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England work placements for BAME coaches

<b>Black and minority ethnic coaches (BAME) will be offered work placements with senior England teams to help increase diversity in football.</b><p>It is one of the measures outlined by the Football Association in a new equality action plan.<p>The FA said in January it was working on plans to increase equality …

Color Blindness

Asian Games - Is this eclectic mix of 40 events the Olympics+?

<b>Over the the next four days, the last of 12,000 athletes and officials will check into six tower blocks in the centre of Jakarta.</b><p>The Asian Games athletes village will be a diverse community.<p>Representing two-thirds of the world's population, the participants range from burly, hairy heavyweights …

Asia

Getting comfortable talking about diversity and inclusion in the third sector

People are always asking me how to make curry. At first, I was surprised the news was out that I’m such a great cook. And the people asking usually …

Disability

Wearable devices and mobile health technology: One step towards better health

With increasing efforts being made to address the current global obesity epidemic, wearable devices and mobile health ('mHealth') technology have …

Digital Health

VS Naipaul obituary

The greatest literary virtue of the Trinidad-born writer VS Naipaul, who has died aged 85, was instant readability. He constructed clear, irreducible sentences, and marshalled them into single-minded paragraphs. His control of language and the rhetoric of his novels were such that he could persuade …

Literature

African economy: the limits of ‘leapfrogging’ | Financial Times

Kotiogo Ng’usilo vividly remembers the first time he saw a car. It was the 1950s and Mr Ng’usilo, a hunter-gatherer from the Ogiek tribe in Kenya’s …

Africa

Create & Cultivate Partners With LinkedIn, WeWork and Microsoft to Launch Latest Offering – Adweek

Jaclyn Johnson wants to redefine the term “work party.”<p>Johnson, who founded Create & Cultivate, an online career advice platform and conference for …

Advertising Industry

Why roaming the roof of Scotland is so rewarding during summer

On the morning of day five, we ducked into a bothy. I’d half-expected to be doing that in June in the Cairngorms, where snow can fall in any month and driving rain and gales are common even in summer. What I hadn’t expected was that we’d be seeking respite from the blazing sun.<p>For the past few days …

There are only 25 women CEOs in the Fortune 500 — here's the full list

Women make up 58% of the American workforce, but when it comes to leadership positions at top companies, they are drastically outnumbered.<p>Only 25 of this year's Fortune 500 companies had women CEOs. The list includes Mary Barra of General Motors, the highest-ranking company with a woman at the …

Ulta Beauty

Man raps about pork pies to raise money for young farmers

A man has released a new rap single about pork pies to raise money for young farmers.<p>Joe Harrison, 30, won a competition run by the National …

Teleférico Quito

The gondolas let you glimpse a bird's-eye view of one of the world's highest capital cities.<p>At more than 9,000 feet above sea level, Quito, Ecuador …

South America

Skin bleaching in Africa : An 'addiction' with risks

Dr. Isima Sobande was in medical school when she first heard of mothers who bleached the skin of their babies.<p>She dismissed it as an urban myth. But …

Skin Care

Jurgen Klopp provides incredible three-minute response when asked how Liverpool can win Premier League title

Jurgen Klopp is back in the routine of pre-match media duties.<p>And he's back with a bang - or perhaps even a boom.<p>In a preview to Sunday's Premier …

Soccer

Travel Guide To Prague

The bohemian city of Prague, with its skyline of gothic spires and narrow cobbled streets, is perfect for a romantic city break. It also offers many …

European Travel

What John David Washington learned from BlacKkKlansman, Spike Lee, and dad Denzel

One of John David Washington’s first credited film roles was in 1992’s <i>Malcolm X</i>, in which he plays a young student; his dad, Denzel Washington, plays …

Jordan Peele

Modesty isn’t a virtue, it’s a tool to keep women in their place

Judging from Shakespeare, the very sight of a modest woman pushes men into extravagant fantasies of matrimony. “I burn, I pine, I perish,” cries Lucentio in <i>The Taming of the Shrew,</i> “If I achieve not this young modest girl.”<p>Modern men are less explicit about their desire for demureness, but there’s …

