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Source: BBC

'Being called a mumpreneur is patronising'

Today 07:00 GMT

Her family is now grown up and she admits she has never been called a mumpreneur, but she's thrown her weight behind criticism of the stereotype.

"But as I've gone through my business journey I've realised that it's a bit patronising," because it implies it's "someone with a little hobby". She's not alone: A survey of 500 female business founders showed that nearly two thirds of them regarded mumpreneur as a "negative" term.

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Source: Fox News

'One of a kind,' nearly 4,400-year-old tomb discovered in Egypt

Sunday 18:09 GMT

The vital tourism sector has suffered from the years of political turmoil and violence that followed a 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak.

The tomb, which was found in the Saqqara pyramid complex near Cairo, is filled with colorful hieroglyphs and statues of pharaohs, National Geographic reports. Archaeologists in Egypt uncovered the final resting place of a high priest that dates back more than 4,000 years ago.

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Source: BBC

Alarm over China's church crackdown

Today 01:30 GMT

A recent surge of police action against churches in China has raised concerns the government is getting even tougher on unsanctioned Christian activity.

Wang Yi is the leader of one such church, the Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, the capital of south-western Sichuan province. There are now an estimated 100 million Christians in China, many of them worshipping in so-called underground churches.

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Source: The Guradian

Confusion reigns after Suns and Grizzlies nearly trade for wrong player named Brooks

Monday 13:35 GMT

The deal capped a confusing series of events that unfolded Friday night when a proposed three-team trade fell apart over confusion about whether Dillon Brooks or MarShon Brooks would be included.

When the confusion cleared, and all the sides had figured out the parts to the trade, Memphis wouldn’t trade Dillon Brooks, and the Suns didn’t want to acquire MarShon Brooks. I’ve never experienced this before,” Grizzlies general manager Chris Wallace told reporters on Saturday.

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Source: DW

Negotiators from nearly 200 countries strike deal over how to implement landmark Paris climate treaty

Sunday 22:43 GMT

A global climate summit has ended in Poland with an agreement to govern how the 2015 Paris climate accord will be implemented.

Almost 200 countries on Saturday reached an agreement on implementing the Paris Climate Accord after two weeks of negotiations under the auspices of the United Nations. The result of the tortured negotiations in the Polish city of Katowice is a 156-page rulebook on how countries will report and monitor their national pledges to curb greenhouse gas emissions and update their emissions plans.

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Source: The Guradian

Virtual reality to help detect early risk of Alzheimer’s

Monday 08:58 GMT

Scientists have found an unexpected use for virtual reality headsets: to help pinpoint people who may later develop Alzheimer’s disease.

“If we can develop drugs and administer them earlier, for instance before the disease has spread beyond the entorhinal cortex, then this would have the potential to prevent the onset of dementia.”


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