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The BBC gender pay gap is bad - but its class gap is worse



News July 22, 2017


Well, after this week we're certainly better educated and informed about the salaries of its top on-screen personalities.Less entertaining, however, were some of the inequalities the list revealed: of the 96 names on the list of t...

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Cabinet 'pragmatic' on free movement during Brexit transition, Gove says



News July 21, 2017


The Environment Secretary said ministers were agreed that a "pragmatic approach" was needed on controlling migration "in the best interests of the economy".It appears to signal a significant shift compared with earlier in the year...

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Gove calls for plastic bottle deposit scheme 'as soon as possible'



News July 21, 2017


Mr Gove told Sky News that "change needs to come" as plastic pollution is "killing whales, choking dolphins and degrading our oceans and seas".Describing a plastic bottle deposit scheme as a "great idea", he said it was vital to d...

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Ireland urges Britain to remain in Customs Union after Brexit



News July 20, 2017


Dan Mulhall, Ireland's ambassador to the UK, told Sky News "a hardening of that border is going to create so many problems that it cannot be contemplated".Mr Mulhall, who is taking up a new position as Ireland's chief diplomat to ...

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Liam Fox casts doubt on meeting 2019 Brexit deal deadline



News July 20, 2017


Dr Fox, who has previously suggested a transition deal should last months and not years, said an implementation period of "a couple of years" might be "common sense".This is because, according to Dr Fox, there was now "some uncert...

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