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Immigrants Better Educated Than UK-Born, Unlikely to be Unemployed

Immigrants to the UK tend to be better educated than UK-born nationals and they are most definitely not pushing highly skilled Britons out of the country, contrary to media reports, the UK labour market experts told Sputnik.

Exotic Newborn Stars Discovered at the Edge of the Galaxy

Exotic newborn stars seen at Galaxy's edge for the first time.

US Drone Strikes in Middle East Run Contrary to Ethics - Anti-War Group

US drone strikes in the Middle East, Somalia and Afghanistan are totally outside the range of ethics, the Washington DC representative of the CODEPINK anti-war organization said.

Russia Will Continue Advanced Weapon Development Despite Economic Crisis

Russia will continue the development of advanced weapons despite the current economic difficulties, Oleg Bochkaryov told RIA Novosti.

Protesters to Occupy Hong Kong Streets to Oppose Parallel Trade With China

Streets of Hong Kong will fill with demonstrators again who vowed to protest against parallel trading with China on Sunday.

Too Ambitious to be True? Iran Plans to Send Humans to Space by 2016

It was all smiles and cheers on Iran's National Day of Space Technology, celebrated this year on February 17, as the country unveiled a prototype of a spacecraft allegedly capable of taking a human to space.

Dark Energy Camera Snaps Shot of Lovejoy Comet

On December 27, 2014, while scanning the southern sky as part of the Dark Energy Survey, researchers snapped a picture of comet Lovejoy.

Arrested Spaniards Fought for Free Donbas - Anti-Fascist Committee

Arresting eight Spaniards, who supported independent Donbas, and ignoring those, who fought alongside Kiev's army, is “a manifestation of double standards”, the Madrid Committee in Support of Anti-Fascist Ukraine told Sputnik.

Ukraine's Not-So-Real Deal With UAE: Officials Deny Weapons Supplies

According to the UAE Assistant Foreign Minister for Security and Military Affairs, The UAE and Ukraine signed an agreement on military and security cooperation which does not foresee any deals on weapon deliveries between the countr...

European Trade Unions Demand End to Social Dumping of Millions of Workers

Millions of workers in Europe are losing out on pay because their employers are using EU loopholes to get round tax and employment laws that are not being enforced evenly across the union, a practice known as social dumping.

Kids in Gangs: British Youths Both Victim and Perpetrator

After the 2011 riots in Britain - where towns, cities and shops across the country were set on fire and looted - the government set up a review into gang and youth violence. And according to a House of Commons report, Gangs and youth crime, ‘we should accept that children as young as seven are at risk of gang involvement'.

Russia to Push for India's Full-Fledged SCO Membership – House Speaker

Russia will take all the necessary steps to ensure getting a positive decision on India's application for full membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Russia's State Duma speaker said after a meeting with the heads of both chambers of the Indian parliament in New Delhi.

Netherlands to Consider Security Budget Increase Amid Terrorist Threat

The proposal, which is expected to be discussed at Friday’s cabinet meeting, implies a moderate security budget increase in Netherlands this year and a radical rise by 2020 that could top $112 million.

Libya and Syria: Two Wars Against ISIL, Two Different Western Reactions

The Western reaction to the Libyan government’s request for anti-terror assistance is the polar opposite of how it responded to Damascus’ similar requests. While the West seems intent on sabotaging Syria, it appears to be going out of its way to accommodate Libya.

Virginia Victims of Forced Sterilization to be Compensated

Virginia lawmakers are trying to put an embarrassing time in the state behind them by approving nearly half a million dollars to victims of a controversial program.

Denmark Should Suspend Asylum Cases Processing Amid ISIL Threat – Lawmaker

To prevent the terrorist group's members from entering Denmark, the country should pause the processing of Syrian asylum cases.

Downgrading Russia’s Credit Rankings Illogical - Chinese Rating Agency

Guan Jianzhong, the President of Chinese credit rating agency Dagong Global Guan Jianzhong, said he does not see any clear logic behind western rating agencies' decision to downgrade credit ratings of Russian companies.

San Francisco Cop Pepper Sprays, Beats Homeless Man (VIDEO)

A San Francisco police officer pepper sprayed and beat a homeless man for refusing to get off the bus.

Young Man in Austria Sentenced for Islamic State Facebook Postings

A young Kurdish man in Vienna was given a six month conditional sentence for posting Islamic State images and propaganda on Facebook.

NATO Buildup Near Russian Borders Damages European Security - NATO Envoy

NATO's military buildup near Russia's borders is "a road to nowhere" that will undermine European security, Russia's permanent envoy to the alliance said.

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