Dutch union plans to sue FIFA over Qatar worker rights (AFP)

Dutch union plans to sue FIFA over Qatar worker rights (AFP)

AFPon October 10, 2016, 11:06 pm Dutch union plans to sue FIFA over Qatar worker rights The Hague (AFP) – The Netherlands’ largest trade union and one of its members are threatening to sue FIFA for failing to halt alleged abuses of workers’ rights in 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar, the union said on Monday. The FNV Bondgenoten “together with (a) Bangladeshi worker wants to take FIFA to court to demand an end to modern slavery”, the union said in a statement. It served a summons against FIFA on Monday,…

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Block relations hit an all-time low (The West Australian)

Block relations hit an all-time low (The West Australian)

Emma Bergmeier-Varian –The West Australianon October 10, 2016, 1:36 pm There’s no love lost between The Block’s Will Bethune and Karlie Cicero and Dan and Carleen Foley. Following a tumultuous week that saw the rookie renovators face off against the Perth baby boomers on more than one occasion, Bethune and Cicero toldAAA their neighbourly relations were at an all-time low. Will Bethune and Karlie Cicero in their winning room on The Block. Picture: Supplied“I was quite unimpressed with how Dan spoke to Karlie,” Bethune said of a heated argument that…

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'The Apprentice' tapes of Trump CAN'T be released

'The Apprentice' tapes of Trump CAN'T be released

The creator of “The Apprentice” says he does not have the legal ability to release footage from the show, denying reports that he is intentionally blocking the release of footage that may harm Donald Trump. The statement from Burnett and MGM, which owns his company, comes two days after BuzzFeed News reported that Burnett had privately threatened to sue staff if they leaked tapes to the press — a claim Burnett and MGM also denied. “Despite reports to the contrary, Mark Burnett does not have the ability nor the right…

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Divorced? Your kids more likely to …

Divorced? Your kids more likely to …

Children who experience the loss of a father or mother early in life are more likely to smoke and drink before they hit their teens, a new study of English families found. This association between parental absence and risky behavior in childhood occurred no matter whether the cause was death, separation or divorce. In fact, preteens with an absent parent were more than twice as likely to smoke and drink, the researchers discovered. They defined parental absence as the loss of a biological parent before a child reached age 7….

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