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Educating girls

Media playback is unsupported on your device Until you see it, it is difficult to conceive how much work many Rajasthani girls have to do before they go to school. For some, their chores take precedence and school is a last priority. But one organisation is pushing to encourage …

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Global leader

With so much of politics, economics, culture – not to mention every other facet of human existence – taking place online, it is startling to realise that such a loose and baggy concept as the “centre of the global economy,” can actually be located somewhere real: in a particular …

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Super vision

Computers are getting better at recognising faces and shapes and making connections between images, heralding a new age of visual search that could transform the way we interact with the world around us. Have you ever searched Google maps for a destination, asked it for directions, then walked off …

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Black Friday weekend: Online the winner in sales frenzy

If you thought the shops were looking quiet last Friday then you were right. A whopping £1.4bn was spent on online sales in the UK on Black Friday – up some 11.7% on last year, according to online retailers trade body IMRG.But on High Streets, shopping centres and retail …

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BA owner IAG secures Monarch's Gatwick slots

British Airways owner IAG has secured take-off and landing slots at London’s Gatwick airport that used to belong to Monarch before it collapsed.IAG said the deal would enable its airlines – primarily BA – to offer more flights and new routes from Gatwick.Monarch collapsed in early October and thousands …

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Counting down

Advent calendars used to be a cheap way to count down to Christmas with a seasonal picture or chocolate treat, but behind the doors you can now find everything from expensive whisky to fancy face cream. Are they a rip-off that represents the ever-growing commercialism of Christmas, or just …

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Predatory comments prompt YouTube ad suspension

Mars, Lidl, Adidas and others have pulled all advertisements from YouTube after some were found next to clips used by predators to target children.Investigations by the BBC and The Times found tens of thousands of “predatory” accounts have been used to leave explicit comments on children’s videos.Problems with the …

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Nothing wasted

A rising number of firms are finding creative uses for surplus food. But are consumers comfortable eating produce that would have otherwise ended up in the bin?On the surface there seems little that’s different or unusual about Bean & Wheat, a deli and cafe hidden away in a cobbled …

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Court raps SFO for use of 'inexpert' expert witness

The Serious Fraud Office has been criticised by the Appeal Court for appointing an expert witness who “lacked expertise”. Lord Justice Gross warned SFO prosecutors the Appeal Court judges viewed the SFO’s use of Saul Haydon Rowe as “a debacle”. He appeared in the trials of former traders for …

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