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Greta Thunberg backs climate general strike to force leaders to act

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Swedish activist says world faces ‘existential crisis' and must achieve goals of Paris deal Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist, has given her...
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A former Starbucks HR exec shares the single job-interview question that predicts success better than a résumé

A former Starbucks HR exec shares the single job-interview question that predicts success better than a résumé

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Asking interview questions about challenging work experiences can help discern whether a candidate is willing to learn from their mistakes. That's according to Traci Wilk...
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'We teach the hard way': prison coding initiative launches in Teesside

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Innovative scheme is Europe's first to train convicts to code and connect them with employers Prisoners in English jails are being taught computer code to give them the chance...
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Brexiters' language worsens threats against MPs - Nicky Morgan

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Ex-minister's comments come as PM faces renewed plots to depose her Nicky Morgan has blamed the language used by some vehement Conservative Brexiters of helping to inspire...
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Call for strategy to produce more teachers for Irish medium education

Call for strategy to produce more teachers for Irish medium education

12 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

One of the heads of Irish-medium education in Northern Ireland has called for a government strategy to produce more qualified teachers for the sector.
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Can you solve it? The puzzle that is Donald Trump

16 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Reinventing the tangram The tangram was the first ever puzzle craze - and it is still going strong. You may have come across it before. You are shown a shape, and you must...
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Belfast MS patient claims public needs educated on illness

Belfast MS patient claims public needs educated on illness

16 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A Belfast man with multiple sclerosis is calling for greater understanding of the illness.
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On the first Stephen Lawrence Day, let's admit our communities are still unequal | Doreen Lawrence

16 hours ago   |   The Guardian

We must build a society that doesn't exclude anyone on grounds of race, gender, sexuality, religion, disability or background The 22nd of April is the first National Stephen...
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The Billy Vunipola episode has shown how much rugby still has to learn

1 day ago   |   The Independent

Whether the sport likes it or not, there is a lot more education to be done
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Year 6 pupils spend Easter at school cramming for Sats

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Teaching officials angry that children are having to attend revision classes over holidays Children at hundreds of primary schools in England are being asked to attend Sats...
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Chelsea vs Burnley, Premier League: live score and goal updates

Chelsea vs Burnley, Premier League: live score and goal updates

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Starbucks is installing needle-disposal boxes in bathrooms at locations...

Starbucks is installing needle-disposal boxes in bathrooms at locations nationwide

The needle-disposal boxes have now been placed in at least 25 markets across the US with Read more ...

This $60 smart wall outlet is an inexpensive way to control two devices at...

This $60 smart wall outlet is an inexpensive way to control two devices at the same time - it can also be programmed to help conserve energy

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Samsung has reportedly delayed the launch of its Galaxy Fold smartphone...

Samsung has reportedly delayed the launch of its Galaxy Fold smartphone after the screens on some review units broke

Samsung has postponed its launch of its Galaxy Fold, according to The Wall Street Journal. The setback comes after several reviewers reported that the screens on their loaner... Read more ...

HIV-positive teacher pleads not guilty to hiring hitman to kill molestation...

HIV-positive teacher pleads not guilty to hiring hitman to kill molestation accuser

Deonte Taylor, 36, and his 66-year-old lover, Michael Johnson, of St Louis, are accused of orchestrating a murder-for-hire plot targeting a young boy who accused Taylor of... Read more ...

An Islamic extremist group has been linked to Sri Lanka's Easter attack, and...

An Islamic extremist group has been linked to Sri Lanka's Easter attack, and it's a symptom of rising extremism across the country

A local Islamist extremist group, the National Thowheed Jamaath, is believed to have orchestrated the deadly attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that killed almost 300... Read more ...

20 great Mother's Day gifts for another important mom in your life - your...

20 great Mother's Day gifts for another important mom in your life - your grandma

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The best credit card rewards, bonuses, and benefits of 2019

The best credit card rewards, bonuses, and benefits of 2019

Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points... Read more ...

Trump announces Herman Cain will not be nominated for Federal Reserve Board...

Trump announces Herman Cain will not be nominated for Federal Reserve Board seat after string of controversies

President Trump announced Monday he would not nominate former Republican presidential candidate and pizza chain CEO Herman Cain to a position at the Federal Reserve. Cain had... Read more ...

Harrowing photos show devastating aftermath of Sri Lanka Easter bombing...

Harrowing photos show devastating aftermath of Sri Lanka Easter bombing attacks that claimed hundreds of lives

Several bomb blasts killed more than 290 and injured at least 450 people at hotels and churches in multiple cities across Sri Lanka Sunday. The attacks claimed the lives of... Read more ...