What children choose to read outside school directly influences their academic performance, according to a major new study led by the University of Malaga and University College London (UCL), and published in the peer-reviewed journal Oxford Review of Education.
Children who read books daily score higher in school tests: Study
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres called women’s inequality “stupid” and a cause for global shame, as he pledged to press governments to end discriminatory laws in the face of a “strong and relentless pushback” against women’s rights.
UN chief declares women's inequality 'stupid' and a global shame
A flagship $500-million World Bank scheme to help the poorest countries deal with a health emergency is “too little too late” for the coronavirus outbreak, said health experts.
World Bank's $500m coronavirus push 'too late' for poor countries: Experts
New cars sold in the UK produce more carbon dioxide than older models, according to new research that suggests the industry is going backwards in tackling the climate crisis.
New cars producing more carbon dioxide than older models
A leaked government document has suggested up to 500,000 people could die from coronavirus if the disease is able to infect up to 80 per cent of the country.
Coronavirus could kill half a million Britons and infect 80 percent of UK population, government documents indicate
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in a message published on Thursday appreciated the efforts by Minister of Health and Medical Education Saeed Namaki, doctors, nurses, and all the medical staff of the country who are striving to fight the new coronavirus (COVID-19).
Leader thanks Health Minister, medical staff for bravely fighting coronavirus
Of all the volcanic eruptions to shake our planet in the last two million years, the Toba super-eruption in India was one of the most colossal. But it may not have been the global catastrophe we once thought it was.
Stone tools show how humans in India survived a supervolcano eruption
New Delhi was the world’s most polluted capital city for the second straight year in 2019, according to a Swiss-based group that gathers air-quality data globally.
New Delhi is world's most polluted capital for second straight year: Study
Babies born into bilingual homes change the focus of their attention more quickly and more frequently than babies in homes where only one language is spoken, according to new research published in the journal Royal Society Open Science.
Babies from bilingual homes switch attention faster

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