Housewives become India’s latest gig workers as “cloud kitchens” flourish
24 January 2020 | 11:51 am
Rashmi Sahijwala, aged 59, is part of an army of housewives turning their homes into "cloud kitchens" to feed time-starved millennials. New apps are tapping the skills of housewives to slice, dice and prepare meals for hungry urbanites from the comfort of their homes.
25 Dec 2019
The Golden Age of TV series: Streaming revolution spawns surge in original content
8 Jan 2020
Nine million American pensioners forced to work into old age.
23 Feb 2020
Our guest is Thomas Siebel, an accomplished businessman and the godfather of customer relationship management apps or so-called CRM. He's also the CEO of a start-up called C3AI that has been valued at $3 billion. In his book, "Digital Transformation: Survive and Thrive in an Era of Mass Extinction", he draws a parallel between how life on Earth has evolved through time and how the business world is changing. Siebel believes that artificial intelligence will be bigger and more impactful than the industrial revolution.
3 May 2020
Amid a nationwide lockdown that has left millions of poor laborers unable to fulfill their basic needs, several good Samaritans and organizations have turned to crowdfunding to help those who are struggling.
21 May 2020
The pandemic has been brutal for the world’s pubs, which were shut quickly due to social distancing. This has been particularly painful in Ireland, where they are critical to the country’s economic and social life.
13 Jul 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Tuesday
3 Aug 2020
What if you're in love but can't express it in person because of travel bans? Some lovelorn couples have started a campaign they're calling "Love Is Not Tourism," hoping governments will help them.
5 Sep 2020
We look at Lebanese newspaper coverage of French President Emmanuel Macron's second visit in a month. It coincides with the centenary of the creation of Lebanon's republic and as a new Prime Minister has been named. It's 'la rentrée' here in France - back to school for millions of schoolchildren, many of whom haven't been to school since early March. Australia and Chinese relations hit a new low after an Australian citizen was detained by Beijing. Finally, a new study shows that Bronze Age people kept bones of their loved ones as keepsakes!
16 Oct 2020
The star of the Cincinnati Reds championship teams was a two-time National League MVP
22 Oct 2020
Is nothing sacred? Since the 19th century, France has sent out public schoolteachers to the four corners of the country with a mission to embody the values of the Republic. To behead a social studies teacher over Charlie Hebdo cartoons of the Prophet in the carefully controlled context of a civics class on secularism and free speech defies reason.
22 Oct 2020
As France prepares to hold a ceremony honouring slain history teacher Samuel Paty, papers focus on the struggle teachers face in addressing Islamist extremism. We also look at Canada's "lobster war" between commercial and indigenous fishermen, plus reports that artificial intelligence is being used to create fake nude photos of thousands of everyday women. And in a rare show of US bipartisan camaraderie, rival candidates running for governor of Utah release a joint campaign ad calling for "civility".
24 Dec 2020
If you're looking for that tacky Christmas jumper to provide a dose of light relief from 2020, you've come to the wrong place. Besides the pandemic, we still have a planet to save. The problem is cheap clothes with a short shelf life. It's called fast fashion. Since World War II, what we wear has grown cheaper and cheaper while coming from further and further away. We ask about the scale of the carbon footprint and social cost, and how TikTok and Instagram have further fed that buying frenzy. The world's favourite sport is not football. It is shopping.
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British inflation surged last month to its highest annual rate since 1982, piling pressure on finance minister Rishi Sunak to step up his help for households facing a worsening cost-of-living crisis.
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The Ukrainian fighters who surrendered at the Azovstal steelworks are now in Russian captivity. Ukraine is hoping for a prisoner exchange.
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The European Union plans to invest up to €300 billion to reduce its dependence on Russian fossil fuels, the European Commission announced.
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North Korea reported more than 200,000 new illnesses on Thursday, bringing the total number of suspected cases to 1.98 million. Pyongyang has also not responded to offers of help from the WHO and other countries.
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Bombs and weapons used in Afghanistan by militants and US forces are making their way into India-administered Kashmir, raising fears that they could bolster an Islamist insurgency in the area.