Daily Archive: February 4, 2018

Feb
04

Kim Cattrall's Missing Brother Found Dead At His Home

Kim Cattrall's Missing Brother Found Dead At His Home“Sex and the City” co-star Kim Cattrall’s missing brother was found dead over the weekend at his rural home in Canada.


Feb
04

‘We’re all competing for the same jobs': life in Britain’s youngest city

The 30% of Bradfordians under 20 face a perfect storm of problems, from youth unemployment to racial tension. But many of them insist it’s not all doom and gloom

When it comes to grim urban statistics in Britain, the city of Bradford tops many lists. Police statistics name Bradford as having the highest crime rates in West Yorkshire, while a 2014 YouGov poll named it Britain’s “most dangerous city”. Bradford also has one of the highest levels of youth unemployment in the UK: 26% of young people were out of work in 2015, up from 11.3% in 2004.

What makes these statistics particularly troubling, however, is the one that ties them all together. More than 30% of the population here are currently under the age of 20, and the city has the highest number of under-16s in the country, giving Bradford the unusual title of being the UK’s youngest city.

The options are equal between getting a job or getting into crime

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Feb
04

Turkish inflation pulls back

Rate suggests stronger lira is helping tame prices

Feb
04

'Kidnapped' Vietnam exec gets second life sentence for graft

'Kidnapped' Vietnam exec gets second life sentence for graftA Vietnamese former oil executive allegedly kidnapped from Germany was jailed for life Monday for embezzlement, state media reported, his second life sentence tied to a corruption crackdown in the communist country. Trinh Xuan Thanh is one of the biggest names to go down as part of the purge, which mirrors a similar crackdown in neighbouring China. Thanh, the former head of PetroVietnam Construction (PVC), was found guilty of pocketing $620,000 of state funds from a real estate project.


Feb
04

Classroom robots stand in for children too ill to go to school

Avatar enables pupil to watch and participate in lessons from home via a tablet

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