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New government Covid scheme to pay up to half of wages

By Robert PlummerBusiness reporter, BBC NewsRelated TopicsJob Support Scheme (JSS)image copyrightPA Mediaimage captionDemand in pubs and restaurants has collapsed after bans on households...

France teacher attack: Students ‘paid €300’ to identify Samuel Paty

image copyrightReutersimage captionProsecutor Jean-François Ricard said the two students had described Samuel Paty to the killerTwo students were paid to identify a teacher...

Just 31% of companies capitalise fully on direct employee involvement to enhance performance and well-being

Fewer than one-third (31%) of companies in the EU27 facilitated the regular direct participation of employees in organisational decision-making and accorded them a...

Covid: What will the Tier 3 rules for Greater Manchester be?

Related TopicsCoronavirus pandemicimage copyrightGetty ImagesThe highest tier of Coronavirus restrictions will be imposed on Greater Manchester from just after midnight on Friday 23...

Portugal’s radical decision to decriminalise all drugs

In the '90s, Portugal was in the grip of a drugs crisis. The country had one of the worst rates of overdose deaths...

Mark Fletcher MP on domestic abuse in his childhood

MP Mark Fletcher has said he’s spent his “entire life terrified of overtly aggressive men”.The Conservative backbencher spoke out about his own experiences...

Statement by prof. Teresa Czerwińska, vice-president of the EIB, on Poland’s joining the pan-European guarantee fund

©EIB"Today's decision of the Polish government to join the pan-European guarantee fund (EGF) is very good news for the Polish economy," said...

Nagorno-Karabakh: Civilians hit amid Armenia Azerbaijan conflict

Related TopicsNagorno-Karabakh conflictmedia captionA ceasefire agreement has failed to stop the killing in Nagorno-KarabakhArmenia and Azerbaijan have accused each other of attacking residential...

Jeremy Farrar: We need a national consensus for the way forward

A leading scientist who sits on the SAGE committee that advises the government has told the BBC that the current row between Westminster...

The Clean Oceans Initiative reaches two thirds of its 5-year financing target and expands with CDP and ICO as new members

©ShutterstockToday at the IMF/World Bank Group meetings, the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), the European Investment Bank (EIB) and KfW acting on...

Brexit: EU leaders to call for UK trade talks to continue

Related TopicsEU-UK post-Brexit trade talksimage copyrightEPAimage captionCzech Prime Minister Andrej Babis is among 27 EU leaders discussing Brexit at the Brussels summit.EU leaders...

PMQs: Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer on circuit break and regional restrictions

The prime minister and Labour leader have clashed over policies for local and national restrictions to fight coronavirus.Sir Keir Stammer said the PM...

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Pools and privacy: Why day-use hotels offer respite from home office distractions

As the hotel industry continues to face staggering losses due to COVID-19, a handful of properties in Vancouver are pivoting the business — and joining others around...

Nigeria: Press Institute Condemns Attack On National Pilot

The International Press Institute has condemned an attack on National Pilot newspaper in Ilorin. "Just when we thought the attack by protesters on media...

Giro d’Italia: Tao Geoghegan Hart wins first Grand Tour

Tao Geoghegan Hart - pronounced "Tayo Gay-gan Hart" - abandoned the 2019 Giro after a crash on stage 13Tao Geoghegan Hart became only...

The EIB joins forces with ICO and PSA Finance to support Spanish SMEs and mid-caps affected by the COVID-19 crisis

©ShutterstockThe European Investment Bank (EIB) is joining forces with the Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO) and PSA Financial Services Spain, E.F.C., S.A....