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NHS workers would be subject to tough new strike laws being proposed by prime minister Rishi Sunak. Alamy/Stephen Bell

Rishi Sunak’s new law could force workers to break strikes

The strikes (minimum service levels) bill making its way through parliament potentially means employers can block named workers from taking industrial action.
Many countries are dealing with a rapidly rising cost of living. Billion Photos/Shutterstock

Global economy 2023: how countries around the world are tackling the cost of living crisis

Price inflation has hit countries differently, but most central banks and governments are concerned about the rising cost of living in 2023.
A banner is displayed to advertise diesel available at a filling station in Lagos, Nigeria. Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images

Nigeria’s economy in 2022: winners and losers

From the economic perspective, the year 2022 will be remembered, by many Nigerians, as a time of dashed hopes and disappointments.
By living a simple life that is fully contained in a vehicle, van dwellers are able to head out on a new adventure whenever they choose. (Shutterstock)

Why some people choose to live the nomadic van lifestyle

For some people, the decision to live in a vehicle is a choice with the goal of being free and self-sufficient to live how and where they want.
Nearly 60 per cent of Canadians are finding it difficult to provide enough food for themselves and their families. (Shutterstock)

High food prices could have negative long-term health effects on Canadians

Inflation is driving up food prices and could have a severe impact on the health of Canadians. When the cost of food increases, it restricts the availability of nutritious foods for low-income people.

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