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2 Oct
It won't be long before Iceland implements the four-day working week. Some 86% of the country's workers are already down to 35 hours on full pay. A study has shown it improves well-being and productivity.
16 Apr 2021
One year into the pandemic, people in Germany are frustrated by a slow vaccine roll-out, political wrangling over coronavirus regulations and a seemingly never-ending lockdown. A look at how one family in Berlin has been coping.
16 Mar 2021
The app has been one of the last US social media platforms that isn't blocked by Chinese censors. Signal has recently seen a surge in users, with over 500,000 downloads in China.
24 Feb 2021
Hundreds of casual workers protested against what they described as their pathetic situation at OK Foods, a subsidiary of Olam International Limited, at Toyota bus-stop, on the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, yesterday. They alleged poor pay, poor working conditions and constant threats of being laid off.
2 Oct 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.
2 Jul 2020
Entertainer, WestyBaba, also known as Educated Area Boy, shares his struggles on Popsicles with managing his multiple talents, growing up on the street of Lagos, working on Jenifa's diary and Alacada.
14 May 2019
Overworked and undervalued: France's teachers slam poor working conditions.
17 Mar 2019
The working mum.
12 Feb 2019
Working moms is a group in Nigeria formed by Mary Ikoku that offers startup or additional seed capital to help different mothers venture in different business spaces.

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14 mins ago
The United States has warned that companies' stockpiles of semiconductor chips have shrunk dramatically due to the global supply shortage, putting production at risk from any disruption. A survey of 150 firms for the Commerce Department found the median stocks held by manufacturers had fallen from 40 days' worth in 2019 to just 5 days' worth in 2021. It comes as Democrats in the House of Representatives published a bill for investment worth $52 billion in the sector.
14 mins ago
A powerful explosion hit in Greek capital Athens damaging an office block and smashing nearby storefronts as one person reportedly injured. One person was injured and several buildings were extensively damaged by an explosion in central Athens that led to a fire early, officials and witnesses said.
2 hours ago
Lone gunman wounds several in Heidelberg: Emmanuelle Chaze reports
2 hours ago
The International Monetary Fund has slashed its forecast for the global economic recovery, warning of "multiple challenges" including new variants of Covid-19, high inflation and ongoing disruption to global supply chains. Petya Koeva Brooks, Deputy Director of the IMF's Research Department, discusses the risks and policy challenges as the pandemic enters its third year.
2 hours ago
A German court has found a Syrian former army colonel guilty of crimes against humanity, handing him a life sentence. It was a landmark trial to examine state-sponsored torture during the Syrian civil war.
2 hours ago
Indian news portal The Wire has alleged authorities likey spied on journalists, politicians and business leaders, among others. The revelations come as part of a global investigation into the use of specialized phone spying software Pegasus by governments around the world.