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Smart women finding it tough on the dating scene may need to raise their game

 Smart women can’t find men to impregnate them, the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology conference in Geneva has been told. Professor Marcia Inhorn​, a researcher from Yale, said female graduates were freezing their eggs due to a “dearth of educated men to marry”, and that this “man deficit” was worse in countries where more women attended university.  When it comes to heterosexual dating, smart women could take a leaf out of our male counterparts’ books, writes Kerri Sackville.  Photo: Branislava Zivic/Stocksy These days I’m more concerned about avoiding…

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Have you seen It Takes A Nation To Raise A Champion?

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Kuala Lumpur 2017, the brand name of the 29th SEA Games and 9th ASEAN Para Games that will be held in the Malaysian capitol, has recently released a string of promotional videos on its official YouTube channel. The latest are Bahasa Malaysia and English music videos of the KL2017 official theme song, Bersama Kita Lahirkan […] Music –

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Teachers raise concerns over Sats marking

Primary school teachers in England have taken to social media to vent their anger about what they claim are inconsistencies in the marking of this year’s national curriculum test (Sats). Using the hashtag #SATsshambles on Twitter, teachers have listed a range issues and are calling on all schools to go through their pupils’ marked papers to check for errors. The Department for Education said results of the tests were “robust and accurate” but head teachers could apply for a review of contested marks. According to the teachers tweeting, 10- and…

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General election 2017: May says Tories would not raise VAT

Media playback is unsupported on your device Theresa May says a Conservative government will not raise VAT if she wins the general election. But the PM declined to back a 2015 Tory pledge that also ruled out rises in income tax and National Insurance. Mrs May said she would not be making “specific proposals” on taxes unless she is “absolutely sure” they can be delivered. Labour said the Tories had previously increased VAT having promised not to do so. Asked whether she would be repeating ex-PM David Cameron’s “five-year tax…

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