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Stalked for 11 years: one woman's fight for freedom from an abusive ex-boyfriend

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Koa moved four times and changed her identity, but her ex, helped by failures of the justice system, kept finding her When Koa's boyfriend strangled her in 2002, she managed to...
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'Our love is radical': why trans activists lead the way in protest movements

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Though their legacies have often been overlooked, trans Americans have been central to the country's battles for justice, from racial equality to anti-fascism. In a new series...
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Eddie Redmayne condemns 'vitriol' aimed at JK Rowling after her trans rights comments

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   6 articles

Fantastic Beasts star also defends trans friends who face discrimination ‘on a daily basis' Fantastic Beasts star Eddie Redmayne has said he is alarmed by the “vitriol” aimed...
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The deportation of an autistic black man is an indictment of the UK's racist justice system | Micha Frazer-Carroll

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Osime Brown was convicted under ‘joint enterprise' laws when he was a teenager. Now, at 21, he's due to be flown to Jamaica Next week, another vulnerable person is set to be...
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Brexit: warnings for care sector in pandemic as freedom of movement ends

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

Wages should rise to make jobs more attractive to UK staff say government advisers The end of freedom of movement will increase pressure on the social care sector in the midst...
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In Pictures: Contest captures UK's ‘ultimate sea view'

5 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

The Shipwrecked Mariners' Society has revealed the results of its 2020 photography competition, which aims to showcase the UK's “ultimate sea view”.
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'Any focus on them is good': can a new scheme help Delhi's missing children?

7 hours ago   |   The Guardian

With 17 children missing every day, the city's police commissioner hopes a promise of fast-track promotion will inspire officers to reunite more families New Delhi Police...
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51. Progressive Building Society

9 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Progressive Building Society is Northern Ireland's largest locally owned financial institution and its only locally-owned mortgage and savings provider.
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A quarter of adopted UK children affected by drinking during pregnancy

15 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Survey by Adoption UK finds 17% of adopted children are suspected of having foetal alcohol spectrum disorder One in four adopted children are either diagnosed with or suspected...
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Honour review - heinous 'honour killing' makes for haunting television

16 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

ITV's two-part drama about the case of murdered 20-year-old Banaz Mahmod is a chilling reminder of how society failed to protect a young woman from harm It's DCI Caroline...
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DUP MP Paisley broke rules, Commons watchdog finds with claim friend paid...

DUP MP Paisley broke rules, Commons watchdog finds with claim friend paid for Maldives trip rejected

A Parliamentary watchdog has concluded that Ian Paisley did fail to properly declare funding towards a 2016 luxury family holiday in the Maldives, but said he will not face... Read more ...

Insight Partners backed cybersecurity startup Perimeter 81 in a $40 million...

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Summary List Placement Perimeter 81, a cybersecurity firm based in Tel Aviv, recently raised $40 million in a Series B funding round led by Insight Partners. Founded in 2018 by... Read more ...

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Justice Minister calls on Sinn Fein's Gerry Kelly to reaffirm commitment to...

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Disney Plus now has a GroupWatch feature to stream your favorite movies and...

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Goldman Sachs says higher real yields 'exacerbated' the stock market sell-off

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Summary List Placement Goldman Sachs said in a note Monday rising real yields on US 10 year Treasuries could have "exacerbated" the recent sell-off in US stocks. The bank said... Read more ...

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France to ban use of wild animals in circuses and marine parks

France to ban use of wild animals in circuses and marine parks

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Summary List Placement Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway confirmed the size of its Snowflake stake in a regulatory filing on Monday. The billionaire investor's company owns... Read more ...