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Chinese ethnic group biggest earners in the UK

Chinese ethnic group biggest earners in the UK

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Chinese and Indian ethic group workers have higher average earnings than their white British counterparts, the first official figures on the issue show.But the data on the ethnicity pay gap, showed all other ethnic groups have lower wages than white British workers.The Office for National Statistics said employees in the Bangladeshi ethnic group have the largest pay gap, earning 20% less than white British employees.On average, ethnic minorities earn 3.8% less than white ethnic groups.The categories are the official ones used by ONS.Hugh Stickland, senior ONS analyst, said: "Overall, employees from certain ethnic groups such as Indian and Chinese, have higher average earnings than their white British counterparts. "However, all other ethnic groups have av...
NATO’s standing maritime group arrives for exercises in Black Sea

NATO’s standing maritime group arrives for exercises in Black Sea

Business
July 5 (UPI) -- NATO ships entered the Black Sea to conduct routine patrols and participate in a massive show of force exercise in Ukraine. Led by the flagship HMCS Toronto, a Royal Canadian Navy frigate, the Standing NATO Maritime Group Two arrived at the Black Sea on Wednesday. They were joined by the Turkish frigate TCG Turgutris, the British frigate HMS Duncan and the Romanian frigate ROS Regele Ferdinand, all on their way to Sea Breeze 2019, a military exercise involving 32 warships, 24 aircraft and about 3,000 troops from 19 countries. The event is sponsored by the United States and Ukraine. Although not a NATO member, "Ukraine is a highly valued partner to NATO, contributing to NATO operations and regularly exercising together in a demonstration of Ukraine's strong commitment to i...
Peru 0-5 Brazil: Hosts top Copa America group with resounding victory as Roberto Firmino bags ‘no look’ goal

Peru 0-5 Brazil: Hosts top Copa America group with resounding victory as Roberto Firmino bags ‘no look’ goal

Sports
MORE LIKE IT The Selecao put their disappointing draw to Venezuela behind them by romping to victory over the sorry Peruvians Brazil finally gave their fans something to smile about after romping to victory over Peru in their final Copa America group game in Sao Paolo. The hosts had been subject to jeers from their supporters following an unconvincing win over Bolivia and a disappointing draw against Venezuela. Getty Brazil put together a great performance when it was needed But those jeers became cheers on Saturday as the Selecao won 5-0 thanks to goals from Casemiro, Roberto Firmino, Everton Soares, Dani Alves and Willian. Brazil are now through to the quarter-finals after finishing top of Group A. The deadlock was broken by Real ...
K-pop girl group Twice announces three U.S. shows

K-pop girl group Twice announces three U.S. shows

Entertainment
May 1 (UPI) -- South Korean girl group Twice on Wednesday announced three U.S. performance dates. The K-pop group's Twicelights world tour will include stops July 17 at The Forum in Los Angeles, July 21 at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., and July 23 at Wintrust Arena in Chicago. "TWICE WORLD TOUR 2019 'TWICELIGHTS' IN LOS ANGELES 2019.07.17 WED 7:30PM (PDT) @ The Forum #TWICE #TWICEWORLDTOUR2019 #TWICELIGHTS," the band posted on Twitter.. Twice shared plans for the world tour in April. The tour is in support of the group's new album, Fancy You, and kicks off May 25 in Seoul. Twice released Fancy You and a music video for "Fancy" on April 22. The "Fancy" video shows Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung and Tzuyu against a number of colorful backdrops. ...
Shadowy group claims embassy raid

Shadowy group claims embassy raid

World
A shadowy group committed to ousting North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un has claimed it was behind a raid last month at the North Korean embassy in Spain.Cheollima Civil Defense, a self-styled human rights group, reportedly fled with computers, a phone and hard discs.The break-in occurred just days before a key summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Hanoi, Vietnam.The group denied using force, saying it was "not an attack".Cheollima Civil Defense: What is known about the shadowy group?However, a Spanish high court judge said the 10 assailants shackled, beat and interrogated embassy staff in the incident on 22 February. It remains unclear why the raid took place. Cheollima wrote online that i...