New Year Honours 2017: Olympic heroes and entertainers recognised – BBC News

Media captionMurray says he still feels “like Andy” after his knighthood Andy Murray, Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis-Hill are among the Olympic stars recognised in a New Year Honours list which also includes big names from the entertainment world. Rio 2016 men’s tennis champion Murray and double gold-winning athlete Farah receive knighthoods, while heptathlete Ennis-Hill…

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Trump Team Asks State Department To Hand Over Info On Gender Equality Programs

A memo emailed to State Department employees on Wednesday, obtained by The New York Times, asks for full reports on all existing programs and activities to promote gender equality, “such as ending gender-based violence, promoting women’s participation in economic and political spheres, entrepreneurship, etc.” The Trump team didn’t ask for the names of government employees…

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How down-at-heel Lisbon became the new capital of cool

Four years ago, Portugals capital felt like a city on its knees. Now it is being touted as hip, cheap and innovative. But is the socialist government failing Lisbons poor in its rush to revitalise? In Lisbon people keep telling me about the surfing. Its great. The beaches are 20 minutes from the beautiful, historic…

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The American Workplace Is Broken. Heres How We Can Start Fixing It

This story is part of our month-long “Work Well” initiative, which focuses on thriving in the workplace — staying healthy and free of anxiety even in the midst of difficult work conditions. The series presents creative solutions you can use to take care of yourself as you take care of business. You can find more…

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Rand Paul Wants GOP To Host Black Lives Matter Town Hall

NewsOne Now Exclusive: Rand Paul Talks 2016 NewsOne Now EXCLUSIVE: Rand Paul talks 2016 presidential race, plan to drive additional dollars to Black-owned businesses, poverty, education, criminal justice reform, #BlackLivesMatter and more. Posted by Roland Martin on Thursday, November 5, 2015 Both the Democratic and Republican National Committees have to promote presidential town halls set…

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T.J. Maxx Customers And Employees Sound Off On Ivanka Trump

T.J. Maxx and Marshalls employees were instructed this week to remove all Ivanka Trump signage and mix her products with the rest of the stores vast offerings. T.J. Maxx and Marshalls have massive followings of faithful bargain-hunting shoppers. But how do they, and people who work at the stores, really feel about the whole thing?…

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The former drug addict who found God and built a successful business – BBC News

Thankfully for Ryan, everything changed when he was 20, and he has not touched drugs ever since. While the cynical may raise their eyebrows, Ryan, now 37, says he discovered God and quit overnight. Without the drugs, he was able to get his life back, and aged 24 he launched a catering company called Regis…

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Joe Biden On Violence Against Women: ‘We Have To Change The Culture’

Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday told world business leaders not to relax efforts to help women make economic progress, reminding them that they must also help change the culture of sexual harassment and abuse.  “None of this matters if a woman is not safe: safe in her workplace, safe in her home, safe on…

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What Those Who Studied Nazis Can Teach Us About The Strange Reaction To Donald Trump

New York Times Co. via Getty Images Her presidential rival, Donald Trump, on the other hand, had waged what Matthews called a “legitimate” campaign on these issues, a claim that seemed to stretch the bounds of legitimacy, but Matthews was not alone. In the following days and weeks, others would make similar claims implying a…

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No more fillings as dentists reveal new tooth decay treatment

Scientists in London develop pain-free filling that allows teeth to repair themselves without drilling or injections Scientists have developed a new pain-free filling that allows cavities to be repaired without drilling or injections. The tooth-rebuilding technique developed at King’s College London does away with fillings and instead encourages teeth to repair themselves. Tooth decay is…

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