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Census shows rise in foreign-born

The number of foreign-born residents in England and Wales has risen by nearly three million since 2001 to 7.5 million people, the 2011 census shows. That means about one in eight – 13% – of residents were born outside the UK. The most common birthplaces outside of the UK for...
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UK to end financial aid to India by 2015

The UK is to end financial aid to India by 2015, international development secretary Justine Greening has said. Support worth about £200m ($319m) will be phased out between now and 2015 and the UK’s focus will then shift to offering technical assistance. Ms Greening said the move, which will be...
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University degree a must to visit UAE: report

DUBAI: Tourists from South Asian countries that export labour to the UAE will require a university degree to get a visa as the rich Gulf state fights an illegal influx, a newspaper reported Tuesday. Electricians, pipe fitters, masons, farmers, drivers, tailors and cleaners from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and...
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Trapped’ Illegal Immigrants Sleeping On Streets

Hundreds of illegal immigrants from India are sleeping rough in appalling conditions in West London, a Sky News investigation can reveal. Unable to find work after the economic downturn, the men huddle together against the freezing cold under bridges across Ealing and Hounslow. A lack of sanitation and washing facilities...
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