Inequality: is it rising, and can we reverse it?

The UK ranks among the most unequal nations in Europe and many people feel they are not sharing in the country’s wealth Income inequality has risen sharply since the 1970s in most advanced economies around the world, and has been blamed for increasingly polarised politics. Thomas Piketty: Capital in the 21st Century Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett: The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger Tony Atkinson: Inequality: What…

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Brexit: critical day for Boris Johnson as no-deal bill awaits royal assent – live news

PM to meet Irish counterpart to discuss backstop before returning to London for another attempt to force October election. Follow the latest news and developments 7.49am BST Paschal Donohoe, Ireland’s finance minister, has told the BBC’s Today programme that his government would support a further Brexit extension but said it needed the backing of all EU27 member states. Ahead of today’s meeting between Boris Johnson and the taoiseach, Leo Varadkar,…

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Happy Christmas? Shrinkflation trims Quality Street again

Confectioner downsizes tubs from 720g to 650g – with more chocolates and fewer toffees Quality Street is slimming down again for Christmas this year as its new seasonal 650g tubs hit UK supermarket shelves this week, downsized again from 720g last year. Aficionados of the UK’s biggest Christmas confectionery brand are in for further surprises with parent company Nestlé set to reveal that it will be offering more chocolate and…

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Backcountry.com Founder, POWDER Editor John Bresee, Remembered as a Wildman

John Bresee, editor of POWDER Magazine from 1998-1999, died in his sleep early on June 29, likely from diabetic cardiac arrest after a 180-mile motocross ride across the desert. Together with Jim Holland, Olympic ski jumper and current Park City local, Bresee founded Backcountry.com. “Backcountry would not be Backcountry without John. The original idea for Read More The post Backcountry.com Founder, POWDER Editor John Bresee, Remembered as a Wildman appeared…

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Australia launches emergency relocation of fish as largest river system faces collapse

There are doubts the Noah’s Ark plan for the Lower Darling will be enough to prevent more mass fish kills Faced with a looming ferocious summer with little rain forecast, the New South Wales government has embarked on a Noah’s Ark type operation to move native fish from the Lower Darling – part of Australia’s most significant river system – to safe havens before high temperatures return to the already…

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David Lee Roth announces 2020 Las Vegas residency

If anyone was meant to perform a Las Vegas residency, it’s David Lee Roth. And that’s exactly what’s going to happen when the Van Halen singer takes over the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay in 2020. Roth, who has always brought a lounge-like flair to his performances, has booked nine Sin City shows in January and March. The first dates of “David Lee Roth: ROCKS VEGAS” will take place…

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Billie Joe Armstrong teases ‘Hella Mega’ Tour with Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy

With the help of Rainn Wilson Pop-punk fans, start saving up: Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy might very well be going on tour together. As Tone Deaf reports, Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong helped kickstart the speculation on September 7 by leaving a comment on an Instagram post by the actor Rainn Wilson, tagging Rivers Cuomo of Weezer and […] The post Billie Joe Armstrong teases ‘Hella Mega’…

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Iron Galaxy Helped Bring Overwatch To Switch, Nintendo Version Runs At 30fps

Cheers, love! At the very beginning of the most recent Nintendo Direct, it was revealed the popular team-based shooter Overwatch would be coming to the Switch. Since then, Blizzard has been answering many questions about this particular version of the game and if it will support features like cross-play and cross-progression. If you’ve been wondering how the Nintendo release will hold up in terms of performance, principal game producer Wes…

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MOMOLAND’s Yeonwoo Joins New Drama Kim Bo Ra And Joo Sang Wook Are In Talks For

MOMOLAND’s Yeonwoo has been confirmed for an upcoming drama! Earlier this week, it was reported that Yeonwoo was considering a role in the new drama “Touch” (tentative title). A source from her agency MLD Entertainment confirmed the news and said, “It’s true that Yeonwoo is joining the drama ‘Touch.’” “Touch” is a drama that Kim […] The post MOMOLAND’s Yeonwoo Joins New Drama Kim Bo Ra And Joo Sang Wook…

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