The Joseph Rowntree Foundation sets a new Living Wage annually and this year's rate is £7.45, a 25p increase.
Ed Miliband will make a speech later this morning to set out the case for companies to pay the Living Wage.
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Travel industry chiefs have called for universal safety standards to be introduced across Europe, to help prevent future tragedies.
The tragic deaths of two children on a Thomas Cook Corfu holiday in 2006 could lead to a crisis of confidence for the travel industry.
Sunny spells for tomorrow, although the further we go into the weekend then we will see outbreaks of rain moving south eastwards