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Gender Pay Gap In UK Still ‘Stubborn’

Gender Pay Gap In UK Still ‘Stubborn’

Female graduates are being paid thousands of pounds less than men in the same job, an equality group is warning.

The UK’s gender pay gap remains “stubborn,” with female graduates often earning as much as £8,000 less than their male counterparts, an equality group has warned.

Women’s educational success is not being carried through to the workplace, with many earning less than men even if they have studied the same subject, the Equality and Human Rights Commission read more

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Islington Stabbing Man Held On suspicion Of Murder After Man Dies At Home In North London

Islington Stabbing Man Held On suspicion Of Murder After Man Dies At Home In North London

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder tonight after a man died when he was stabbed at a home in north London.

Police and paramedics were called to an address in Hilldrop Crescent, Holloway, at 1.50pm to reports a man in 30s had been stabbed.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Scotland Yard said his next of kin have been informed of the death.

A 22-year-old was arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody at a north London police station.

A man is due to appear at the Old Bailey this morning after being accused of stabbing a university read more

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Thousands Without Power As Storm Reaches UK

Thousands Without Power As Storm Reaches UK

Parts of Ireland have been left with no power as Storm Eva reaches the UK, threatening more damage to flood-hit area

Armed Forces are on standby for a Christmas flooding crisis as the North braces for more severe weather.

Seven hundred Environment Agency staff and military personnel are being deployed as flood warnings have been issued in the North and Scotland for late Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Some 2,000 customers were left without power in Ireland as Storm Eva crossed the country, with read more

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Car Hits Costa Coffee One Dead, Several Hurt

Car Hits Costa Coffee One Dead, Several Hurt

A car is seen clipping other vehicles before smashing into the shop front, killing a 70-year-old woman who had been at the window.

An elderly woman has died and five people have been seriously injured after a car ploughed into a Costa Coffee shop.

The crash happened in Westerham, near Sevenoaks in Kent, shortly before 10.30am.

Pictures show an Audi car embedded into the front of the coffee shop.

The vehicle was reportedly seen clipping cars in the moments before the crash.

The Audi car was embedded into the cafe. Pic: SWNS

The Audi car was embedded into the cafe.

The deceased was a woman in her 70s who had been with friends or family near the window inside the shop.

A South East read more

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Boy With Tumour Has Testicular Tissue Frozen

Boy With Tumour Has Testicular Tissue Frozen

The wedge of tissue was taken from one of his testes and contains sperm stem cells that could be used to preserve his fertility.

A nine-year-old boy with a brain tumour has had testicular tissue frozen in the hope he can one day still have children.

Nathan Crawford is the first in the UK to have the procedure after fears his radiotherapy read more

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Muslim Family ‘Humiliated’ After US Holiday Ban

Muslim Family ‘Humiliated’ After US Holiday Ban

The group of 11, including nine children, were to fly to LA from Gatwick when US officials stopped them in the departure lounge.

A British Muslim man who was stopped with his family at Gatwick airport and prevented from flying to California has said they felt “humiliated and alienated”.

The group of 11, including nine children, was about to travel to Los Angeles on a dream holiday last Tuesday when they were approached by US Homeland Security officials in the departure lounge.

Officials told Mohammad Tariq Mahmood and his party, which included his brother and nine of their children aged between eight and 19, that their authorisation to travel on the flight had been cancelled without further explanation.

Mr Mahmood read more

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The London Skyline

The London Skyline

Since the Gherkin pierced London’s skyline in 2003, a number of architectural delicacies have popped up around the capital. Prince Charles once likened the capital to an “absurdist picnic table”, but has it really started to resemble a giant’s feast?

“The Gherkin really started the trend,” says Peter Rees, ex-chief planner of the City of London and professor at UCL’s Bartlett School of Architecture.

It is not the first building read more

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Star Wars Smashes Global Box Office Record

Star Wars Smashes Global Box Office Record

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has smashed the record for the biggest box office debut weekend globally with tickets sales of $529m (£355m).

The previous record, $525m, was set by Jurassic World in June.

The seventh instalment of the nearly 40-year-old space saga also opened with a record-breaking $248m in the US and Canada.

Star Wars has also had the biggest opening day and Saturday receipts in UK and Ireland box office history.

With its Sunday takings projected to be £7.5m, it is expected to achieve the largest four-day read more

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Tougher Penalties For Using Phone While Driving

Tougher Penalties For Using Phone While Driving

Offenders will lose more points off their licence under reforms aimed at deterring people from using their mobiles at the wheel.

Drivers who use mobile phones behind the wheel will be hit with increased fines and points under new government proposals.

Offenders would see a rise from three to four penalty points on their licence and a rise in fines from £100 to £150.

The plans, to be consulted on in 2016, would also see HGV drivers hit with the same increased fines and penalty points doubled, from three to six.

An educational course to try to change behaviour could read more

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