Fossil Fuel Companies Spend Hundreds of Millions of Dollars to Convince You Climate Change Isn’t Real. Here’s How.
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Fossil Fuel Companies Spend Hundreds of Millions of Dollars to Convince You Climate Change Isn’t Real. Here’s How.

The fossil fuel industry, political lobbyists, media moguls and individuals have spent the past 30 years sowing doubt about the reality of climate change – where none exists. The latest estimate is that the world’s five largest publicly-owned oil and gas companies spend about US$200 million a year on lobbying to control, delay or block binding climate… […]

Does your company nurture neurodiverse talent?
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Does your company nurture neurodiverse talent?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNat Miller told Chi Chi Izundu what challenges some neurodivergent people may encounterHow do you make your workplace more welcoming to neurodiverse employees, and ensure their talent is nurtured? David Joseph takes off his shoes, crosses his legs and tucks himself into an armchair. For the CEO… […]

Impressive Line-up Unveiled for Cunard’s Literature Festival at Sea
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Impressive Line-up Unveiled for Cunard’s Literature Festival at Sea

The event, curated by the programming team at Cheltenham Literature festival, will headline award-winning authors Ian Rankin, Alexander McCall Smith and Prue Leith on the seven-night extravaganza.They will be joined by, amongst others, Kate Mosse OBE, Joanne Harris, Simon Armitage, Pam Ayres and Alan Johnson.Alexander McCall Smith.Alexander McCall Smith said: “On the great liners of… […]

Eric Henry Liddell (1902)
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Eric Henry Liddell (1902)

Eric Liddell Personal information Full name Eric Henry Liddell Nationality British Born 16 January 1902Tianjin (Tientsin), Qing Empire (China) Died 21 February 1945 (aged 43)Weihsien Internment Camp, China Sport Country Scotland, Britain Sport Athletics & Rugby Union (7 tests) Event(s) 100m, 200m, 400m Club Edinburgh University Team Scottish International Retired ? Now coaching ? Achievements and… […]

Ian Rankin, Alexander McCall Smith and Prue Leith to Headline Cunard’s Literature Festival at Sea
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Ian Rankin, Alexander McCall Smith and Prue Leith to Headline Cunard’s Literature Festival at Sea

Flagship Queen Mary 2 to host award-winning authors during Literature Festival in Collaboration with the Cheltenham Literature Festival, The Times and The Sunday TimesVALENCIA, Calif., Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Luxury cruise line Cunard will return with its Literature Festival at Sea in collaboration with the Cheltenham Literature Festival, The Times and Sunday Times, on flagship… […]

Best hotels in the UK for celebrity spotting
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Best hotels in the UK for celebrity spotting

David M. Benett/Getty ImagesRita Ora and Oprah Winfrey at Rosewood London.The UK hotels where you could bump into the likes of Daniel Craig and Oprah Winfrey. THE ROSEWOOD, LONDON Located inside the former Chancery Court building in High Holborn, The Rosewood is every bit a five-star hotel. It stands seven storeys tall, with a grand Pavonazzo… […]

UK is nearly ready to launch force to hit hostile countries with cyberattacks
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UK is nearly ready to launch force to hit hostile countries with cyberattacks

Britain is in the final stages of setting up a security force to wage offensive cyberwarfare against terrorist groups, hostile states and organised crime groups that are threats to the country, The Independent has learnt. The American assassination of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani has added urgency to the progress of the specialist unit, amid risks of a cyber conflict that… […]