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Foreign aid workers who father children abroad tracked down by researchers using genealogy tech

British foreign aid workers who father children abroad are being tracked down using genealogy technology by researchers at King’s College London.

It comes in the wake of the Oxfam scandal of 2011, when the aid sector was rocked by allegations that staff had engaged in sexual misconduct with victims of the 2010 Haitian earthquake.

Six test cases have already been completed in the Philippines, with men identified in Australia, Canada, the United States and Britain as having fathered children in the country, either through sex tourism or in relation to aid work.

One British man, a former aid worker for

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Dean Smith suggests goal-line technology failure was parting gift from father

Aston Villa boss Dean Smith believes a “one-in-a-million” technology failure could have been a final gift from his father.

Villa host Sheffield United in their opening Premier League game of the season on Monday.

They drew 0-0 with the Blades in the first game of the restart in June – claiming a controversial point.

Orjan Nyland carried Oliver Norwood’s free-kick into his own net but goal-line technology failed to spot it had gone in, meaning referee Michael Oliver did not receive the usual signal on his watch.

It helped Villa survive last term and, after his father Ron passed away

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