Gill Walmsley

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Brexit: Germany welcomes 'clarity' in Theresa May's speech as Europe reacts

Theresa May’s Brexit speech has “finally” given Europe “a bit more clarity”, Germany’s foreign minister has said.<p>Frank-Walter Steinmeier said the …

Islamic State leader says "no retreat" from Mosul assault

KOKJALI/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi told his followers on Thursday there could be no retreat in a “total war” against the forces arrayed against them, as advancing soldiers battled into their northern Iraqi stronghold of Mosul.<p>Military vehicles of Iraqi army …

'I wanted to leave my sport on a high' - Jess Ennis-Hill announces retirement

Jessica Ennis-Hill has announced her retirement from athletics, saying that although it was a tough decision she "knows the time is right".

‘The Voice’ Producer Mark Burnett Wants an Invite to Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani’s Wedding

A plus-one too, please! The <i>Voice</i> producer <b>Mark Burnett</b> wants to be front and center when <b>Blake Shelton</b> and <b>Gwen Stefani</b> tie the knot.<p>The TV vet, 56, …

Watch this holed bunker shot that propelled Washington into the NCAA Women's finals

Sarah Rhee started Tuesday as a little-known freshman on the Washington women’s golf team. She finished the day as a Huskie folk hero after propelling her team to the finals of the NCAA Women’s Championship with an unbelievable come-from-behind victory against UCLA’s Louise Ridderstrom.<p>Washington …

Golf

Worker killed in accident on new Forth crossing

A construction worker has died and another man was injured in an accident on the new £1.4 billion Queensferry Crossing.<p>The 60-year-old man who died is understood to have been hit by the moving boom on a crane shortly after midday on the north tower of the new bridge over the Firth of Forth, outside …

Retired lawyer sues Israeli airline after she was asked to move seat

Renee Rabinowitz, 81, who fled Nazis as a child, says ultra-Orthodox Jew objected to sitting next to a woman on El Al flight<p>A retired lawyer who fled the Nazis as a child is suing the Israeli national airline El Al for alleged discrimination after being asked to move on a plane when an …

This Woman Has An Ingenious Plan To Stop Repeat Sexual Assault On College Campuses

Callisto, which is now being piloted at two colleges, was created by Jessica Ladd, a survivor who is also an infectious disease epidemiologist. …

College & University

People Still Believe Women Belong in the Kitchen and Men Belong at the Office

Good grief. It turns out gender stereotypes are just as bad today as they were 30 years ago.<p>Men and women are so fundamentally different from each other, it’s like we come from different planets. Men are tough and strong, and should be responsible for stuff like bringing home the bacon and fixing …

'Your whole life is the Holocaust!' The woman who was born in Auschwitz

Angela Orosz gave evidence in the trial of a Nazi guard: ‘I was so malnourished, I was unable to cry. That saved me.’<p>It was at the age of seven, when asked at school to write down her name and place of birth, that Angela Orosz was first made aware she had been born in Auschwitz.<p>“I really had a hard …

Baby dies of meningitis after being born one month too late for jab deadline

Amelia Scudder missed out on vaccine for meningitis B made available to all babies last year by just four weeks before she died at seven months<p>A seven-month-old girl died of meningitis after being born one month too late for the vaccination deadline.<p>Amelia Scudder showed almost no symptoms of the …

Kesha Speaks Out About Dr. Luke Trial: 'This Is About Being Free from My Abuser'

Kesha is speaking out about her lawsuit with Dr. Luke, whom she alleges raped her.<p>The singer, 28, took to social media Wednesday, posting a lengthy …

Kesha

British Politicians Are Pleading The NFL To Change That Racist Team Name

The logic is simple: They don't want their nation or their TV network endorsing such explicit bigotry.<p>With eight months to go before kickoff at London’s Wembley Stadium, the first flag of the Washington-Cincinnati international football game has already been thrown. According to ESPN’s Mike Wise, …

Jessica Chastain, Queen Latifah, Freida Pinto and More Team Up to Launch Non-Profit Dedicated to Women Empowerment

Gender equality in the movie industry has been a hot topic over the last year, and now, a group of Hollywood hotshots are taking matters into their …

Report: BBC missed chances to stop sexual predator Savile

LONDON (AP) — An investigation into the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal cleared the BBC of wrongdoing Thursday, even as it painted a damning portrait …

Great Britain

MPs from seven parties unite to begin electoral reform campaign

Labour and Conservative figures join Make Votes Matter conference on Monday to argue support for PR is at an all-time high<p>MPs and activists will seek to jump-start the campaign for proportional representation with a conference in London on Monday intended to mobilise support for electoral …

Saudi Arabia: First women councillors elected

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1213000/1213855_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532760289_f1cbb02d7339795aafc5c41077e204a4<p><b>Women have been elected to municipal councils in Saudi Arabia for the first time after a ban on women taking part in elections was lifted.</b><p>At least …

GPs so overworked they risk causing harm, says head of profession

Dr Maureen Baker, chair of Royal College of GPs, recommends measures to relieve strain on NHS family doctors, whom she compares to overtired pilots<p>Britain’s GPs are so tired and overloaded that they are at risk of harming patients’ health by misdiagnosing illness or giving them the wrong drugs, the …

Spy chiefs warned Thatcher government about claims MP had 'penchant for small boys'

Newly uncovered files show former MI5 director general Sir Antony Duff wrote to the then Cabinet Secretary in 1986<p>Spy chiefs warned the Thatcher government that allegations an MP had a "penchant for small boys" risked causing it political embarrassment, documents have revealed.<p>Child abuse …

Concern on continent as heatwave set to drive temperatures beyond 40C

‘Exceptionally intense’ conditions prompt weather alerts in Spain, Portugal and France, with elderly people and children most at risk<p>Several European governments have issued weather warnings as a heatwave sweeping through Portugal, Spain and France pushes temperatures above 40C (104F), raising …

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Artist Frida Kahlo

Was Frida Kahlo the original modernist gardener? After nearly two decades of full-on Fridamania (during which traveling exhibits of her paintings …

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