BBC Parliament
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support to the Falkland Islands administration in that task. On Mendes students from Grange technology college visited me in Parliament. -- on Monday. I was asked about the £900,000 due to be cut from their budget, and research.
BBC News 24
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exercise, there will be powers given to the executive, the infamous Henry VIII powers, they will amend, repeal, replace those bits of EU law that does work for us any more. That is going to be a massive undertaking. Nobody knows how many pieces of legislation that are. The number being banded about is 20,000
Sky News
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at one second past the moment we leave. We know there are 20,000 laws to be transferred and it will take a long time. This bill itself, which we understand will be in the Queen's Speech in May, how.
Daily Mail - Home
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When Mazzi Dumato a 38-year-old from Dasmascus, Syria, was in a five-car pileup in Dubai in his brand new £120,000 Ferrari, he decided it was time to re-evaluate his lifestyle.
Dover Express
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Secondary schools in Thanet are participating in a unique initiative to raise money for an African school. More than eight schools are hosting events on Friday (March 31), including a no-uniform day, to raise between £5000 to £10,000 for Crossroads Secondary School in the Soroti region of Uganda. Crossroads is in a poor area where 50 per cent of its students are orphans and have to walk between seven to 14 miles to get to the school. The Thanet schools have...
BBC News 24
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into British law. It is a gargantuan task. We have been a member of the European Union for more than 40 years and over that time it is estimated there have been 80,000 different directives, regulations, rules, all of which will have to be amended. A lot of that are technical tweaks here amended. A lot of that are technical.
ABC News - Queensland
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BBC News 24
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Now as part of government plans to tackle the problem, the food industry has been given new limits for how much sugar should be in nine popular foods. Companies are being urged to reformulate their product so that they contain less sugar, or to make them smaller. The aim is for the UK's yearly diet to contain 200,000 fewer tons of sugar by 2020. We expect people to see over the time smaller cakes,.
Sky News
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for the food industry. The headline are calls for a 20% reduction in sugar in nine food categories by 2020 - with the hope it will lead to a 20% reduction in the number of children who are overweight. Public Health England claim that would remove around 200,000 tonnes of sugar from our diets. And these are some examples of what could be cut. Take a Dairy Milk chocolate bar
RT
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Voice Of America
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“It’s significant they deny connections to terrorist organizations, deny targeting civilians, and speak mostly of rights-based objectives,” said Matthew Smith, executive director of the NGO Fortify Rights, in an email. “We have no evidence that the group is well-trained, well-financed, or well-organized, but it’s clear they arent going anywhere.” Muslim insurgencies began in 1940s Since Myanmar became independent in 1948, Muslim insurgencies in Rakhine have emerged under different political contexts over the decades, a reflection of self-determination sought by members of other faiths and ethnic groups across the country. Myanmar does not recognize the Rohingya as one of its many ethnic groups, denies them citizenship and has pushed them out of the political sphere. The International Crisis Group said in a report last year that the Faith Movement was formed around 2012 after inter-communal violence in Rakhine killed hundreds and sent more than 120,000 Rohingya into IDP camps in the state capital Sittwe, where they remain today.
Fast Company
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In this case, however, the prints include the faces of millions of innocent people, often collected and scanned without their knowledge, according to the analysis by Bedoya and his colleagues. It estimated that around 80% of the faces searched by police belong to individuals who have never been charged with a crime. In under half a decade, they found, the FBI searched drivers faces more than 36,000 times, without warrants, audits, or regular accuracy tests. In Florida, police are encouraged to use face recognition whenever practical. (Individually, dozens of states also use face recognition to crack down on fraudsters applying for duplicate drivers licenses, for instance.) To access the FBIs networked databases of faces, an authorized, participating police agency need only show that its search is for law enforcement purposes, said Del Greco of the FBI.
Fast Company
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Im honed in on the question of what could really change the way Donald Trump conducts business. To create the platform, Shakir tapped members of both the Bernie Sanders campaign and President Obamas former White House tech team. More than 200,000 people are now active on the platform, and in roughly two weeks have planned at least 500 events. Most are Freedom Cities-relateda meeting with the sheriff of Harvey County, Kansas, for instance, or another with a representative of the Oro Valley Police Chief in Arizona. The trickier part will be maintaining that momentum. Sanders, who used similar tactics in his presidential bid, was asking people to rally around a single person (himself) with an immediate, singular goal (to be elected). Thats different than asking people to back a cause group that represents multiple issues that arent easily resolved.
Fast Company
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Others have attempted to pay people to bike to work in the past, with varying results. In France, when several companies offered to pay employees roughly 43 cents a mile to ride to work in a six-month trial in 2014, a relatively small number of people participatedroughly 200 people out of more than 8,000 who were eligible. A cash incentive is likely to work better in a place that already has good bike infrastructure, such as the Netherlands, rather than somewhere with incomplete bike networks, where a cyclist has to navigate through heavy car traffic, says Ralph Buehler, an associate professor in urban affairs and planning at Virginia Tech. We just know from many studies that a big part of society is not willing to cycle under those conditions, he says. So even if you offer them money at work, only a certain group would be willing to put up with the conditions on some of these roadways.
BBC Parliament
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not the time for meaningless and provocative sound bites. But we see the white paper for this shabby repeal bill, 20,000 pieces of European legislation, in what was the greatest transfer of powers from Brussels to this government. For a Parliament that so jealously guards its sovereignty throughout the centuries, I can't believe it is leaving the European Union
ABC News - New South Wales
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At least 40,000 people are ordered to evacuate areas of northern NSW as the SES warns of "unprecedented" flooding in the region, including in the city of Lismore and around Murwillumbah and Tweed Heads.
Bleacher Report
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ABC News - New South Wales
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At least 40,000 people are ordered to evacuate areas of northern NSW as the SES warns of "unprecedented" flooding in the region, including in the city of Lismore and around Murwillumbah and Tweed Heads.
Leicester Mercury
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Leicester City are apparently among a host of clubs tracking Oxford full-back, Marvin Johnson.The Sun are reporting that 'more than 30 scouts' turned up to see Johnson score in his side's 5-1 win over Bury on Tuesday.Leicester are Manchester City were understood to have a representative among those.League One side Oxford paid Motherwell £650,000 for Johnson last August and have already rejected figures considerably bigger than that for his services.Sizeable profitShould City buy him in the...
Evening Standard
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Nearly 20,000 people have pledged money to help treat sick baby Charlie Gard but his parents are still more than £700,000 off their £1.2 million target with a deadline approaching.
Plymouth Herald
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The Sun Daily - Business
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Scunthorpe Telegraph
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HAVE your Health Lottery numbers have come up? Ticket-holders across the country will be crossing their fingers and hoping they are lucky, with a jackpot of £100,000 on offer. To scoop a share of the top prize, players must match all five of the main numbers drawn. Four main numbers plus the bonus ball wins a prize of £10,000, with payouts going down as far as £10 for two main numbers and the bonus ball. The Health Lottery was set up to benefit causes related to health,...
Scunthorpe Telegraph
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A SON cruelly stole £80,000 from the bank account of his partially paralysed father while he lived in a care home. Andrew Jackson, 50, pleaded guilty to fraud by abuse of position after plundering the bank account over three years after getting into financial trouble. Jeremy Evans, prosecuting, said the offences were committed between June 2010 and August 2013, but came to light last year. Man has overnight hospital stay after walking into unmarked glass pub door Mr Evans said the...