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Hundreds missing as S Korea ferry sinks

Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea, officials say.


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After nearly six years of falling living standards, weekly earnings have finally edged above inflation, according to the Office for National Statistics.

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Ukrainian troops entering Kramatorsk have been blocked by pro-Russia civilians, as tension escalates across the region.

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