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Development bill to tackle gender inequality poised to become law

A private member's bill to force the UK government to consider the impact of its overseas aid spending on reducing gender inequality is poised to become law after passing its third reading in the House of Lords on Tuesday.<p>The international development (gender equality) bill, proposed by the …

Scotland's referendum: Salmond says independence will benefit whole UK

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/news_scotland/1057000/1057850_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524648019_7e31b51e6ce51e27041c098a5d52c691<p><b>An independent Scotland with a strong economy would benefit the whole of the UK, First Minister Alex Salmond has told a gathering in London.</b><p>In …

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In The New Globalized Diet, Wheat, Soy And Palm Oil Rule

These days you can fly to far corners of the world and eat pretty much the same food you can get back home. There's pizza in China and sushi in Ethiopia.<p>A new scientific study shows that something similar is true of the crops that farmers grow. Increasingly, there's a standard global diet, and the …

How The Western Press Is Getting It Terribly Wrong In Ukraine

When the pundits talk about Vladimir Putin’s offensive in Ukraine, they usually mean troops and tanks, but his greatest weapons are ,in fact, his propaganda machine and the gullible western media.<p>So far, he has been winning stunning victories without firing a shot. Make no mistake, Vladimir Putin …

How Leonardo DiCaprio's Past Roles Cost Him This Year's Oscar

Once the booze wears off from Matthew McConaughey's final "Alright, alright, alright," of our year in film, we can get down to the really important part of the Oscars and start second-guessing the winners.<p>Sunday night is all about rewarding actors and filmmakers for their hard work in the past year.<p>…

Global Travel Trend for 2014: Low-Cost Carriers Continue to Eat the World

Early in January we released our big report, “<b>14 Global Trends That Will Define Travel in 2014</b>,” outlining the major trends that will define travel …

Priceline Dominates Paid Search, With Expedia Playing Catch Up

The Priceline Group is almost omnipresent in paid search in emerging markets, Expedia Inc. is a distant second, but gaining, and TripAdvisor is …

What it’s like to travel with type 1 diabetes

Sometimes people travel to get away from things they’ve grown tired of: the daily routine, a bad relationship, control-freak parents, the weather …