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What the papers say - THE INDEPENDENT

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Construction workers at Heathrow T5 have threatened client BAA with strike action in a dispute over bonuses.

Union GMB wants bonuses to become performance related.

Members will be balloted on possible walkout.

A surge in the number of drivers being prosecuted for driving offences has caused courts to reach a 15 year high in the total number of people sentenced.

Rescuers have abandoned hope of finding any more survivors from a train that plunged into a swollen river in southern India last week.

Officials said at least 111 people were killed after floods washed away part of the track.

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