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Leading charity warns of workers’ rights crisis as ‘new normal’ pushes employees to breaking point

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Leading charity warns of workers’ rights crisis as ‘new normal’ pushes employees to breaking point Leading charity warns of workers’ rights crisis as ‘new normal’ pushes employees to breaking point Gig economy, agency and zero-hours staff face worse employment rights violations than the rest of the working population, Citizens Advice has warned as the number of people on zero-hours contracts …

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Venezuela Raids Food Charity, Interrupting Meals for Children

Venezuela Raids Food Charity, Interrupting Meals for Children

Venezuela Raids Food Charity, Interrupting Meals for Children Venezuela Raids Food Charity, Interrupting Meals for Children CARACAS, Venezuela — Government agents have raided the offices and frozen the bank accounts of a major Venezuelan food charity, threatening a lifeline for thousands of children during one of the world’s deepest humanitarian crises. The raids, which began last week, are the government’s …

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Pride of Britain: Taylor Swift surprises eight-year-old fan whose dad raised £500,000 for charity

Swift made a surprise appearance at the Pride of Britain awards

Pride of Britain: Taylor Swift surprises eight-year-old fan whose dad raised £500,000 for charity Pride of Britain: Taylor Swift surprises eight-year-old fan whose dad raised £500,000 for charity The singer took part in Sunday night’s (1 November) digital award ceremony, which celebrates everyday heroes in British society. One of the winners was Major Chris Brannigan, who this summer took part …

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Israeli Charity Treats Ultra-Orthodox Virus Patients at Home

Israeli Charity Treats Ultra-Orthodox Virus Patients at Home

Israeli Charity Treats Ultra-Orthodox Virus Patients at Home Israeli Charity Treats Ultra-Orthodox Virus Patients at Home JERUSALEM — When the elderly father of an ultra-Orthodox radio personality in Israel contracted the coronavirus recently, his family dreaded the prospect of his entering an isolated hospital ward and possibly never coming out. So the broadcaster made a round of calls that turned …

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Trudeau’s Finance Minister Quits Post Amid Charity Scandal

Trudeau’s Finance Minister Quits Post Amid Charity Scandal

Trudeau’s Finance Minister Quits Post Amid Charity Scandal Trudeau’s Finance Minister Quits Post Amid Charity Scandal Amid calls from political opponents for his resignation, Canada’s finance minister did just that on Monday night. But the minister, Bill Morneau, insisted his decision to step down was not related to a conflict-of-interest scandal that has embroiled Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government. Instead, …

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A-level results: ‘Rampant’ grade inflation in Latin and classics, while state schools unfairly hit by lowered marks, charity says | The Independent

A-level results: ‘Rampant’ grade inflation in Latin and classics, while state schools unfairly hit by lowered marks, charity says | The Independent

A-level results: ‘Rampant’ grade inflation in Latin and classics, while state schools unfairly hit by lowered marks, charity says | The Independent A-level results: ‘Rampant’ grade inflation in Latin and classics, while state schools unfairly hit by lowered marks, charity says | The Independent Ofqual‘s standardisation marking system resulted in “rampant” inflation of grades for niche subjects such as Latin …

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Trudeau Goes Before Parliament to Face Questions on Charity Scandal

Trudeau Goes Before Parliament to Face Questions on Charity Scandal

Trudeau Goes Before Parliament to Face Questions on Charity Scandal Trudeau Goes Before Parliament to Face Questions on Charity Scandal But it did pay Mr. Trudeau’s brother Alexandre, a filmmaker, and mother, Margaret, the country’s former first lady, for speaking over the past four years on behalf of the charity at various events. The Kielburger brothers said attracting sponsors for …

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Banksy donates refugee crisis paintings worth £1.2m to Bethlehem hospital charity auction

Banksy donates refugee crisis paintings worth £1.2m to Bethlehem hospital charity auction

Banksy donates refugee crisis paintings worth £1.2m to Bethlehem hospital charity auction Banksy donates refugee crisis paintings worth £1.2m to Bethlehem hospital charity auction Banksy has donated a triptych of paintings referencing the European refugee crisis to a charity auction, which will raise money for a hospital in Bethlehem. The works, titled “Mediterranean Sea View 2017”, are estimated to be …

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Trudeau Adopts a Now-Familiar Tone of Contrition After WE Charity Scandal

Trudeau Adopts a Now-Familiar Tone of Contrition After WE Charity Scandal

Trudeau Adopts a Now-Familiar Tone of Contrition After WE Charity Scandal Trudeau Adopts a Now-Familiar Tone of Contrition After WE Charity Scandal After digging in his heels for days, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada changed tack on Monday and apologized for taking part in a decision to award a no-bid government contract to a charity deeply connected to his …

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Trudeau Faces Ethics Questions on Family Ties to Charity Given Government Contract

Trudeau Faces Ethics Questions on Family Ties to Charity Given Government Contract Trudeau Faces Ethics Questions on Family Ties to Charity Given Government Contract TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s mother and brother were paid more than $200,000 over four years by a charity recently awarded a no-bid contract to disburse hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to student …

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