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Queen’s Speech sets out government plans for laws protecting free speech on university campuses

Queen’s Speech: What did she say at the State Opening of Parliament?

Queen’s Speech sets out government plans for laws protecting free speech on university campuses Queen’s Speech sets out government plans for laws protecting free speech on university campuses The Queen’s Speech has set out government plans to introduce new laws designed to safeguard freedom of speech at universities. It marks the government’s intention to push ahead with a Higher Education (Freedom …

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Biden Plans Order to Strengthen U.S. Cyberattack Defenses

Biden Plans Order to Strengthen U.S. Cyberattack Defenses

Biden Plans Order to Strengthen U.S. Cyberattack Defenses Biden Plans Order to Strengthen U.S. Cyberattack Defenses Last month, the Bay Area-based Institute for Security and Technology led a task force of executives from Amazon, Microsoft, Cisco, FireEye and dozens of other organizations calling for urgent action to combat ransomware in an 81-page report. Leading a similar effort inside the Justice …

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Google’s Back to Office Plans

Google's Back to Office Plans

Google’s Back to Office Plans Google’s Back to Office Plans This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. Google loves to be different. So it’s no surprise that the company has out-there ideas for the post-pandemic office. As Google starts to bring employees back to offices in some regions, it …

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Germany Sets Out Plans to Return Benin Bronzes

Germany Sets Out Plans to Return Benin Bronzes

Germany Sets Out Plans to Return Benin Bronzes Germany Sets Out Plans to Return Benin Bronzes Germany will begin returning a “substantial” number of the priceless artifacts known as the Benin Bronzes from its museums to Nigeria next year, its culture ministry said on Thursday night. The artifacts, which the British army looted in an 1897 raid on Benin City …

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Experts call for ‘compassion training’ for pupils in catch-up plans

Experts call for ‘compassion training’ for pupils in catch-up plans

Experts call for ‘compassion training’ for pupils in catch-up plans Experts call for ‘compassion training’ for pupils in catch-up plans Experts have called for pupils to receive “compassion training” under plans aimed at making up for education lost due to the Covid pandemic. A leading group of academics and psychologists will write to the education recovery commissioner urging him to …

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Microsoft Plans to Lower App Fees For Developers

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Microsoft Plans to Lower App Fees For Developers Microsoft Plans to Lower App Fees For Developers Microsoft will decrease the share of money it charges independent developers that publish computer games on its online store, starting in August, the company said on Thursday. Developers will keep 88 percent of the revenue from their games, up from 70 percent. That could …

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Biden Plans to Propose Banning Menthol Cigarettes

Biden Plans to Propose Banning Menthol Cigarettes

Biden Plans to Propose Banning Menthol Cigarettes Biden Plans to Propose Banning Menthol Cigarettes The Biden administration is planning to propose a ban on menthol cigarettes, a long-sought public health goal of civil rights and anti-tobacco groups that has been beaten back by the tobacco industry for years, according to a federal health official. For decades, menthol cigarettes have been …

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President Biden plans to order a $15 minimum wage for federal contractors.

President Biden plans to order a $15 minimum wage for federal contractors.

President Biden plans to order a $15 minimum wage for federal contractors. President Biden plans to order a $15 minimum wage for federal contractors. President Biden plans to sign an executive order on Tuesday raising the minimum wage paid by federal contractors to $15 an hour, the latest in a set of ambitious pro-labor moves at the outset of his …

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‘Follow the Party Forever’: China Plans a Communist Birthday Bash

‘Follow the Party Forever’: China Plans a Communist Birthday Bash

‘Follow the Party Forever’: China Plans a Communist Birthday Bash ‘Follow the Party Forever’: China Plans a Communist Birthday Bash Movie theaters in China are being ordered to screen patriotic films with titles like “The Sacrifice” and “The Red Sun.” Elementary students in some cities are being told to create paintings and calligraphy extolling the “Chinese dream.” Buses and subways …

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Funeral Plans for Prince Philip Are Announced

Funeral Plans for Prince Philip Are Announced

Funeral Plans for Prince Philip Are Announced Funeral Plans for Prince Philip Are Announced LONDON — Toward the end of the carefully choreographed, 50-minute planned funeral service for Prince Philip, scheduled for Saturday, the “Last Post” will be played by musicians from Britain’s Royal Marines. But the military buglers will then have one further duty requested specifically by Prince Philip: …

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