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Saudi Arabia employs around two million Indian expatriate workers, but since the implementation of a new labour policy droves of migrant workers have been returning home.
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Virendra Anand moved from India to Hong Kong 27 years ago and now has a successful business restoring high-performance cars and yachts.
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Rampant inflation largely caused by international sanctions has left Iran's economy in its worst state for two decades.
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The Royal Society of Edinburgh unveils a new portrait of scientist Prof Peter Higgs who gave his name to the so-called "God particle".
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People classified with perfect pitch may not actually be as in tune with the sounds they hear as they think, a study finds.
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John Lewis chairman Charlie Mayfield and Nigel Bogle, co-founder of the Bartle Bogle Hegarty advertising agency, are both knighted in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
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UK pensioners' incomes have risen faster than all other age groups in the last 30 years, a study has shown.
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Rare Przewalski horses have been returned to their native habitat in northwest China
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Northern Ireland has been given a boost to its economy to attract overseas investment and help create jobs.
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Detroit will immediately stop debt payments, the city's financial manager says, as he sets out a proposal for creditors to take a big cut on what they are owed.
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The IMF urges the US to repeal the huge federal budget cuts introduced this year under the sequester, denouncing them as "excessively rapid and ill-designed".
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The original ending has been restored to a 216-year-old opera after the manuscript was put through one of the world's most advanced X-ray machines.
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David Cameron pledges a £1m payment to anyone who can "identify and solve the biggest problem of our time".
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The United Nations says India will overtake China as the world's most populous country by 2028, and that the global population will reach 9.6 billion by 2050.
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The Scottish Premier League imposes a registration embargo on Hearts after they fail to pay some players on time.
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This week's figures from the jobs market showed the number in work has increased, unemployment is down but the squeeze on spending power has continued.
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Charging motorists per mile would reduce congestion and lower taxes, says think tank
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Singapore's central bank censures 20 banks for attempting to rig the city-state's benchmark interest rates.
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Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany tells the BBC young European job-seekers should be prepared to move in search of work.
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The Home Office and five other government departments agree budget cuts ahead of Chancellor George Osborne's spending review.
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The Home Office and five other departments are the latest to reach a deal with George Osborne over spending cuts, the government has confirmed.
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Online Scrabble players are angered by changes made to a mobile version of Scrabble since its takeover by EA
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Paul Tucker, deputy governor of the Bank of England, will step down later this year, having lost out on the top job to Canadian Mark Carney.
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Four cuckoos caught at sites in Lochalsh and Skye are fitted with satellite tags in an effort to track their migrations to Africa.
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There's no actual law against women driving in Saudi Arabia. But it's forbidden. Two years ago, Manal al-Sharif decided to encourage women to drive by doing so -- and filming herself for YouTube. Hear her story of what happened next.
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