Wednesday, 20 October 2021

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Nepal urged to crack down on menstruation huts

NEPAL faced urgent calls on Monday to stop women being banished from their homes during their periods after a teenager died sleeping in a hut, becoming the fourth victim in weeks. Parbati Bogati, 17, suffocated after lighting a fire to keep warm in the windowless mud and stone hut she ...

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Polish officials shut down multiple escape rooms after teen deaths

KOSZALIN: Polish officials have shut down 13 escape room sites over safety issues after five teenage girls were killed in a fire. Firefighter chief Leszek Suski says the escape room at a private house in the city of Koszalin where the girls died had no emergency evacuation route. The 15-year-olds ...

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UK facing skills emergency, CBI claims

The UK is facing a “skills emergency” and cannot let Brexit distract people from tackling the crisis, a business leader has said. CBI director-general Caroline Fairbairn said weaknesses in supporting young people into work had existed for years, but the changing nature of jobs had made the situation “critical”. She ...

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Five teenagers arrested in London on terrorism charges

LONDON: Five teenagers were arrested in London on terrorism charges following a series of raids, police said. The suspects, who ranged in age from 15 to 19, were held on suspicion of preparing acts of terrorism, London’s Metropolitan Police said in a statement. “The arrests relate to plans to travel to ...

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