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  • Constitutional amendment shields against 'creative arguments' c

    The Law and Home Affairs Minister delivered his speech the day after Workers' Party MP Sylvia Lim expressed concerns about how the constitutional amendment would affect judicial oversight. SINGAPORE: A constitutional amendment allowing Parliament to define and protect marriage is needed to shield a...
  • Toyah Cordingley: Man arrested in India over Australia beach mu

    A man has been arrested in India over the murder of a young woman found dead on a tropical northern Australian beach four years ago. The body of Toyah Cordingley, 24, was discovered in October 2018 after what has been called a "frenzied and brutal and sadistic" attack. Earlier this month the Queen...
  • Before 'The Bear,' Chef Charlie Trotter Brought Fine Dining — a

    A new documentary showcases the rise and fall of the legendary Chicago chef. The recent FX and Hulu series The Bear, about a fine dining chef who moves home to run his family’s Italian beef shop, captured both restaurant culture in Chicago and the hearts of food-loving television watchers aro...
  • Climate-focused reform of World Bank could be done in a year, s

    Former US vice-president says bank should refocus its spending and end its role in ‘fossil fuel colonialism Fundamental reform of the World Bank could be completed within a year, to refocus its spending on the climate crisis and end its contribution to “fossil fuel colonialism”, a...
  • Fifa tells World Cup nations to 'focus on football'

    World Cup 2022: Fifa tells all competing nations to 'focus on football' in Qatar Fifa has written to all 32 teams competing at the World Cup telling them to "now focus on the football" following a controversial build-up. Host Qatar has been criticised for its stance on same-sex relationships, its ...