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  • Friday news roundup November 27, 2020

    The gender pay gap in Australia is no closer to diminishing and US unemployment benefit claims rose to 778,000. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed.
    The gender pay gap in Australia is no closer to diminishing and US unemployment benefit claims rose to 778,000. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed.
  • IZA World of Labor author Edward Lazear passes away

    The Stanford economist and presidential adviser has died at the age of 72.
    The Stanford economist and presidential adviser has died at the age of 72.
  • November 25, 2020

    Covid-19: Delhi’s crisis exacerbated due to rising pollution

    According to doctors, the pollution in the city, which is at 14 times WHO safe level, will compromise people’s immune systems further, making them more vulnerable to Covid-19.
    According to doctors, the pollution in the city, which is at 14 times WHO safe level, will compromise people’s immune systems further, making them more vulnerable to Covid-19.
  • November 24, 2020

    The UK government tells workers to work from home until April if possible

    Working from home is one of three key areas highlighted by the government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies to help stop the pandemic from spreading.
    Working from home is one of three key areas highlighted by the government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies to help stop the pandemic from spreading.
  • Friday news roundup November 20, 2020

    The Tanzanian government is being sued for not allowing pregnant girls to attend school and the EU's chief Brexit negotiator must self-isolate after one of his team tested positive for Covid-19. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed.
    The Tanzanian government is being sued for not allowing pregnant girls to attend school and the EU's chief Brexit negotiator must self-isolate after one of his team tested positive for Covid-19. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed.
  • November 19, 2020

    Greek authorities charge asylum seeker after his son dies on dangerous sea crossing

    The Afghan asylum seeker was charged with endangering the life of a child after his son died when the boat bringing them to Greece capsized on November 8.
    The Afghan asylum seeker was charged with endangering the life of a child after his son died when the boat bringing them to Greece capsized on November 8.
  • November 17, 2020

    Sadiq Khan: Londoners from BAME backgrounds should receive Covid-19 vaccines first

    Whilst the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation has recommended that the vaccine should be distributed depending on age groups, Mr Khan has also requested for ethnicity to be included as a factor.
    Whilst the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation has recommended that the vaccine should be distributed depending on age groups, Mr Khan has also requested for ethnicity to be included as a factor.
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