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LABOUR TAX ON 'WEALTHY ENGLISH' TO FUND SCOTS NURSES

Middle-class homeowners in England will be taxed to help prop up the NHS in Scotland under a future Labour government.

DUKE'S FRIEND 'ENSURED STAFF STAYED SILENT'

The Duke of York's former friend Jeffrey Epstein used "aggressive witness tampering" on employees who later stayed silent about claims that the Duke slept with under-age girls, according to American investigators.

NUMBER OF FOREIGN STUDENTS ON COURSE TO DOUBLE BY NEXT DECADE, WARNS MAY

The number of foreign students coming to Britain will almost double to 600,000 by the 2020s, the Home Secretary has warned.

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MARKETS TUMBLE AS OIL PRICE FALLS TO $52

Global financial markets fell into a tailspin yesterday after the price of Brent crude oil slumped below $53 a barrel for the first time since May 2009 and fears over a Greek exit of the eurozone escalated.

GERMANY IS RUNNING RISK OF SLIDING INTO DEFLATION

Fears that Germany is becoming the latest European economy to fall foul of deflationary forces has raised the prospect of a fresh round of monetary stimulus to stave off a fall into negative prices in the single currency area.

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