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Child supplements 'mislead parents' over vitamin D

Few children's multivitamins give the recommended daily vitamin D dose, a study suggests.

from BBC News - Health https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-47358333
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NHS child gender reassignment 'too quick'

A former governor of the Tavistock Centre calls for more "external oversight" of the clinic.

from BBC News - Health https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-47359692
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Social care workers face 'unfair conditions'

An inquiry finds many staff in social care face long working hours and job insecurity.

from BBC News - Health https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-47359944
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Organ donation law: How Keira's heart saved Max

The parents of Keira, and Max - the boy who received her heart - tell the story behind the organ donation legislation named after them.

from BBC News - Health https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-47373365
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'Rape triggered my Tourette's'

It did not stop Natalie Pearson becoming what is thought to be the world's only teacher with her form of the condition.

from BBC News - Health https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-47363903
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Bostin' Black Country accent from new computer

Jack Smith, 21, says his new voice is "like a dream come true" after he lost his ability to talk.

from BBC News - Health https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-47361952
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Exoskeleton helps people with paralysis to walk

Floriane is able to walk using an exoskeleton that detects how she wants to move.

from BBC News - Health https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-47319932
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'I was made allergic to my husband's sperm'

Why this fertility lab worker had to be injected with her partner's white blood cells to give birth.

from BBC News - Health https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-47332884
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Isle of Wight cerebral palsy author writes autobiography with his nose

Author Josh Barry spent nine years writing book while also completing two degrees.

from BBC News - Health https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-47297644
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Sex education: Menstrual health to be taught in school by 2020

"My experience at school would be very different now," says Alice Smith, who suffers with endometriosis.

from BBC News - Health https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-47350835
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Diabulimia: NHS cash to treat type 1 diabetes eating disorder

Zohra says treatment for the type 1 diabetes eating disorder has saved her life.

from BBC News - Health https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-47358903
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Enniskillen schoolboy guilty in upskirting case

Timothy Boomer, 18, took five pictures of two female teachers at Enniskillen Royal Grammar School.

from BBC News - Family & Education https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-47388359
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Fly-tipping closes Bishop's Stortford school sports field

The head teacher called it an "irresponsible" act of "vandalism".

from BBC News - Family & Education https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-47384983
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School pupils to be taught about relationships

Health education for pupils of all ages will be part of the curriculum in England from September 2020.

from BBC News - Family & Education https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-47357372
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Children 'failed in first 1,000 days', says MPs

A group of MPs wants a "revolution" in early years support, including more health visitor contacts.

from BBC News - Family & Education https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-47362792
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The hairdressers spotting signs of abuse

Hairdressers and beauticians are being trained on the signs of domestic abuse, after one fatal case.

from BBC News - Family & Education https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-47386104
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Paternal leave rights equalised to maternity rights

A father explains why he did not regret taking up the offer of six months paid paternity leave after the birth of his son.

from BBC News - Family & Education https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-47361347
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Corbyn to back Brexit referendum after MPs reject his plan

Jeremy Corbyn has declared Labour will back a second referendum on Brexit to end a lengthy power struggle within the party.

from Political News - International and UK Politics | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/labour-leader-jeremy-corbyn-to-back-brexit-referendum-after-mps-reject-his-plan-11650366
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The smart money is on the Brexit can being kicked down the road again

Choices are now starting to crystallise in the Brexit debate.

from Political News - International and UK Politics | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/the-smart-money-is-on-the-brexit-can-being-kicked-down-the-road-again-11650467
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Brexit defeat heaps pressure on Corbyn to back second EU vote

Jeremy Corbyn has lost a vote on his plan for Brexit, meaning the party will now shift to formally backing a second EU referendum. 

from Political News - International and UK Politics | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/jeremy-corbyn-faces-pressure-to-back-second-referendum-after-losing-vote-11650245
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Why the EU is likely to agree to Brexit delay

Will the EU grant the UK more time for the Brexit process if Theresa May seeks an extension to Article 50? It's a key question. 

from Political News - International and UK Politics | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/why-the-eu-is-likely-to-agree-to-an-extension-of-article-50-11649948
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Labour MP suspended over antisemitism row

Labour has suspended MP Chris Williamson after he accused the party of being "too apologetic" over accusations of antisemitism.

from Political News - International and UK Politics | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/labour-mp-chris-williamson-suspended-over-antisemitism-row-11650005
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Labour's Williamson U-turn raises questions over disciplinary process

