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​Nearly 2 mn Brits could face winter without heating – report
Millions of people in Britain could go without heat and power during the winter months if they use a pre-paid meter system, according to new research from Citizens Advice.

01.10.2014 15:15

20% of American workers have lost their job during last 5 years
Roughly one-in-five American workers have been laid off during the last half-decade, according to a recent report, raising new doubts about exactly how secure job stability really is within the United States.

30.09.2014 20:16

Record global debt risks new crisis – Geneva report
A record level of $158.8 trillion in global debt, together with low economic growth is creating a serious threat of a new financial crisis, says the sixteenth annual Geneva Report.

30.09.2014 05:50

'Lost decade': UK workers face real wages drop until 2017
Young people and the “squeezed middle” classes will face a fall in real wages beyond 2017, amounting to a “lost decade” despite signs of economic recovery, claims an economic forecaster.

29.09.2014 09:11

NHS 'crumbling before our eyes': UK patients wait up to a week to see a doctor
Unacceptably long waiting times to see GPs could endanger Britons’ health and have ultimately become a national crisis, the chair of the Royal College of GPs warns.

26.09.2014 09:12

Ukraine is broke – and winter is coming…
Ukraine is broke, and that's the sad legacy of this year's tumult. The question now is: will its western “friends” and Russia save Kiev from the abyss?

24.09.2014 15:16

​Spanish village for sale – for the price of an apartment (VIDEO)
Whole villages are up for sale in Spain, as developers, municipalities and banks want to offload them due to the country’s distressed economy. RT visited one such abandoned community to find out how great the demand for cheap villages is.

24.09.2014 11:43

Mechel shares plummet, as bankruptcy fears mount
Shares of Russian metals and mining group Mechel have dropped more than 30 percent on Tuesday, as investors fear the company won’t be able to manage its $8.7 billion debt.

23.09.2014 10:17

‘Europe getting fed up with the US business influence’
Europeans’ anger with their governments over US-led sanctions against Russia can go “quite far” as they are fed up with US business influence helping arms exporters and NATO, but not average Europeans, former British diplomat William Mallinson told RT.

22.09.2014 12:34

​‘World in indefinite depression’
We are in global depression which started in 2007 and is going to continue indefinitely, Jim Rickards, economist and author of “Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis,” told RT.

19.09.2014 13:38

Ukraine turmoil to hit emerging economies as Russia braces for setback - EBRD
Ongoing tensions between Russia and Ukraine, which have reverberated across the globe, will particularly impact economies of the EBRD region, with a modest recovery predicted in 2015 following a sharp contraction this year.

18.09.2014 13:37

Debt retrievers seizing money from American paychecks – study
One in 10 prime working age Americans are finding that by the time they get their paychecks, credit and loan businesses have been there first. The striking figure emerged after millions of payrolls were checked as part of a study by NPR and ProPublica.

16.09.2014 04:15

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