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GM Korea reaches tentative wage deal, avoids bankruptcy

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SEOUL (Reuters) - General Motors Co’s South Korean unit on Monday said it has reached a tentative wage deal with its labor union, meeting a key condition laid down by the US automaker to prevent it filing for bankruptcy for the money-losing operation Kaher Kazem (L), chief executive of GM Korea, and Barry Engle (2nd L), head of GM's international operations, attend a news conference in Incheon...

Royal baby name: What is the third child likely to be called?

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However, while the decision may be guided by tradition, there is no strict protocol royal family members must adhere to "There are no hard and fast rules these days, it is much more relaxed," says Mr Little Rules or not, Mr Fitzpatrick argues the royal family tend to think about three things when picking a name Mr Little adds: "The Queen would obviously be consulted and, while she might not...

Shania Twain sorry for saying she'd vote for Trump

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The singer is Canadian so was not eligible to vote but said in an interview with The Guardian that she would have chosen the businessman over Hillary Clinton in 2016 because he "seemed honest" There was a backlash on social media over her remarks and she attempted to diffuse the criticism on Sunday "I am passionately against discrimination of any kind and hope it's clear from the choices I have...

Royal baby: Duchess of Cambridge goes into labour

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Image copyrightPAThe Duchess of Cambridge has been admitted to hospital in the early stages of labour with her third child Catherine and the Duke of Cambridge travelled to the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, in central London on Monday morning The baby will be fifth in line to the throne and the Queen's sixth great-grandchild The birth will be announced with an email to the press...

China says 32 Chinese nationals killed in North Korea bus accident

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday that 32 Chinese nationals died in a major bus accident in North Korea
Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said four North Koreans also died in the accident, which occurred in North Hwanghae province
Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Writing by Philip Wen; Editing by Kim Coghill
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TSB customers report online problems

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Image copyrightAFP/Getty ImagesTSB customers have reported problems with their online banking after weekend upgrades to the company's systems The bank warned its users that it was carrying out upgrades between 16:00 BST on Friday and 18:00 on Sunday But a number of customers were still facing problems on Sunday evening One customer was credited with £13,000 he didn't have, and could see details...

South Korea switches off propaganda broadcasts, Moon upbeat on North Korea nuclear halt

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North and South Korea are in the final stages of preparations for a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-In at the border truce village of Panmunjom on Friday After initially welcoming Pyongyang’s statement on halting nuclear and missile tests, Trump sounded a more cautious note on Sunday Still, South Korean companies with exposure to North Korea...

Elderly dog helps save girl lost in Australian bush

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Image copyrightQUEENSLAND POLICEImage caption Max, a cattle dog, stayed with the girl for 16 hours Australian police have praised a dog for remaining with a three-year-old girl as she spent a night lost in bushland The girl, Aurora, had been the subject of a large search after she wandered away from her home in Queensland She was followed by her family's 17-year-old cattle dog, Max, who is...

China says many Chinese casualties in North Korea bus crash

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BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese tourists have been involved in a major bus accident in North Korea that caused a large number of casualties, China’s state media and the government said on Monday, without giving a precise break-up Chinese visitors account for about 80 percent of all foreign tourists to North Korea, says a South Korean think-tank, the Korea Maritime Institute, which estimates that...

£6m pledge for children of alcoholics

Media captionJon Ashworth MP in 2017: 'Dad would pick me up from school drunk'The government has announced £6m of funding to help children with alcoholic parents Plans include fast access to mental health services for children - and programmes to treat parents' addiction An estimated 200,000 children in England live with alcohol-dependent parents "These measures will ensure thousands of children...

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