The number of stoppages and the number of workers involved in labour disputes hit a record low last year.
Margot James tells consumers to boycott the ticket reseller after it fails to change its policies.
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Economic security must be a priority beyond the welfare state
Markets are steadier and caretaker PM Carlo Cottarelli finalises his cabinet
There is a significant link between higher temperatures and lower school achievement, says a US study.
The company becomes the last of the “big six” energy companies to announce early summer price rises.
The corruption and poverty that encourage Romanians to migrate leave the country depleted of energy and hope
Romanians are now the second largest group of non-British nationals in the UK, following Poles. More than 400,000 Romanians live in the UK, more than double the number before 2014, when restrictions on the UK labour market lifted (seven years after Romania joined the European Union).
Nevertheless, in spite of these numbers, Romanians are not out to “flood” the UK. They are leaving their county in hordes, moving to wherever there is an opportunity. In Italy and Spain (Latin countries with similar languages), Romanians have been the largest group of non-nationals for a while.
Digital minister Margot James tells consumers not to use the Geneva-based ticket reseller.