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BBC – Biz11 months ago
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  • ITN reveals BAME staff typically get four-fifths pay of whit...
    News company voluntarily publishes figures alongside initiatives to tackle inequality ITN, the maker of news for ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5, has revealed that staff from a black, asian or other minority ethnic background typically get paid a fifth less than their white colleagues. The median hourly pay for an ITN employee from a BAME background was 20.8% lower… ... more
    TheGuardian50 mins ago
  • Labour party to take action against MP who called Corbyn a r...
    Margaret Hodge publicly accused the Labour leader of antisemitism in angry tiradeThe Labour party is taking disciplinary action against senior MP Dame Margaret Hodge after an angry public confrontation in which she branded Jeremy Corbyn an antisemite.His spokesman pledged that “action will be takenâ€� against the MP for her tirade which came after the party’s ruling national executive committee refused… ... more
    TheGuardian53 mins ago
  • Why Brexit is ‘no big deal’ for BAE Systems
    Manufacturer with most UK employees bucks the trend while Rolls and Airbus panicWhile Rolls-Royce and Airbus used this week’s Farnborough International Airshow to warn of the dire consequences of a hard Brexit, Britain’s biggest defence firm BAE Systems simply shrugged its shoulders.The business is Britain’s biggest manufacturing employer with 34,000 staff and sales of nearly £20bn last year. But Brexit?… ... more
    TheGuardian1 hour ago
  • ISIS fanatic found guilty of plot to behead Theresa May in s...
    AN ISIS fanatic has been found guilty today of plotting to behead Theresa May in a suicide attack on Downing Street. Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20, planned a “full frontal assault” on the security gates with bombs hidden inside his rucksack and jacket, it was said. PA:Press Association Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman, left, and Mohammed Aqib Imran, right, in the dock at… ... more
    TheSun3 mins ago
  • Poppi Worthington’s dad claims he has ‘nothing to hide...
    POPPI Worthington’s dad “has nothing to hideâ€� after cops found the laptop he is reported to have watched porn on before she died, his sister has claimed. The laptop is believed to hold vital clues as to what Paul Worthington, 50, did to the 13-month-old tot before she was found suffocated in his bed in 2012. The tragic tot’s dad… ... more
    TheSun5 mins ago
  • What happened to Sean Benton, what was the Deepcut barracks ...
    THE death of Private Sean Benton was the first of four young soldiers in seven years at the Army’s notorious Deepcut Barracks. As a second inquest reached its conclusion 23 years after the tragedy, here’s what we know. PA:Press Association Sean Benton’s family said he felt ‘humiliated and embarrassed’ by punishments at Deepcut army base[/caption] Who was Sean Benton? How… ... more
    TheSun32 mins ago
  • Boys should be given HPV vaccine for protection against canc...
    Boys should be given the HPV vaccine that protects against the virus that causes cervical cancer, an advisory committee has said. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), an expert advisory group, recommended the government should introduce a ‘gender-neutral’ national vaccination programme to protect against human papillomavirus (HPV). The HPV vaccination is routinely offered to girls aged 12 to… ... more
    Metro2 hours ago
  • Woman lashes out at Tesco for failing to charge her for plas...
    Tesco could become the first company to be fined under the plastic bag charge law after a customer complained she received bags for free. Cheryle Hibbert was infuriated when her Tesco delivery arrived with 17 unwanted plastic bags. Cheryle, from Crediton, Devon, has produced her receipt for the shop which appears to confirm that no charge was made by Tesco for the… ... more
    Metro2 hours ago
  • Heartwarming rescue of puppy stranded on a roof
    These heartwarming scenes show the moment a puppy is saved by firefighters after it got stranded on a roof. Officers were called to the property in Plymouth, Devon, after the dog climbed out of an open window. Crowds began to grow at the property as the little spaniel struggled to find a way down. To view this video… ... more
    Metro2 hours ago
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