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UK jobs may disappear over arms deal with India

India's decision to purchase jet fighters from France's Dassault instead of the UK's BAE Systems could lead to job losses, British trade unions said Wednesday. The contract, lost to France, was worth £7 billion. However, BAE Systems said no jobs would be lost.

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An already fragile business model for journalism might be dealt a lethal blow in the corona crisis. And the freedom of the press itself is coming under extreme pressure, as governments take swift and debilitating measures fighting the pandemic.

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