Education

Ethnic minority academics speak out over unfair pay

[ad_1] Image caption Pragya Agrawal discovered by accident that she was being paid less than white male colleagues on lower grades More than a dozen ethnic minority academics from UK universities have come forward with allegations of unlawfully being paid less than white colleagues with similar or lesser jobs. They have spoken out following BBC revelations that ethnic minority academics are losing out on pay.And it is not only junior
UK News

Brexit: Ministers speak out against no-deal exit

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Amber Rudd raised concerns about a no-deal Brexit at the first cabinet meeting of the year Work and Pensions Secretary, Amber Rudd, has said history will take "a dim view" of ministers if the UK leaves the EU without an agreement. Ms Rudd told a cabinet meeting earlier that the UK would be less safe if there was a no-deal Brexit. Business Secretary Greg
Education

Meet the girl with Down’s syndrome who can speak Welsh and English

[ad_1] Children with Down's syndrome are able to speak two languages fluently, despite previous research suggesting it would hinder speech, a Bangor University study has found. Elinor Curtis, from Hengoed, speaks Welsh with her father and English with her mother and attends Welsh language primary school. Her father Ben Curtis, from Hengoed in Caerphilly council, said she was able to cope with both languages. [ad_2] Source link
Politics

Prince Charles won’t speak out when he becomes king

[ad_1] The Prince of Wales says he will stop speaking out on topics he feels strongly about when he becomes king, as he is "not that stupid".He has campaigned on issues such as the environment for decades but says he would not do the same as monarch.Speaking in a BBC documentary to mark his 70th birthday, Prince Charles said the idea that he would continue making interventions was "nonsense".He said
Politics

Anti-Semites don’t speak for me, says Jeremy Corbyn

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said "people who dish out anti-Semitic poison need to understand: you do not do it in my name".In an article for the Guardian, he said anti-Semitism was a "real problem" that Labour was "working to overcome".But he did not give in to demands to adopt all the examples of anti-Semitism cited by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA).Critics in the Labour