Health and Safety Executive ends Brunei project over gay sex law

 A newlywed couple have their photographs taken at the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images The government’s official health and safety organisation has said it will stop planned staff secondments to Brunei after unions raised concerns about the ethical and safety implications following the kingdom’s decision to punish gay sex by stoning to death. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), which was seeking a team of three people to go to Brunei to help the country’s equivalent agency with regulatory work, said all links with the country…

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A year after food safety scares, Chipotle has a new set of problems

It was a little more than a year ago that Chipotle was rocked by the first in a brief flurry of food contamination incidents that sent many customers fleeing from the burrito chain. Since then, the company has been trying to win back diners in a variety of ways, ranging from a sweeping overhaul of its food safety measures to adding chorizo to its menu. It even employed gimmicks such as a summer-long rewards program and offering free meals for kids. And yet, things are still looking sour at Chipotle: In the most recent quarter, sales were…

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State safety laws key to saving kids’ lives in car crashes

Traffic crash death rates for American children vary widely among states, and safety regulations are a major reason why, a new study suggests. Researchers examined 2010-14 federal government data and found that crash deaths among children are 12 times more common in some states than others. For example, rates ranged from a high of 3.2 deaths per 100,000 in Mississippi to a low of 0.25 deaths per 100,000 in Massachusetts, reported a team led by Dr. Lindsey Wolf. She’s a research fellow at the Center for Surgery and Public Health…

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Recycling inspo: Safety pins, bun clips to pompoms on footwear

Fashion week comes with a lot of madness, hobnobbing with those who are ahead of the fashion curve and a whole bunch of new trends. It’s also the place for fashion forwards to show off their creativity by giving fashion an individualistic spin. As Amazon India Fashion Week kicked off in the Capital on Wednesday, we put together loads of recycling and restyling fashion inspo for you. Here’s some quick inspo for you to master the art of restyling. Stylist Ashima Gandhi made a statement by wearing safety pins and…

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