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Income, education tied to physical function in old age: study

5 months, 21 days ago
NEW YORK: People with lower socioeconomic status may have fewer years of good physical functioning in old age than their more affluent, educated counterparts, a recent study suggests. Researchers examined data on socioeconomic status,…

Spend more on schooling to reduce inequality, IMF says

1 year, 6 days ago
WASHINGTON: Tackling disparities in education is crucial to reducing global income inequality, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday, urging governments to spend more on schooling for disadvantaged children. In a report, the…

Messi remains world’s top paid footballer

2 years, 6 months ago
PARIS: Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi remains the world's highest paid footballer with an annual income of 74 million euros ($84.3 million, £59.3 million), according to a report set to appear in Tuesday's edition of France…

Scotland to be granted income tax autonomy

3 years, 10 months ago
LONDON: Scotland is set to get sweeping new powers including setting its own income tax rates, under plans unveiled Thursday by a cross-party commission on greater devolution.

Starbucks Americas sales disappoint on softer traffic

3 years, 11 months ago
Starbucks Corp's early re-launch of its popular Pumpkin Spice latte drink failed to heat up business at its U.S. cafes, disappointing Wall Street and sending the company's shares down almost 5 percent.