0905 GMT September 20, 2017
Good night’s more important than a pay rise in making you happy
Sleeping well has a far more profound impact on wellbeing than a significant pay rise, according to new research.
Twenty-three children are shot every day in America
Carter Hill, age 4, was strapped in his car seat and being driven down the highway when he was shot in the head in a road rage incident on Aug. 6.
5,000 'Dieselgate' deaths in Europe per year (video)
Emissions from diesel cars rigged to appear eco-friendly may be responsible for 5,000 air pollution deaths per year in Europe alone, according to a study published on Monday.
Children flee, fight amid Congo’s growing Kasai violence
Congo’s Kasai region is the latest deadly hotspot in the vast Central African country that has had violent rebellions for decades. Once again, children are among the most vulnerable victims.
PwC reveals black and Asian workers paid 13% less
Black, Asian and minority-ethnic staff (BAME) who work at PwC in the UK earn almost 13 percent less than other employees, according to figures provided by the professional services firm
South Korea puts policy priority on tackling low birthrate
The South Korean government will make concerted efforts to tackle the deepening low birthrate trend in a bid to boost the growth potential of Asia's fourth-largest economy, the finance minister said.
UN-supported campaign to immunize 150,000 Rohingya children against deadly diseases
As thousands of Rohingya refugees — including many children — having fled violence in Myanmar continue to arrive in Bangladesh, a United Nations-supported vaccination campaign has been initiated to prevent the spread of potentially deadly diseases.
Hotel turns food waste into fertilizer
Diners at Grand Hyatt Singapore's restaurants have been unknowingly helping the hotel maintain its in-house herb garden every time they have a meal there.
Children born in September are smarter
Being one of the older ones in the year group gives children an advantage in school, a new US study published in the National Bureau of Economic Research has found.
Kids praised as smart may be more likely to cheat
Children who are praised for being smart not only are quicker to give up in the face of obstacles, they also are more likely to be dishonest and cheat, according to a new study.
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