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VQ Awards

Download the 2012 VQ Learner of the Year Awards nomination form with everything you need to nominate a candidate. It also includes judging criteria and key dates. Read more ...

via Vqday
28 Jan 2015

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The two leaders have a great deal in common, but one key difference suggests their six years of bickering is liable to get worse. Read more ...

via Haaretz
28 Jan 2015

Europe Gets A Cyber Security Incubator

London's crowded startup accelerator scene is getting a new addition. Not fintech-related, this time -- rather the focus is cyber security. The Cyber London (CyLon for short) 12-week program, has been co-founded by Alex van Someren of VC firm Amadeus Capital Partners, along with Jonathan Luff and Grace Cassy, co-founders of strategic technology con [...] Read more ...

via Techcrunch
28 Jan 2015

Europe’s Jihadi Generation

In the wake of the attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris and the thwarting of an attack in Belgium, Europe needs to understand why second- and third-generation immigrants are susceptible to the blandishments of terrorist organizations. The reason is simple: European citizenship has not translated into social and economic inclusion. Read more ...

via Project-syndicate
28 Jan 2015

Personal Independence Payment adhoc statistics - New Claims

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via Www
28 Jan 2015

Israeli army: Missile hits army vehicle by Lebanese border

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says an anti-tank missile has hit an Israeli military vehicle near the Israeli-Lebanese border. It was not immediately clear if there were any casualties. The military says the attack on Wednesday took place near Mount Dov and Shebaa Farms, a disputed tract of land where the borders of Israel, Lebanon and Syr [...] Read more ...

via Ap
28 Jan 2015

China and CITES Secretariat to tackle the demand for illegal ivory

The Government of China has zero tolerance in illegal trade in ivory and has put great efforts in cracking down on smuggling as well as illegal trade within China. "The Government of China welcomes the opportunity to co-organize this very important event with the CITES Secretariat and we believe it is a major step forward in addressing the demand f [...] Read more ...

via Cites
28 Jan 2015

President withdrawing proposal on college savings plans

The White House said Tuesday that President Barack Obama will delete a proposal from his budget that would tax college savings plans for some families, an idea floated just before his State of the Union address, a White House official said. The president had proposed taxing college savings accounts called 529s for wealthier families. That would hav [...] Read more ...

via Politico
28 Jan 2015