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Unilever to cull 1,500 jobs in major restructuring

Global consumer packaged goods giant Unilever is set to cut 1,500 across the globe, and move away from its current matrix structure to reorganise its business around five distinct groups: beauty & wellbeing, personal care, home care, nutrition and...

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FIRST: Johns Hopkins receives grant for psilocybin research

Johns Hopkins was recently awarded the first federal grant for psychedelic treatment research in more than 50 years.

8 hours ago

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Here are the world's top 5 smart cities for 2022 - Juniper Research study
Here are the world's top 5 smart cities for 2022 - Juniper Research study

Shanghai has been ranked the world's top smart city for 2022 following an extensive study carried out by Juniper Research. The results were published in the organisation's latest research,...

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The wiring in your plane could soon be made from recycled plastic - new research
The wiring in your plane could soon be made from recycled plastic - new research

Every aeroplane contains a complex network of electrical cabling that keeps it flying smoothly. For every four passengers in a modern aircraft, you can expect about one mile of cable. That means an average passenger plane has 100 to 200 miles of...

By Alvin Orbaek White 2 days ago

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Iconic fashion designer Thierry Mugler dies
Iconic fashion designer Thierry Mugler dies

Celebrated French couturier and designer Thierry Mugler died at aged 73 on Sunday, 23 January of natural causes.

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome pledge $300m to combat Covid-19

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome this week each pledged $150m for a total of $300m to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), a global partnership launched five years ago by the governments of Norway and India, the...

21 Jan 2022

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ICGN's Henry Jones resigns

The International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN), with members responsible for assets of $59tn, regretfully announces the retirement of Henry Jones as Chair of the ICGN Board of Governors, due to unforeseen health issues.

20 Jan 2022

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An energy revolution is possible - but only if leaders get imaginative about how to fund it
An energy revolution is possible - but only if leaders get imaginative about how to fund it

Limiting climate change will require an unprecedented global movement to make low-carbon technologies the norm. COP26 - the UN climate conference held last November in Glasgow - showed that, unfortunately, the world is far from ready for such a...

By Michael Grubb 20 Jan 2022

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Trailblazer fashion journalist André Leon Talley dies

Fashion journalist André Leon Talley has died at the age of 73. Businessof fashion.com says Talley died of a heart attack but this has not been confirmed.

19 Jan 2022

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