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  • April 27, 2016

    New figures show UK graduate pay freeze

    Graduate salaries in the UK have not risen since 2008, according to the latest government figures.

    Graduate salaries in the UK have not risen since 2008, according to the latest government figures.

  • April 25, 2016

    Sports can improve children’s educational attainment, study shows

    Participating in organized sports and after-school clubs can improve children’s academic performance, according to a UK-based study.

    Participating in organized sports and after-school clubs can improve children’s academic performance, according to a UK-based study.

  • April 22, 2016
    BBC

    The case of football’s Super Falcons highlights Nigeria’s gender inequality

    The treatment of the Nigerian women’s football team by the national football body highlights the lack of gender equality in the country, reports the BBC.

    The treatment of the Nigerian women’s football team by the national football body highlights the lack of gender equality in the country, reports the BBC.

  • April 20, 2016

    Over-40s perform best with three-day working week, says Australian study

    People aged over 40 perform best in their jobs when they work 25 hours a week, according to a study published by the Melbourne Institute.

    People aged over 40 perform best in their jobs when they work 25 hours a week, according to a study published by the Melbourne Institute.

  • April 18, 2016

    Unpaid work in UK “worth £1 trillion a year”

    The value of unpaid work in the UK is just over £1 trillion a year, according to the country’s Office for National Statistics.

    The value of unpaid work in the UK is just over £1 trillion a year, according to the country’s Office for National Statistics.

  • April 15, 2016

    Is a universal basic income the solution to the rise of the robot?

    Societies may have to consider issuing a basic income to all citizens, in order to combat the threat to jobs posed by increased automation in the workplace, according to a leading AI expert.

    Societies may have to consider issuing a basic income to all citizens, in order to combat the threat to jobs posed by increased automation in the workplace, according to a leading AI expert.

  • April 13, 2016

    Donald Trump threatens to cut off remittances to Mexico

    US presidential candidate Donald Trump has said he would threaten to cut off remittance payments from Mexican migrants in the US, in order to coerce Mexico to fund a border wall.

    US presidential candidate Donald Trump has said he would threaten to cut off remittance payments from Mexican migrants in the US, in order to coerce Mexico to fund a border wall.

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