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Irish Examiner
New poll puts FF and FG neck-and-neck; brings good news for Brendan HowlinFáil went up by one - meaning the parties are now tied with an approval rating
New poll puts FF and FG neck-and-neck; brings good news for Brendan Howlin
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 minutes ago
Fáil went up by one - meaning the parties are now tied with an approval rating of 26% apiece. It also shows that the Independent Alliance, which has four Ministers, dropped by one point to 4%. The poll shows an increase in support for Labour... Read more
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Gulf News
U.S. servicemen seen on frontline of new Kurdish offensive in Iraqpeople. The SDF is dominated by the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) --
U.S. servicemen seen on frontline of new Kurdish offensive in Iraq
Gulf News / Posted 6 minutes ago
people. The SDF is dominated by the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) -- largely considered the most effective independent anti-IS force on the ground in Syria -- but it also includes Arab Muslim and Christian fighters. / AFP / DELIL... Read more
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Pendle Today
Brits willing to accept festival rip-offsthe average amount people spend on attending festival and events jumped 8.5 per
Brits willing to accept festival rip-offs
Pendle Today / Posted 9 minutes ago
the average amount people spend on attending festival and events jumped 8.5 per cent. Separate figures from Association of Independent Festivals showed that the average person now spends more than £450 per year on gigs and festivals. Have you got... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Win your ultimate holidayGST). The Promoter accepts no responsibility for change in prize value between
Win your ultimate holiday
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 minutes ago
GST). The Promoter accepts no responsibility for change in prize value between now and the ultimate prize redemption date. Independent financial advice should be sought as tax implications may arise as a result of accepting the prize. Prizes... Read more
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iol.co.za
Blackness used as political currencykeeps it going. This is saying: if blackness is enlightened the industry of rh
Blackness used as political currency
iol.co.za / Posted 11 minutes ago
keeps it going. This is saying: if blackness is enlightened the industry of rhetoric in politics would crumble. This has helped in choosing the best candidates to be anc representatives, this will give power to the people. The Sunday Indep... Read more
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iol.co.za
Another layer of intrigue at leaky Shark Tankhad just got through the new ball, and was perhaps ready to flourish. But no o
Another layer of intrigue at leaky Shark Tank
iol.co.za / Posted 11 minutes ago
had just got through the new ball, and was perhaps ready to flourish. But no one knows what goes on behind closed doors and open business ledgers.What is certain, though, is that blood is thicker than water. Even for a Shark. Independent on Su... Read more
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iol.co.za
Real changes in Cuba may flatter to deceiveof the embargo - allowing trade in US dollars of a few products. But the blocka
Real changes in Cuba may flatter to deceive
iol.co.za / Posted 11 minutes ago
of the embargo - allowing trade in US dollars of a few products. But the blockade essentially remains intact, Gonzalez told Independent Newspapers. And in a press briefing at Freedom Park, Gonzalez said the US economic, trade and financial blockade... Read more
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iol.co.za
Admissions judgment a victory for poor, black pupilsand indeed, of South Africa. * Wa Azania is a student at Rhodes University, an
Admissions judgment a victory for poor, black pupils
iol.co.za / Posted 11 minutes ago
and indeed, of South Africa. * Wa Azania is a student at Rhodes University, and author of Memoirs of a Born Free: Reflections on the Rainbow Nation. ** The views expressed here are not necessarily those of Independent Media. The Sunday Indepen... Read more
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Jersey Evening Post
Longueville Manor reaches final of hospitality ‘Oscars’ « Jersey Evening PostTHE Longueville Manor hotel has been named as a finalist in the 33rd annual Cat
Longueville Manor reaches final of hospitality ‘Oscars’ « Jersey Evening Post
Jersey Evening Post / Posted 11 minutes ago
THE Longueville Manor hotel has been named as a finalist in the 33rd annual Catey Awards in the ‘independent hotel of the year’ category. The five-star Jersey hotel will be competing against Cedar Manor Hotel, Windermere and Yorebridge House in... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Indonesia: Activists arrested as backlash stirs over bid to probe anti-communist massacresand activists believe the authorities are overreacting because their role in th
