From today, applicants for visas which entitle them to work in the UK will need to prove that they are taking a job which pays the going rate for that type of work.
An electronic system under which airlines and shipping companies send electronic lists of their passengers and crew to the UK Border Agency for screening while they are en route to the country has resulted in 10,000 people being arrested on arrival.
Rail freight operators in the UK are optimistic about the future, and expect the volume of traffic to double by 2030, according to new figures.
Flooding has forced the closure of a visa application centre in the Thai capital, Bangkok.
The tough international shipping market is prompting many suppliers and buyers in the sector to do more shopping around for the services they need online.
A group which advises the British government on its immigration policies has included plans which would further restrict the ability of people to move to the UK in its latest list of proposals put before ministers.
In what has been called an 'historic ruling', a court in Egypt has bowed to great pressure, and agreed to let its expat citizens around the world vote in domestic elections.
Cheaper properties in the Brooklyn district of New York are luring prosperous buyers who have been priced out of the more prestigious neighbourhoods of Manhattan.
Could this be a dream way of getting that new life in America for some lucky people?
Air freight traffic figures fell sharply in September – but the news is being presented as positive for the sector's prospects for attracting more lucrative business from the high-tech goods sector.
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