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  • April 22, 2021

    Joe Biden hosts virtual climate summit from the White House this Earth Day

    US President Joe Biden is hosting more than 40 world leaders at a virtual climate summit from the White House over the next two days.
    US President Joe Biden is hosting more than 40 world leaders at a virtual climate summit from the White House over the next two days.
  • April 21, 2021

    Covid-19: The UK Government must spend up to £15bn to help pupils catch up

    According to new analysis, “the UK Government must spend £15 billion on education,” to reach the Prime Minister’s pledge that children catch up on missed tuition during the Covid-19 pandemic.
     
    According to new analysis, “the UK Government must spend £15 billion on education,” to reach the Prime Minister’s pledge that children catch up on missed tuition during the Covid-19 pandemic.
     
  • April 20, 2021

    UK to accelerate carbon emissions target to tackle climate change

    The impact for most households will be in introducing more electric cars, low-carbon heating, renewable electricity as well as cutting down on meat and dairy.
    The impact for most households will be in introducing more electric cars, low-carbon heating, renewable electricity as well as cutting down on meat and dairy.
  • April 19, 2021

    Some American workers are reaching the end of their “benefit year”

    Unemployment benefits have indeed been the lifeline for the tens of millions of Americans who applied and started receiving them in the initial weeks of the Covid-19 pandemic but some individuals are now reaching the end of their “benefit year.”
    Unemployment benefits have indeed been the lifeline for the tens of millions of Americans who applied and started receiving them in the initial weeks of the Covid-19 pandemic but some individuals are now reaching the end of their “benefit year.”
  • Friday news roundup April 16, 2021

    A combination of interventions may be the reason behind Taiwan's Covid success and UK workers in insecure jobs were found to be twice as likely to die of Covid as their more secure peers. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed.
    A combination of interventions may be the reason behind Taiwan's Covid success and UK workers in insecure jobs were found to be twice as likely to die of Covid as their more secure peers. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed.
  • April 15, 2021

    Denmark denies renewal of temporary residency status for Syrian refugees

    The Danish government has denied the temporary residence status of approximately 189 Syrian refugees, claiming that some parts of the war-torn country are now safe to return to.
    The Danish government has denied the temporary residence status of approximately 189 Syrian refugees, claiming that some parts of the war-torn country are now safe to return to.
  • April 13, 2021

    During peak times Uber Eats drivers in Sydney earn less than the minimum casual wage

    In the first of its public hearings into the gig economy, the Select Committee on Job Security is hearing from representatives from Uber, Uber Eats, Ola, and Deliveroo.
    In the first of its public hearings into the gig economy, the Select Committee on Job Security is hearing from representatives from Uber, Uber Eats, Ola, and Deliveroo.
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