US to withhold $65m in aid for Palestinian refugees

Trump administration is reportedly conditioning the release of additional funds on whether the UN makes unspecified reforms The United States will give a UN agency $60m in aid for Palestinian refugees but withhold a further $65m for now, the state department said on Tuesday, as the Trump administration carried out …

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Subcontractors lay off staff as Carillion crisis spreads

Threat of contagion likened to re-run of banking crisis with up to 30,000 small firms in supply chain owed money The dramatic collapse of Carillion has started to hit thousands of the firm’s suppliers, as the real world impact of the demise starts to emerge. Subcontractors owed money by the …

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