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Stephen Lawrence: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to join family of murdered teen at memorial service 25 years on from fatal stabbing
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The family of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence will be joined by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at a memorial marking 25 years since his murder in south London. (London News)
Brexit latest: Government 'committed to leaving customs union', Theresa May insists
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The Government has stressed its commitment to leaving the EU's customs union as Theresa May is faces a week of fresh parliamentary battles over Brexit. (London News)
'Culture is power': the Colombian sex workers who launched a newspaper | Steven Grattan
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In a Bogotá district where violence often dominates headlines, the paper La Esquina is flying off the shelves, covering everything from recipes to plastic surgery tipsIn the streets of Bogotá’s infamous red light district, something new and colourful has begun appearing, pasted up between the graffiti on the walls. Monica Quiroz, biting off strips of thick adhesive tape, is sticking up the laminated, fluorescent pages of this month’s edition of a newspaper written for and by local sex workers. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
'I love tech boys': Chinese job ads mirror sexist attitudes to women, study finds
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Both private and public sector employers in China frequently specified ‘men only’ or ‘men preferred’ in job adsRecruitment ads for Chinese internet giant Alibaba advertise a key perk: the company’s beautiful women. A post first published in 2013 and still available on the company’s official Weibo account as of January, featured photos of female Alibaba employees in suggestive poses. “They want to be your coworkers. Do you want that too?” the ad said. A 2012 recruitment video showed a female employee pole dancing, and a montage of female employees saying, “I love tech boys.” Continue reading... (The Guardian)
With 250 babies born each minute, how many people can the Earth sustain? | Lucy Lamble
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UN data suggests that the world’s population will hit 11 billion by 2100, with the fastest rises being recorded in Africa and AsiaHow many people are there in the world?We don’t know for sure as all figures are estimates, but UN data suggests there were about a billion people in 1800, 2 billion in 1927, 5 billion in 1987 and just over 7.5 billion today. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Goldman prize awarded to South African women who stopped an international nuclear deal
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Winners of the world’s leading environmental award faced down Vladimir Putin and the country’s recently deposed leader, Jacob Zuma, to overturn a multibillion-dollar nuclear dealUnprecedented win for women in top global environment awardsTwo grassroots women activists – one black, one white – stand together against two of the world’s most powerful men – one black, one white – over a secret, undemocratic, multibillion dollar nuclear deal.If this was the plot of a Netflix series, it might be dismissed as too neat, too perfectly symbolic and symmetrical. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Boy, 12, steals credit card and goes on Bali holiday after fight with mother
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Sydney boy boarded flight alone to Perth, then another to Indonesia, where he checked into the All Seasons hotel • Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon A 12-year-old Sydney boy stole his parents’ credit card, tricked his grandmother into giving him his passport and flew to Bali on his own after a family argument.The boy, given the pseudonym Drew by A Current Affair, was told he couldn’t go to Bali by his mother but managed to book himself flights (researching an airline that allowed 12-year-olds to fly unaccompanied) and a hotel room, and to depart the country unimpeded. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
No more Seoul music: South Korea's propaganda machine silenced before summit
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Sound system blasting out pop music, radio dramas and news of the odd defection is shut down in symbolic peaceful overtureSouth Korea has stopped broadcasting propaganda across its border with North Korea for the first time in more than two years, in a gesture of goodwill just days before the countries’ leaders are to meet in a historic summit.The South Korean defence ministry said the broadcasts, which blare pop music and criticism of the North’s dynastic rule across the heavily armed border, fell silent at midnight on Sunday. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
South Korea turns off loudspeaker broadcasts into North
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It comes as leaders from both countries prepare to meet and North Korea says it is halting nuclear tests. (BBC News)
Hundreds gather at vigil to honor woman killed on Southwest flight Hundreds gather at vigil to honor woman killed on Southwest flight
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Nearly a thousand people gathered to remember the Albuquerque woman who died after an in-flight accident on Southwest Airlines.           (USA Today)