to challenge the measure in court Monday. 131 more words

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PoliticalVelCraft - Missouri Bill To Nullify All Of Obama’s Executive Orders: E.O. Not A Constitutional Instrument - 22 December 2014

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A bill prefiled for introduction in the Missouri State House for 2015 could effectively nullify federal executive orders signed into existence by the President. 137 more words

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$300,000 In Gold Missing From Ukraine Central Bank After Swapped For Lead Bricks - 22 December 2014

Cunning fraudsters have conned the Ukraine Central Bank branch in Odessa into buying $300,000 worth of gold which turned out to be lead daubed with gold paint. 112 more words

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Peasants’ Revolt! Salmond Calls For ‘Constitutional Revolution’ In England - 22 December 2014

Former Scottish National Party (SNP) leader and First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond has urged England to hold a referendum on its own future, rather than focus on relations with the EU. 83 more words

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‘Justice Delayed’: UK Law Official Insists Libyan Megrahi Guilty Of Lockerbie Bombing, Relatives Skeptical - 22 December 2014

A top UK legal official claims to have had “very useful” talks with the director of the FBI in a renewed effort for bring the perpetrators of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing to justice. 98 more words

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