Bank workers are urging the Government to go further in giving workers the ‘right to disconnect’ from out-of-hours contact from their employers through smartphones and other devices ... A “legally admissible” code would allow issues covered by the code to be referred to the Workplace RelationsCommission (WRC) ... Exploitation ... .
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The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.View original tweet on Twitter ... that is someone who never advocates hate or violence or uses hate speech," Mr Artemev argued, adding that Nelson Mandela had also been stripped of the status in the 1960s after advocating the use of force against the apartheid regime in South Africa ... .
A UN human rights expert on Tuesday accused Iran of “reckless disregard” for human life in the shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger jet last January and of seeking to “bewilder” investigations into the tragedy afterwards ... “The inconsistencies in the official explanations seem designed to create a maximum of confusion and a minimum of clarity ... Iran.
W. hen Pele came back into the Azteca dressing room after the 1970 World Cup final, he did something that didn’t seem to fit with the feeling from the crowning glory of his entire life. His own feeling was coming from almost the opposite perspective. “I didn’t die!” he shouted, before twice repeating the refrain. “I didn’t die! I didn’t die!” ...SIGN UP ... .
A court in the northern German city of Celle has convicted a radical Islamist preacher and three co-defendants for recruiting and radicalizing young people in Germany for the “Islamic State” terrorist group. He has been sentenced to 10 and a half years in prison. ... ... . What did the court say?. ... ... ... ... .
Nearly eight million people in Central America are now chronically hungry, including nearly 2 million in an “emergency” level of food insecurity, the World Food Programme (WFP) has reported ... WFP reported on Tuesday that hunger has increased almost fourfold in the region in the past two years, and called for $47.3 million in urgent food assistance ... .
The phrase “blocking out the sun” conjures up all manner of horrors, from the smoke and ash of a nuclear winter wiping us all out to Mr. Burns putting up a giant metal disc and plunging Springfield into darkness on The Simpsons. But for a group of researchers at Harvard, it might hold the key to reversing the damage caused by climate change ... “JUST IN.
Athens, (UrduPoint / PakistanPointNews - 24th Feb, 2021 ) .Dozens of flamingos in a northern Greek lagoon have died in recent days after ingesting lead shot illegally used by hunters, a wildlife group said Wednesday ... "The problem seems to be located (in this area)," he added ... ....
Guayaquil, Ecuador. Update.. At least 75 inmates died Tuesday and several were injured in riots blamed on gang rivalry at three jails in Ecuador's overcrowded prison system, authorities said ...Initial report ... “We want the death list given to us,” said DanielaSoria, 29, one of about 40 women outside the Guayaquil prison, many of them in tears ... .
As internet penetration and smartphone usage increases across Africa, digital spaces have become increasingly important for organising political uprisings and opposition movements. In response, several of the continent's regimes have shut down the internet or blocked social media apps ... ....