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Three in five young people from lower income households think their life goals are unachievable

Tesco –7 July 2021

• New report finds that post-pandemic young people nationwide have lowered their ambitions

• ‘Outlook inequality’ is holding many back. Young people from lower income families have less optimism, less career ambition and feel less equipped to compete in the job market

• Tesco commits to help over 45,000 young people jumpstart their career and build employability skills in partnership with The Prince’s Trust
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Women can buy Maxwellia’s Lovima® contraceptive pill from pharmacies without a prescription for first time in UK history

WOMEN can now buy a contraceptive pill over the counter without a prescription following a consultation with a pharmacist after the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) today granted a licence to Maxwellia’s Lovima®. Continue reading

02Jul/21

OneWeb Completes its ‘Five to 50’ Mission to Cover Regions North of 50 degrees Latitude including UK, Canada, Alaska and Arctic Region

OneWeb, the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, today announced the successful launch of another 36 satellites to mark the completion of its ‘Five to 50’ mission. With this major milestone, the Company is ready to deliver connectivity across the United Kingdom, Canada, Alaska, Northern Europe, Greenland, and the Arctic Region. Continue reading

14Jun/21

Martins Wine Advisor launches the first sought-after ‘Jupiter’ wine in ‘Wines From Another World’ exclusive collection in intergalactic event


Martins Wine Advisor (MWA), the winners of Best Wine Advisory Service 2019 and 2020 UK at the LUX Life Food & Drink Awards, have launched their new nine-year exclusive ‘Wines From Another World’ series in partnership with Pedro Marques Antunes from Sparrow Creative Solutions, in spectacular style in a converted warehouse setting.

04Jun/21

UK STFC Hartree Centre and IBM Begin Five-Year, £210 Million Partnership to Accelerate Discovery and Innovation with AI and Quantum Computing

Science Minister Amanda Solloway has unveiled a five-year, £210 million partnership with IBM (NYSE: IBM). Its mission is to support UK businesses and the public sector by reducing the risk of exploring and adopting innovative new digital technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and quantum computing, by breaking down practical barriers to innovation such as access to infrastructure or digital skills gaps within their organisation. Continue reading

02Jun/21

Standard Chartered and BC Group Partner to Establish Europe-Based Institutional Digital Asset Trading Venture

SC Ventures, the innovation and ventures unit of Standard Chartered, and BC Technology Group (BC Group), Asia’s leading digital asset company and parent of Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC)-licensed digital-asset platform OSL, today announced they have partnered to establish a digital asset brokerage and exchange platform for institutional and corporate clients in the UK and Europe. Continue reading

03May/21

The Chilling: Global trends in online violence against women journalists

UNESCO.ORG, 3 April, 2021 — There is nothing virtual about online violence. It has become the new frontline in journalism safety – and women journalists sit at the epicentre of risk. Networked misogyny and gaslighting intersect with racism, religious bigotry, homophobia and other forms of discrimination to threaten women journalists – severely and disproportionately. Continue reading

02May/21

EE customers can now save money off their monthly phone bill and donate to global social causes, in EE’s exclusive partnership with WeAre8

EE, the UK’s largest mobile operator, has partnered with WeAre8 to allow customers to help pay their mobile bills and make a significant social impact in return for watching promotional content from a number of well-known brands. Continue reading