Labour drops plan to allow tenants to buy out private landlords

Labour drops plan to allow tenants to buy out private landlords

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Labour has dropped a plan to give a new “right to buy” to private tenants amid fears that the policy was not workable, according to party figures familiar with its election manifesto. But the 2019 manifesto will include other new radical policies including giving councils greater freedoms — and cash — to introduce more state-owned […]

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Sharp rise in petrol price sparks protests across Iran

Sharp rise in petrol price sparks protests across Iran

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Thousands of people in Tehran, Shiraz and other cities and towns across Iran took to the streets on Saturday to protest against the sharp rise in petrol prices, while security forces used tear gas and batons and shot in the air to disperse demonstrators. The biggest protests since December 2017 have so far cost at […]

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Iranians protest against 50% petrol price rises

Iranians protest against 50% petrol price rises

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Thousands of people in Tehran, Shiraz and other cities and towns across Iran took to the streets on Saturday to protest against the sharp rise in petrol prices. At least one person was killed in the southern town of Sirjan, local officials confirmed. Security forces were out in some streets in the capital city where […]

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MedMen cuts 190 jobs, sells assets as pot firms come down off an expansion high

MedMen cuts 190 jobs, sells assets as pot firms come down off an expansion high

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Cash-strapped MedMen Enterprises Inc. is laying off more than 190 employees, including 20% of its corporate workforce. The move is part of a broader corporate restructuring, with the Culver City, Calif.-based pot company targeting positive earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization by the end of 2020. MedMen will also divest noncore assets, including the […]

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