0343 GMT September 27, 2020
Many in Japan receiving coronavirus subsidies illegally
Cases of fraudulent receipts of subsidies designed to support small businesses and self-employed people hit hard by the pandemic are increasingly being found across Japan.
Activists protest ban on distributing food to migrants in French port
About 250 human rights activists protested in the northern French port of Calais against a local ban on distributing food to migrants in the city center.
Tens of thousands with coronavirus ‘wrongly given’ all clear by British labs
Tens of thousands of people infected with coronavirus were incorrectly given the all-clear by England’s Lighthouse laboratories, a British High Court trial will be told next week.
Indian farmers block roads, railways over farm bills
Farmers in India blocked roads and railway tracks on Friday in a protest against new legislation that they say could pave the way for the government to stop buying grain at guaranteed prices, leaving them at the mercy of private buyers.
Roma face 'vicious cycle' of poverty in Western Europe
Roma and Travellers living in several Western European countries face severe inequality and discrimination, according to a report issued on Wednesday by the EU's Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA).
The global scale of the coronavirus disaster demands a global response
By Tom Kibasi*
Gallup poll says world becoming less tolerant of migrants
The world is becoming less tolerant of migrants, according to a poll released on Wednesday.
Resignation, anger greet new Madrid lockdown
Fresh lockdown restrictions came into force Monday in parts of Madrid and surrounding areas, drawing outrage despite a surge in COVID-19 infections.
Fear of hospitals means some Mexicans 'prefer to die at home'
By the time 61-year-old Mexican mechanic Martin Urdiain finally decided to go to hospital to seek treatment for the coronavirus, it was already too late. He died the next day.
Freedom, dignity in French Alzheimer's 'village'
The small village, like most in France, has a cafe-restaurant, a hairdresser, a superette and a library.
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