Rent freeze in Scotland
Rent prices are being frozen in Scotland until at least March 2023 - evictions are also to be suspended. The Scottish First Minister sees the cost of living crisis as a "danger to life" and...
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Solidarity with Amazon workers on TikTok: More than 70 young and influential TikTok influencers refuse to advertise for Amazon on their social media channels. They will not do so until Amazon drastically improves working conditions...
Gustavo Petro: Columbia's President
Gustavo Petro, president-elect of Colombia, announced that he wants to declare a ceasefire in the ongoing conflict with Colombian Guerilla Groups ELN and Farc-EP to finalise a peace treaty. Since 1964, over 260,000 civilians have...
Queer Family new family law cuba
Discussions about a new bill on family law are being held in Cuba. The new bill includes the legalization of same-sex marriage, measures to achieve gender equality and protection of victims of domestic violence. The introduction...
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In Australia, the social democratic Labor Party won in a landslide. The people voted out conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison after an election campaign dominated by climate change. The new prime minister is leftist Anthony...
China bans cryptocurrencies. The Central African Republic is making Bitcoins a legal tender. Meanwhile, the EU failed to require the crypto industry to be more sustainable: Conservatives and the Right prevent the paragraph demanded by...
Free bus travel Scotland: This picture shows a Scottish bus
Scotland is now providing free bus travel for under 22s as part of a £500 million plan to improve infrastructure and tackle congestion. The scheme, which began in February 2022, will reduce inequality, respond to...
War in Ukraine has been ongoing for six weeks. Hundreds of civilians have died since and over a thousand have been injured. More than 3 million people have been forced to flee their homes. However,...
For around 3,000 employees in the UK, the 4-day week will soon become reality – at least for six months. Sixty British companies and organizations have signed up for the largest trial of a 4-day...
Chile Presiden Boric Election
March 11 marks the beginning of Gabriel Boric's four-year term as Chilean president. The 36-year-old is not only the youngest president in the country's history, he is also the one with the most votes ever....