An official report into the government’s main welfare to work initiative, the Work Programme, highlights significant problems with the scheme.
Link: Report raises Work Programme issues
A political row has blown up over claims a Budget initiative aimed at helping people get on the housing ladder could be used for second home purchases.
Here is the original post: Row over Budget home loans plan
By Frank Jordans, Associated Press
BERLIN — Swiss voters voiced their anger at perceived corporate greed Sunday by approving a plan to boost shareholders’ say on executive pay.
Some 67.9% of voters backed the “Rip-Off Initiative,” with 32.1% against, according to the official count broadcast by Swiss public television station SRF.
See more here: Swiss Voters Approve Limits on Bosses’ Pay