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UK nations have biggest skills gaps, says OECD

UK nations have biggest skills gaps, says OECD
In Japan, the difference was 0.3%, in Korea 0.4% and in Norway, which had the biggest gap after the UK, it was 11.2%, followed by the Slovak Republic where it was 10.5%. There was also a 9.6% difference between the problem-solving … Some have …
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How an ayatollah's daughter came to preach peace between Israel and Iran
After earning a masters degree in Kuala Lumpur, Imani went on to conduct research in Norway, Finland and Portugal and take cultural diplomacy courses in Berlin. Today Imani is the founder and president of the Oslo-based Centre … "I think by working …
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Central bankers pray for a US dollar rebound
"A lot of open economies would like the dollar to do some of the work for them via the currency channel," says Matthew Cobon, fund manager at investors Columbia Threadneedle. "This was working but has started to falter." Norway, Canada, Australia and …
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Women's World Cup 2015: Sweden Team Guide
The 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada is just 11 days away, and Sweden coach Pia Sundhage is fine-tuning her squad in preparation for their first game against Nigeria on June 8. Sweden are ranked fifth in the world and take on debutants …
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Nine things we learned from Cannes 2015
It was Somerset Maugham who said the French Riviera is “a sunny place for shady people” – and looking around at all the 'models' in the hotel lobbies and the men in dark sunglasses who seemed to know them, I knew what he meant. … The list of …
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​Snowden leaks aided terrorists, damaged spy agencies – neocon think-tank
Report author Robin Simcox argues that the relationship between public and agencies need to be reengineered to ensure a “greater societal acceptance” of spies work. … He said that far from brining agencies into disrepute, Snowden “only exposed that …
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Chatham's cutting edge past found beneath the brush
CHATHAM – When Jared Fulcher was a kid he and his buddies explored the woods around Schoolhouse Pond, which was just a stone's throw from his house. Along with trees they could climb, there were huge cement blocks that rose out of the forest floor, …
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Romagnolo's First Season Set Tone For Irish Soccer
Naughton and Roccaro have become stalwarts at the youth level of the United States Women's National Team system, with Roccaro currently in Norway training with the U.S. U-23 WNT for an upcoming Four Nations tournament that will be played May 27-31.
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The perfect birthday present keeps on giving
•"The morning of my (December) birthday I woke up to pounding on my door, with several voices telling me to go downstairs and look outside. In honor of my birthday, the men in my (University of Minnesota) rooming … •"I remember I got a stuffed Big …
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Newmarket pastry chef tells of experiences cooking in the Polar regions of
Jerome took on the challenge as part of the Habitat Restoration Project with the South Georgia Heritage Trust, attempting to rid the landscape of a huge population of Norway brown rats. And while Jerome is happy to have returned to his role in …
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