Articles by Reese

Image copyright iStock Image caption Only a minority of ballet students are boys, says the Royal Academy of Dance Moves from Angry Birds and Minecraft as well as footballers’ goal celebrations are being used to encourage more boys to take up ballet. Just 1.8% of ballet exam candidates are boys,…

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There are growing calls for a rethink of Theresa May’s Brexit stance in the wake of a hung parliament. The Conservatives leader had sought to take the UK out of the single market and end freedom of movement, but her party lost its Commons majority. Former Chancellor George Osborne said…

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Image copyright Getty Images The uncertainty caused by the general election has led business confidence to sink “through the floor”, according to a lobby group. A snap poll of 700 members of the Institute of Directors found a “dramatic drop” in confidence following the hung parliament. Members saw no clear…

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Image caption Professor Patrick Johnston, 58, was appointed vice-chancellor in March 2014 Tributes have been paid to Prof Patrick Johnston, the vice-chancellor of Queen’s University in Belfast (QUB), who died suddenly on Sunday. Prof Johnston’s death at 58 had caused “a deep sense of shock and loss”, said QUB’s registrar,…

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Image copyright PA A measles outbreak has been declared at a school in Newport. Public Health Wales said four people with links to Lliswerry High School had been diagnosed with the illness. Vaccinations are being carried out at the school and parents have been sent letters to alert them to…

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I attended the interview with Nick Drake, Senior Vice President, Direct to Consumer at T-Mobile and Otto Rosenberger who serves as CMO at the Hostelworld Group at the Adobe Summit. The key takeaway of the entire session was that customer experience is the beginning and the core of digital transformations…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Time for a toast? Some German firms think so It’s a strange day when German business leaders – hardly known for their Bolshevism – are tentatively raising their glasses to toast a favourable election result for a left-wing, pro-borrowing, high-spending candidate. And yet that…

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Image copyright AFP Business leaders are demanding a new direction for Brexit negotiations in reaction to the General Election. The Federation of Small Businesses has called for a delay in the start of talks due to the political fallout. Aston Martin has warned that future investment could be at risk…

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Image copyright South Wales University Image caption The university has three campuses, including in Newport Potential job cuts at the University of South Wales have been reduced from 139 to 57 after a consultation. Wales’ second biggest university outlined job losses in March as it tried to balance rising costs…

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