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  • February 21, 2019

    Brazil's new president lays out plans for pension reforms

    The pension reforms would raise the number of years of pension contributions that are currently required. 
    The pension reforms would raise the number of years of pension contributions that are currently required. 
  • February 19, 2019
    CNN

    Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi plans to end child labor in his lifetime

    Kailash Satyarthi is an Indian children's rights activist who has been fighting against child labor most of his life.
    Kailash Satyarthi is an Indian children's rights activist who has been fighting against child labor most of his life.
  • Friday news roundup February 15, 2019

    School children in England are protesting about climate change and almost 300 million new working-age people will need employment across Africa by 2030. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    School children in England are protesting about climate change and almost 300 million new working-age people will need employment across Africa by 2030. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • February 14, 2019

    Mental health issues affecting farmers in Northern Ireland

    Eighty-one per cent of young farmers in the country believe that mental health issues are the biggest problem they face.
    Eighty-one per cent of young farmers in the country believe that mental health issues are the biggest problem they face.
  • February 12, 2019

    First results of Finland’s universal basic income experiment revealed

    Distributing a universal income to the unemployed improves their well-being, but may not have any significant impact on their job prospects.
    Distributing a universal income to the unemployed improves their well-being, but may not have any significant impact on their job prospects.
  • February 11, 2019

    The role of GCSEs and the future of work

    According to Robert Halfon, chairman of the Education Select Committee, GCSEs should be scrapped and A-levels should be replaced by a mix of academic and vocational subjects.
    According to Robert Halfon, chairman of the Education Select Committee, GCSEs should be scrapped and A-levels should be replaced by a mix of academic and vocational subjects.
  • Friday news roundup February 8, 2019

    Life expectancy growth in Scotland has stalled and the sister of the king of Thailand has announced she is standing for election. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    Life expectancy growth in Scotland has stalled and the sister of the king of Thailand has announced she is standing for election. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
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