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Labour Proposes 'Tough But Fair' Jobs and Welfare Scheme

Ed Balls

Labour will move to protect itself from the politically damaging charge that it is soft on welfare claimants, by proposing that every adult aged over 25 and out of work for more than two years should be obliged to take up a government-provided job for six months, or lose benefits.

Google Cleared in FTC Antitrust Probe

US Regulators End Google Probe Still

Google Inc. is free to extend its dominance of the $50bn Internet search market after U.S. regulators ended an investigation into whether the company unfairly skewed search results to disadvantage competitors.