Row over ‘staggering’ failure to pick woman for Bank of England MPC

Row over ‘staggering’ failure to pick woman for Bank of England MPC

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Silvana Tenreyo is the only female member of the Monetary Policy Committee The appointment of another male economist to the Bank of England’s rate-setting Monetary Policy Committee has drawn fire from the female chairs...
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CA parts ways with Newlands investigator Iain Roy

CA parts ways with Newlands investigator Iain Roy

2:07 PM ET Iain Roy, Cricket Australia’s head of integrity and the conductor of the rapid investigation into the Newlands ball-tampering scandal, has been summarily removed by the governing body even as reviews into its culture and conduct continue. In.....
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Wild goose chase at Detroit Tigers game ends after bird flies into scoreboard

Wild goose chase at Detroit Tigers game ends after bird flies into scoreboard

Crowds at Detroit’s Comerica Park got a bit of a show during a rain delay at the Detroit Tigers-Los Angeles Angels game on Wednesday after a Canada goose unexpectedly interrupted the proceedings. The goose flew onto the field while the...
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Arkady Babchenko’s hoaxed death in Ukraine used pig’s blood

Arkady Babchenko’s hoaxed death in Ukraine used pig’s blood

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionArkady Babchenko said he played dead until he was taken to a morgue Russian dissident journalist Arkady Babchenko has revealed how Ukrainian authorities faked his death on Tuesday as part of a...
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Africa:Traffickers Plot to Sell Nigerians for Sex At Russia’s World Cup

Africa:Traffickers Plot to Sell Nigerians for Sex At Russia’s World Cup

By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani and Kieran Guilbert Abuja/London — Human traffickers are planning to exploit relaxed Russian visa controls for next month’s World Cup to sell Nigerian women into sex work, state officials and anti-slavery activists said. Offic...
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Africa:Gender Pay Gap Could Cost World $160 Trillion – World Bank

Africa:Gender Pay Gap Could Cost World $160 Trillion – World Bank

By Serena Chaudhry London — Gender inequality in the workplace could cost $160 trillion in lost earnings globally, a World Bank study showed on Wednesday, as pressure to address the pay gap grows. That represents the difference between the combined...
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The ‘forgotten floor’ that a New Brunswick town claims is the world’s oldest basketball court

The ‘forgotten floor’ that a New Brunswick town claims is the world’s oldest basketball court

For years, it lay hidden under drab blue carpet on the top floor of a non-descript building that housed everything from a printing press and dance hall to a gym and storeroom. But in 2010 when a fire swept through...
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Yes, You Can Go Sandboarding in the Namib Desert

Yes, You Can Go Sandboarding in the Namib Desert

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UP by election results 2018 LIVE updates: BJP staring at a defeat in 3 out of 4 Lok Sabha seats; Tabassum ahead by 10,000 votes

UP by election results 2018 LIVE updates: BJP staring at a defeat in 3 out of 4 Lok Sabha seats; Tabassum ahead by 10,000 votes

13:12 (IST) KAIRANA Gangoh and Nakur update Trend result after round 21 of counting: RLD – 1,75,416 BJP – 1,38,032 Input by Gaurav Mishra/101Reporters 13:00 (IST) KAIRANA &...
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Assam HSC Class 12 results declared: Arts student Sampriti Rajkhowa from Nagaon tops exam with 487 marks; 56.04% pass

Assam HSC Class 12 results declared: Arts student Sampriti Rajkhowa from Nagaon tops exam with 487 marks; 56.04% pass

The Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) declared the results of Assam Board Class 12th exams today on its official website ahsec.nic.in with a passing percentage of 56.04 percent (overall). The results of the Assam Board HS Final Examination (Ar...
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