Sunday, March 26, 2017

Life on the edge

ast August, when he was 17 years old, Nye Newman, a gymnastics instructor from Guildford, bought a plane ticket to China. Newman planned to sightsee, but not as you or I...

“They’re so scared.’ Trump brings heartache, fear in L.A.’s ‘Ellis Island’

“They’re so scared.’ Trump brings heartache, fear in L.A.’s ‘Ellis Island’ By Ruben Vives March 24, 2017 | Reporting from Boyle Heights The Los Angeles skyline serves as a backdrop...

Polls: GOP Legislators Dodged 2018 Headache When Leaders Dropped Ryancare

GOP legislators avoided a 2018 headache when House Speaker Paul Ryan withdrew his health care plan on March 24 amid a rush of polls showing broad and deep political opposition to...

Congress votes to allow controversial hunting practices in Alaska

Caribou graze in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. (Associated Press) (AP) Tuesday marked an obscure anniversary in American history: It was 114 years to the day after President Theodore...

Italy’s Five Star Movement is on the rise as populism falters in Europe

The leader of the Five Star Movement, Beppe Grillo, delivers a speech during a campaign meeting upon a referendum on constitutional reforms, on December 2, 2016 in Piazza San Carlo in...

Remote Controlled: Ilene Chaiken Talks ‘Empire’ Spinoff: ‘You Might Hear Something in the Very...

Welcome to “Remote Controlled,” a podcast from Variety featuring the best and brightest in television, both in front and behind the camera. In this week’s episode, Variety TV reporter Elizabeth Wagmeister...

I Always Hated Exercise, But Now I’m Part Of The ‘This Girl Can’ Campaign

This Girl Can Like a lot of women, I haven’t always had the best relationship with sport and exercise. I absolutely hated P.E. at school. In fact, I was the...

Thinking About Work

In 1985, when I wrote the song Dignity, society was quite reasonably obsessed with unemployment. To me, at the time, the search for full employment held an assumption: who will do...

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli says will play only if 100 percent fit

“The physio wants to give it a bit more time till I can test myself and we’ll probably take a call on it later tonight or tomorrow before the game,” Kohli...

Gone to the dogs: how time has run out for greyhound racing in Wimbledon

he Wimbledon Stadium is not really in Wimbledon. With an SW17 postcode, the last dog track in London is technically in Tooting and, to confuse matters further, sits next door to...

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Five Ways To Be A Better Workplace Ally To Your Colleague...

The Down’s Syndrome Association WorkFit Programme gives advice on how employees can better support a work colleague with Down’s syndrome. In the past decade,...

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