Indonesia: Activists arrested as backlash stirs over bid to probe anti-communist massacres
Asian Correspondent / Posted 13 minutes ago
and activists believe the authorities are overreacting because their role in the killings are coming under close scrutiny. Independent political analyst, Paul Rowland, who is based in Jakarta, told AFP that some in the military “would like to... Read more
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International Business Times
Jose Mourinho: Key transfer decisions facing new Manchester United manager in midfield.Karim Benzema is said to be on Mourinho's radarReuters Ibrahimovic
Jose Mourinho: Key transfer decisions facing new Manchester United manager
International Business Times / Posted 17 minutes ago
in midfield.Karim Benzema is said to be on Mourinho's radarReuters Ibrahimovic would be one, while it is suggested by The Independent that another of his former players in Benzema is the next key target. The 28-year-old, who frequently clashed... Read more
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Calcutta News
Arab League leader rebukes Israel, supports French multilateral peace initiativepeople can have their freedom and to find a fair, agreed-upon resolution for th
Arab League leader rebukes Israel, supports French multilateral peace initiative
Calcutta News / Posted 18 minutes ago
people can have their freedom and to find a fair, agreed-upon resolution for the issue of refugees and to establish an independent Palestinian state at the borders of June 4, 1967.” Abbas, however, is reportedly resolute on some conditions,... Read more
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The Coast
Brave Radar's minimalist popby Halifax’s Tessa Smith of Fixture Records. The band has since grown to be a f
Brave Radar's minimalist pop
The Coast / Posted 29 minutes ago
by Halifax’s Tessa Smith of Fixture Records. The band has since grown to be a four-piece, full-fledged member of Montreal’s independent scene, with Smith’s label at the centre. If he could describe the band in three words, Prendergast says Brave... Read more
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Times of Malta
Editorial: The press under siegefreedom. More than three decades later, an assault of a different nature – but
Editorial: The press under siege
Times of Malta / Posted 37 minutes ago
freedom. More than three decades later, an assault of a different nature – but with the same aim – is taking shape. The independent press is under siege. Some of the attacks come through news outlets linked to the government, which target... Read more
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Philly.com
Hospital discharge: It's one of the most dangerous periods for patientstalking to each other, until they experience it, and it’s not the case.” (Kais
Hospital discharge: It's one of the most dangerous periods for patients
Philly.com / Posted 53 minutes ago
talking to each other, until they experience it, and it’s not the case.” (Kaiser Health News (KHN) is a national health policy news service. It is an editorially independent program of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.) ©2016 Kaiser Health N... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Movie review: 'A Girl Like Her' is an uncomfortable, powerful portrayal of bullyingJimmy Bennett, Hunter King, Lexi Ainsworth Studio: Parkside Pictures Run time
Movie review: 'A Girl Like Her' is an uncomfortable, powerful portrayal of bullying
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 54 minutes ago
Jimmy Bennett, Hunter King, Lexi Ainsworth Studio: Parkside Pictures Run time: 94 minutes Common Sense Media is an independent nonprofit organization offering unbiased ratings and trusted advice to help families make smart media and... Read more
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Rappler
Changing mindsets: Teaching financial literacy to OFWs in HKto say no when needed, which is very difficult for us OFWs,” Padura said. Whil
Changing mindsets: Teaching financial literacy to OFWs in HK
Rappler / Posted an hour ago
to say no when needed, which is very difficult for us OFWs,” Padura said. While many OFWs struggle to become financially independent, Padura said it is possible with the right mindset on saving and budgeting. For Rapisura, the training is a... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
5 triumphant moments from day two of BottleRockthe fish in it.” K. Flay, the Stanford graduate with dual degrees in psycholog
5 triumphant moments from day two of BottleRock
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
