MA in mansplaining? No worries, mate

MA in mansplaining? No worries, mate

Image copyright ShitAdelaide Image caption The poster allegedly portraying a “mansplaining” scene A “mansplaining” advertisement for a master’s degree at an Australian university has drawn mockery and criticism from social media users. The poster, for the University of Adelaide, shows five women listening while the only man holds forth. The university said it had not […]

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Great white shark spotted off Majorca

Great white shark spotted off Majorca

Image copyright EPA Image caption Scientists with Spanish conservation group Alnitak recorded the shark for over an hour For the first time in more than 40 years, a great white shark has been recorded swimming off the Spanish Mediterranean island of Majorca. A wildlife conservation group captured footage of the shark wandering around the Cabrera […]

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Trump narrows down Supreme Court candidates

Trump narrows down Supreme Court candidates

Image copyright AFP Image caption President Trump spoke to journalists during a flight to his private golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey US President Donald Trump says he plans to announce his nominee for a new Supreme Court judge on 9 July. He told reporters on board the presidential aircraft Air Force One he had […]

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Surge in Britons getting EU nationality

Surge in Britons getting EU nationality

Image copyright EPA There has been a surge in UK citizens acquiring the nationality of another EU country since the Brexit referendum, according to data obtained by the BBC. In 2017 a total of 12,994 UK citizens obtained the nationality of one of the 17 member states from which the BBC has received figures. This […]

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Steel firms Thyssenkrupp and Tata to merge

Steel firms Thyssenkrupp and Tata to merge

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tata owns the UK’s largest steelworks at Port Talbot Unions have welcomed a merger between Tata Steel and Thyssenkrupp which will create Europe’s second-biggest steelmaker. The deal will mean Indian-owned Tata’s UK plants are merged into a pan-European venture, which includes the UK’s biggest steelworks at Port Talbot. Tata […]

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Canada ‘will not back down’ over tariffs

Canada ‘will not back down’ over tariffs

Image copyright Reuters Canada will “not back down” in the face of new US tariffs on steel and aluminium, according to the country’s foreign minister. Chrystia Freeland spoke as officials unveiled a C$2bn (US$1.5bn; £1.15bn) package to support the country’s steel and aluminium industries. Retaliatory tariffs on C$16.6bn worth of US products are due to […]

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UN migration agency rejects Trump nominee

UN migration agency rejects Trump nominee

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Isaacs has a history of anti-Islam comments The UN migration agency’s member states have rejected President Trump’s nominee for director-general, making it only the second time in the agency’s history that it will not be led by an American. Ken Isaacs, an executive with a Christian charity, was eliminated […]

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