Friday, 22 November 2019

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Scarlett Johansson should be allowed any role

HOLLYWOOD: Scarlett Johansson thinks she should be ‘’allowed to play any person’’. The 34-year-old actress came under fire for accepting the role of a transgender man in the upcoming movie ‘Rub & Tug’ – a role which she exited after public outrage – but she has slammed the ‘’restriction’’ of ...

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Hundreds of cyclists hold ‘mass die-in’ protest in NY

NEW YORK: Hundreds of cyclists covered every inch of the main entrance to Washington Square ‪Tuesday evening, lying under the iconic arch and around the park fountain in protest of the spike in biking deaths this year. Bikers from across the five boroughs gathered for a five-minute “mass die-in” to ...

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Women across Switzerland hold strike for equality

Women in Switzerland walked off the job, staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and an end to sexual harassment and violence, AP reported. Discontent over sexism and workplace inequality is underpinning the “women’s strike,” while many are also demanding higher pay specifically for domestic workers, teachers and caregivers. ...

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German slowdown leaves job boom untouched

BERLIN: The jobless rate in Germany held steady in January even as signs of a slowdown in Europe’s powerhouse economy mounted, official data showed Thursday. The unemployment rate was 5.0 percent, the Federal Labour Agency (BA) said in seasonally-adjusted figures, the same level as the previous two months. In absolute ...

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Santander plans to axe a fifth of its UK branch network

LONDON: Santander on Wednesday announced plans to shut almost a fifth of its branch network in Britain, expected to result in around 840 job losses. The Madrid-based bank’s UK business said it would close 140 branches across the country, leaving it with 614. The closure programme will lead to around ...

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Bangladeshi-Irish model Prioty alleges sexual abuse by Rafiqul

Bangladeshi-Irish model Prioty alleges sexual harassment by businessman-politician Rafiqul The Facebook post of the Bangladeshi-Irish model has touched off a social media storm, but the accused, Rongdhanu Group Chairman Md Rafiqul Islam, has denied the allegations. Prioty, a pilot by training, had modelled several products in Bangladesh after she won ...

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Katy Perry wants acting job

LONDON: 33-year-old singer Katy Perry wants to move into acting. Katy – who is dating Orlando Bloom and was previously married to Russell Brand – has enjoyed a successful pop career over the last decade but she’s now ready to branch out and do something else. Speaking to Nova DJ ...

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