New Zealand brings in paid domestic violence leave in world first – Trending Stuff

New Zealand brings in paid domestic violence leave in world first – Trending Stuff

MPs cheer after legislation passes to tackle what one called horrifying rates of family violence New Zealand has passed world-first legislation granting victims of domestic violence 10 days paid leave to allow them to leave their partners, find new homes …

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Brexit secretary David Davis resigns plunging government into crisis – Trending Stuff

Brexit secretary David Davis resigns plunging government into crisis – Trending Stuff

Secretary of states resignation followed by two other Brexit ministers, forcing a reshuffle David Davis has resigned as Brexit secretary, shattering the hard-won consensus around Theresa Mays Chequers deal and plunging her government into crisis. His resignation was swiftly followed …

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Archaeologists prepare to open huge granite sarcophagus in Egypt – Trending Stuff

Archaeologists prepare to open huge granite sarcophagus in Egypt – Trending Stuff

Alabaster head found in ancient Alexandrian tomb. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images The sarcophagus, discovered during construction work, has become a source of excitement for archaeologists because a layer of mortar between the body and the lid indicates its contents have lain …

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New Zealand firm’s four-day week an ‘unmitigated success’ – Trending Stuff

New Zealand firm’s four-day week an ‘unmitigated success’ – Trending Stuff

Reduced hours for same pay increased successful work-life balance management, cutting stress levels and boosting commitment The New Zealand company behind a landmark trial of a four-day working week has concluded it an unmitigated success,with 78% of employees feeling they …

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Anthony Bourdain, TV chef and travel host, found dead aged 61 – Trending Stuff

Anthony Bourdain, TV chef and travel host, found dead aged 61 – Trending Stuff

CNN, which aired Bourdains show Parts Unknown, confirmed his death and said it was suicide The girlfriend of TV chef Anthony Bourdain has paid tribute to his brilliant, fearless spirit as friends and family reacted with shock to his death …

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Trump administration’s opposition to breastfeeding resolution sparks outrage – Trending Stuff

Trump administration’s opposition to breastfeeding resolution sparks outrage – Trending Stuff

US delegation to the World Health Assembly reportedly deployed threats to try to browbeat nations into backing off the resolution Advocates for improved nutrition for babies have expressed outrage over reports that the Trump administration bullied other governments in an …

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