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Gender Pay Gap In UK Still ‘Stubborn’

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 (EHRC) said. 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

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. read more

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Thousands Without Power As Storm Reaches UK

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. read more

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Car Hits Costa Coffee One Dead, Several Hurt

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. read more

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Boy With Tumour Has Testicular Tissue Frozen

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. read more

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Muslim Family ‘Humiliated’ After US Holiday Ban

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. read more

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Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens

Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens

Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens is the film that J.J. Abrams was put on Earth to make, as evidenced by the “Star Wars” echoes in his hit series “Lost,” and the way he kept trying to turn “Star Trek” into “Star Wars.” These tendencies could seem cutesy or irritating elsewhere, but they make sense in an according-to-Hoyle “Star Wars” movie.

This new one, set 30 years after the events of “Return of the Jedi,” is funny, touching, and surprisingly light-footed. It boasts a lot of familiar elements, including Skywalker family mythology and another Death Star-type weapon, as well as self-aware lines about how things work in this series. read more

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The London Skyline

The London Skyline

The London Skyline there is a number of skyscrapers in London.

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. read more

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Star Wars Smashes Global Box Office Record

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. read more

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Tougher Penalties For Using Phone While Driving

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. read more

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