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Black history: Can school curriculum help curb racism?
A generation could be changed with the right education and representation in schools, a woman who felt "traumatised" by her school days has said.
WHO: Nearly 200 cases of monkeypox reported in more than 20 countries
The World Health Organization says nearly 200 cases of monkeypox have been reported in more than 20 countries not usually known to have outbreaks of the unusual disease, but described the epidemic as “containable” and proposed creating a...
Hong Kong seeks to revive global banking status with major summit
Hong Kong's central bank plans to hold a major conference in November it hopes will draw global banking bosses, sources said.
Sudan women’s activist wins human rights prize
Sudanese women’s activist Amira Osman Hamed has won a Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk, the organization announced.
Prince William holds future of British monarchy in his hands
While nearly all attention will be focused next week on Queen Elizabeth as she celebrates her 70th anniversary on the throne this year, for those with eyes on the future of the British monarchy, attention is switching to her grandson Pri...
UK battles to keep Jaguar Land Rover’s planned EV production
Britain lagging behind in race to build vital large-scale and local battery factories
World Bank boss warns over global recession
The head of the World Bank has warned that Russia's invasion of Ukraine could cause a global recession as the price of food, energy and fertiliser jump.
Billionaire’s stake in BT faces security probe
The government is to examine French billionaire Patrick Drahi's increased stake in BT over national security concerns, the telecoms giant has said.
China Opens Exchange Bond Markets to Overseas Investors
China will allow foreign institutional investors to trade bonds on its smaller exchange market in its latest step to attract more capital inflows by opening its financial markets, after a record selloff of Chinese holdings by foreign inv...
Single-Story Modern Rustic Home In India
Single-story modern rustic home in India, featuring a cosy rustic interior design made with natural materials, reclaimed wood, and a Kotah limestone floor.
UK equities head for best week since mid-March
UK's FTSE 100 inched higher on Friday, putting the blue-chip index on course for its best weekly showing since mid-March, although oil and gas stocks came under renewed pressure after the UK government's windfall tax plan this week.
Elon Musk Sued By Twitter Shareholders For Stock Price Manipulation
The court filing said that Musk's disregard for securities laws demonstrates how one can flaunt the law and the tax code to build their wealth at the expense of the other Americans.
Spain Passes Bill Qualifying All Non-Consensual Sex As Rape
Spanish government-proposed legislation, known as "Only yes is yes", merges the crimes of sexual abuse and sexual assault into the same type of crime qualified as rape, and victims will no longer have to prove violence or resistance.
Russia Ready To Help Overcome Global Food Crisis If...: Putin
Russia-Ukraine War: Vladimir Putin said in a conversation with Italian PM that the Russian Federation is ready to make a significant contribution to overcoming the food crisis.
US economy shrank by 1.5% in the first three months of 2022
But US consumers and businesses kept spending at a solid pace, according to government data released Thursday.
How does recycling work?
While the specifics of recycling vary around the globe, there are some common rules – and pervasive myths. Here's everything you ever wanted to know about it.
What Sue Gray’s partygate report means for Boris Johnson
UK PM Boris Johnson has dismissed calls to resign after Sue Gray's report found that Downing Street staff partied while the rest of the nation was in lockdown with their bosses' approval.
Kevin Spacey facing four counts of sexual assault against three men
Crown Prosecution Service authorises criminal charges against the 62-year-old actor
Why Gen Z workers are already so burned out
The youngest employees are already feeling pressured and exhausted – even in the earliest stages of their careers.
The chicest sustainable swimwear: Recycled, renewable and ocean-friendly
Recycled, renewable and ocean-friendly. Chloe Street on the eco-cossies to buy this summer
Infant formula: the superfood you never think about
Continuing shortages in the US have shone a light on a staple food that most often stays out of the spotlight – infant formula.
Tulsi Gabbard: Biden is trying to lead the world at the expense of neglecting critical issues in the United States
SENATOR RAND PAUL BLOCKS $40 BILLION UKRAINE BILL
WHAT HE SAYS NEXT IS TRULY AMAZING
False reporting a concern! Premier denies issuing $80K media contract
Premier Dr Natalio Wheatley has expressed concerns about what he describes as negative and false reporting by some members of the local media fraternity on the actions of the new National Unity Government.
Barbados PM Mia A. Mottley among Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People
Barbados Prime Minister Mia A. Mottley has been listed among Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People of 2022, appearing on one of the five global covers released on Monday, May 23, 2022.
"Just One Of the Boys In School:" Years That Shaped Prince Charles
Prince Charles began attending the picturesque private school Gordonstoun on the north coast of Scotland, where his late father Prince Philip also studied.
