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UK unveils cost-of-living budget as mass strikes hit country

The UK unveiled a new living wage budget on Wednesday, including additional aid for rising electricity bills, but the government is set to stand firm on rising public sector wage demands as the country weathers a new wave of strikes. Treasury Secretary Jeremy Hunt presents his tax and spending plan to Parliament from 1230 GMT

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“Mass deception”: experts criticize suburban ring

Planning and transport experts have criticized the Victorian government for its massive deceit over plans to accommodate millions of people in areas around commuter rail loop stations. RMIT professor Michael Buxton said the government has a desire to ramp up but has no information on how they will do it with an expected population growth

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Facebook mass action in UK: UK’s $3.7bn mass action against Facebook over market dominance rejected – for now

facebook on Tuesday temporarily dismissed a class-action lawsuit worth up to £3 billion ($3.7 billion) over allegations that the social media giant abused its dominant position to monetize users’ personal data. However, the London tribunal gave the alleged plaintiffs’ lawyers up to six months to “try again” to establish any alleged damages to users. Meta

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