Football transfers rife with illegality and exploitation, unpublished report found

A confidential Uefa-commissioned report into the transfer market concluded money-laundering was widespread and “dominant agents” were exploiting a failure to enforce rules banning third-party ownership. A summary of the 2018 report that was never published but has been seen by the Guardian indicates it made eight recommendations to help rectify systemic issues. None has been […]

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Lack of sleep tied to physician burnout, medical errors

Sleep-related impairment among physicians is associated with increased burnout, decreased professional fulfillment, and increased self-reported clinically significant medical error, according to a study published online Dec. 7 in JAMA Network Open. Mickey T. Trockel, M.D., Ph.D., from the Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, California, and colleagues evaluated associations between sleep-related impairment, clinically […]

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A single text message exposing my husband’s nickname for me destroyed our marriage’

A woman revealed a single text message on her husband’s phone destroyed their marriage by confirming he was ‘betraying’ her – just not in the way she had suspected. She explains that she had been determined to make their relationship work and keep the family together for their two-year-old child, forgiving her husband for instances […]

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New UK authority prepared to charge tech giants billions for anti-competitive behaviour

Prior to Brexit, the European Commission would have the last say about anti-competitive behavior among tech companies in the UK, but with final agreements on Britain’s euro-exodus looming, it means to take on the responsibility itself. A plan by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) aims to “level the playing field for smaller rival tech […]

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