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BBC warned as women still paid 'far less' than men

The BBC has not done enough to address the problem of women being paid "far less" than men, a new report has said.

 

Emmerson Mnangagwa returns to Zimbabwe as unrest continues

When the scarf-clad Zimbabwean president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, touched down at Harare's scruffy-looking airport, he did not get the sort of reception that I am sure he was hoping for.

 

EU says hard Irish border 'obvious' under 'no-deal' Brexit as split emerges with Dublin

The EU believes a hard border on the island of Ireland is an "obvious" result of a "no-deal" Brexit  - as signs of a split with Dublin emerged over the issue.

 

Kit Harington: I'd like to throw Game Of Thrones party for last ever episode

Game Of Thrones star Kit Harington has told Sky News he is considering throwing a party to watch as the epic series comes to an end.

 

Showbiz News

Kit Harington: I'd like to throw Game Of Thrones party for last ever episode

Game Of Thrones star Kit Harington has told Sky News he is considering throwing a party to watch as the epic series comes to an end.

National Television Awards: Ant and Dec win best presenter gong despite Ant's rehab break

Ant and Dec have won the best presenter gong at the National Television Awards despite not appearing on television together in 10 months.

Chris Brown lashes out at Paris rape accuser as he is released from custody

US singer Chris Brown has been released from custody in Paris over rape allegations - as he called his accuser a "lyin' b****".

Fyre Festival co-founder Ja Rule claims he was also victim of scam

Fyre Festival co-founder Ja Rule claims he was also a victim of the infamous event which promised customers a luxury party on an island in the Bahamas.

Sports News

Tiger Woods understands his body better ahead of PGA Tour return

Tiger Woods has admitted he will have different expectations of himself in 2019 ahead of his first start of the year at the Farmers Insurance Open.

 

Krzysztof Piatek joining AC Milan from Genoa, with Gonzalo Higuain set for Chelsea

AC Milan and Genoa have agreed a £31m deal for the transfer of Poland international striker Krzysztof Piatek, according to Sky in Italy.

 

Emiliano Sala search and rescue operation suspended until Wednesday morning

Guernsey Police have confirmed the search and rescue operation for the plane carrying Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala has been suspended until sunrise on Wednesday.

 

Tottenham's Dele Alli ruled out until March with hamstring injury

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been ruled out until early March after suffering a hamstring injury.

 

Business News

Shoppers want retailers' excess stock to go to charity not landfill

Most Britons would boycott any retailer that threw away surplus stock rather than give it to charity, according to a new survey.

 

Kier seeks Chief Executive to push shares to previous highs

If you're running a heavily-indebted company, and you're obliged to ask shareholders for money to save the business, it is not exactly a vote of confidence when most decide against putting their hand in their pocket.

 

International community could 'roll with' no-deal Brexit, says OECD head Angel Gurria

The head of one of the world's leading economic organisations has cast doubt on claims that a "no-deal" Brexit would be an economic catastrophe, pledging that the international community would "roll with it".

 

Sir Martin Sorrell: UK should copy Singapore's low taxes after Brexit

Britain should copy Singapore's model of light-touch regulation and low taxes after Brexit, according to one of Britain's best-known businessmen.

 

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