Bangladesh garment industry takes a hit

Since the outbreak of the global COVID-19 health crisis, Rubana Huq has been tirelessly campaigning to raise awareness for those laboring at the bottom end of global supply chain of textiles. In the case of Bangladesh that is millions of…

Former Wirecard CEO Markus Braun arrested

Markus Braun, the former CEO of the German payment services provider Wirecard, has been arrested, public prosecutors in Munich confirmed on Tuesday, saying that he had turned himself in on Monday evening. A statement from the prosecutors’ office said Braun…

Two more players positive after Adria Tour 1m ago

June 23 — Two more test positive after Adria Tour After Grigor Dimitrov on Sunday (see June 21), Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki have become the latest tennis players to test positive for COVID-19 after playing in Novak Djokovic’s Adria…

Coronavirus exposes meat workers’ plight

The apple on the windowsill looks fresh; the two rickety bedframes in the room still have linen on them. “There were about 13 workers living in this house until recently,” says Inge Bultschnieder, who has been fighting for years to…

Archaeologists discover giant Neolithic circle of shafts near Stonehenge

Archaeologists have found a wide circle of deep shaft surrounding an ancient settlement near the Stonehenge world heritage site, describing it as the biggest prehistoric structure ever found in the UK.  The site is located approximately 2 miles (roughly 3…

UK: Reading attacker may have had mental illness

British Interior Minister Priti Patel said on Monday that the threat from lone attackers was on the rise in the UK. Her comments came two days after a man stabbed three people to death at a park in the west…

Czech self-sufficiency push questioned

The controversial amendment to the Food Act, proposed by MPs from the governing Ano party and far-right SPD, would oblige retailers to raise the share of Czech food on their shelves to 85% by 2027. Backers of the bill assert…

Opinion: Aleksandar Vucic, Serbia’s stabilocrat

At a time when the rest of the world seems to have gone crazy, calm and contentment prevail in — of all places — the heart of the Balkans. For decades, the theory was that countries in this oft troubled…

1 dead, 11 hospitalized in Minneapolis shooting

Police have confirmed that one person has died following a shooting in central Minneapolis. Eleven people have been hospitalized with gunshot wounds. Unverified photographs posted to social media showed a storefront with bullet holes through the windows, while a widely circulated…

Coronavirus latest: German state minister rules out new lockdown

Spain, one of the worst affected countries, has ended its 14-week lockdown US President Trump asks health officials to test less to improve statistics Brazil is approaching 50,000 deaths In Germany, an outbreak in an abbatoir bumps up the reproduction rate All…