When the Yorkshire Post published a video showing Chris Williamson suggesting the Labour Party had been "too apologetic" about antisemitism, there was an immediate outcry.

from Political News - International and UK Politics | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/labour-antisemitism-row-u-turn-on-chris-williamson-raises-questions-over-disciplinary-process-11650368
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KFC chaos firm gets no-deal Brexit contract

Theresa May has been accused of putting lives at risk - as she was challenged over a "bargain bucket" agreement for NHS supplies under a no-deal Brexit.

from Political News - International and UK Politics | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/firm-at-centre-of-kfc-delivery-chaos-gets-no-deal-brexit-contract-11649856
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May to MPs: Do your duty and back my Brexit deal

Theresa May has issued an impassioned plea to MPs to "do their duty" and vote for her Brexit deal.

from Political News - International and UK Politics | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/theresa-may-to-mps-do-your-duty-and-back-my-brexit-deal-11649445
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PM commits to votes on no-deal Brexit or Brexit delay

Theresa May has promised MPs votes on a no-deal Brexit or a delay to Brexit, if the House of Commons once again rejects her EU withdrawal agreement.

from Political News - International and UK Politics | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/theresa-may-commits-to-votes-on-no-deal-brexit-or-article-50-extension-11649007
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Public and businesses 'not preparing' for no-deal Brexit

Despite warnings of the impact of a no-deal Brexit, members of the public and businesses are not preparing for such a scenario, a government document has said.

from Political News - International and UK Politics | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/public-and-businesses-are-not-preparing-for-a-no-deal-brexit-government-document-says-11649181
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Publius Aelius Hadrianus est hic: Roman Graffiti found in Cumbrian quarry

Roman graffiti from 207AD has been rediscovered in a Cumbrian quarry, from which stone had been taken to repair Hadrian's Wall.

from Weird News - Strange and Odd News Stories | Sky News! http://news.sky.com/story/publius-aelius-hadrianus-est-hic-roman-graffiti-found-in-cumbrian-quarry-11649451
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Stop selling 'wonky' drawings of Man U stars, couple told

An "artistically challenged" couple who recreate football stickers have been told to stop selling drawings of Manchester United players. 

from Weird News - Strange and Odd News Stories | Sky News! http://news.sky.com/story/panini-cheapskates-couple-told-to-stop-selling-wonky-drawings-of-man-utd-players-11649182
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Fat rat trapped in manhole cover

A rotund rat that became stuck while trying to squeeze out of a manhole cover has been saved by rescuers in Germany.

from Weird News - Strange and Odd News Stories | Sky News! http://news.sky.com/story/firefighters-save-chubby-rat-trapped-in-manhole-cover-11649039
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Snake on a plane: Woman finds python in shoe after flight

Scottish grandmother Moira Boxall returned from a trip to Australia to discover a snake curled up inside a shoe in her suitcase.

from Weird News - Strange and Odd News Stories | Sky News! http://news.sky.com/story/snake-on-a-plane-scottish-grandmother-finds-python-in-shoe-after-australia-flight-11648080
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Parrot owner proves missing pet is his by speaking Slovakian

A missing parrot has been reunited with its owner after recognising the Slovakian language it was taught.

from Weird News - Strange and Odd News Stories | Sky News! http://news.sky.com/story/slovak-speaking-parrot-found-on-airport-runway-reunited-with-owner-11644860
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Sister, Sister star tries twin's breast milk as remedy

Twin sisters whose relationship helped launched their acting careers have taken their close ties to the next level after one tried the other's breast milk as an illness remedy.

from Weird News - Strange and Odd News Stories | Sky News! http://news.sky.com/story/this-is-amazing-sister-sister-star-tamera-mowry-housley-tries-twins-breast-milk-as-remedy-11644692
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US hackers took Russian troll factory offline - reports

US military hackers struck against a Kremlin-linked disinformation firm on the day of the midterms, according to reports.

from Tech News - Latest Technology and Gadget News | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/us-military-hackers-took-russian-troll-factory-offline-during-midterms-report-claims-11649702
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Amazon weight-loss pill fake reviews net firm $12.8m fine

A company which sold what it claimed were weight-loss pills using fake reviews on Amazon has been given a suspended $12.8m fine by US regulators.

