German Unemployment Declines as Economy Poised for More Growth

German Unemployment Declines as Economy Poised for More Growth

German unemployment fell to a new record low as Europe’s largest economy continued to power ahead. The jobless rate dropped to 5.7 percent in May from 5.8 percent, data from the Federal Labor Agency in Nuremberg showed on Wednesday. The number of people out of work slid by a seasonally adjusted 9,000 in May to 2.54 million, compared with a decline of 15,000 forecast in a Bloomberg survey.

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British Airways meltdown: Compensation and other costs could hit $100 million

British Airways meltdown: Compensation and other costs could hit $100 million

The computer system failure that grounded thousands of British Airways flights over the weekend could cost the airline more than $100 million. British Airways canceled all Saturday flights from London's two biggest airports following the tech meltdown. The outage was caused by a power surge that affected messaging across the airline's system, and there was no evidence that hackers were to blame, it said.

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British Airways boss ‘tries to gag staff’ on IT meltdown which has hit 300,000 passengers after ‘inexperienced staff outsourced to India didn’t know to launch back up system’

British Airways boss 'tries to gag staff' on IT meltdown which has hit 300,000 passengers after 'inexperienced staff outsourced to India didn't know to launch back up system'

THE British Airways boss is alleged to have tried to “gag staff” over the IT meltdown which hit 300,000 passengers – as inexperienced staff in India didn’t know how to launch the back up system, it has been claimed. The airline’s check-in and operational systems crashed on Saturday and saw thousands of people trying to travel on Bank Holiday weekend left stranded.

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Alone on the Open Road: Truckers Feel Like ‘Throwaway People’

Alone on the Open Road: Truckers Feel Like ‘Throwaway People’

President Trump ignited a national discussion of blue-collar jobs. Truck driving, once a road to the middle class, is now low-paying, grinding, unhealthy work. We talked with drivers about why they do it. By “Trip Gabriel.

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