New paid period leave policy takes on workplace taboo in India

Zomato announces 10 days of paid period leave for its employees every year.

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Plastic bag use in the UK drops by 59 per cent

The average person in England now only buys four bags a year from retailers as opposed to 140 in 2014.

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UK’s first online grocery service in reusable packaging

To reduce single use plastic, Loop will deliver household essentials in refillable containers.

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France’s health workers receive pay rises worth £7.2bn

The French government hails the role of health workers in the nation’s fight against coronavirus.

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New glove translates sign language to speech in real-time

The glove uses machine learning and a smartphone app.

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Australian mouse species, feared wiped out by bushfires, is found alive

The native rodent was sighted in Kosciuszko national park.

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Footballer’s campaign ensures free food for 1.3M children

Marcus Rashford’s open letter to the government leads to a U-turn on free school meal vouchers.

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