Feminism

Six psychological terms people use incorrectly—and insultingly

Psychology is the scientific study of human thought and behavior, and hence of everyday life, which means that many people consider themselves experts on the topic, even if they’ve never cracked the spine of a psychology textbook.<p>Armchair psychologists will bandy terms about, such as “neurotic” or …

Psychology

20-Minute No-Equipment Total-Body Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Strength training at the gym or taking a class at a fitness studio is great, but sometimes, you just want to get in your workout at home—or on …

Workouts

Language: 'untranslatable' words tell us more about English speakers than other cultures

When the word “hygge” became popular outside Denmark a few years ago, it seemed the perfect way to express the feeling of wrapping yourself up in a …

Language

The prettiest coastal villages in Britain

The pioneering Native American woman who designed paths to other planets

Mary G. Ross didn’t let any kind of orthodoxy imprison her. The first female engineer and the first Native American engineer to work at Lockheed Martin, she was also among the first with a hankering to work on interplanetary space travel.<p>In 1942, she said, that kind of thing made people question …

Native Americans

Trekking with the traveling sisters of India

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ten years ago, sisters Prachi and Himadri Garg set off on a spontaneous adventure.<p>They left their home in Delhi and hopped on a bus, paying no mind to where it was going.<p>Neither had a mobile phone, let alone Google Maps.<p>Eight hours later, they found themselves in Shimla, in northern India, …

National Parks

20 of Europe's best ice-cream parlours: readers’ travel tips

Winning tip: La Martinière, Île de Ré, France<p>Legendary ice-cream shop La Martinière is on the quayside in Saint-Martin-de-Ré, and also has a quieter outpost at the far end of the island by the Baleines lighthouse. There are too many flavours to count: my three-year-old was bowled over by the simple …

Italy

Tone Every Inch of Your Body With These 100 Effective Bodyweight Moves

Here it is! The ultimate guide to the best bodyweight moves. Bookmark this for later so you can create your own workout by mixing and matching these badass moves, and watch your body transform. Maybe you want an all-butt workout with squats and lunges. Maybe you want to focus on toning your arms …

Workouts

Heading to Europe? Read this before you buy a Eurail Pass

We explain the different Eurail types, compare them to other similar passes and help you decide if a Eurail pass is right for you.

Trains

The Five Biggest Branding Mistakes And How to Avoid Them

Branding is essential for startups that want to compete and come out on top of their competitors. Yet even if you have the greatest product, a poor brand image could spell disaster for your sales.<p>Some of the biggest companies in the world have been involved in epic branding disasters. For example, …

Customer Service

Comical proof that all travel bloggers' Instagram photos are essentially clones

Hold on to your hats, and get ready for an onslaught of near-identical Instagram shots. An account fast-growing in popularity on the social media platform is collating photos from travel bloggers, ‘influencers’ and adventurers which bear an uncanny resemblance to one another, and the results are …

Social Media

Exercise may be the best protection against aging that we have, according to new research

"Let's get physical" isn't just a catchy line from an Olivia Newton-John song — it's a health intervention.<p>Exercise is increasingly being recognized as the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have. Not only does regular movement appear to benefit our mind and body, but it also seems to protect …

Heart Rates

US mid-term elections: Women break records for nominations

<b>More women candidates than ever will contest US governorships and House seats in November's mid-term elections.</b><p>After Tuesday's primaries across four states, there are now 11 female nominees for governor and at least 182 for the House of Representatives.<p>The results were hailed as a continuing …

Government

Only 20% of US kids study a language in school—compared to 92% in Europe

Kids in the US take classes in English, which works out pretty well for them. The dominant global language right now happens to be their default. Perhaps that’s one reason why only 20% of US students in kindergarten through 12th grade learn a foreign language, according to new Pew Research Center …

Language Learning