The Daily Populous

Thursday August 30th, 2018 evening edition

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Panasonic will move its European headquarters from the UK to Amsterdam in October as Brexit approaches.

The aim is to avoid potential tax issues linked to the UK's decision to leave the EU, said Panasonic Europe's chief executive Laurent Abadie.

In the run-up to March 2019, a number of multinational firms have said they plan to move jobs out of the UK.

If Panasonic ends up paying less tax in the UK, that could render it liable for a bigger tax bill in Japan.

Panasonic Europe later issued a statement confirming that it was transferring its regional headquarters from Bracknell in the UK to Amsterdam from 1 October.

"No Panasonic UK business operations will be affected by the EU headquarters move," the statement added.

In 2016, the UK government pledged to cut corporation tax to encourage businesses to continue investing in the UK after the Brexit referendum. »

Teen dating violence is down, but boys still report more violence than girls

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When it comes to teen dating violence, boys are more likely to report being the victim of violence—being hit, slapped, or pushed—than girls.

However, the researchers found 5.8 per cent of boys and 4.2 per cent of girls said they had experienced dating violence in the past year.

“It could be that it’s still socially acceptable for girls to hit or slap boys in dating relationships,” she said. »

How A Teenage Girl Became the Mother of Horror

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Its teenage author, the future Mary Shelley, drew upon her nightmares to come up with a story as challenging as it is chilling.

The group included the poet Lord Byron, his personal physician John Polidori, the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, and Shelley’s teenage lover, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin.

Mary was in her mid-teens, and Shelley was a married man and father of two children. »

Drinking water to be shut off at all Detroit public schools

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The Associated Press reported in 2016 that elevated copper or lead levels had been found at 19 DPSCD schools.

The 2016 testing came as a response to the Flint water crisis, in which more than 100,000 residents were exposed to lead-tainted water.

The city of Detroit also plans to work with charter schools on similar water testing, which it can encourage but not mandate, city spokesman John Roach told Crain's. »