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UK university bans beef to combat 'climate emergency'

12 Aug 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A London college said on Monday it has banned beef from its campus to combat climate change, becoming the first higher education institution in Britain to do so.

Taylor Swift urges fans to back equal pay for U.S. women's soccer team

12 Aug 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Singer Taylor Swift has urged her millions of fans to get behind the U.S. women's soccer team's fight for equal pay, saying the world champions had taken a "historic stand" for equality.

Taylor Swift urges fans to back equal pay for U.S. women's soccer team

12 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Singer Taylor Swift has urged her millions of fans to get behind the U.S. women's soccer team's fight for equal pay, saying the world champions had taken a "historic stand" for equality.

Time's up for 'filthy brunettes' as UK festival bans sexist beer

07 Aug 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bottles featuring busty blondes, raunchy taglines and lewd labels were banned from one of Britain's biggest beer festivals on Wednesday in a crackdown on sexist advertising.

Time's up for 'filthy brunettes' as UK festival bans sexist beer

07 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bottles featuring busty blondes, raunchy taglines and lewd labels were banned from one of Britain's biggest beer festivals on Wednesday in a crackdown on sexist advertising.

Virtuous circle: rescued refugee seeks to save others

01 Aug 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It was the kindness of strangers that propelled single mother Dalya to a new life in London - now the Iraqi refugee wants to help sponsor a fleeing family of her own.

Hundreds of trafficking victims denied right to remain in Britain

30 Jul 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain has denied hundreds of former slaves the right to stay in the country and access support or care services, despite authorities confirming that they were trafficking victims, data published on Tuesday showed.

Canceled races, fainting players: Climate change turns up heat on sports

24 Jul 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As a professional ultrarunner, who competes at distances longer than a marathon, Clare Gallagher has tackled plenty of challenges, from mountains to heat.

FEATURE-Cancelled races, fainting players: Climate change turns up heat on sports

24 Jul 2019

LONDON, July 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As a professional ultrarunner, who competes at distances longer than a marathon, Clare Gallagher has tackled plenty of challenges, from mountains to heat.

Britain to ban 'gagging' clauses used to silence harassment victims

22 Jul 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain will ban employees from using non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) that prevent victims of workplace harassment from speaking to police, lawyers and healthcare workers about their abuse.

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