With under-23s coach Neil Critchley standing in as manager, it is a game that will go down in Liverpool history and there were hugely encouraging performances from many of their players, including 16-year-old forward Harvey Elliott and midfielder Herbie Kane. … [Read more...] about Aston Villa hammer five past youngest-ever Liverpool side to progress to Carabao Cup semi-finals
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How a rugby game became a battle against apartheid 'Without coal Wales would be part of England' Six ways Rugby changed the world "Rugby was obviously started by young men in private schools....but as society changed in the late 19th Century more and more people from different backgrounds came into the game and gave it a sense of local identity. … [Read more...] about Six Nations: How did Welsh rugby become a game for all?
She claimed the UK was leading the way on the concept. "We will call for governments to take steps to measure and account for their natural and social capital, as well as their GDP," said Spelman. "It's becoming more and more apparent that GDP is not a perfect measure of progress, because it deal's with soleley economic output," she said. … [Read more...] about Set greener goals at Rio+20: Caroline Spelman
There is also suspicion among developing nations about proposals to conduct an annual state-of-the-planet report and to switch from GDP as the main measure of national well-being. "Countries are concerned that this may be used against them for negative monitoring. Instead of being a way to identify problems and then devote funds to deal with them, it could be a way to identify problems and then deduct funding as a form of punishment," said do Lago. … [Read more...] about Rio+20 organisers struggle to untangle new world disorder
How does it compare with 1992? Rio+20 is much bigger than its predecessor, but it has also been criticised for being vaguer and less ambitious. The earlier Earth summit resulted in the landmark conventions on climate change and biodiversity, as well as a host of other influential documents. This time, however, organisers do not expect any legally binding treaties. Instead, they hope nations will agree to a set of shared principles, landmarks and goals and initiate a process to define what it means to be sustainable. … [Read more...] about Q&A: Rio+20 Earth summit