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15th Apr 2024

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Thousands of Hungarian students and teachers protest

Thousands of teachers, students and parents protested across Hungary on Wednesday, in solidarity with teachers dismissed for protesting for higher wages. Teachers called for civil disobedience to demand higher wages, amid a deep shortage of teachers. The protests were deemed necessary after prime minister Viktor Orbán's government restricted strike action. Last week several teachers were dismissed in a Budapest secondary school for joining the protest.

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UK-EU deal on Gibraltar only 'weeks away'

EU and UK negotiators said that a new post-Brexit settlement for Gibraltar was just weeks away from completion following four-way talks in Brussels on Friday (12 April).

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Calling time on Amazon's monopolism and exploitation

As Amazon's founder Jeff Bezos just reclaimed the title of the richest person on Earth, its workers cannot even take a bathroom break under the pressure of meeting inhumane performance targets.

Resist backlash on deforestation law, green groups tell EU

European environmental groups have urged the EU Commission to stand firm on implementing the bloc's landmark anti-deforestation legislation — despite a backlash from governments in South America, Africa and some EU ministers.

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