The European Union has convened a wide-ranging industrial group to work on promoting the euro and fighting the monopoly of the US dollar in oil and commodities trading, reflecting broader tensions with Washington over trade and sanctions.
Imagine working for an employer who, aware that you are probably not sleeping enough at night, allows you to down tools and nap as part of your regular work duties — and not just forty winks at your desk, but a restorative snooze in a quiet room.
A coffee caravan in rural Suffolk, furniture restoration projects for men and organized rambles for the recently bereaved are among more than a hundred initiatives being backed with a £11.5-million fund to tackle Britain’s epidemic of loneliness.
Germany’s coalition parties agreed on a new immigration law on Tuesday to attract more skilled workers from countries outside the European Union (EU), in a politically risky push to fill a record number of job vacancies and stabilize the public pension system.
A member of the British Parliament has called for more action to tackle the high rates of child slavery in the United Kingdom as the government ramps up efforts to deal with sex trafficking of girls and gangs' use of children as drug mules.