Inmarsats European short-haul wi-fi spacecraft launches

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Inmarsats European short-haul wi-fi spacecraft launches Inmarsats : A new Europe-wide wi-fi service for aeroplanes came a step closer on Wednesday night with the launch of a key satellite from French Guiana. Airline passengers will soon be able to connect to the internet either through this spacecraft or a complementary system of cell towers on the ground. The company behind the so-called European Aviation Network is Inmarsat, the UK’s biggest satellite operator. It is building the system in tandem with Deutsche Telekom of Germany. The pair hope to start services at the…

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Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez End Their European Getaway With Ridiculously Cute PDA Pics

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez End Their European Getaway With Ridiculously Cute PDA Pics

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez End Their European Getaway With Ridiculously Cute PDA Pics Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez ended their 2017 “baecation” with a bang! The couple has been adorably enjoying themselves during their romantic getaway in Paris, France, and on Monday, J.Lo shared more Instagram pics of their time together. Their glamorous outing included lunch at the Louvre Museum. “#Takemeback,” Lopez wrote. Lopez later shared a sweet photo of herself in Rodriguez’s arms. “#Baecation2017,” she captioned the latest set of snaps.   J.Lo also took to Twitter to…

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Accommodating religion in the workplace

Accommodating religion in the workplace

Accommodating religion in the workplace In March, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) generated controversy (and confusion) when it ruled that a workplace ban on wearing the Islamic headscarf did not necessarily constitute direct discrimination. Employers could not single out Muslim employees, the ECJ found, but they could enforce general policies restricting religious dress so long as they applied equally to all. This issue has played out differently in the US In a 2015 decision, for example, the US Supreme Court found that the retail clothing company, Abercrombie & Fitch,…

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European Union science will SUFFER after Brexit, boffins claim

European Union science will SUFFER after Brexit, boffins claim

European Union science will SUFFER after Brexit, boffins claim SCIENTIFIC researchers in Britain are “being pushed” to collaborate with non-European Union countries following Brexit, in a move that could damage academic relations between the UK and Europe, experts have warned. GETTY European scientists said they wanted to continue working with their UK counterparts The consequences of Britain’s withdrawal from the union would not just be a loss for the UK’s scientific community but the continent as a whole, Ireland’s chief science adviser Mark Ferguson said.  Mr Ferguson was one of…

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Peter O’Mahony prepares for battle of European titans

Peter O’Mahony prepares for battle of European titans

Peter O’Mahony prepares for battle of European titans Peter Munster captain eager to make up for lost time as Toulouse come to Thomond Peter : Perhaps more than any other team in Europe, the benchmark for a successful season or not in the Munster firmament is reaching the knockout stages of the European Champions Cup. Anything less is failure. A quarter-final in the premier European competition constitutes a minimum requirement. The league comes second. Munster are true Europhiles. Hence, watching on from the outside for the last two years was…

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European Indoor Athletics: Muir wins second gold, Philip takes 60m title

European Indoor Athletics: Muir wins second gold, Philip takes 60m title

European Indoor Athletics: Muir wins second gold, Philip takes 60m title Britain’s Laura Muir and Asha Philip won gold at the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Belgrade. Muir, 23, gained her second gold of the championships with victory in the 3,000m on Sunday following her 1500m win the previous day. The Scot eased away from the rest of the field to break the championship record in eight minutes 35.68 seconds. Philip, 26, set a new British record to win the women’s 60m final in a time of 7.06 seconds. “I…

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