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High Stakes: Education Is Risk-Averse So Is There Room For Entrepreneur-led Innovation?

What role can entrepreneurs play in the development of the United Kingdom’s education system? It’s a question raised by the launch of a new initiative aimed at encouraging entrepreneurs to come forward with ideas to address what the organizers describe as…

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PPAs and the Corporate Renewables Revolution: BusinessGreen debuts latest whitepaper

BusinessGreen has this week published its latest Intelligence Whitepaper, which explores the surge in corporate renewables targets and how businesses are deploying power purchase agreements (PPAs) and onsite renewables projects to deliver on 100 per cent clean power targets. Titled PPAs…

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Tottenham Hotspur’s Richarlison Emerging As One Of The Stars Of The 2022 World Cup

Not long after Richarlison scored one of the best goals of the 2022 World Cup so far, footage started to circulate of the Brazilian forward practicing the same finish in training before Thursday’s match against Serbia. “It’s the result of his…

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It Was All A Mistake, iPhone Supplier Says After Violent Worker Protests In China

Hon Hai Precision Industry apologized on Thursday for a "technical error" in announcing the amount of bonuses promised to new staff following violent protests at the world’s largest Apple iPhone plant in mainland China, the Central News Agency reported on Friday.…

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Profit Grows, Retail Network Shrinks At China Billionaire’s Down Jacket Brand Bosideng

Bosideng International Holdings, the top China down jacket maker led by billionaire Gao Dekang, said on Thursday sales and profit gained in the six months to September amid growth in online sales and the closure of traditional retail stores. Revenue at…

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Not Just Qatar – Against World Cup Backdrop, UK Peers Lambast Gulf States Over Human Rights

Bahraini human rights activists have welcomed a promise by a UK government minister to hold a meeting with them to discuss the situation in their country. The pledge was made by minister of state for the Middle East Lord Ahmad, during…

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20,000 Died Amid Punishing Heatwaves And Record Temperatures Across Western Europe This Summer, Data Indicates

ToplineExtreme heat was responsible for more than 20,000 deaths across western Europe this summer, official figures suggest, as the continent was battered by a series of punishing heatwaves and record-breaking temperatures that are likely to become more frequent and more intense…

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Elon Musk Says He’s Granting ‘Amnesty’ For Nearly All Banned Twitter Accounts

ToplineTwitter owner Elon Musk on Thursday said he is granting “amnesty” for almost all banned accounts on the platform, a consequential policy change that follows a poll of the billionaire’s followers and comes just days after he reinstated former President Donald…

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Twitter Reportedly Leaves Brussels—Europe’s Regulatory Hub—Amid Concerns About Musk’s Content Moderation Plans

ToplineTwitter has closed its entire office in Brussels, according to the Financial Times, cutting ties to one of the world’s most important regulatory hubs as fears grow the firm will struggle to moderate content or even function after the brutal staffing…

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Chairman, Vice Chairman At China Manufacturer Investing $916 Million In Ohio Under Police Surveillance

The chairman and vice chairman of a China-based manufacturer planning to invest $916 million in Ohio are under police surveillance at home, the company said in a stock filing in China on Monday. The statement by Yunnan Energy New Material didn’t…

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