Texas Shooter Shared Plan On Facebook, Used AR-15 Rifle For Attack: Governor
Texas Shooting: Texas Governor said that gunman shared his plan--'I'm going to shoot an elementary school", on Facebook before arriving at the school.
"Painful, Cruel And All False": Johnny Depp On Amber Heard's Testimony
Taking the witness stand as the six-week-long trial in Fairfax, near the US capital, nears an end, Mr Depp was asked by his lawyers what it had been like to listen to Ms Heard's testimony
Johnny Depp "Never" Threw Me Down Any Stairs: British Model Kate Moss
Amber Heard, during her testimony earlier this month, mentioned a reported incident in which Johnny Depp was alleged to have pushed his former girlfriend Kate Moss down a flight of stairs.
US Tourists Left Stunned After Being Charged Nearly Rs 50,000 For Snack And Drinks In Greece
The restaurant, DK Oyster, profusely denied claims and stated that "absolutely no violations had taken place".
"She Went McNuts": US Woman Throws A Fit At McDonald's After Wrong Order
The woman, identified as Tianis Jones by authorities, had gone to the restaurant to pick up her order but became overly irritated after the employees had got her order wrong.
Russia To Repay Foreign Debt In Rubles After US Ends Exemption
Russia-Ukraine War: The US Treasury it was closing the escape clause to the drastic financial sanctions imposed on Moscow.
Dieselgate scandal: More than 90,000 VW drivers in England and Wales will get payouts
A five-year fight for compensation has resulted in the owners of tens of thousands of VW vehicles securing a payout which VW said was the result of its wish not to enter a potentially costly and protracted legal battle.
Chelsea FC takeover official as government approves sale
"We are satisfied the proceeds of the sale will not benefit Roman Abramovich or other sanctioned individuals," Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries said.
Chinese takeover of UK's largest microchip producer faces national security review
A review of the reported £63m deal had been demanded by MPs while a former National Cyber Security Centre chief had warned it posed a greater threat to British interests than Huawei's involvement in the 5G network.
Cost of living: SSE boss defends 23% rise in annual profits and dismisses calls for windfall tax
SSE's chief executive, Alistair Phillips-Davies, dismissed calls for a windfall tax on the profits of energy companies, pointing to the company's plans to invest £24bn in British energy infrastructure during this decade, including in new...
Cosmetic surgery adverts targeting teenagers banned
The new rules apply to all media and cover procedures that are designed to change a person's physical appearance - including breast augmentation or reduction, "tummy tucks", eyelid surgery, nose reshaping, and facelifts.
British software company Access worth £9bn as Singapore takes stake
Loughborough-based The Access Group is finalising a deal that will see it become more highly valued than FTSE-100 software giant Sage.
Cost of living: Petrol price reaches new record high at 170p a litre and diesel at 181p, data shows
AA fuel price spokesman Luke Bosdet says it is "particularly galling" when supermarkets of the same brand charge "significantly more" at one location compared with another in the same region.
JD Sports founder Peter Cowgill ousted 'with immediate effect'
Sky's Ian King says the City has been shocked by Mr Cowgill's sudden departure despite a string of negative headlines and criticism he had too much control of the FTSE 100 company.
M&S pulls out of Russia and warns of hit to sales due to cost of living crisis
The retailer joins a growing list of big brands, including McDonald's and Starbucks, that have decided to withdraw from Russia over the war in Ukraine.
South Africa: No need for mass monkeypox immunisation – experts
The African continent has not recently recorded any confirmed or suspected of cases of monkeypox, unlike Europe and the United States.
Monkeypox outbreak can still be contained, insists UN health agency
The monkeypox outbreak that has been reported in 16 countries and several regions of the world can still be contained and the overall risk of transmission is low, the UN health agency said on Tuesday.
Passengers stranded as India airline hit by ransomware attack
India's SpiceJet airline said its systems faced an "attempted ransomware attack" on Tuesday, delaying flights and leaving many stranded at airports.
Fallen Chadian Captain wins second-ever UN peacekeeping award for ‘exceptional courage’
Late Captain Abdelrazakh Hamit Bahar of Chad, was named on Tuesday as the recipient of United Nations Peacekeeping’s highest award, for exceptional courage, serving in Mali, which will be presented on Thursday at UN Headquarters in New Y...
US stocks rally as Fed minutes meet expectations
Investors fear that overly aggressive interest rate hikes by the Fed could tip the economy into recession.
Police raid leaves at least 22 dead in Rio de Janeiro
At least 22 people have died in the bloody aftermath of a raid carried out by Rio de Janeiro's military police on Tuesday.
‘She represents me’: the black woman making political history in Colombia
Leftwinger Francia Márquez is on course to become the first black female vice-president of a deeply unequal country
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