Online site will allow students to report sexual assault on campus | BreakingNews.ie

College students will be able to anonymously report sexual assault on a new online platform. Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris will launch the platform on Tuesday. Students can anonymously report an experience of sexual assault, rape and harassment, discrimination and bullying. Mr Harris described it as an “incredibly important initiative” and one that would … Read more

US envoy to Afghanistan quits after chaotic troops withdrawal

The U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan is stepping down following the chaotic American withdrawal from the country, the State Department said Monday. Zalmay Khalilzad will leave the post this week after more than three years on the job under both the Trump and Biden administrations. He had been criticized for not pressing the Taliban hard … Read more

China’s Xi dials back recent efforts to shake up businesses

Chinese President Xi Jinping took a big gamble shaking up key industries ahead of a political gathering that could decide whether he rules the country indefinitely. Now he’s starting to hit the brakes. In recent weeks Chinese authorities have moved to soften sweeping policies designed to make the economy less dependent on debt, monopolies and … Read more

Airbnb scams: how to avoid them and what to look out for

Fake pictures overselling the standard of the accommodation was the second most common issue, followed by account hackings, where fraudsters seize a customer’s account to make and pay for a booking. Rarer scams included false damage claims, invented fees, fake listings and fake reviews. Is my Airbnb a scam? Luckily, there are ways of detecting … Read more

Possibility of protest to be discussed by Ireland’s WNT ahead of World Cup clash

Ireland’s players will discuss the possibility of holding a pre-match protest with their Swedish counterparts in Tallaght on Thursday over the NWSL sexual misconduct scandal. It has led to present and former players in different countries alleging sexual misconduct and harassment, and Ireland skipper Katie McCabe said yesterday the stories had “shocked the world”. Ireland … Read more

Vi blir mennesker ved å være sammen med andre

KRONIKK: Pandemien har lært oss viktigheten av å ha rom for at mennesker møtes. Seks uker før Norge stengte ned 12. mars 2020: Sykurs på Sølvberget bibliotek og kulturhus. Foto: Jarle Aasland Debattinnlegg Publisert: Publisert: Nå nettopp 12. mars 2020 stengte det norske samfunnet ned. Butikker låste dørene, frisøren stengte, idrettslag la ned all aktivitet, … Read more

Improvement projects decided for Holben Reserve

DAVID UNWIN/Stuff The developments include improvements to the tennis courts, a double flying fox, shade, a barbecue and seating improvements and a walking track. Holben Reserve in Foxton Beach will receive a number of upgrades after the Foxton Community Board gave the go ahead on four projects. The projects include improvements to the tennis courts, … Read more

Apple just unveiled new AirPods: Here’s what to know and who should upgrade | CNN Underscored

CNN —   It’s been a long two years, but Apple is finally introducing a successor to the second-generation AirPods, which have been the affordable earbud option from the company. So let’s break down what’s new and who the AirPods 3 are for, along with who should look at second-gen AirPods or the AirPods Pro. … Read more