the fish in it.” K. Flay, the Stanford graduate with dual degrees in psychology and sociology who found her calling in independent hip-hop, played a riveting set on the Lagunitas stage, drawing the under-30 crowd with her quick fire rhymes over... Read more
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New Kerala
Obese young adults at high risk of kidney disease - newkerala.com #69509with albuminuria, fewer than five percent had ever been told they have kidney d
Obese young adults at high risk of kidney disease - newkerala.com #69509
New Kerala / Posted an hour ago
with albuminuria, fewer than five percent had ever been told they have kidney disease. Obesity should be considered an independent risk factor for CKD and that doctors should be testing for kidney damage when evaluating obese young adults, the... Read more
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iol.co.za
UN takes aim at SAthe potential liability of the Lonmin mining company. “The (government) should
UN takes aim at SA
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
the potential liability of the Lonmin mining company. “The (government) should ensure that prompt, thorough, effective, independent and impartial investigations are launched into all incidents involving the use of firearms and all excessive use... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bullets fly at EFF rallyand predicted further violence. However, he cautioned political parties that t
Bullets fly at EFF rally
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
and predicted further violence. However, he cautioned political parties that this was against the constitution. The Independent Electoral Commission’s Thabani Ngwira said his organisation would not comment on the clash in Richards Bay until... Read more
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iol.co.za
EFF has to cast its net wideorganisational matters. Stardom is useful, but insufficient to build a politic
EFF has to cast its net wide
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
organisational matters. Stardom is useful, but insufficient to build a political party. The party should attract support independent of its national leadership. This comes from a combination of credible local leaders and policies. Their policies... Read more
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iol.co.za
Creatives must foster Africa's new narrativeof I See a Different You. The Loeries Creative Week takes place in Durban from
Creatives must foster Africa's new narrative
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
of I See a Different You. The Loeries Creative Week takes place in Durban from August 15 to 21, with the awards ceremonies on August 20 and 21. ** The views expressed here are not necessarily those of Independent Media. The Sunday I... Read more
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iol.co.za
A crass attempt to hide SA’s failureswent further by appealing to other South African broadcasters and to the press
A crass attempt to hide SA’s failures
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
went further by appealing to other South African broadcasters and to the press to follow suit. Well, what should independent broadcasters do? Or international media, like CNN, CNBC Africa and BBC? Forget that - what of the millions of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Brockie breaks Bucs hearts, Boxall KOMhlongo to come out of his line to clear. The ball landed for Boxall who put h
Brockie breaks Bucs hearts, Boxall KO
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
Mhlongo to come out of his line to clear. The ball landed for Boxall who put his name on the score-sheet like his countryman Brockie. The duo will go to the Oceania Nations Cup high in confidence while their teammates party. Independent on... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Around the Towns, May 29, 2016to compete, the Roaring Brook Twp. resident, “loves music, art and cooking” and
Around the Towns, May 29, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted an hour ago
to compete, the Roaring Brook Twp. resident, “loves music, art and cooking” and her future goals are “to be as happy and independent as possible,” according to Noelle M. Snyder, marketing specialist at Keystone. Pennsylvania Miss Amazing is a... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Veterans, May 29, 2016Methodist, 10:15; Maplewood Evangelical, 10:30; All Saints, 11; Hollisterville,
Veterans, May 29, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted an hour ago
Methodist, 10:15; Maplewood Evangelical, 10:30; All Saints, 11; Hollisterville, 11:30; Mount Cobb, 1 p.m.; Elmdale Independent, 1:30; lunch at Hollisterville Bible Church Fellowship Hall after Hollisterville service, bring covered dish;... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County commissioners continue grant programelectrical, general construction and sound system at the Little League field.
