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# worldwide - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Fears of second wave hang over Covid-19 containment successes around the world
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Fears of second wave hang over Covid-19 containment successes around the world

May 7th 2020, 12:58 PM 30,823 Views 39 Comments

Authorities in many countries are drawing up plans to cope with a resurgence in cases, as lockdowns are eased.

# worldwide - Monday 6 April, 2020

Coronavirus: France reports highest daily death toll so far, New York Governor warns this is 'not over'
# International
# International

Coronavirus: France reports highest daily death toll so far, New York Governor warns this is 'not over'

Apr 6th 2020, 10:00 PM 54,612 Views 13 Comments

France has been in lockdown since 17 March in an attempt to slow the spread of the virus.

# worldwide - Saturday 28 March, 2020

There are now more than 600,000 coronavirus cases around the world
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

There are now more than 600,000 coronavirus cases around the world

Mar 28th 2020, 4:04 PM 21,057 Views 18 Comments

Just two days ago, the world passed half a million infections, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

# worldwide - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Italy closes beaches and China reports just 21 new cases: How the world is dealing with Covid-19
# Global Response
# Global Response

Italy closes beaches and China reports just 21 new cases: How the world is dealing with Covid-19

Mar 17th 2020, 9:38 AM 58,242 Views 52 Comments

There are more than 170,000 cases of Covid-19 across the globe.

# worldwide - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Hakas, heroes and hard yards: The international rugby year in 23 pictures
# Black Magic
From The42
# Black Magic

Hakas, heroes and hard yards: The international rugby year in 23 pictures

Dec 31st 2015, 5:30 PM 4,501 Views 0 Comments

It’s been emotional, 2015, to say the least.

# worldwide - Friday 27 November, 2015

Number of teenagers dying from AIDS has tripled since 2000
# Worldwide
# Worldwide

Number of teenagers dying from AIDS has tripled since 2000

Nov 27th 2015, 6:58 PM 8,670 Views 17 Comments

The figures from UNICEF show it to be the number two cause of death among teenagers worldwide.

# worldwide - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

The Charlie Charlie challenge has gone mega-viral, but what on earth is it?
# Pencils
# Pencils

The Charlie Charlie challenge has gone mega-viral, but what on earth is it?

May 26th 2015, 1:45 PM 50,059 Views 22 Comments

Pencils and mystery…

# worldwide - Friday 22 May, 2015

#VoteYes is the top worldwide trend on Twitter today
# Trending
From The Daily Edge
# Trending

#VoteYes is the top worldwide trend on Twitter today

May 22nd 2015, 10:39 AM 4,553 Views 5 Comments

It’s also trending in the US, UK and Australia.

# worldwide - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Fears for Irish jobs as eBay announces plans to cut 2,400 positions
# Globally
# Globally

Fears for Irish jobs as eBay announces plans to cut 2,400 positions

Jan 22nd 2015, 8:16 AM 12,472 Views 32 Comments

The jobs cuts set to be cut in the coming months.

# worldwide - Friday 27 June, 2014

There's a 60 - 88% chance weather phenomenon 'El Niño' will strike this year
# Weather Extremes
# Weather Extremes

There's a 60 - 88% chance weather phenomenon 'El Niño' will strike this year

Jun 27th 2014, 7:00 AM 21,855 Views 42 Comments

El Nino is a flow of unusually warm waters from the Pacific Ocean that shakes up climate patterns worldwide.

# worldwide - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Roundup: World media outlets report on the questioning of Gerry Adams
# Reaction
# Reaction

Roundup: World media outlets report on the questioning of Gerry Adams

May 1st 2014, 9:02 AM 16,761 Views 235 Comments

Here’s some of the headlines from around the globe on the questioning of the Sinn Féin leader.

# worldwide - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

One in three European women have experienced physical or sexual violence since the age of 15
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

One in three European women have experienced physical or sexual violence since the age of 15

Mar 5th 2014, 7:23 AM 9,033 Views 83 Comments

This is the largest European study on violence against women, including interviews with 42,000 women across Europe.

# worldwide - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Column: Laughter at World Toilet Day is worth it if it highlights that sanitation is a human right
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Laughter at World Toilet Day is worth it if it highlights that sanitation is a human right

Nov 19th 2013, 1:15 PM 56 Views 19 Comments

Today is World Toilet Day. Yes, people might laugh, writes Michael Doorly, but did you know more children die from diarrhoea related disease than HIV, malaria and tuberculosis combined.

# worldwide - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Facebook received 34 data requests from Irish government
# Data Request
# Data Request

Facebook received 34 data requests from Irish government

Nov 13th 2013, 12:59 PM 8,729 Views 12 Comments

In its first transparency report, the company received over 26,000 requests worldwide, involving over 38,000 user accounts.

# worldwide - Monday 11 November, 2013

Libraries worldwide nominate their favourite 2012 books - is yours in there?
# IMPAC DUBLIN AWARD
# IMPAC DUBLIN AWARD

Libraries worldwide nominate their favourite 2012 books - is yours in there?

Nov 11th 2013, 11:26 AM 9,801 Views 12 Comments

Three Irish books have been nominated for the prestigious IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award. What books would you nominate?

# worldwide - Saturday 4 August, 2012

It's International Beer Day...
# A COLD ONE
From The Daily Edge
# A COLD ONE

It's International Beer Day...

Aug 4th 2012, 8:30 PM 7,893 Views 21 Comments

It’s a bank holiday weekend and International Beer Day? It would be rude not to…

# worldwide - Monday 9 April, 2012

Sony “to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide”
# Sony
# Sony

Sony “to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide”

Apr 9th 2012, 5:23 PM 3,486 Views 27 Comments

Reports emerging from Japan say that the company will cut the jobs over the next year as it tries to return to profit.

# worldwide - Monday 1 August, 2011

Huge job cuts on the way at HSBC - 700 are employed in Ireland
# HSBC
# HSBC

Huge job cuts on the way at HSBC - 700 are employed in Ireland

Aug 1st 2011, 1:43 PM 832 Views 3 Comments

Europe’s largest bank is planning to cut 30,000 jobs worldwide by the end of 2013. It has declined to pinpoint where the job losses will be.