First Green Business Awards 2019: sustainability winners

First Green Business Awards 2019: sustainability winners

Some of the world’s biggest companies have just announced sustainable investment plans, including Mars and the UK’s major banks JAMAHAL BUSINESSES TO GO GREEN BY 2025 Mothra Ltd, based in Ghana’s capital Accra, is…

Blythwood footpath: live updates

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Blythwood footpath: live updates

Live updates and more videos What’s new: Total removal of clutter and ‘unnecessary flower beds and paving surfaces’ Blythwood footpath cracked after cracks emerged. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA ​Total removal of the detritus on the…

Is Freelancing the New ‘Good Old Days’?

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Is Freelancing the New ‘Good Old Days’?

“I used to be a full-time writer, working five days a week, earning $16,000 to $20,000 a year,” said former writer Zander Lurie, describing how he traditionally made his living as a novelist. “But…

D.C. schools leader calls for decolonized Thanksgiving

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D.C. schools leader calls for decolonized Thanksgiving

The recently appointed D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson has called for Thanksgiving to be “decolonized”. The 48-year-old candidate’s letter, released on Thursday, states that with Thanksgiving coming up later this month, it’s the…

Shanghai Tower 'walks' from building to new location

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Shanghai Tower ‘walks’ from building to new location

Image copyright Keystone-France Image caption The tower tower is believed to have shown, in theory, the first visible sign of the phenomenon in the East China Sea A five-storey building in Shanghai has apparently…