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Government rejects asbestos removal petition
The government will not commit to removing asbestos over 40 years or creating an asbestos register.
Aslef union members will walk out in a long-running dispute over pay and conditions.
Hui Ka Yan, the founder of a crisis-hit Chinese property giant, is under police surveillance.
The United Auto Workers union said 7,000 more members would walk out.
Analysts at Cornwall Insight say higher wholesale energy prices will drive bills up by £73 a year.
The water supplier has said the overhaul will target leaks and spills while creating thousands of jobs.
New figures show the economy has grown by 1.8% since the start of the pandemic, outpacing France and Germany.
As China's housing crisis grows, so have fears that dreams of home ownership have been bulldozed.