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  • 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.
  • July 24, 2020

    Friday news roundup July 24, 2020

    Warehouse workers at Sports Direct paid less than minimum wage and Dyson cuts 900 jobs globally due to Covid-19 impact. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    Warehouse workers at Sports Direct paid less than minimum wage and Dyson cuts 900 jobs globally due to Covid-19 impact. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • July 23, 2020

    UAE launches “Hope,” its first Mars mission

    The UAE successfully launched its first space mission from the Tanegashima Space Centre in southern Japan on July 20.
    The UAE successfully launched its first space mission from the Tanegashima Space Centre in southern Japan on July 20.
  • July 21, 2020

    Covid-19 spread in the US continues to rise

    On Monday Chicago reinforced some Covid-19 restrictions and Florida registered more than 10,000 new cases in six consecutive days.
    On Monday Chicago reinforced some Covid-19 restrictions and Florida registered more than 10,000 new cases in six consecutive days.
  • Friday news roundup July 17, 2020

    Family fortunes of wealthy increase during Covid-19 and Covid-19 slows down Barcelona’s previously booming tourism sector. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    Family fortunes of wealthy increase during Covid-19 and Covid-19 slows down Barcelona’s previously booming tourism sector. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
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