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  • Friday news roundup August 7, 2020

    The Pope appointed six women to senior positions at the Vatican and people smugglers are increasingly preying on refugees in the Channel. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    The Pope appointed six women to senior positions at the Vatican and people smugglers are increasingly preying on refugees in the Channel. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • Oaxaca, Mexico, bans sale of sugary drinks and junk food to children

    In a move to combat exceptionally high obesity rates in the country, the southern Mexican state has banned the sale of sugary drinks and high-calorie foods to children.
    In a move to combat exceptionally high obesity rates in the country, the southern Mexican state has banned the sale of sugary drinks and high-calorie foods to children.
  • August 05, 2020

    Covid-19 has exasperated mental health issues

    According to a study by the University of Bath, Covid-19 and the following lockdown measures have brought on a number of mental health challenges, affecting society’s most vulnerable members the worst.
    According to a study by the University of Bath, Covid-19 and the following lockdown measures have brought on a number of mental health challenges, affecting society’s most vulnerable members the worst.
  • August 04, 2020

    Thirty percent more UK citizens emigrating to EU since Brexit vote

    The number of British people leaving for continental EU countries is at a ten-year high.
    The number of British people leaving for continental EU countries is at a ten-year high.
  • Friday news roundup July 31, 2020

    Europe is facing a "lost generation" and the National Food Strategy in the UK is calling on the government to expand free school meals. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.

    Europe is facing a "lost generation" and the National Food Strategy in the UK is calling on the government to expand free school meals. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.

  • July 30, 2020

    Women bear the brunt of childcare and home schooling during the coronavirus pandemic

    British women spent more than twice as much time as men on their children’s home schooling and development during the Covid-19 lockdown.
    British women spent more than twice as much time as men on their children’s home schooling and development during the Covid-19 lockdown.
  • July 28, 2020

    Google employees to work from home until summer 2021

    Google’s 200,000 full-time and contract employees will be working from home until July 2021, as Covid-19 cases surge across the US and there is no sign of a vaccine yet.
    Google’s 200,000 full-time and contract employees will be working from home until July 2021, as Covid-19 cases surge across the US and there is no sign of a vaccine yet.
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