from Tech News - Latest Technology and Gadget News | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/fake-reviews-for-weight-loss-pills-on-amazon-net-firm-128m-fine-from-us-regulator-11649753
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BBC and ITV launch streaming service rival to Netflix

The BBC and ITV are joining forces to launch a British-based streaming service to rival Netflix, ITV has announced.

from Tech News - Latest Technology and Gadget News | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/britbox-bbc-and-itv-launch-streaming-service-rival-to-netflix-11649554
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OSC pays out $7.5M to 3 tipsters who blew the whistle about misdeeds at companies

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The Ontario Securities Commission has made its first three payments to whistleblowers under a new program that allows anonymous sources to tip off the regulator about misdeeds at companies.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/whistleblower-payout-osc-1.5035440?cmp=rss
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Labour code issues flagged in fatal CP Rail accident in Calgary

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Documents show a federal investigator flagged labour code contraventions after a Canadian Pacific Railway train conductor died in a workplace accident in a Calgary rail yard last November.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/labour-code-canadian-pacific-accident-railway-1.5036205?cmp=rss
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Torstar posts losses as print ad revenue falls year-over-year

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The publisher of the Toronto Star, other newspapers and a number of digital or online properties, said it lost $3.1-million loss attributable to shareholders for the three months ended Dec. 31 or four cents per share.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/torstar-2018-losses-print-ad-revenue-falls-1.5036181?cmp=rss
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Why Canada needs better information about all the energy it produces

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Trouble analyzing the impact of Alberta's mandatory oil production cuts have renewed calls for more comprehensive and timely data to assess the Canadian energy picture.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/canada-energy-data-1.5027115?cmp=rss
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Air Canada flight to India turns back after Pakistan closes airspace

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An Air Canada flight from Toronto to Delhi turned back over Europe on Wednesday after the Pakistani government decided to close its airspace amid heightened tensions with India.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/air-canada-india-pakistan-turns-back-1.5035310?cmp=rss
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OPP, Ford employees team up to stall international drug shipments

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Police say they have busted an alleged drug smuggling operation where methamphetamine was being hidden in new cars built in Mexico and then sent by rail to Canada.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/ford-employees-drug-bust-1.5035685?cmp=rss
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Gas price plunge in January curbs inflation to lowest since 2017

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The cost of living in Canada went up at its slowest pace in more than a year in January, as gas prices plunged by 14 per cent compared to the same month a year earlier.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/inflation-rate-january-1.5035221?cmp=rss
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U.S. to probe whether Canada, China and Mexico are dumping cheap steel into their market

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The U.S. Department of Commerce says it is looking into allegations that some fabricated structural steel products from Canada, China and Mexicoare sold in the U.S. at prices well below their fair value.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/commerce-department-steel-investigation-1.5035179?cmp=rss
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Canadian startup Properly offers new way of buying and selling homes in Calgary

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Canadian tech startup Properly is hoping a new way of buying and selling houses shaking up the U.S. real estate industry will catch on north of the border.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/canadian-startup-properly-offers-new-way-of-buying-and-selling-homes-in-calgary-1.5032771?cmp=rss
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Cold winter is good business for Canadian ski resorts

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After a month of frigid temperatures in the Rockies, an Environment Canada forecast for colder than typical weather in March is good news for ski resort operators hoping to extend the season with packs of spring skiers.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/ski-resorts-weather-rockies-march-forecast-colder-alberta-banff-1.5035232?cmp=rss
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Is a robot coming for your job? Change comes quickly in the era of automation

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From bartenders to baristas, robot resumés are getting longer and more complex. And as robotics get smarter, the consequences of automation are becoming harder to predict.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/robot-automation-service-workforce-las-vegas-1.5029900?cmp=rss
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Montreal-based UN aviation agency tried to cover up 2016 cyberattack, documents show

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In November 2016, the International Civil Aviation Organization was hit by the most serious cyberattack in its history. Internal documents obtained by CBC suggest key members of the team that should have prevented the attack tried to cover up how badly it was mishandled.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/montreal-based-un-aviation-agency-tried-to-cover-up-2016-cyberattack-documents-show-1.5033733?cmp=rss
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Hudson's Bay president Alison Coville to step down, company says

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Alison Coville, the president of iconic retailer Hudson's Bay, is stepping down. Hudson's Bay Co., its Toronto-based parent company which also owns Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord and Taylor stores, did not give a reason for Coville's departure.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/hbc-president-alison-coville-steps-down-1.5034719?cmp=rss
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Canadian regulator failed to make checks on risky mortgage brokers

