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UK risks road rage with China in Africa

1 hour ago   |   Politico

LONDON - Britain is eying investment in Africa as a way to boost trade and influence after Brexit - but it faces stiff competition from China. The U.K. has, to date, announced...
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One in five Australian scientists planning to leave the profession, survey shows

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Survey reveals 17% gender pay gap and strain on industry at a time when it has been at the forefront of responding to coronavirus Nearly one in five scientists in Australia are...
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Big tech accused of avoiding $2.8bn in tax to poorest countries

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Reform of international corporate taxation could transform health and education, says report Big US technology companies are exploiting loopholes in global tax rules to avoid...
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Minority ethnic economists under-represented at top UK universities

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Backgrounds still lagging behind include African-Caribbean, Bangladeshi and Pakistani An increasing number of academic economists in UK universities come from non-white...
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Convictions for rapes in London less likely than in 2015, research shows

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Concern over fall in convictions and growing delays in capital despite rise in reports of rapes and sexual offences The London assembly's police and crime committee has written...
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Keep £20 a week rise in Universal Credit, says study aimed at tackling poverty

Keep £20 a week rise in Universal Credit, says study aimed at tackling poverty

4 hours ago   |   The Mirror

EXCLUSIVE: The Trades Union Congress and Institute for Public Policy Research outline a plan to ease poverty among hard-up families
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UK faces 'jobs spiral' as deserted high streets hamper economic recovery

UK faces 'jobs spiral' as deserted high streets hamper economic recovery

4 hours ago   |   The Mirror

Urban areas in southern England and Scotland are bearing the steepest declines in job vacancies, according to research by a think tank
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WTI drops sharply in the open, busting down through $39

5 hours ago   |   FXCM

WTI drops to below $39 and steadies as the coronavirus wave fears sweep through. Demand recovery still on a weak footing ahead of key events coming up. West Texas Intermediate...
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How we bagged our dream second careers with a 'minternship'

How we bagged our dream second careers with a 'minternship'

6 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Research suggests 61 per cent of women are dreaming of a complete career change post-Covid. British women who've changed career in midlife reveal how they found success.
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Your iPhone 12 supports 5G. Don't want it? You can turn that off - CNET

7 hours ago   |   CNET

Worried about battery life or don't have 5G coverage? We'll show you how to turn it off and control how much data it uses.
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Arsenal 0-1 Leicester: Jamie Vardy haunts the Gunners yet AGAIN for...

Arsenal 0-1 Leicester: Jamie Vardy haunts the Gunners yet AGAIN for much-needed victory

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Frank Bough dead - BBC TV presenter & Grandstand star dies in care home aged 87

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Shop bans local MP ‘for life' after he voted against free school meals

Shop bans local MP ‘for life' after he voted against free school meals

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Sacha Baron Cohen jokes about Orlando Bloom's nudes as Borat to wish pal...

Sacha Baron Cohen jokes about Orlando Bloom's nudes as Borat to wish pal Katy Perry a happy birthday

He also might have let slip that Perry and Bloom, 43, secretly tied the knot, referring to him as her 'husband,' after they got engaged last February and welcomed their first... Read more ...

The Veronicas' Jessica Origliasso looks strained in Sydney amid split from...

The Veronicas' Jessica Origliasso looks strained in Sydney amid split from fiancé Kai Carlton

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French prosecutors probing Jeffrey Epstein widen probe to include Ghislaine...

French prosecutors probing Jeffrey Epstein widen probe to include Ghislaine Maxwell

Investigators are looking into claims that convicted-paedophile Jeffrey Epstein raped and abused minors in the French capital. It has now been revealed that Ghislaine Maxwell... Read more ...

Memphis Depay celebrates Lyon goal with class message to injured Virgil van Dijk

Memphis Depay celebrates Lyon goal with class message to injured Virgil van Dijk

Memphis Depay sent a message to Virgil van Dijk on Sunday night Memphis Depay celebrated scoring for Lyon on Sunday night be unveiling a classy message to his friend and... Read more ...

Russell Wilson wishes his 'queen' Ciara a happy 35th birthday: 'You are...

Russell Wilson wishes his 'queen' Ciara a happy 35th birthday: 'You are Heaven sent'

Russell Wilson gushed over his 'queen' Ciara when he wished her a happy 35th birthday in a heartfelt tribute: 'You are Heaven sent.' Read more ...

Hospital patients will be able to order food 24 hours a day following review...

Hospital patients will be able to order food 24 hours a day following review led by Prue Leith

A blueprint for hospital catering has been issued by the UK Government following a year-long review led Prue Leith. Kitchens will be upgraded so that food and hot drinks are... Read more ...

Juventus 1-1 Verona: Juve can't break Hellas

Juventus 1-1 Verona: Juve can't break Hellas

Juventus again failed to get the three points in Serie A, as only a Dejan Kulusevski moment of magic cancelled out the Andrea Favilli opener for Hellas Verona. Read more ...