Dealing with a silent ghost of our economy

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Dealing with a silent ghost of our economy

When Father Gregory Boyle recounted the almost-remarkable story of one young man whose mother could not afford a Christmas present for him, he didn’t throw his arms up in despair — he immediately recognized…

Germany's new food poisoning law

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Germany’s new food poisoning law

Image copyright gfphoto You will probably still get chicken salad and pasta salad in your supermarket or restaurant, despite a new German law making it mandatory. The bill – aimed at helping tackle the…

New campaign highlights disability discrimination

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New campaign highlights disability discrimination

Written by By Cate Meighan, CNN “I’d say ‘everyone is happy to see you but it’s a drag’,” says designer Beth Sargent. “Don’t drink and drive. When it’s 8-20 degrees outside, drive slow. Do…

Former IAAF chief Lamine Diack dies at 72

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Former IAAF chief Lamine Diack dies at 72

Mr. Diack was wanted in Switzerland in connection with a case involving 14 Russian athletes and sports officials who allegedly took bribes to cover up positive doping tests at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. If…