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Quiz suspends supplier amid exploitation claims

Quiz suspends supplier amid exploitation claims

Business
Fast-fashion firm Quiz says it has suspended a supplier after claims that a factory in Leicester offered a worker just £3 an hour to make its clothes.It follows a report in the Times that an undercover journalist was told by a factory making Quiz clothes she would be paid below the minimum wage.Quiz said if the claims were accurate, they were "totally unacceptable".Leicester's garment-making industry is already under scrutiny for alleged poor working conditions at some sites.Last week, Boohoo faced a backlash after a report that workers at a factory supplying goods for its Nasty Gal brand could expect to be paid as little as £3.50 an hour. The national minimum wage for people over 25 years-old is £8.72 an hour. Leicester lockdown...
Entertainment quiz of 2019

Entertainment quiz of 2019

Entertainment
From the Oscars to Glastonbury - via Friends, Love Island, Strictly and more - 2019 took us on yet another wild ride through the crazy world of entertainment.A lot went down.So answer these 20 quick questions below to see exactly how much of it actually went in. Pictures by BBC, Entertainment One, Getty, ITV and 20th Century Fox.Follow us on Facebook, on Twitter @BBCNewsEnts, or on Instagram at bbcnewsents. If you have a story suggestion email entertainment.news@bbc.co.uk. Let's block ads! (Why?) BBC News - Entertainment & Arts
Quiz: Test your knowledge of evolution

Quiz: Test your knowledge of evolution

Science
Even spelling the word, evolution, can be tricky when you're seven, but Sophia tells me confidently that evolution "basically means engineering".And Jack says that sharks are lighter underneath so that "when the sun is on the sea, you can't really see the sharks".He's talking about the fact that sharks have evolved a form of camouflage that helps them sneak up on their prey.At the opening of the new Milner Centre for Evolution at the University of Bath, school children are learning about evolution through the help of cuddly sharks of all shapes and sizes, fruit flies and even a tame owl.Their comments reveal a budding interest and knowledge of evolution - at even a tender age.How much do you know about evolution? Test your knowl...