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  • Friday news roundup October 23, 2020

    EU agency advises countries to act now to curb Covid-19 and female domestic workers in Qatar face discrimination. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed.
    EU agency advises countries to act now to curb Covid-19 and female domestic workers in Qatar face discrimination. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed.
  • October 22, 2020

    More than half of small European firms at risk of closure

    The survey was conducted in August, before the acceleration in Covid-19 cases.
    The survey was conducted in August, before the acceleration in Covid-19 cases.
  • October 20, 2020

    School re-openings in Germany found not to have increased coronavirus case numbers

    Hygiene measures in German schools worked well to contain the spread of the virus.
    Hygiene measures in German schools worked well to contain the spread of the virus.
  • October 16, 2020

    Friday news roundup October 16, 2020

    China is to pass a law to prevent new technologies from being exploited by other countries and Google has unveiled a new crop-inspecting robot. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    China is to pass a law to prevent new technologies from being exploited by other countries and Google has unveiled a new crop-inspecting robot. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • October 15, 2020

    Covid-19 causes dramatic rise in demand for child labor in India

    In only seven months India has been set back decades in the fight against child labor, child trafficking, and child marriage.
    In only seven months India has been set back decades in the fight against child labor, child trafficking, and child marriage.
  • October 13, 2020

    Unemployment rate in the UK hits its highest levels in three years

    In the three months leading to August, the unemployment rate rose 4.5%, compared with 4.2% previously.
    In the three months leading to August, the unemployment rate rose 4.5%, compared with 4.2% previously.
  • October 09, 2020

    Friday news roundup October 9, 2020

    The World Bank warned 150 million could fall into extreme poverty as a result of Covid-19 and India's tea workers went on strike for better pay. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    The World Bank warned 150 million could fall into extreme poverty as a result of Covid-19 and India's tea workers went on strike for better pay. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
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