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Hunger sweeps India in Covid's shadow as millions miss out on rations
hen India's devastating second wave of Covid-19 struck in April, Nazia Habib Khan's second marriage abruptly came to an end after a year of beatings and abuse.
Bangladesh soldiers set to patrol streets as national Covid lockdown looms
Bangladesh authorities are preparing to enforce a sweeping national lockdown to combat a deadly resurgence of Covid-19 infections, with public transport networks closing and soldiers ready to patrol the streets.
Hospitality workers speak out about industry labour shortages
As customers began frantically booking tables of six in pubs and restaurants following months of lockdown, workers were leaving the hospitality industry in droves.
Brexit: Views from Boston, Britain's most Eurosceptic town
Five years ago, on 23 July 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union by 52% to 48%.
Boston in Lincolnshire was the most Eurosceptic town in Britain with 75% of voters choosing to leave the EU.
UK Hospitality Sector Could See Half a Million Job Cuts
Britain's largest hotel lobby warned that employers may cut half a million jobs when the government ends its wage support program.
'Worse than if we were in prison': Migrant workers in new Canadian report describe living conditions | CBC News
From insufficient access to toilets to cramped living conditions, a new report that includes testimonies from migrant farm workers in Canada paints a bleak picture of their housing conditions.
Berlinale 2021 Forum Expanded Hit List | Berlin Art Link
Like many mainstays of Berlin's cultural landscape the Berlinale has developed a new festival format this year, with the program opening to the public as a Summer Special event for the first time in the festival's 71 year history.
Post-lockdown summer: Americans out for fun and with money to spend
fter more than 15 months in varying degrees of lockdown, the US is finally ready to reopen this summer - and the signs are that plenty of people are beginning to emerge into the light, with their wallets loaded and their hearts seeking song, dance and travel.
Several automakers shut plants in India's 'Motor City' after threats of strikes over coronavirus fears.
Several top automakers have temporarily shut down plants in Chennai, known as India's Motor City, after unions threatened to go on strike over fears of the coronavirus as the second wave of the pandemic continues to devastate the country.
Nepal's Covid Crisis Worsens as Workers Pay the Price
The Himalayan country is considering declaring a health emergency to help contain a second wave that experts say migrant laborers brought back from India.