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  • July 18, 2019

    Monsoon floods overwhelm South Asia, affecting more than 10.3 million people in India alone

    Torrential monsoon rains swept across India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Bangladesh at the weekend, killing at least 227 people.
    Torrential monsoon rains swept across India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Bangladesh at the weekend, killing at least 227 people.
  • July 16, 2019

    Air France becomes the first major airline to be led by a female CEO

    Anne Rigail will become the company’s next CEO and the first woman to lead a major airline.
    Anne Rigail will become the company’s next CEO and the first woman to lead a major airline.
  • Friday news roundup July 12, 2019

    MPs voted to legalize same-sex marriage and decriminalize abortion in Northern Ireland and a German court ruled an IS wife and her children should be repatriated from Syria. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    MPs voted to legalize same-sex marriage and decriminalize abortion in Northern Ireland and a German court ruled an IS wife and her children should be repatriated from Syria. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • July 11, 2019

    Britain’s ethnic pay gap is revealed

    According to figures by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), race still dictates how much you get paid in the UK.
    According to figures by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), race still dictates how much you get paid in the UK.
  • July 09, 2019

    Femicide in France is on the rise

    Thus far in 2019, 75 women have been killed by their current or former partners in France.
    Thus far in 2019, 75 women have been killed by their current or former partners in France.
  • July 08, 2019

    UK companies wary of taking on risk in run-up to Brexit, according to new survey

    83% of the UK’s CFOs surveyed by Deloitte said they expect the country’s long-term business environment to deteriorate as a result of Brexit.

    83% of the UK’s CFOs surveyed by Deloitte said they expect the country’s long-term business environment to deteriorate as a result of Brexit.

  • Friday news roundup July 5, 2019

    Working less improves mental health and shares around the world are hitting new records amid rising economic fears. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    Working less improves mental health and shares around the world are hitting new records amid rising economic fears. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
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