RIFE

ANC CONFERENCE DELAYED!

The African National Congress' National Executive Committee is still locked up in a meeting.<p>This resulted in the ANC conference not starting as …

News (South Africa)

I am contesting assembly polls to prevent BJP coming to power: Siddaramaiah

Indicating that the 2018 assembly polls could "most likely" be his last election, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said that he is …

India

Report in Spain Claims Gareth Bale Has Agreed Pre-Contract Terms With Manchester United

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale has settled on a pre-agreement which could see him join Manchester United in the summer, according to Spanish rumours …

Soccer

Canada's spy agency settles lawsuit over alleged racist and homophobic bullying

Details of the settlement were kept confidential after five employees claimed ‘discriminatory behavior has become the accepted culture’ at the agency<p>Canada’s spy service has settled a C$35m lawsuit launched by five employees who alleged they suffered years of bullying in a workplace rife with …

Canadian News

FIFPro survey reveals 90% of players identified reason to leave the women's game early - Women's Soccer Zone

The year 2017 has been a bit of a rollercoaster for the world of women’s football. For all the good that we have experienced, we’ve also seen …

Women's Soccer

How can May stop the Brexit mutineers from becoming the new Tory ‘bastards’?

The decision made by 11 Conservative MPs to rebel and back Dominic Grieve’s amendment for a ‘meaningful vote’ on the final Brexit deal has received a mixed reaction in the Conservative party. Nadine Dorries – a one-time serial rebel herself – has suggested they ought to be deselected, while Henry …

Brexit

Racist reporting still rife in Australian media

Half of all race-related opinion pieces in the Australian mainstream media are likely to contravene industry codes of conduct on racism.<p>In research …

Torres Strait Islanders

Political nepotism rife in Kashmir: After Mehbooba's 're-election' as PDP president, her brother set to be inducted into state ministry

<b>Srinagar:</b> Political nepotism is rife in Kashmir. Recently, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti got herself re-elected as president of the People's …

India

10 New Year's Day Date Ideas That You Should Absolutely Take Advantage Of

When you think of holidays that are synonymous with dating, it’s usually Valentine’s Day or New Year’s Eve, not... New Year’s Day. But why is that? …

Dating

2017 is the year people asked Google "how?"

Accurate search results and their rankings are more important than ever<p>The top Google searches in 2017 were quite expected topics. The top three included Hurricane Irma, iPhone 8, and iPhone X. But this year’s results were also dominated by a number of “How to” queries. The top three were: how to …

Google

Xbox One X vs Xbox One PUBG Frame Rate Comparison

Gamers interested in learning more about the performance they can expect to receive playing Player Unknown Battlegrounds (PUBG) on the Xbox platform. …

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

Reader Rankings: Top 10 Advanced Dives

Want to go a little deeper or venture inside a wreck or drift along with a ripping current? If you have the skills and training for advanced diving, …

Scuba Diving

Experts Warn This Common Christmas Tradition Could Give You Lice

<i>'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, all the parents were combing their own hair for louse.</i> <i>The stockings were thrown on the</i> …

Parenting

Morning Bits

The GOP’s tax plan is still a dud. “The tax reform bill is highly unpopular among the American people. In fact, a majority of U.S. residents (52%), including more than one in five Republicans (22%) and one in five Trump supporters (20%), think the legislation will mostly hurt their personal family …

Opinion

Man Utd Starlet Angel Gomes Signs 1st Pro Contract With Red Devils Amid Rife Barcelona Speculation

Manchester United have announced that 17-year-old attacking midfielder Angel Gomes has signed his first professional contract with the club.<p>The …

Soccer

NPA was the biggest scam of the UPA government, says PM Modi at FICCI meeting

PM Modi at FICCI Annual general Meeting on Wednesday. (Source: ANI)<p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday blamed the previous government for …

India

This Muslim Woman Was Detained and Harassed On Her Way to Rome

In case you need to be reminded, Islamophobia is real and it has a genuine impact on Muslims trying to go about their daily lives. As <b>@grimworldview</b> …

Viral

Another human foot washes ashore in British Columbia, 13th this decade

Another human foot has been found on British Columbia's coastline, the latest in more than a dozen such grim discoveries over the past decade.<p>British …

British Columbia

L Train shutdown plan revealed by MTA

The MTA has finally revealed its plans for working around the coming L Train shutdown. <b>Beginning in April of 2019</b>, travel between Manhattan and …

MTA

Four in five British football fans would welcome an openly gay player in their team, poll reveals

Four out of five British football fans would have no problem if an international player from one of the home nations came out as gay or bisexual, a …

LGBTQ

Fraud detection startup Simility raises $17.5 million from Accel, PayPal, others

Simility, a company that develops a fraud detection platform that uses machine learning techniques, has announced a $17.5 million round of funding led by Accel, with participation from new strategic investor PayPal. Existing investors The Valley Fund and Trinity Ventures also contributed.<p>Founded in …

Business

How to create your Instagram Best Nine year in review photo series

It is that time of year again when everyone begins to look back on the 12 months they have had, with all the big and little memories, trying to …

Instagram

Australian field hockey players strip naked to fight homophobia in sport

These athletes are shedding their clothes for a good cause.<p>Despite growing acceptance for LGBTQ people, sport remains an area where discrimination is …

LGBTQ

Sexual harassment 'rife' in schools but largely unreported, study says

More than one in three girls in mixed secondary schools say they have been sexually harassed and many teachers are ill-equipped to tackle problem<p>Sexual harassment of girls is rife in schools but goes largely unreported and unaddressed, with many teachers ill-equipped to tackle the problem, research …

Gender

Why sexism is even rife among young people

IF THE recent outpouring of allegations against powerful men has demonstrated anything, it is that the gender power divide is still very much with …

Gender

Smart Handgun Safe Not Smart Enough Not To Let Basically Anyone Break Into It

When we discuss the problems around "the internet of things" and app-controlled everything, we typically have to get into the weeds a bit about …

Information Security

Australian charities 'self-censoring' political advocacy out of fear of retribution

Report finds charities and non-government organisations operate in ‘insidious’ environment where ‘self-censorship’ is rife<p>Australian charities are avoiding political advocacy and “self-silencing” out of a fear that dissent will attract political retribution, a new report has found.<p>Published by Pro …

Censorship

‘PUBG’ Has 20 Times More Viewers On Twitch Than Players

The runaway success of <i>PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds</i> has largely been fueled by Twitch streamers and YouTube videos in a sort of viral marketing …

Gaming

British TV Industry Is A “Toxic” Environment & Rife With Sexual Harassment – Survey

The British television industry is a “toxic” environment with companies paying only “lip service” to allegations of sexual harassment and bullying, …

TV

The family hotspot ‘rife’ with sex

They report it being rife with groups of men having sex in the dunes at any given time, transforming Mudjimba Beach into a “uncomfortable” scene, the</i> …

Homophobia