Business

Uber probed over gender discrimination

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Ride hailing firm Uber is being investigated by US authorities over a complaint about gender discrimination, the BBC understands. As first reported in the Wall Street Journal, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission began investigating the firm in August 2017.Investigators have been interviewing former and current Uber employees and seeking documents from the firm.Uber told the BBC it was "continually improving" in terms of diversity. [ad_2]
India Top News

We can nullify Kuldeep Yadav by denying him early wickets: Mark Wood | Cricket News

[ad_1] LEEDS: Pacer Mark Wood on Monday said that England should work on denying Indian wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav early success if his side are to win the third and series deciding ODI here on Tuesday. ALSO READ: India look to solve middle-order woes in series finale Yadav has been the main tormentor of England as he has grabbed nine wickets in the two matches so far. He took 6/25
Entertainment

Forbes: George Clooney earns more in one year than any previous actor

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Clooney made his name on TV series ER before turning to films George Clooney made more money last year than any actor over an equivalent period - thanks in part to the sale of the tequila company he co-founded.Forbes estimates the 57-year-old star made $239m (£180m) in pre-tax earnings in the year beginning 1 June 2017.That puts him second in its annual list
Politics

Rick Edwards on why young people should be made to vote

[ad_1] Politicians are keen to engage better with younger voters, but have mixed results reaching out to this hard-to-reach group.In a personal film for the BBC Daily Politics' Five Reasons series, TV presenter Rick Edwards said compulsory voting could give the answer, legally requiring voters to take part in their first election when they are young adults.Do MPs back Edwards' call on compulsory voting [ad_2] Source link
India Top News

Trump Putin meet: Donald Trump hails ‘very good start’ with Vladimir Putin at first summit

[ad_1] HELSINKI: Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin held a historic summit on Monday vowing their determination to forge a reset of troubled relations between the world's greatest nuclear powers. Trump, bent on forging a personal bond with the Kremlin chief despite allegations of Russian meddling in US politics, went into the summit blaming the "stupidity" of his predecessors for plunging ties to their present low. "I think it's a
UK News

Kilkeel fish plant: 14 taken to hospital after ammonia leak

[ad_1] Image caption The alarm was raised at the plant on Monday afternoon Fourteen people have been taken to hospital following a suspected ammonia leak at a fish factory in Kilkeel, County Down.Emergency services are at the scene at Young's Seafoods processing factory in the town's harbour, the fire service has said.A major incident has been declared by the ambulance service. The alert was raised shortly after 12:30 BST on
UK News

Daughters in legal bid for House of Lords seat rights

[ad_1] Image copyright Daughters' Rights campaign Image caption (L-R) Lady Eliza Dundas, Sarah Long, Lady Willa Franks, Tanya Field and Hatta Byng are involved in the case Five daughters of hereditary peers are to challenge a law that stops them from being elected to the House of Lords.They are taking the government to the European Court of Human Rights in a bid to end the system of male primogeniture which
UK News

London model Harry Uzoka ‘murdered in row over girl’

[ad_1] Image copyright Harry Uzoka Image caption Harry Uzoka died outside his home in Shepherd's Bush A male model was knifed to death by another model who was "not as successful" as him in a row over a girl, a court has heard.Harry Uzoka, 25, died on the pavement outside his home in Shepherd's Bush, west London, after he was stabbed.The killing was the result of an argument between the
Football

Van der Sar: Daley Blind would be a great addition for Ajax

[ad_1] " /> ESPN FC Global Scores Transfers Teams Leagues Cups Video More ESPN.com Search Site Terms Featured Matches Featured Matches Previous France Croatia 4 2 FT Match 64 Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights Belgium England 2 0 FT Match 63 Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights Next Videos Latest ESPN FC TV Highlights Leagues English Premier League Champions League La
UK News

Alex Salmond Show tweets misled audience, says watchdog Ofcom

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption The Alex Salmond Show began broadcasting in November last year The Alex Salmond Show on Kremlin-backed TV channel RT breached broadcasting rules, media watchdog Ofcom has ruled.The regulator investigated "audience tweets" used in the former Scottish first minister's show on the Russian broadcaster, which aired last year.It found they were presented as having come from viewers, but most were posted by the programme's production