Codes of Conduct

How Quebec became ground zero for immigration paranoia

In 2007, about a month after Christmas, André Drouin saw what was on the horizon and decided he’d had enough. A town councillor in Hérouxville, a …

Quebec City

CSIRO sacks senior executive over credit card 'breach'

The CSIRO has sacked one of its senior executives over an alleged fraud involving an official credit card.<p>The allegation against the organisation's …

Australian News

More than half of Americans have had an affair at work. Here’s what to do when you find out about one.

This we know: being in close proximity to someone increases the chances of attraction. And who do we spend more time around than our …


UMD Announces Updates to Fan Code of Conduct and Prohibited Items & Behavior Policies to Enhance Fan Safety

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The University of Maryland Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has adopted a series of changes to the university’s “Fan Code …

Maryland Terrapins

Overwatch 'Deathmatch' update finally adds player reporting feature on Xbox One and PS4

'Ryuuga wagateki go away!'<p>Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan has revealed that console players will soon be able to report any unsavoury members of …

PlayStation 4

Farmers disappointed with Senate report on dairy industry

Farmers say a Senate inquiry launched in the aftermath of retrospective milk price cuts falls short of expectations.

Australian News

Spain lacks capacity to handle migration surge, says UN refugee agency

UNHCR warning comes as Spanish coastguard intercepts nearly 600 people in a day trying to reach country from Morocco<p>Spain lacks the resources and capacity to protect the rising number of refugees and migrants reaching it by sea, the UN refugee agency has said.<p>The warning from UNHCR comes as the …


Techstars Wants You to Say Something

Ever since industry news about sexual harassment began to surface, we believe that it’s more important than ever to reinforce a positive, safe and …


Hartley: Tuilagi, Solomona must 'work hard now'

Aug 16, 2017<p>Captain Dylan Hartley has tipped Manu Tuilagi and Denny Solomona to force their way back into the England squad despite being sent home …

Rugby Union

Fired Google engineer says his memo actually empowered women

A lot of the debate about fired Google memo writer James Damore has centered around his views, the science he cited, and whether or not he deserved to get fired.<p>But what’s been largely ignored is how women within Google felt and his reaction to that.<p>In an interview with Business Insider, Damore …


TAFE ‘gags’ Gilmore Labor candidate

Fiona Phillips says she was told not to mention the word ‘TAFE’.

Australian News

Why Overwatch on console is in desperate need of a report button

<b>UPDATE 17th August 2017:</b> Following the publication of this article and a request for comment by Eurogamer, Blizzard responded with the statement …


Italy hopeful over migrant crisis as arrivals fall

Italy’s interior minister has said he is optimistic that the crisis facing the country over migrants is easing after a fall in the number of arrivals …


Fired Google memo writer says he regrets calling women neurotic

James Damore, the Google diversity memo writer who was fired last week, said he regrets using the term "neuroticism" when referring to women.<p>In an interview with CNBC Monday, Damore was asked if he would have changed anything about his memo knowing what he knows now.<p>"I think I wouldn't have used …


March on Google tries to distance itself from alt-right white supremacy

Members of the alt-right—a loose-knit group widely associated with white nationalism—who are planning a rally at Google headquarters this weekend …


Ryanair Scrambles To Solve Its Drunken Passenger Problem

Ryanair is having a tough time. As Brexit threatens to turn its entire business upside down, passengers can't stop getting drunk on its flights, …


Italy Minister Sees Light at End of Tunnel on Migrant Flows

Italy's interior minister said on Tuesday he saw light at the end of the tunnel for curbing migrant flows from Libya after a slowdown in arrivals …


Bid to end free meals for Hutt councillors ends in farce

Roast chicken has been a source of embarrassment for Lower Hutt councillors after it was revealed they were getting free meals.<p>It was supposed to be …

New Zealand News

Aid groups say Italy is forcing them to stop rescuing migrants at sea

MILAN — The central Mediterranean is one of the world’s deadliest migration routes: Last year, 4,576 migrants lost their lives trying to reach Italy from Libya, and more than 2,200 have drowned in the first half of 2017, according to the United Nations’ International Organization for Migration.<p>In …


'March on Google' releases code of conduct after Charlottesville violence

The "March on Google" has released a code of conduct for attendees, after a white supremacist rally...


Google Trouble

<b>by Jean-Louis Gassée</b><i>The so-called “anti-diversity” memo leaked from Google this week has tech commentators (and beyond) in an uproar. One view is</i> …

What is the current status of migrant rescues in the Mediterranean?

Thousands of migrants have been embarking on a perilous journey to the Mediterranean - their fate is determined by refugee rescue ships and …


Drink-fuelled air rage still threatening safety, say cabin crew

A year on from a new code of conduct designed to curb drunkenness on planes, cabin crew report it has had little effect.<p>The voluntary code was agreed …


Drunk air passenger arrests up 50%

<b>Arrests of passengers suspected of being drunk at UK airports and on flights have risen by 50% in a year, a BBC Panorama investigation suggests.</b><p>A total of 387 people were arrested between February 2016 and February 2017 - up from 255 the previous year.<p>Meanwhile, more than half of cabin crew who …


Petition Calls for TV Boss to Apologize Over Rape Remarks

A prominent morning television news host has promised an apology today following public outrage over his recent on-air remarks that a rapist and …


A Question for Google's CEO

In Sundar Pichai’s letter to employees, an important piece of information about the company’s response to a memo on diversity is inaccessible.<p>When CEO Sundar Pichai addressed a controversial memo about diversity that circulated inside Google, culminating in the termination of its author, James …


Organizations that rescue refugees in the Mediterranean are giving up, for fear of being shot

Doctors without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières, or MSF) is suspending activities in the Mediterranean because of “threatening behavior by the Libyan coastguard,” according to Loris De Filippi, who heads the organization in Italy. MSF is the largest NGO involved in search and rescue operations in …


Fired Google memo author James Damore writes Wall Street Journal essay

James Damore, an ex-Google engineer who has been the center of controversy this week after circulating a memo that has widely been characterized as sexist and anti-diversity, has now published an essay defending his various positions in The Wall Street Journal…<p>Everyone can use an Echo Dot: Just $50!<p>…

Wall Street Journal

Forget the chatter, Asean-China relations are actually stable | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

Over the first weekend of August, foreign ministers of the 10 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) held their 50th ministerial meeting in …

South China Sea

India vs Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli says ICC needs to be more consistent in implementing code of conduct rules

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Sri Lanka