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The financial services regulator in Canada's biggest province failed to make planned checks on mortgage brokers it had identified as risky because its resources were stretched, according to documents obtained by Reuters under freedom of information laws and information provided by the regulator.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/canadian-regulator-failed-to-check-risky-mortgage-brokers-1.5034762?cmp=rss
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StatsCan data for 2017 shows poverty is declining — especially for children

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The number of Canadians living below the poverty line has never been lower, new numbers from Statistics Canada suggest.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/statistics-canada-income-2017-1.5033796?cmp=rss
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Husky CEO says Alberta's OPEC-style cuts have created 'secondary market' for oil

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Husky's CEO Rob Peabody said he has purchased available oil production space from another company in order to get more oil to market. Speaking to analysts on a conference call Tuesday morning, Peabody described it as one of the more "amusing" unintended consequences of the Alberta government's production cuts.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/husky-energy-alberta-secondary-market-1.5034121?cmp=rss
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Labour board rules Unifor labour actions against GM were unlawful

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The Ontario Labour Relations Board has ruled that members of Unifor engaged in unlawful strikes in their efforts to protest the planned closure of the General Motors assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/labour-board-rules-unifor-actions-against-gm-unlawful-1.5033998?cmp=rss
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U.S. senators relay personal experiences as they chastise pharma execs for high drug prices

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"If you don't undertake meaningful action to reduce pharmaceutical costs, policy-makers are going to do it for you," U.S. senator tells top drug company executives.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/us-senate-hearings-high-prescription-drug-prices-1.5033908?cmp=rss
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Fed will continue to be patient with rate hikes, chairman Powell tells U.S. lawmakers

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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the U.S. economy should keep expanding at a solid, though somewhat slower pace this year. But he warns of growing risks, including a global slowdown, volatile financial markets and uncertainty about U.S. trade policy.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/fed-chair-powell-1.5033700?cmp=rss
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FCA to invest $4.5B in Detroit with new assembly plant and expanded production

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said on Tuesday it will invest $4.5 billion in converting an engine plant in Detroit to an assembly plant and expanding production at five other plants in Michigan. The move would create 6,500 jobs in Michigan.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/fca-invest-4-point-5-billion-in-detroit-expand-production-1.5033967?cmp=rss
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New on SI: Why Tevin Coleman is a More Appealing Free Agent than Le'Veon Bell

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Case Law: Fearn and the Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery, Emanations of the Tate, a “self induced incentive to gaze” is not nuisance – Athalie Matthews

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In the recent case of Fearn v  The Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery ([2019] EWHC 246 (Ch)) the High Court analysed privacy rights from a novel perspective in both literal and legal terms.The claimants are the owners of four glass-walled luxury flats in the Neo Bankside development on the South Bank of the Thames, Block C of which is located about 34 metres from the south side of the new Tate Modern (now called the Blavatnik Building) and its spectacular tenth floor viewing gallery.With flats in the development reportedly having sold for between £2 million and £19 million, even by sky-high London standards residents paid a premium for the privilege of owning what the Financial Times described at the time as ‘a determinedly High Tech expression of expense’.Meanwhile, the new Tate Modern created by architects Herzog & Meuron was hailed in 2016 as ‘the most important new cultural building to open in the UK for almost twenty years’.  The stakes on both side of the Business and Pro…

10 vegan Instant Pot recipes the whole family will love

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These plant-based meals are so delicious even meat eaters will want seconds.

from USATODAY - Money Top Stories http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/~/599015736/0/usatodaycommoney-topstories~vegan-Instant-Pot-recipes-the-whole-family-will-love
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How to make colored and dyed hair last longer

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Keep your dye job looking as fresh as day one.

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Here's the best way to make chili

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We cooked chili on a stove and in a slow cooker and Instant Pot.

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Report: Netflix how 'Tidying Up' might be boosting organization sales

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Marie Kondo’s new show on Netflix, “Tidying Up,” is not only causing people to do just that, but it’s actually boosting the sales of shredders and organizing supplies. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story.

from USATODAY - Money Top Stories http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/~/599010412/0/usatodaycommoney-topstories~Report-Netflix-how-aposTidying-Upapos-might-be-boosting-organization-sales/
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