Hospitals in the UK have been cancelling urgent surgery for patients with cancer, heart disease and other life-threatening illnesses, despite NHS bosses’ orders not to delay such operations.
Hospitals cancelling urgent surgery despite NHS bosses' orders
Much of the gender pay gap is due to the fact that mothers take part-time work after childbirth, new research has found.
Mothers suffer 'striking' long-term wage penalty from part-time working
In classrooms around the world, teachers are starting to use robots to enhance learning experiences.
Classroom robots stand in for children too ill to go to school
Day Zero is looming. And there is little Capetowners can do about it.
Cape Town on global warming front line as its water runs out
A group of prominent scientists and economists have issued a stark warning to the Australian politicians: The Murray-Darling basin plan is failing to achieve environmental goals and is a ‘gross waste’ of money.
Murray-Darling basin plan fails environment and wastes money
For years, researchers believed the northern third of the Great Barrier Reef paralleling the coast of Queensland, Australia, was a spatial refuge — an area that would be more or less immune to rising ocean temperatures and could safeguard delicate coral habitats and the species that rely on them.
Climate change makes its mark on reefs
Thailand’s biggest wind power generator, Wind Energy Holdings (WEH), plans to invest into other sources of electricity including solar, hydro and biomass to back up its capacity, its chief executive told Reuters in an interview.
Thailand's biggest wind power generator plans solar, hydro expansion
China will try to make around 90 percent of its contaminated farmland safe for crops by the end of 2020, and will also restrict development on a quarter of the country’s territory, environment minister Li Ganjie said.
China to make more polluted land safe for agriculture by 2020
With the approval of the State Forestry Administration (SFA), two forest parks in east China's Anhui Province have been upgraded into national parks thanks to their stunning scenery and improving tourism facilities.
China approves two more national forest parks
People in Shenandoah County worked together on Saturday to try to help children.
Workshop focuses on protecting children online

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