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  • February 26, 2021

    Friday news roundup February 26, 2021

    10% of the world's wealth may be hidden offshore and a Chinese court ordered a man to compensate his ex wife for household work. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed.
    10% of the world's wealth may be hidden offshore and a Chinese court ordered a man to compensate his ex wife for household work. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed.
  • February 25, 2021

    Young ethnic minorities fare the worst in recessions

    The data shows that Black African/Caribbean people struggled the most as unemployment rates went up to 13.8% between October and December last year.
    The data shows that Black African/Caribbean people struggled the most as unemployment rates went up to 13.8% between October and December last year.
  • February 24, 2021

    The unemployment rate in Africa rises to 32.5%

    In addition, those with lower levels of education were more likely to have had their salaries reduced than those who have higher levels of education.
    In addition, those with lower levels of education were more likely to have had their salaries reduced than those who have higher levels of education.
  • February 23, 2021

    Brexit causes admin and financial chaos for UK language students

    Brexit red tape and costs are disrupting academic travel plans.
    Brexit red tape and costs are disrupting academic travel plans.
  • February 19, 2021

    Friday news roundup February 19, 2021

    Nepali women may need family and state permission to leave the country and high levels of pollution could be causing infertility. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed.
    Nepali women may need family and state permission to leave the country and high levels of pollution could be causing infertility. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed.
  • February 18, 2021

    Two million people have not worked for at least six months, according to study

    In January, almost two million workers in the UK were classified as unemployed, or fully furloughed for at least six months.
    In January, almost two million workers in the UK were classified as unemployed, or fully furloughed for at least six months.
  • February 16, 2021

    New WTO chief warns against “vaccine nationalism”

    “[A] phenomenon where rich countries are vaccinating their populations and poor countries have to wait” must be avoided.
    “[A] phenomenon where rich countries are vaccinating their populations and poor countries have to wait” must be avoided.
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