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Pain for pregnant workers avoidable
Presswire, 10 February 2005
The number of women leaving work each year over pregnancy discrimination could be dramatically reduced, a leading health and safety company says.
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Businesses that fail disabled ‘risk legal woes’
Presswire, 9 February 2005
Changes to the law that protects disabled people in Britain from discrimination could mean a raft of legal challenges for businesses this year…
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Compost criminals run amuck in Britain
Maria Davies, 8 February 2005
Gardeners in Britain could face imprisonment if caught composting without the relevant documents under bizarre new regulations…
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Gillette Soccer Saturday: The God of TV Football
Jonny Hall, 4 February 2005
The production team at Sky Sports deserves a knighthood for their Gillette Soccer Saturday show, writes Jonny Hall…
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Licence to drive: Should it be so expensive?
Adam Wiltshire, 1 February 2005
Passing a driving test in the UK has never been easy, but with increased costs and endlessly long waiting lists getting a licence is now harder than ever…
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Iraqi Kurds on board for elections but still wary
Seb Walker, 30 January 2005
Campaigning in the Kurdish-controlled zone of Iraq's north got off to a slow start after weeks of uncertainty over their participation in Sunday's election.
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Iraq: From Mecca to the ballot box
Cyrille Cartier, 30 January 2005
Kurdish pilgrims are coming back from Mecca on the first direct flights to Iraq's Kurdish administrative capital to cast their ballots…
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England football museum free for all
Garry Cook, 28 January 2005
England’s temple to football, The National Football Museum, has stepped into line with the UK’s other 18 national museums by allowing visitors in for free…
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Brazil's 'samba spokesman' dies in Rio
Tom Phillips, 27 January 2005
Bezerra da Silva, the sambista dubbed the godfather of gangsta rap and unofficial spokesman of Rio de Janeiro’s slums, has died aged 77.
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Bedroom blogging: China's new web explosion
Philip Sen, 26 January 2005
Chinese internet aficionados saw the popularity of their personal websites rocket after paying tribute to the country's hottest taboo and now it seems everybody wants a go at blogging…
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