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Emily Sheffield departs as editor of Evening Standard

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Emily Sheffield has left her role as editor of the Evening Standard after just 15 months in the job as the management at the London newspaper try to map out a financial future for the loss-making outlet. Staff were to...

Eimear McBride: ‘Women grapple with shame because we’re held to a higher standard’

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Eimear McBride, 44, is the bestselling author of three novels: A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing, which won the Women’s prize for fiction and the Goldsmith’s prize, The Lesser Bohemians and Strange Hotel. Her first work o...

Evening Standard reports £17m loss as Covid hits London commuting

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The Evening Standard has reported a loss of £17m for last year as the coronavirus crisis kept its main readership of commuters and central London workers at home during the pandemic. Revenues for the London freesheet,...

Woolly measurement: farmers say sustainable textile standard ‘doesn’t pass the pub test’

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Speaking from his farm in Yass, Edward Storey is adamant, “wool is a fibre that’s incredibly sustainable, if you want to stop carbon emissions don’t turn the heating on, put on a woollen jumper”. Storey is the preside...

‘A game-changing moment’: Chile constitution could set new gender equality standard

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Women’s rights activists in Chile say that the country’s new constitution will catalyze progress for women in the country – and could set a new global standard for gender equality in politics. In a two-day vote this w...

Activists target Standard Chartered from all sides over fossil fuel links

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More than 50 billboards and bus stop adverts drawing attention to the Liverpool FC sponsor Standard Chartered’s links to the fossil fuel industry have appeared across the city, as a number of activist groups targeted ...

Kid Cudi was praised for wearing a dress but LGBTQ+ people see the double standard

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Members of the LGBTQ+ community have criticized a largely positive online reaction to Kid Cudi’s appearance in a dress during a recent episode of Saturday Night Live, comparing the praise the rapper got to the bullyin...

‘Set the standard’: Cuomo allegations test Democrats’ commitment to #MeToo

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New York Democrats have called for the governor to resign over sexual harassment allegations, but no national figures have joined the chorusFlannery Amdahl’s memories of working for Andrew Cuomo are sharply at odds wi...

Thomas Tuchel believes Chelsea can reach standard set by Manchester City

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Thomas Tuchel believes Chelsea are capable of reaching the standards set by Liverpool and Manchester City in the past four years but the manager knows there is no guarantee he will have as much time to prove himself a...