Daniel Kaluuya Isn’t Waiting for Your Approval

Daniel Kaluuya Isn’t Waiting for Your Approval

The play won a local competition and was performed at the well-known Hampstead Theater, where Mr. Kaluuya would later write and perform as a teenager. But after that triumph at age 9, he dropped theater for soccer, later finding his...
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UK plans for post-Brexit farm funding

UK plans for post-Brexit farm funding

Image copyright PAImage caption MPs say imports of food produced with lower welfare standards should not be allowed Plans for the way farming subsidies will be dealt with after Brexit have been set out by Michael Gove. Farmers will receive...
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Iceland law forces companies to prove equal pay for women

Iceland law forces companies to prove equal pay for women

A new law in Iceland is requiring all companies to prove that their wage practices don’t discriminate against women, in what is thought to be a global first in the effort to reduce gender pay gaps. The law, which was...
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‘Twice as many die’ in Africa after surgery

‘Twice as many die’ in Africa after surgery

Image copyright AFPImage caption Post-surgery survival rates are lower across Africa despite patients undergoing “more minor” operations Patients undergoing surgery in Africa are more than twice as likely to die following an operation than the glob...
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Waiting for the big one: A new flu pandemic is a matter of time

Waiting for the big one: A new flu pandemic is a matter of time

Chinese schoolchildren learn how to prevent H7N9 avian flu in their daily lifeZuma/Eyevine By Debora MacKenzie The Spanish flu of 1918 remains the worst flu pandemic on record, but there have been several milder ones since (see chart, below). A...
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A globetrotter with trotters: Montreal pig wallows in Instagram fame

A globetrotter with trotters: Montreal pig wallows in Instagram fame

A globe-trotting Montreal couple and their photogenic pet are wallowing in the little porker’s social media fame, as the internet can’t get enough of Christopher the Pig’s travels. Photos and videos show the expressive little pig enjoying hotel accommoda...
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Equatorial Guinea says attempted ‘coup’ thwarted

Equatorial Guinea says attempted ‘coup’ thwarted

African nation says mercenaries from neighbouring states tried to overthrow President Teodoro Mbasogo last month.
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Buying a home: How long does it take to save a deposit?

Buying a home: How long does it take to save a deposit?

Image copyright Getty Images Potential first-time buyers must typically save for eight years to afford a deposit to buy a home, data suggests. A typical 20% deposit in London is now more than £80,000, according to the Nationwide Building Society....
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From Khairlanji to Koregaon, Maharashtra has been no stranger to clashes between Dalits and Marathas

From Khairlanji to Koregaon, Maharashtra has been no stranger to clashes between Dalits and Marathas

Protesters attacked buses, stopped suburban trains and blocked roads at various places in Mumbai on Wednesday, as normal life was hit in the city. Other parts of Maharashtra too saw widespread violence. This was after an agitation was called by...
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Jet Airways grounds pilots after ‘cockpit fight’

Jet Airways grounds pilots after ‘cockpit fight’

Image copyright ReutersImage caption The flight was carrying 324 guests, including two infants Jet Airways has grounded two pilots following reports of a fight inside the cockpit of a flight from London to Mumbai. The Indian airline confirmed that a...
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How Science is Peeling Back the Layers of Ancient Lacquer Sculptures

How Science is Peeling Back the Layers of Ancient Lacquer Sculptures

The three seated figures stare contemplatively outward, their legs folded and their torsos swathed in simple one-shoulder robes. Once resplendent in gold leaf-plated skin, the statues have degraded over the centuries, the eye-popping color of their bodies and ...
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