One of Australia's former immigration ministers has called for an increase in the number of immigrants allowed to enter the country.
Continued uncertainty about the strength of the global economy and personal financial strain could be forcing some expatriates to reconsider their plans, it has been suggested.
Economic stresses in Europe and America have brought about a 20 per cent increase in the number of expats looking into moving to India.
A fund to help poorer countries tackle climate change could be included in any deal by the global shipping and transport sector to cut its emissions.
Lorry traffic heading into one of England's most historic cities could be cut under what is being described as a revolutionary freight interchange plan on the city's outskirts.
The world is on the brink of falling back into recession, but the air transport sector can help it pull out of danger – at least that's the view of a leading industry body.
America's agricultural industry is mounting another push to make people aware of the difficulties it could face if a wide-scale ban on temporary overseas workers on which it relies heavily is introduced.
The difference between the number of people moving to the UK and those emigrating reached an all-time high in 2010, new government figures show.
Evidence of the tough market in which container shipping companies are operating has come from Asia, where the continent's biggest player in the field has announced it is pulling out of the business.
With up to 18,000 immigration officers expected to take part in a one-day strike next Wednesday, the government is making contingency plans to draft in workers from overseas to do their job.
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