News That Matters

Tag: Words

Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp explains heated words with Xherdan Shaqiri

Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp explains heated words with Xherdan Shaqiri

Sports
SHAKE SHAQ Reds boss insists he was castigating star over a free-kick and nothing more Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed the cause of his frustration with Xherdan Shaqiri at the end of their Carabao Cup loss to Chelsea. The Reds were defeated 2-1 by the Blues as Emerson and Eden Hazard struck following Daniel Sturridge’s opener. Liverpool star Xherdan Shaqiri in action against Chelsea in the Carabao Cup After the final whistle Klopp was seen angrily having words with summer signing Xherdan Shaqiri, following several frustrating moments throughout the game. But the reason for Shaqiri’s public dressing down on the pitch was revealed to be due to a moment in they game’s dying embers when the Swiss star allowed Jordan ...
Words are not enough on abuse, even if swear words

Words are not enough on abuse, even if swear words

World
From the moment he stepped onto the tarmac at Dublin Airport, he had television news crews by his side. But the defining moment of the first papal visit to Ireland in nearly 40 years did not take place on camera.The Supreme Pontiff met privately for 90 minutes with eight survivors of abuse at the hands of the Catholic Church.He received a letter from them explaining how 100,000 single mothers had been "forcibly separated from their babies".The women, many of them detained in Ireland's notorious Magdalene Laundries, were told it was a "mortal sin" to contact their children.They urged Pope Francis to reassure "elderly and dying" natural mothers and adoptees that there was no sin in the reunion. Image: Children's shoes and toys are scattered...
The words we use to describe sexual harassment

The words we use to describe sexual harassment

Finance
Explaining the language of sexual harassmentThe words we use to describe inappropriate sexual behavior determine how the behavior is remembered, reported and even investigated. But many people still aren't sure what constitutes harassment and what doesn't. "There are a lot of weird myths out there about what is and what isn't sexual harassment," says behavioral scientist Lilia Cortina. "People don't realize how many things actually are sexually harassing conduct." Here's a list of terms, where they fall on the legal spectrum and how they differ. Sexual harassmentThe Equal Employment Opportunity Commission defines a behavior as unlawful harassment when it creates "a work environment that a reasonable person would consider intimidating, hostile or abusive." That could include unwanted adva...
Philip Hammond says his remarks were a poor choice of words

Philip Hammond says his remarks were a poor choice of words

Business
The chancellor has labelled the European Union's Brexit negotiators as "the enemy" - a remark he subsequently described as a "poor choice of words".During a television interview, Philip Hammond also called the negotiators "the opponents" and said they should "behave like grown-ups".But he tweeted later: "I was making the point that we are united at home. I regret I used a poor choice of words."Mr Hammond is in Washington for an International Monetary Fund meeting.He has been criticised for saying that the Brexit process has created uncertainty, and this week a former chancellor claimed he was trying to sabotage the talks.During a series of media interviews in Washington, Mr Hammond told Sky News that "passions are high" in the party "but we are all going to the same place".But he added: "T...
11 Health Words You're Saying All Wrong

11 Health Words You're Saying All Wrong

Health
Whether you get an açaí smoothie for breakfast, order a quinoa bowl for lunch, or have an uncle who recently had angina, here’s how to say it all the right way (and feel a lot less awkward in the process). There are few things that cause more self-loathing than fumbling over the pronunciation of something you order everyday—or say when you’re trying to sound smart. Whether you get an açaí smoothie for breakfast, a quinoa bowl for lunch, or have an uncle who recently had angina, here’s how to say it all the right way (and feel a lot less awkward in the process).AçaíSay it right: ah-sigh-EEThis antioxidant-packed Amazonian fruit tastes delicious in smoothies or breakfast bowls—and confounds most people trying to order it.RELATED:23 Superfruits You Need No