The minimum wage, which US President Joe Biden aims to raise to $15 per hour in the United States, can take different forms in different countries. Here is how it works in Japan, Germany, Britain and France.
Germany’s health minister demanded that the European Union’s regulatory agency work faster to approve a coronavirus vaccine and bring an end to the suffering on the continent, but the head of the agency said Monday that his team is already working “around the clock”.
Germany, France and Britain urged the administration of US President Donald Trump in late October to reconsider broad, new sanctions against Iran’s banks, arguing that the move would deter humanitarian trade and hurt the allies’ common interests, Reuters reported citing diplomatic correspondence.
Germany plans to borrow almost €180 billion ($214.60 billion) next year, nearly double the amount initially foreseen, as Berlin extends aid measures to mitigate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Europe’s biggest economy, lawmakers told Reuters on Friday.