Geneva is to introduce a minimum wage of almost £3,500 a month, reported to be the highest in the world after locals approved the measure in a surprise vote result sparked by reports of growing coronavirus-linked poverty in the Swiss city.
Greenland’s ice sheet lost an estimated 600 billion tonnes The…
Iceberg A-68 size has visibly decreased over the past few years. In 2020 a chunk of ice broke from the iceberg, measuring 175 square kilometres and this footage was taken by the European Space Agency’s satellite called Sentinel-1.
A rising wave of covid-19 cases in the south of England has been blamed on a new variant of the SarsCov-2 virus, which was named VUI-202012/01. The new strain, first detected in September, is now behind half the cases in the region.
The evolution of Covid-19 in Switzerland In Switzerland, the total…
Following nearly two decades of war that killed tens of thousands, peace talks have begun in Doha, Qatar’s capital between the Afghanistan government and the Taliban.
The pandemic and the effects of the lockdown on global industrial production have hit the coffers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
There’s nothing quite like the feeling of uncertainty and dread right in the moments before a disaster of gargantuan proportions unfolds in front of our eyes.
Megadrought emerging in the western U.S might be worse than any in historical record, new study says.
Alibaba’s annual shopping festival Double 11 – also known as China’s Singles’ Day happens every year on November 11 and might be likened to the US’ Black Friday or UK’s Boxing Day sales …
We live in a globalized world, where the degradation of land in the Sahel has implications not just on people living there, but for humanity as a whole. Just look at the European migration
In the face of global macroeconomic data in strong contraction, from production to export through employment, in the last few sessions the main financial markets have recorded strong increases, once again highlighting that they can run much faster than the real economy
Taiwan has become a refuge for a small but growing number of pro-democracy protesters fleeing Hong Kong, which has been convulsed since last year by protests.
Wildfires fueled by extreme heat and high wind spread further across California, Oregon, and Washington on Thursday, destroying hundreds of homes and killing at least seven people.
Saudi Arabia is one of the most important oil producer and the first exporter of petroleum liquids in the world; its economy is founded on oil, petroleum-based fuel and liquids,