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Alan Milburn says child poverty 'no longer problem of the workless and work-shy'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1019000/1019962_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522770127_7ab5dd385ce5965916ccb7c77117de2e<p><b>Working parents in Britain "simply do not earn enough to escape poverty", the government's social mobility tsar Alan Milburn has warned.</b><p>Two-thirds of …

United Kingdom

Tout Sur Mes Finances

Extreme weather can be the 'most important cause of poverty'

<b>New research suggests that extreme weather events will keep people poor in many parts of the world.</b><p>The authors argue that where disasters like drought are prevalent, they can be the most important cause of poverty.<p>They say that up to 325 million people will be living in countries highly exposed to …

Climate Change

Air pollution causes cancer - WHO

<b>Pollutants in the air we breathe have been classed as a leading environmental cause of cancer by the World Health Organization.</b><p>It said the evidence was clear they cause lung cancer.<p>Sources of pollution include car exhausts, power stations, emissions from agriculture and industry - as well as …

Pollution

US debt crisis: Congress passes deal

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New York Times

New global index exposes 'modern slavery' worldwide

<b>Nearly 30 million people around the world are living as slaves, according to a new index ranking 162 countries.</b><p>The Global Slavery Index 2013 says India has the highest number of people living in conditions of slavery at 14 million.<p>But Mauritania has the highest proportional figure with about 4% of …

Geography

Japan typhoon: Rescuers search debris for missing

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1019000/1019937_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522717012_eccc4f3527ee70335c94c20ca3d0acef<p><b>Rescuers in Japan worked overnight and into Thursday looking for survivors of Typhoon Wipha, which has killed at least 18 people.</b><p>Around 39 people are …

Typhoons