Daily Archives: September 16, 2019

Liabilities in a relationship

OLAYINKA JOEL Love is your greatest asset, fear is your greatest liability, and joy is your greatest reward. In every relationship there is always a room for fear, this is because you are not sure what you can actually do under intense pressure or what the future holds. Rejoice in …

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Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy in the US

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES US drug-maker Purdue Pharma has filed for bankruptcy protection, as part of efforts to deal with thousands of lawsuits that accuse the firm of fuelling the US opioid crisis. Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESIn May, the Metropolitan Museum of Art said it would no longer accept donations from Sackler …

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Oil prices soar after attacks on Saudi facilities

Oil prices ended nearly 15% higher on Monday, with the Brent benchmark seeing its biggest jump in about 30 years. The rise came after two attacks on Saudi Arabian facilities on Saturday knocked out about 5% of global supply. Brent crude initially surged 20% at the start of trading, but …

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App that cancels subscriptions launches in UK

Image copyrightJOSHUA BROWDERJoshua Browder’s first creation was an algorithm that fights parking fines. A service which automatically cancels subscriptions at the end of the free trial period has launched in the UK. It was developed by Josh Browder, who as a teenager developed an algorithm called Do Not Pay, which …

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Lionel Messi returns to action

L ionel Messi (right) trained with his team-mates on Monday Lionel Messi is in Barcelona’s squad for Tuesday’s Champions League opener with Borussia Dortmund after recovering from a calf injury. The Barca captain last played in July during the Copa America for Argentina and has missed Barca’s opening four games. …

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Ansu Fati could feature for Spain at the Fifa Under-17 World Cup next month Ansu Fati… if you’ve never heard of Barcelona’s new superstar, you can be forgiven: until a couple of weeks ago, neither had the vast majority of the Spanish club’s fans. But the 16-year-old has been thrust …

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When you have been raped

Unfortunately, Rape is no longer an alien word in today’s world. In fact, A 2014 United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) report titled “Hidden In Plain Sight” said in part that “around 120 million girls worldwide (slightly more than 1 in 10) have experienced forced intercourse or other forced sexual …

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