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‘We’re finished’: Sri Lankans pushed to the brink by financial crisis

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As thousands of angry cries and anti-government slogans filled the streets of the Sri Lankan city Colombo on Saturday, Chanda Upul stood quietly nearby, desperately pushing his wares of soft drinks and bottled water o...

‘Completely demoralized’: US railroad workers pushed to the brink

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American railroad workers are criticizing a new restrictive attendance policy at one of the largest railroad freight networks in the US, as they experience grueling schedules and labor cuts in the midst of new union c...

UK government pushed to ‘come clean’ as decision on bus funding looms

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Labour has urged the government to “come clean” on bus funding as operators prepare to slash services, with a critical moment for decisions over routes approaching on Wednesday. Almost one in three services are at ris...

Woman pushed to her death in front of New York subway train

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A woman was pushed to her death in front of a subway train at New York’s Times Square station. The man believed responsible for the incident on Saturday morning fled the scene but turned himself in to transit police a...

New Zealand pandemic policies pushed 18,000 children into poverty, study shows

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An additional 18,000 New Zealand children were pushed into poverty in the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research, despite child welfare being one of prime minister Jacinda Ardern’s main concern...

Lululemon ‘pushed for All Lives Matter’ campaign

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Employees at the athletics brand Lululemon say they felt pressured to create an All Lives Matter campaign after the death of George Floyd, which would be displayed on its website, according to a report from Business I...

Relaxation of England’s amber list rules pushed back to August

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Double-vaccinated travellers will not be allowed to avoid quarantine when returning from amber-list countries until August, given fears that the announcement could spark a huge surge in people trying to bring forward ...

Trump set to return to public arena as emails reveal how he pushed election lie

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Donald Trump was forced to confront his drastically diminished online presence this week, as a two-year suspension from Facebook for inciting the Capitol attack followed the closure of his blog, an endeavour which fai...

John Oliver on nursing homes and elder care: ‘A strained system pushed to the brink’

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John Oliver devoted the main segment of Sunday’s Last Week Tonight to a perennially overlooked healthcare issue in the US: nursing homes and elder care. “We tend to try to avoid thinking about,” said Oliver, “but the ...

‘Pushed to the limit’: could 2021 be the worst year ever for video games?

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Millions bought new consoles in 2020. But with the pandemic ruining big releases, there’s a shortage of games to play on themSince the pandemic began, the video games industry has been booming. Last year was a bumper ...