Lackawanna County commissioners continue grant program
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted an hour ago
electrical, general construction and sound system at the Little League field. n $8,500 toward a $750,000 Center for Independent Living project to build a 7,000-square-foot transitional skills center on Dickson Avenue in Scranton to help... Read more
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The Comet
‘Routine to stay safe from fire’ – fire officers and meals on wheels providers collaborate on Operation Sponge Pudding to help keep elderly safeofficers accompany the meals staff on rounds and give a free safety check. “Th
‘Routine to stay safe from fire’ – fire officers and meals on wheels providers collaborate on Operation Sponge Pudding to help keep elderly safe
The Comet / Posted an hour ago
officers accompany the meals staff on rounds and give a free safety check. “The meals on wheels service help me stay independent, and I’ve got people to turn to if I need help,” said Dorothy Kaciniel, 80, from Baldock. “I had the fire... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Bjork on heartbreak, ageing and virtual realitylot of risks and some of them fail, but when I get it right it’s very satisfyin
Bjork on heartbreak, ageing and virtual reality
Daily Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
lot of risks and some of them fail, but when I get it right it’s very satisfying.” One trail she’s had to blaze is that of independent female musician. Would her career have been different if she was a man? “Some things would have been a lot... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Greenpeace critical of fishing contractreview footage to ensure compliance...there are rigorous standards in place to
Greenpeace critical of fishing contract
The New Zealand Herald / Posted an hour ago
review footage to ensure compliance...there are rigorous standards in place to test the electronic monitoring including MPI independent observers on some vessels operating alongside the cameras. The results of the trial will be subject to expert... Read more
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Times of Malta
Pop, soul and passionand more attention from the industry? Yes, Perfect was recently played on BBC
Pop, soul and passion
Times of Malta / Posted an hour ago
and more attention from the industry? Yes, Perfect was recently played on BBC Radio, which is very exciting and some independent stations are also playing tracks from my album. Furthermore, in the promotion plan of 1869 is a radio tour, a... Read more
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The Economic Times
'Welfare of transgenders' to be handled by social justice ministryhave the option to identify as 'man', 'woman' or 'transgender' as well as have
'Welfare of transgenders' to be handled by social justice ministry
The Economic Times / Posted an hour ago
have the option to identify as 'man', 'woman' or 'transgender' as well as have the right to choose any of the options independent of surgery/hormones. "Only the nomenclature 'transgender' should be used and nomenclatures like 'other' or... Read more
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WA Today
Gawker case: standing up to online bullying, or billionaires crushing free speech?class" of "exercising their power from behind the scenes, and I think it's more
Gawker case: standing up to online bullying, or billionaires crushing free speech?
WA Today / Posted an hour ago
class" of "exercising their power from behind the scenes, and I think it's more important than ever that there be an independent media to hold them to account". In his letter, Denton offered his opinion as to why Thiel in particular is... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Rules set to change for NZs Fonterrawill likely be introduced in late 2016, the document says. Under current regul
Rules set to change for NZs Fonterra
Sky News Australia / Posted an hour ago
will likely be introduced in late 2016, the document says. Under current regulations, from the middle of this year an independent processor ceases to be eligible for regulated milk from Fonterra once its own supply has reached 30 million... Read more
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Orange County Register
Did Trump get help from Bloomberg?what was happening in the grass-roots in this election cycle? In a March 7 col
Did Trump get help from Bloomberg?
Orange County Register / Posted an hour ago
what was happening in the grass-roots in this election cycle? In a March 7 column that dismayed centrists hoping for an independent presidential bid, Bloomberg wrote that after examining “the data,” he’d concluded there was no way for him to win... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Is it normal to sleep in separate beds?healthy. Happier, committed people live longer and healthier lives. So if slee
Is it normal to sleep in separate beds?
The Courier Mail / Posted an hour ago
healthy. Happier, committed people live longer and healthier lives. So if sleeping in separate bedrooms, and carving out independent space in your home works for the two of you, then you’re certainly making the best decision. What’s more, there... Read more
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Philly.com
N.J. Democrats should choose Clinton, Lawvying to face freshman Republican Rep. Tom McArthur in November. Frederick John
N.J. Democrats should choose Clinton, Law
Philly.com / Posted an hour ago
vying to face freshman Republican Rep. Tom McArthur in November. Frederick John LaVergne, a Delanco loan officer, lost independent bids for the seat in 2014 and 2012. Democrats may be more successful with JIM KEADY, a Spring Lake tavern owner... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Palace urges Asia Pacific nations to strengthen cooperation on cybersecurityNations’ (ASEAN) adoption of the Philippine proposal to create a cyber security
Palace urges Asia Pacific nations to strengthen cooperation on cybersecurity
Manila Bulletin / Posted an hour ago
Nations’ (ASEAN) adoption of the Philippine proposal to create a cyber security group amid the increasingly technology independent world. “We welcome the expression of support from the neighboring countries of the Philippines. It is important... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Gawker case: standing up to online bullying, or billionaires crushing free speech?class" of "exercising their power from behind the scenes, and I think it's more
Gawker case: standing up to online bullying, or billionaires crushing free speech?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted an hour ago
class" of "exercising their power from behind the scenes, and I think it's more important than ever that there be an independent media to hold them to account". In his letter, Denton offered his opinion as to why Thiel in particular is... Read more
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Canberra Times
Gawker case: standing up to online bullying, or billionaires crushing free speech?class" of "exercising their power from behind the scenes, and I think it's more
Gawker case: standing up to online bullying, or billionaires crushing free speech?
