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Six Nations 2020 LIVE rugby results: Scotland vs England commentary, Ireland vs Wales latest

Welcome to the Evening Standard’s live Six Nations commentary of Scotland vs England and Ireland vs Wales. England need to bounce back from defeat to France on the opening weekend when they face Scotland at Murrayfield at 4.30pm today. Heavy rain is forecast for Edinburgh, where Eddie Jones will aim to reignite England’s title charge […]

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Education
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Local News

First Nations graduation rates on the rise in B.C.

SUNSHINE COAST — Nicholas Zalan Haines wasn’t at all sure he would graduate from high school. A continent away from the heart of the Ojibwe culture he was born to, he started his long climb to graduation at tiny Pender Harbour Secondary on the Sunshine Coast. But he was not alone. Nick’s adoptive parents Rob […]

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EU NEWSLINE

EU, Southeast Asian nations discuss human rights

The European Union and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations – Asean, reaffirmed their commitment to the protection of fundamental freedoms, on 27 November in Brussels. The EU-Asean 3rd human rights dialogue was a part of the four-day visit to the EU by the Asean representatives. It took place after meetings on human rights with […]

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Local News

BC First Nations leaders worry UN Indigenous rights bill in trouble

The B.C. Legislature. DEBRA BRASH / TIMES COLONIST VANCOUVER — Indigenous leaders in British Columbia are urging Opposition Liberals to allow passage of a key piece of legislation for a new relationship between the province and First Nations. The First Nations Leadership Council says the bill entitled Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act […]

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US

‘Violence interrupter’ trainee gunned down in nation’s capital while leaving program’s office

A man working to curb the escalation of gun violence in Washington, D.C., was shot to death as he left his anti-violence training program, prompting a manhunt for his killer, friends of the victim and police said on Sunday. Clarence Venable, 40, was gunned down Friday afternoon outside the headquarters of The Alliance for Concerned […]

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