Canberra Times / Posted an hour ago
class" of "exercising their power from behind the scenes, and I think it's more important than ever that there be an independent media to hold them to account". In his letter, Denton offered his opinion as to why Thiel in particular is... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA is in reasonably good shape but can’t afford complacencyemployment and a better life for all. * Dlamini is a member of the national co
SA is in reasonably good shape but can’t afford complacency
iol.co.za / Posted 2 hours ago
employment and a better life for all. * Dlamini is a member of the national council of the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) ** The views expressed here are not necessarily those of Independent Media. The Sunday Indepe... Read more
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iol.co.za
ANC trapped by an ideal?Ray is a policy analyst at Africa Empowerment and senior research fellow at the
ANC trapped by an ideal?
iol.co.za / Posted 2 hours ago
Ray is a policy analyst at Africa Empowerment and senior research fellow at the University of Johannesburg. He writes in his personal capacity. ** The views expressed here are not necessarily those of Independent Media. The Sunday I... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Are tax queries Donald Trump's kryptonite or just another reason he's popular?found he had approved a deal, which court documents allege evaded at least $US2
Are tax queries Donald Trump's kryptonite or just another reason he's popular?
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 hours ago
found he had approved a deal, which court documents allege evaded at least $US20 million ($27.8 million) in taxes. Independent experts have said the papers that Mr Trump signed contained several "red flags" showing that the deal was... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Gawker case: standing up to online bullying, or billionaires crushing free speech?class" of "exercising their power from behind the scenes, and I think it's more
Gawker case: standing up to online bullying, or billionaires crushing free speech?
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 hours ago
class" of "exercising their power from behind the scenes, and I think it's more important than ever that there be an independent media to hold them to account". In his letter, Denton offered his opinion as to why Thiel in particular is... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Up in Smoke? Hemp Proponents See Huge Potential Cash Crop in W.Va., to be Grown in Ohio Valleyline, Flight will plant two 55-foot by 45-foot rectangular plots with industria
Up in Smoke? Hemp Proponents See Huge Potential Cash Crop in W.Va., to be Grown in Ohio Valley
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 2 hours ago
line, Flight will plant two 55-foot by 45-foot rectangular plots with industrial hemp seed in June. He's one of nine independent growers who will foster the crop throughout West Virginia for the first time since World War II, with hopes their... Read more
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The Age
Gawker case: standing up to online bullying, or billionaires crushing free speech?class" of "exercising their power from behind the scenes, and I think it's more
Gawker case: standing up to online bullying, or billionaires crushing free speech?
The Age / Posted 2 hours ago
class" of "exercising their power from behind the scenes, and I think it's more important than ever that there be an independent media to hold them to account". In his letter, Denton offered his opinion as to why Thiel in particular is... Read more
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Times of Malta
Lessons from Austria’s electionin Austria’s presidential election, Norbert Hofer of the Freedom Party, was def
Lessons from Austria’s election
Times of Malta / Posted 2 hours ago
in Austria’s presidential election, Norbert Hofer of the Freedom Party, was defeated by Alexander Van der Bellen, a pro-EU independent and former leader of the Greens. The election was extremely close and Mr Van der Bellen, who received 50.3 per... Read more
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Times of Malta
Digital technologies key to transparencyentitled ‘Digital finance: meeting ethics and compliance in financial services’
Digital technologies key to transparency
Times of Malta / Posted 2 hours ago
entitled ‘Digital finance: meeting ethics and compliance in financial services’, published by Mazars, the integrated and independent international organisation specialising in audit, accountancy, tax, legal and consulting services. The study was... Read more
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Times of Malta
Cyber-risks for businessesin ensuring that content, technologies and all com­pany assets are being proper
Cyber-risks for businesses
Times of Malta / Posted 2 hours ago
in ensuring that content, technologies and all com­pany assets are being properly protected. The CISO must, however, be independent of the information technology function and report directly to top management. While it is possible, and for... Read more
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